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Friday, April 13th, 2007
12:35 am
[mable_syrup]
moving
My 'sister' is selling her house & moving out of state because of a work transfer.. She has listed some items she is currently selling on Craigslist... so check the link if you are interested and contact her through there. Also if you are interested- let me say she takes care of her things so everything that isn't new is in EXCELLENT - like new condition... Thanks guys- have a great weekend!

http://grandrapids.craigslist.org/gms/309445745.html


x-posted
Saturday, May 27th, 2006
8:58 pm
[azuredaydream]
I just found this community and thought it would be a good place to ask.

I'm currently looking for a used BMX (preferably) or regular bike, so I can bike around town. I was thinking of checking out the Salvation Army, Goodwill and some pawnshops.

Does anyone have any suggestions or things I should look out for when going to this places? Such as price etc...?
Thanks in advance.

Current Mood: curious
Saturday, September 3rd, 2005
1:12 am
[ferretj8]
anyone need a place/roommate- on busline!!!
I am looking for a roommate for my 2 bed apartment on Porter st, right by 28th & burlingame. Rent is $245 and $50 (half of) cable/internet bill. It is a 12 month lease and I need someone by Sept 14th hopefully, but earlier is ok the room is ready anytime. You would have your own room, and access to kitchen, living room, bathroom, parking, and trash pick up, and laundry facility! It is close to both malls! 13 minutes away from GRCC. I have a ferret (he doesn’t bite or smell) and I smoke but I will smoke outside only if you would like. Please call my cell: 616-617-8238 or email me at FerretJ8@aol.com. Thanks so much for reading this!
Tuesday, August 9th, 2005
10:23 pm
[pinkjammastar]
Tuesday, March 22nd, 2005
1:20 pm
[xout]
Movin on up
Hey there, I'm a would be student from Southwest MI. I'm looking to move somewhere in the area of wyoming or grandville and am looking for a roommate. If anyone here needs a good reliable roommate to live with soon, go ahead and throw me an email at x_out@msn.com . I tried some of those dumb roommate websites, but I can't get ahold of anyone without paying an ungodly amount of money. So if anyone could spread the word, that'd be great. thanks
Monday, January 10th, 2005
3:43 pm
[joethecabdriver]
PONTIFICATIONS ABOUT BLACK PEOPLE AND HILLBILLIES
Riding the bus this morning was an unually gratifying experience. It was full of retarded hillbillies. Actual retarded hillbillies/ And they were annoying the fuck out everybody on the bus, especially these two black dudes. Let me explain.Read more...Collapse )
Thursday, October 21st, 2004
1:16 pm
[sckot]
Free GR Biking Maps!
Cross-posted to grandrapidsmi.

The City of Grand Rapids has printed up a pretty good map of the city with trail routes, suggested streets for biking (ie, Jefferson rather than Division), red dots to mark bike racks, and some suggestions for riding safely in traffic. It's free, and area bike shops should have them (I got mine at Freewheeler on Leonard). I wish they had these when I started biking everywhere!

Current Mood: zippy
Saturday, September 25th, 2004
4:44 pm
[rubber_officer]
'We are living in the shell of a gutted earth'-William S. Burroughs
I was riding my bike down Eastern, on my way back from my Home Health-Care job, avoiding the contant threat of death that comes from the speeding psychotics of Grand Rapids. They seem more blood-thirsty than usual on Eastern. I don't know why...but it made me think about how little people think about 'other people', nowadays. Maybe it's the cell-phones, or the t.v. shows, or the sense of pride that these morons try to preserve by telling themselves that they know what they're doing, but it bothers me that they don't look at bikers, and it bothers me that they don't notice our War is being fought for gasoline. Gasoline, also known as 'the blood of the earth', is in limited supply. Does this mean the earth is dying? The fact that we can't find gasoline anymore so we have to make imaginary wars to procure more of it is unsettling. The fact is that this gasoline is lethal to the air, and wildlife should also be cause for alarm, but we just keep plowing through. I am not advocating that people stop driving cars, it's too late for that. Most of my dearest friends drive, and it's their only way to get to work. I'm just asking people to be more aware. I mean it's bizarre when you look at streets and see how much space is reserved for cars and how little is reserved for people! It's ridiclous! And as the Urban Sprawl spreads with unprecendented speed you have to wonder how the trees are going grow back! Trees. We need trees to breathe but somehow we forget this. Just like we forget people, just like we forget bikers. This rant sprouted from some idiot who pulled without looking right in front of my bike. I rode around him to keep going, and then he pulled a u-turn and cut me off again.
Other than this I'm happy. 'Blood Wedding's' showing tonight at the U.I.C.A.! Come see us shine!
Wednesday, May 26th, 2004
1:17 pm
[favorite_phrase]
Critical Mass Bike Ride this Friday
Critical Mass ride this Friday, meet at Veterans Park in downtown Grand Rapids around 5:15-5:30. Veterans Park is at the corner of Fulton and Sheldon, one block east of Division near the Grand Rapids Public Library.

For more information on Critical Mass Grand Rapids visit the website at www.mediamouse.org/cm
Thursday, April 29th, 2004
3:00 pm
[sckot]
Critical Mass
(Crossposted to grandrapidsmi
Critical Mass ride tomorrow, GR's first of the year. It meets at 5:15-30ish at Veteran's Park (Fulton and Sheldon, right by the library). Who'll be there?
Tuesday, March 30th, 2004
6:54 pm
[sckot]
Has anybody here done Critical Mass?
Thursday, March 25th, 2004
3:40 pm
[sckot]
GVSU Students -- FYI
Anybody with a GVSU student ID can ride the city bus line free.

Current Mood: cheerful
Tuesday, March 23rd, 2004
8:05 pm
[kersy]
hey new here :)
I found a great rollerblade/skateboard route downtown from the eastown area to avoid the hill:

lake drive to cherry
cherry to jefferson
jefferson to fulton
fulton to ransom
past the library

anyone else know a good route?
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