Oct 6, 2014 | General, Communities, | General, Communities
There is a lot of buzz going on with the Northwest side of Grand Rapids. Specifically the Bridge street area. Word on the street is New Holland Brewing is coming to Grand Rapids. What better place for New Holland Brewing to be than the West Side of Grand Rapids? A lot has been happening in the area lately. With Harmony Brewing company already under way with the construction of their new place in the former Little Mexico Cafe building, the new Conscious Collective consignment shop, Head of The...
There’s a new Mexican restaurant in the East Hills part of Grand Rapids. The name is simply Donkey, which the owner says has no specific meaning, stating, “It was an off-the-cuff thing.” Located in an old, renovated gas station, Donkey is located at 665 Wealthy St. SE. As of this writing, there is no signage, so stop when you see the beautifully restored white gas station with a Mexican flair.
An old neon sign that says “Open” greets you when you enter Donkey, and you will be impressed with the...
Nov 8, 2013 | Communities
If you are looking at to move to Forest Hills, Central High School is a great school to consider before signing on a property. Ranked at the 92nd percentile for academic achievement, Forest Hills Central High School ranked 24 out of Michigan’s 814 high schools in the 2012–2013 school year! Last year, students at Central reached a combined score of 135 on the Michigan Merit Exam. Central has great opportunities for students in sports, the arts, and technology.
Originally built in 1958 with an...
Nov 8, 2013 | Communities
If you are looking at Forest Hills, Eastern High School is one worth looking at. Ranked at the 97th percentile for academic achievement, Forest Hills Eastern High School ranked 27 out of Michigan’s 814 high schools in the 2012–2013 school year! Eastern offers students great opportunities in sports, the arts, and technology.
With less than 1,000 students enrolled in grades 9–12, Forest Hills Eastern High School boasts a student to teacher ratio of 19.4. Forest Hills Eastern High School also...
Oct 29, 2013 | Communities
With a total of five schools, East Grand Rapids Schools are among the best in the state of Michigan. There are three primary schools, a middle school and a high school for a total of about 3,000 children attending all the schools. The Breton Downs Elementary School has 424 children has earned a high rating among similar schools. A good feature about living in Michigan is that a child who lives in the state can go to any school in his school district, if it has been deemed that the school in his...
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