The Rapidian

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Madison Area

Why poor people don't go to bike shops

Submitted 09-27-2016 under NONPROFITS

At The Spoke Folks, our goal is to ensure everyone has access to a safe and reliable bike. As a part of this, we have known disenfranchised communities, especially communities of color, need our services the most.


Writers Under 30 series opens the floor up to young local artists

Submitted 09-22-2016 under NEWS

A series designed by GLCL and Bombadil Books promotes young writers making connections and sharing their art. The next event is a public reading that will take place on Thursday, September 29 and will feature eight writers under the age of 30.


'Hark Up with the Down Home Horns' to headline at Covenant Village of the Great Lakes

Submitted 06-20-2016 under NONPROFITS

Join Covenant Village of the Great Lakes for an old-fashioned Tent Revival Meeting with gospel music provided by Hark Up with the Down Home Horns.


Urban Roots holds second annual plant sale, open house

Submitted 05-10-2016 under NONPROFITS

Urban Roots will be selling hundreds of vegetable and herb plants from their community farm on Saturday, May 14, 2016.


Do you want to grow your own food?

Submitted 03-24-2016 under NONPROFITS

Do you want to grow your own food? Our Kitchen Table is recruiting residents for free food gardening program.


The Grand Rapids Creative Youth Center to be offering its 2016 Wednesday Workshop Series

Submitted 03-21-2016 under NONPROFITS

The Wednesday Workshop Series is a collection of fun, imaginative, and inspiring writing workshops, taught by celebrated authors and performers, for students in grades 3-12.


Baxter, Madison neighbors urged to speak up about local developer's plans

Submitted 03-15-2016 under NONPROFITS

Greater Grand Rapids Racial Equity Network advocates for community-led change in response to Rockford Construction's development plans.


Spring semester starts at Creative Youth Center

Submitted 01-08-2016 under NONPROFITS

New Year, new adventures! At the Creative Youth Center’s end-of-session party late last year, students, staff and volunteers looked forward to the beginning of the next session, starting January 11.


Calls to boycott Fannies Corner follow alleged attack of customer

Submitted 11-17-2015 under NEWS

The community rallied behind an Renee Ray at Fannies Corner on Monday, calling for justice at the party store near Franklin and Eastern. Ray says she was attacked by the owner with a metal pipe, and feels the police didn't take her case seriously enough.


Grand Rapids Creative Youth Center presents The Sketches that Lived

Submitted 10-07-2015 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids Creative Youth Center presents The Sketches that Lived at the Wealthy Theater on October 21 at 7:00 pm, a show for all ages that promises to delight and inspire. All proceeds go to the Creative Youth Center.