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Ethnic Heritage Festival to celebrate diversity at Grand Rapids Public Museum

Submitted 02-02-2016 under NEWS

International food and beer tastings, music, dance and crafts will highlight the diverse cultures in West Michigan on Saturday, February 6.


WinterWest to celebrate year-round enjoyment of parks on Westside for 6th year

Submitted 01-26-2016 under NEWS

[NOTE DATE CHANGE] WinterWest, presented by Friends of Grand Rapids Parks, will offer a variety of family-friendly events at Richmond Park February 12 thru February 14.


Walking the West Side: Harrison Park students share favorite spots in their own neighborhoods

Submitted 01-06-2016 under NONPROFITS

Harrison Park Elementary students share their favorite places and activities in their own neighborhoods for this second Rapidian article by students ages 7 to 13.


Vote now to pick Summer 2016's Movies in the Park

Submitted 12-22-2015 under NEWS

DGRI invites people to vote from a poll of 80 movies to narrow down choices for this coming summer's movies in An-Nab-Awen Park. The poll is open for participation until January 3.


Santa to take calls, tweets live on Monday, December 21

Submitted 12-18-2015 under NONPROFITS

On GRTV and The Rapidian this Monday, Santa will be doing a live show so that children (of all ages!) can call or tweet their Christmas wishes.


Exploring Greater Grand Rapids: Experiences as a GoSite Guide

Submitted 12-15-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

From tourists to new residents to lifelong residents, GoSite impacts people over the long-term through small recommendations that place a large role in how people experience West Michigan together.


'Tis the season to Embellish

Submitted 12-01-2015 under NONPROFITS

Exploring the popularity of handbells during the holiday season, with mutitple opportunities to see Embellish in concert.


Grand Caroling hits right note to rouse holiday spirit downtown

Submitted 12-01-2015 under OPINION

Local choral groups will lead community sing-alongs on the steps of Welsh Auditorium for the first three Fridays in December. The free public event promises to rekindle the spirit when downtown Grand Rapids was the retail hub of the city.


Embellish Family in Chicago this Holiday Weekend

Submitted 11-23-2015 under NONPROFITS

Introducing Embellish to the community, including our history, outreach programs, personnel data, and an opportunity to see Embellish in concert on Friday, November 27th, in Chicago.


Placemaking gone digital: Local library assistant turns Eastown into video game

Submitted 11-03-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Local cartoonist and librarian Drew Damron celebrates and pokes fun at Grand Rapids scene in a video game released this past summer to entertain friends and grow local culture.