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1shot #238-lawn tennis

At the Grand Porch Party a couple of weeks ago, I found more than one kind of string. On Euclid Ave, this is Waterloo. DW

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Mid-town music and porches–June 14!

From the don’t-miss-this department, The Grand Porch Party 2015 is less than four weeks away. Sunday, June 14, 2015 2pm-5pm in Waterloo mid-town west. This map link to the corner of Alexandra and Avondale will get you in the general … Continue reading

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Grand Porch Party 2014-umbrella edition

It’s been a couple of weeks since the Grand Porch Party, but I still have that slight post-GPP buzz from the mash-up of music and mid-town community. I had to bail out of the afternoon at 4:30 to get to … Continue reading

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Grand Porch Party–the bands played on

You wouldn’t know it was raining except for the umbrellas.  Music lovers showed up in force for Sunday afternoon’s Grand Porch Party in mid-town Waterloo. The TL;DR: great bands, great crowd, great music. Another GPP win. More pics later. This … Continue reading

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Grand Porch Party band–The Short Films

Only 3 weeks away, on Sunday June 8, is the ever-awesome Grand Porch Party, and y’all know that (and you’ve told two friends, right?) but some of may not know some of the bands playing at GPP. Last weekend I … Continue reading

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Grand Porch Party 2014–give an hour, get a lot

I stopped by the pre-event Grand Porch Party volunteer recruiting night on Thursday in mid-town west Waterloo on Roslin Ave to catch up on the GPP progress. Here’s the TL;DR: we really need some volunteers for a short 1-hour stint on … Continue reading

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Grand Porch Party 2014–only 5 weeks away

Weather got you down, friend? This year’s Grand Porch Party is a mere 5 weeks away, on June 8. Above is a pic I took at last year’s event. Look how warm those people are. Listening to awesome live music … Continue reading

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Grand Porch Party 2013–music+community for the win!

You start with a band and a porch. Like the Ever Lovin’ Jug Band and 25 Avondale Ave S.  Then you add community, amazing sponsors who totally get the vision, a hard-working volunteer crew, and absolutely unbeatable weather.  Then multiply … Continue reading

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Grand Porch Party is Sunday!

The Grand Porch Party is this Sunday!  Check out their site for the line-up and then come out and listen to some great music.  Don’t worry: I’ll be shooting pics, not playing this guitar. DW

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Only 2 Weeks to The Grand Porch Party!

Want to know how anything cool gets done in the community?  It’s no secret: just plain old hard work.  The Grand Porch Party is Sunday, June 9, just two weeks away.  The hard-working volunteer crew was busy creating signs and … Continue reading

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