Please login or register|pitch a story
A proud service of the Community Media Center
Submitted 05-02-2016 under NEWS
Economic Development Director Kara Wood joins Mayor Bliss on this month's episode of City Connection to talk about issues regarding economic developement, sustainability and inclusion in outcomes.
Submitted 05-02-2016 under NONPROFITS
OKT's 2016 Women Of Color Series features fabulous food justice and natural health experts.
One-day opening of Fulton Street ‘pop-up’ transit plaza under US-131 offers innovative forum to spur engagement and spark ideas on The Rapid’s new BRT route connecting Grand Rapids and GVSU’s Allendale Campus in 2018.
Submitted 04-29-2016 under LOCAL LIFE
Giant ice sheets carved out the Great Lakes leaving Michigan a fertile land roaming with large creatures and early nomadic tribes. Grand Rapids was home to the Goodall tribe who left behind burial mounds.
Submitted 04-29-2016 under NEWS
Host Katie Gordon speaks with Nika Kusmierz, program coordinator of Kent County Girls on the Run, about their upcoming 5K and how their curriculum centered on running empowers young girls to be "joyful, healthy, and confident."
Submitted 04-28-2016 under NONPROFITS
The Grandville Avenue Business Association and Habitat Kent are installing light post banners to help showcase the neighborhood and local businesses.
Submitted 04-27-2016 under NEWS
Local indy-folk artist Quinn Mathews will host GRLive from The B.O.B. starting April 28 at 12 p.m..
Submitted 04-27-2016 under NONPROFITS
The YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids’ Healthy Kids Day is coming up on April 30! As spring transitions to summer, this free event is a reminder not to let children idle away their days. Instead, we want to keep kids active, learning, and having fun.
Submitted 04-26-2016 under NONPROFITS
LiveArts put nine performing arts organizations with more than 1,500 performers on four stages in the Van Andel Arena for a single night in April 2015
Submitted 04-26-2016 under LOCAL LIFE
Booming dog training business, A Pleasant Dog, moves to the Baxter Neighborhood this summer, June, 2016.
Submitted 04-26-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS
Calvin College's Plaster Creek Stewards lists six ways residents can maintain creek friendly yards to improve local water quality.
Submitted 04-26-2016 under NEWS
The Grand Rapids Urban Forest Project is a partnership between Friends of Grand Rapids Parks and the City of Grand Rapids invites the community to celebrate Arbor Day by planting trees at Mulick Park on April 29.
The City of Grand Rapids is partnering with Groundswell to promote the 7th annual Student Showcase.
City of Grand Rapids takes 2nd Place in Michigan’s “Battle of the Buildings Biggest Loser” competition
Submitted 04-25-2016 under NONPROFITS
The City of Grand Rapids Environmental Services Department graciously accepted a PACE Award from the CMPRSA at their April 14 awards banquet held in Lansing.
Why the fifth-grade class of Immaculate Conception Elementary drives 130 miles to the Grand Rapids area each year.
Submitted 04-22-2016 under OPINION
KT Herr and Deirdre Chervenka Cunningham review West Michigan Savoyard's production of Gilbert & Sullivan's The Mikado, playing this weekend at Wealthy Theatre, and explore the show's attendant problems of Asian misrepresentation.
Submitted 04-22-2016 under NONPROFITS
How a celebration of art bridged communities in the Grand Rapids area.
Guest conductor Marcelo Lehninger leads Grand Rapids Symphony in second DeVos Hall appearance during local music director search.
Submitted 04-21-2016 under OPINION
Specialty coffee shops are cropping up left and right in Grand Rapids. These shops can be yet another inaccessible luxury further driving the wedge between different classes and demographics of people. Or, they can be utilized as a community builder and a tool to help bridge a gap.
The Rapidian is a part of the Grand Rapids Community Media Center; Established through grants from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Grand Rapids Community Foundation and the Slemons Foundation, and supported by this community.
All article content on this website, unless otherwise notated, may be redistributed, subject to Creative Commons license "Attribution; No Derivatives" unless otherwise noted. However, all logos, marks, code and structure are property of Grand Rapids Community Media Center. Please contact us with any questions you may have.