Grand Rapids

In Season Report: December 19, 2020

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 12-18-2020 under NONPROFITS

Only one week left to prep for the holidays! Looking to buy some last-minute gifts? Need to stock up on your holiday meal needs? Your local vendors at FSFM have got you covered! Head to the Market this Saturday and bring home the spirit of the...

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Community updates: Thursday, Dec. 17

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 12-17-2020 under NEWS

COVID-19 vaccinations begin in West Michigan After months of living with COVID-19 in West Michigan, hundreds of related deaths, and tens of thousands more in positive cases, the first area vaccinations have begun. The Pfizer vaccine, authorized by...

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Ericka 'Kyd Kane' Thompson becomes Grand Rapids' new poet laureate

by (Brett)

Submitted 12-15-2020 under LOCAL LIFE

Grand Rapids has a new poet laureate in Ericka “Kyd Kane” Thompson, who begins a three-year term on Jan. 1. As poet laureate, Kyd Kane will act as an ambassador of poetry for the city, creating programs that encourage the writing and...

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In Season Report: December 12, 2020

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 12-11-2020 under NONPROFITS

Join us this Saturday to spread joy this holiday season! Get outdoors and bring home the spirit of the holidays by supporting your local farms, food and beverage businesses, and artists. Choosing local has never been more important than this year....

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Community updates: Thursday, Dec. 10

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 12-10-2020 under NEWS

Kent County Health Department reports stabilizing COVID-19 case growth for Kent County Kent County’s rate of new COVID-19 cases has stabilized over the last few weeks, the Kent County Health Department (KCHD) reported on Thursday. An average...

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In Season Report: December 5, 2020

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 12-04-2020 under NONPROFITS

If you are struggling to feel the holiday spirit and what this time of year is truly about, come to the Market and we’ll show you how to bring joy to this trying year! There is nothing that makes you feel better than doing something for...

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Community updates: Thursday, Dec. 3

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 12-03-2020 under NEWS

Kent County launches #KCTakeoutChallenge to support local restaurants Kent County launched a social media campaign on Thursday to support local restuarants dealing with pandemic-related strains. Called the #KCTakeoutChallenge, the campaign...

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Passing the Mic: Heartside Downtown Neighborhood Association answers, "How are you preserving your neighborhood's unique history and stories?"

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 11-30-2020 under VOICES

Amy Brower, Executive Director of Roosevelt Park Neighborhood Association, asks Grand Rapids' neighborhood associations: "In the midst of all this fast moving change and planning for the future, how are they . . . still preserving some of...

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In Season Report: November 28, 2020

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 11-27-2020 under NONPROFITS

Come out and support the people who are dedicated to providing you with the freshest local produce, food products and handmade artisan goods all year-round. Get outside and stock up on all the local products this season has to offer. Shop from a...

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Community updates: Wednesday, Nov. 25

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 11-25-2020 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids, community partners launch #SupportOurGRBiz challenge The City of Grand Rapids and a group of community partners launched a social media campaign this week aiming to support local businesses during the holiday shopping season....

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