The Rapidian

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Grand Rapid's North West Neighborhood

Why I'm excited to be a teacher leader, even against the odds

Submitted 07-01-2016 under OPINION

Practical tips on how to influence education policy and become a Teacher Leader to improve education for all students.


Catalyst Radio: Cherry Health & Sheldon House

Submitted 07-01-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

In this two-part episode, host Katie Gordon speaks with Mike Reagan of Cherry Health and Tara VanDyke of Sheldon House about the health & wellness services they provide.


Artists Creating Together and Keller Williams RiverTown to host fourth reception in local art series

Submitted 06-30-2016 under NONPROFITS

Join us for a celebration and insightful conversation for local Clayboard artist, Nora Faber.


Gentrification or revitalization: Which is it?

Submitted 06-28-2016 under OPINION

The Westside cherishes its rich heritage, whether Hispanic, Polish, Dutch, African-American, Lithuanian or German. Beyond the business corridors, breweries, market rate apartments and luxury condos opening, do we see the repercussions that "revitalization" is having on our neighbors?


Catalyst Radio: a conversation with the new Rapidian Editor

Submitted 06-20-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Host Katie Gordon speaks with Kiran Sood Patel, the new managing editor of The Rapidian.


'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.


"There's just not enough love in the world"

Submitted 06-10-2016 under OPINION

Miss Brenda shares her happy smile with every passing car as she guards her crossing. She'll return in the fall once again.


Mayor Bliss talks about the budget in this month's episode of City Connection.

Submitted 06-06-2016 under NEWS

Mayor Rosalynn Bliss and City Manager Greg Sundstrom will discuss the budget during this month's City Connection


Harrison Park students reveal everyday sources of pressure

Submitted 05-31-2016 under NONPROFITS

Harrison Park Elementary students work with teachers and GRCMC staff through the Elevating Voices project to tell their stories about every day life stress.


ACT's 30th Festival Day brings together all Grand Rapids communities

Submitted 05-23-2016 under NONPROFITS

Earlier this month, more than 1,000 students joined Artists Creating Together at Lincoln Campus to celebrate arts, abilities, and community.