Rapid Growth Media Article: “WinterWest 2014: The Big (Second) Weekend”

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“True to its mission, WinterWest truly is successful more and more each year because of their community’s hospitality to guests who venture over snowy streets to arrive at this beautifully forested park just west of the Grand River. “

PRESS RELEASE: WINTERWEST 2014 KICKS OFF THIS WEEKEND AT RICHMOND PARK

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Grand Rapids, MI – The 4th Annual WinterWest, a 2-week winter-themed festival held at Richmond Park on the City’s west side, kicks off Friday, January 24 and will run through February 9, 2014. The current and forecasted cold… Read More

Press Release: IT’S COLD OUTSIDE, BUT PLANS FOR WINTERWEST 2014 ARE HEATING UP

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Grand Rapids, MI – Frigid temperatures and falling snow may signal the start of a long winter for many West Michigan residents, but for the organizers of the WinterWest Festival, the weather is a welcome sign of winter… Read More

Westside Neighbors Unite for Post-Flood Community Clean Up this Weekend

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With the recent flooding along the Grand River, one local neighborhood is organizing and taking action. Westside neighbors will come together for the 5th Westside Community Clean Up this Saturday, April 27th. City dwellers from the downtown residential… Read More

Women for the Westside Event, Thursday, March 7

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You are all invited to a happy hour meet and greet next week called, Women for the Westside.  The purpose of this event is to create an opportunity to celebrate women, diversity, unity and our love for the… Read More

WinterWest 2013 Weekend #2 Round-up

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Weekend #2 of WinterWest 2013 is in the books!  Here’s a recap of this past weekend’s happenings and what you have to look forward to in the final week/weekend of WinterWest. The WinterRush folks held the 2nd Annual… Read More

Richmond Park Winter Rush 5k Adventure Race to highlight second weekend of WinterWest 2013 at Richmond Park

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WinterWest 2013 rolls on this weekend with two exciting events presented by Winter Rush and Central District Cyclery – the Richmond Park 5k and the Fatbike GRR finale race.  The second annual Richmond Park Winter Rush 5k Adventure… Read More

WinterWest 2013 Weekend #1 Round-up

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With the first weekend of WinterWest 2013 all wrapped up, we thought we’d give you a run-down on what has happened and what’s yet to come: Our motto with rink building tends to be, “What could possibly go… Read More

Crazy Cardboard Sled Competition to highlight first weekend of WinterWest 2013 at Richmond Park

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On Sunday afternoon, the sledding hill at Richmond Park will play host to the Crazy Cardboard Sled Competition, a premier event of the WinterWest Festival on Grand Rapids’ Westside. WinterWest kicks off this Friday and runs through February… Read More

Press Release: With 3rd Annual WinterWest just around the corner, festival organizers welcome return of cold weather to extended forecast

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After another unseasonably warm weekend, organizers of the annual WinterWest event are excited to see sub-freezing temperatures in the 10-day forecast. The two-week event, which will be held at Richmond Park on Grand Rapids’ Westside, begins in less… Read More