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2014-08-28 23:11:52

Grand Rapids Downtown Market Teams Up With LiveWall To Compliment LEED Gold Certification With New 200 Square Foot Indoor Living Wall. Grand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Following closely on the heels of the recent LEED Gold certification, the Grand Rapids Downtown Market is becoming even greener. The Downtown Market added a 202-square-foot indoor living wall this week, installed by local manufacturer LiveWall, LLC. The new addition adds more than 100 new plants to the second floor...

2014-07-14 23:09:35

Greater Grand Rapids Struck by Violent Storm on the Night of July 6th Farmington Hills, MI (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Storage Pros Management LLC (http://www.TheStoragePros.com) announced today an offer of 45 days of free storage at any of its 10 Grand Rapids-area storage facilities for victims of the recent Tornado that struck the area on the night of July 6th. Storage Pros’ VP of Operations Peter Spickenagel commented that Storage Pros “is reaching out to the community in which we have...

2014-03-26 08:26:12

Designer Todd Oldham will Offer Keynote at Symposium that Hails Michigan's Role in American Modernism LANSING, Mich., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- World renowned designer Todd Oldham will deliver the keynote address as the "Michigan Modern(TM): Design that Shaped America" symposium moves from Cranbrook Educational Community to Grand Rapids this summer. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110419/MM85741LOGO Oldham, best known for his fashion lines, interior design, books and...

2014-03-07 23:00:43

Visitors to several garden shows in the Great Lakes Region will escape the cold to living walls of lush green plants. The vertical gardens, courtesy of LiveWall, LLC of Spring Lake, Mich., are currently on display at several home and garden shows. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 Grand Rapids, MI | Lansing, MI | Kalamazoo, MI | Visitors to several garden shows in the Great Lakes Region will escape the cold to walls of lush green plants. The living wall displays, courtesy of LiveWall,...

2014-01-08 20:21:35

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Just as Napa, California is known as "Wine Country," Grand Rapids, Michigan is known as "Furniture City" - and has been since the 1800s when the city became a major lumbering center and the first city in the United States to mass-produce fine furniture. This nickname has set the standard exceptionally high for the craftsmanship that is done in Grand Rapids, particularly in custom-built homes. Just as people flock to Napa to get the best wine...

2014-01-04 23:01:40

In response to an article published by MLive.com, ArtSchools.com, an online directory featuring the best art schools in the country, confirms the arts education renaissance. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) January 04, 2014 ArtSchools.com, an online directory of the best art schools, responds to an article published by MLive.com on December 29th, which discusses how a public school district in Michigan is attempting to bring back arts education. According to the MLive.com article titled “Grand...

2013-12-09 23:25:39

Affordable Care Act Education, Resources and Guidance Available Through Grand Rapids African American Health Institute Grand Rapids, Michigan (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 More than 200 community members have received assistance from the Grand Rapids African American Health Institute’s (GRAAHI) Affordable Care Act (ACA) education specialists and calls for appointments continue to rise. “We’re working with individuals and families to help them make the best health care choices,” said...

2013-10-09 23:21:28

"Back to Eden" Voted Top 25 in Grand Rapids, MI ArtPrize 2013, World’s Largest Art Competition Grand Rapids, Michigan (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 Artists have their favorite mediums, be it paint, textiles, metals, wood, clay and others. Michigan horticulturalist Dave MacKenzie’s unconventional chosen medium is living plants. Dave MacKenzie has a vision of a “gray to green” Eden-like future, in which buildings, homes, bridges, parking lots and roadways are clothed in...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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