The Rapidian

Grand Rapid's North West Neighborhood

Friends of GR Parks is dedicated to enhancing and expanding the city's public spaces

Submitted 10-18-2017 under NONPROFITS

Friends of GR Parks has a long-term commitment to improving and expanding Grand Rapids' park system


Join Us for Alternatives in Motion's 6th Annual AIM High Endurance Awards

Submitted 10-11-2017 under NONPROFITS

Alternatives in Motion would love to count you in for our 6th Annual AIM High Endurance Awards benefiting persons with disabilities in west Michigan.


Support Grand Rapids' community-powered radio station WYCE this Fall Fund Drive

Submitted 10-10-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

Don't miss your opportunity to support WYCE this year during the Fall Fund Drive, October 6-13.


Catalyst Radio: Rapid Response to ICE

Submitted 09-29-2017 under NONPROFITS

Host Jenny Kinne welcomes Amy Carpenter & Sarah Doherty from ICE Rapid Response on the realities of immigration policy and practice on local communities.


Catalyst Radio: The Rapidian celebrates eighth birthday

Submitted 09-15-2017 under NEWS

The Rapidian marks its eighth birthday on Friday, September 15, 2017. The Rapidian is also joined by Rabbi Krishef during this episode to talk about the Ethics and Religion Talk column.


City Connection: Mayor Bliss, Managing Director of Public Services discuss Our City Academy

Submitted 09-11-2017 under NEWS

Tom Almonte, the city's Managing Director of Public Services, will be the guest on the September 11 episode of City Connection.


My road to getting through college, a 32-year personal journey

Submitted 08-22-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

A college education is something that no one can ever take away from you. Read more from Ron Lemmon in this piece in our first-gen series.


State Rep. Runestad pushes changes to Child Custody Act which prioritize rights of parents over children

Submitted 08-18-2017 under OPINION

Town hall event with bill sponsor State Representative Jim Runestad (R-44th District) to be held Monday, August 21st, at 6:00 p.m. at 401 Hall Street SW in Grand Rapids.


$7000 in Scholarships for Trans Students

Submitted 08-17-2017 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Trans Foundation awarded $7000 in scholarships to four local students.


Rethinking child support, Part 1: How good parents go to jail

Submitted 08-08-2017 under OPINION

Examining why the our child support system is out of sync with society, and its impact on Kent County’s most economically disadvantaged parents.