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Rockford Construction's

March 07, 2016

March 7, 2016 It was brought to the attention of LINC UP Executives, that Rockford Construction has made some significant and somewhat secretive plans for major redevelopment in the Southeast / Southtown neighborhoods - namely along Cottage Grove and Eastern Ave. This came as quite a surprise - and huge disappointment to LINC UP, as our name was listed in the construction company's...

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LINC UP Cafe Appearance on eightWest for Taste of Soul Sunday

February 16, 2016

Honor West Michigan’s black history eightWest StaffPublished: February 16, 2016, 12:32 pm Updated: February 16, 2016, 12:34 pm WATCH VIDEO CLIP OF NEWSCAST GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) February is Black History Month — a time to recognize and remember important people and events in U.S. history. The Grand Rapids Public Library is...

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Serenity Boutique moves from MoDiv startup to Hall Street storefront

December 18, 2015

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2015 The new Serenity Boutique at 413 Hall St. SE is somewhat of a community effort. The brainchild of owner Eboné Farely, Farely says she decided to go looking for a bigger space when the former Serenity Boutique grew out of its startup storefront in the downtown Grand Rapids MoDiv, a retail incubator. Along the way, the opportunity to...

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LINC UP Bid Opportunity - 1234 Boston

December 17, 2015

LINC is announcing a bid opportunity for a single family rehab at 1234 Boston Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI. If you are interested in bidding contact Stephanie Gingerich at for additional information. Please note, LINC will be closed between December 25 - January 3, 2016. Bids are due at the LINC office, 1167 Madison Ave SE,...

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2015 WGVU Engage I HAVE Made a Difference Awards

November 16, 2015

The WGVU Engage I HAVE Made a Difference Awards recognize excellence in our local community, bringing accolades to those who share our commitment to offering everyone an opportunity to make a difference and Be More. WGVU Engage I HAVE Made a Difference Awards will be awarded to one individual and one Non-Profit organization that best exemplifies outcomes in the five WGVU...

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Building equity, opportunity in greater Grand Rapids

November 10, 2015

by Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. (DowntownGR) on Tuesday Nov 10th, 2015 11:30am in Place Matters The final draft of the GR Forward plan will be presented to the Planning Commission on Thursday, November 12. The plan emphasizes racial equity and inclusive economic growth. Signs of renaissance abound in the City of Grand Rapids. Cranes and construction dominate the urban...

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