Surfin’ 616: The Outer Vibe Returns to Grand Rapids
Dec. 5, 2016; Revue
Two words: surf disco.
… Before The Outer Vibe was a nationally recognized eclectic pop-rock band, its five members met locally on the Grand Rapids Community College campus. Since then, they’ve released numerous EPs, along with a full-length album in 2015 titled Full Circle. For that album, the band worked with producer Brad Dollar (Grateful Dead, The National) and mastering engineer Joe LaPorta (Imagine Dragons, Foo Fighters, Vampire Weekend).
New coach brings championship mindset to East Grand Rapids boys basketball
Dec. 2, 2016; MLive
EAST GRAND RAPIDS — First-year East Grand Rapids boys basketball coach Derrick Owens has a lot of championship game experience at both the high school and collegiate levels.
… (Derrick) Owens coached Detroit St. Martin dePorres to three state titles as head coach, and assisted successful basketball programs at Grand Rapids Community College and Grand Valley State University.