The Rapidian

Grand Rapids

Catalyst Radio: WMEAC talks watersheds, pipelines, environmental conservation

Submitted 11-17-2017 under NONPROFITS

WMEAC celebrates its 50th anniversary next year and has many accomplishments to celebrate including this year’s Grand River cleanup which included over 1,300 volunteers.

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Treetops Collective welcomes residents to meet refugee neighbors at new storefront

Submitted 11-17-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Treetops Collective's founders invited city residents to visit their new retail store. Located on Division Avenue, the store sold items produced by refugee women.

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In Season: November 18, 2017

Submitted 11-17-2017 under NONPROFITS

A list of locally grown fruits and vegetables along with locally produced products available at your local farmers markets.

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Equity Service Policy passed without new measures for GRPD

Submitted 11-16-2017 under NEWS

On Tuesday, November 14, 2017, while most community memebers voiced their support for the measure as being a step in the right direction, many also expressed their concern over the Grand Rapids Police Department being left largely outside the purview of the new Equal Protection Policy.

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Creative Youth Center helps area kids become published authors

Submitted 11-15-2017 under NONPROFITS

Creative Youth Center supports kids creative writing endeavors, and helps get their voices heard

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WYCE to celebrate 18th annual Bubble Bash

Submitted 11-14-2017 under NONPROFITS

Prepare your Christmas cheer while supporting volunteer-powered radio in your West Michigan community on December 21, 2017.

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Three highlights for Small Business Saturday

Submitted 11-14-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

As we enter another holiday season here are some thoughts on local spending from businesses along Division Avenue.

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Hunting contributes year-round benefits to wildlife

Submitted 11-14-2017 under NONPROFITS

Even those who don’t personally observe the opening day of deer season can be thankful for the conservation benefits hunting provides statewide.

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Local artist feature from UICA: Mandy Cano Villalobos

Submitted 11-14-2017 under NONPROFITS

Mandy Cano Villalobos is an interdisciplinary artist whose work spans performance, drawing, installation and fiber art. She was raised throughout the southeastern United States, and currently resides in Grand Rapids, MI.

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Have breakfast with Santa at the Grand Rapids Public Museum

Submitted 11-13-2017 under NONPROFITS

Tickets include breakfast with Santa, a free planetarium show “Let it Snow,” admission to the Brain: The World Inside Your Head exhibit and general admission for the day.

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