The Rapidian

midtown neighborhood

Grand Army organizing for another season supporting soccer in Grand Rapids

by (srfox)

Submitted 03-21-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

“One City! One Club!” Drums pound, horns blare, banners wave and marchers sing-along in unison as they march. “GR – FC – Grand Rapids Football Club!” It’s not mardi gras. It’s the sound of the Grand...

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GRFC soccer team explodes onto the scene in Midtown's Houseman Field

by (srfox)

Submitted 03-10-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Matthew Roberts sits behind a desk in a sparsely decorated office behind Centerpointe Mall. Most of the décor includes stacks of nicely folded blue “Founding Members” scarves, “One City, One Club” wrist bands and...

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Fulton Street Farmers Market continues legacy as community gathering space

by (jessatimmer)

Submitted 03-03-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

The Fulton Street Farmers Market (FSFM) is one of our many treasured historical community gathering spaces in the area, bringing together lovers of good food and supporters of local farmers together year round. One event that is sure to bring...

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Fulton Street Cemetery - Part II: Citizens and their contributions to Grand Rapids

by (Michael Tuffelmire)

Submitted 08-10-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

The Fulton Street Cemetery is home to men and women who made this city what it is today. Many of the things we enjoy in this city were created by the settlers of a tiny frontier town called Grand Rapids. “The people in this cemetery are...

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Fulton Street Cemetery - Part I: The history and design of a historic masterpeice

by (Michael Tuffelmire)

Submitted 08-09-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

Nestled in the Midtown neighborhood, lying quietly behind a wall on Fulton Street is a great historic relic. The Fulton Street Cemetery is a park maintained by the city for people of all ages to come and enjoy a goldmine of history. The cemetery is...

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Food dispersement planned at American Legion Post 459

by (American Legion...)

Submitted 05-26-2010 under NONPROFITS

Economic conditions are desperate for many members of our Grand Rapids community.  The American Legion Post 459 realizes our responsibility to reach out to help veterans, children and youth and non-veteran community members in need. ...

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