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Eastown public space improvements and placemaking signage

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M&M Bakery in Grandville Ave, 2008 Best Window display nominee

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From the ashes, Little Mexico reopens its door as a catalyst project on Grand Rapids' Westside

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Award winning renovation of the D.A. Blodgett building at 920 Cherry in East Hills

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The Sparrows Coffee Tea & Newstand adds to the impressive list of Wealthy St. businesses

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Millions have been invested publically & privately in Madison Square over the last 5 years

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Sarai Boutique, Ropas Para Bodas Quinceaneras in Burton Heights

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Harvest Health Food has one of the best natural food selections in the city, located in Seymour Square

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The Fulton Street Farmer's Market has been a 3-season destination for over 80 years

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Ernie's Barber Shop in the Franklin/Eastern business district, is one of the oldest businesses in Grand Rapids

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Eastown Antiques in Uptown, always maintains a fresh and seasonal window display

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