GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - For someone with celiac disease or a dairy allergy a delicious donut might seem an impossibility. But not anymore. Rise Grand Rapids is the area's first allergy friendly bakery and they're on a mission. It's another day and another delivery for Nick and Becca Van Liere. But their Yum tarts, donuts, and muffins are anything but ordinary. "Rise is a gluten free, vegan and soy free bakery," explained owner Nick Van Liere.
MARNE, MICH. - Reconnecting people with their food source. That's the goal of Breakfast on the Farm, organized by the MSU Extension Office, on Saturday, June 24. Everyone is invited to spend the morning at J & J Dairy in Marne for breakfast and a tour of the farm. It's a chance to learn about farm life and where our food comes from. The event is free but they would like you to sign up in advance, just click here to do so. J & J Dairy is a second generation farm run by 3 brothers.
GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - Hundreds of people gathered downtown Grand Rapids to celebrate the 29th annual Pride Festival hosted by the Grand Rapids Pride Center. The entire week has been jam-packed with events -- from live music, a candlelit vigil, a rally and march -- there has been a ton to do. Organizers say all proceeds from the Saturday's festival, and the events throughout the week, go toward fundraising for the GRPC's yearlong initiatives.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".