The Rapidian

Midtown Neighborhood Association

Neighborhood Association to host annual plant, seed exchange

by (Yeldellc)

Submitted 05-12-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

The Midtown Neighborhood Association (MNA) will be hosting their annual Perennial Plant and Seed Exchange on May 16 at the Midtown Green Park. The event runs from 10 a.m. to noon and is open to the community. Kelly Otto, executive director and...

[read more]

Midtown Neighborhood Association to host workshop on "book house" building

by (erictank)

Submitted 03-04-2014 under NEWS

On Saturday, March 15, the Midtown Neighborhood Association will host a workshop on how to construct a miniature book house for your front yard. The workshop will take place at the Midtown Neighborhood Association office at 1147 E....

[read more]

[MIDTOWN] Annual meeting and board elections

by (MidtownGR)

Submitted 10-15-2010 under NONPROFITS

Correction: This article originally stated 6 p.m. as the start time. The meeting actually begins at 7 p.m.   On Monday, Oct. 18, Midtown residents, community members and stakeholders from the neighborhood business district will be meeting...

[read more]

Oak Hill Cemetery Part I: Architecture and history of a city treasure

by (Michael Tuffelmire)

Submitted 10-04-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

This is part one of a two-part series talking about the history of Oak Hill Cemetery and the people buried there. In this part, we will discuss the architecture and layout of the cemetery. Most Grand Rapidians have driven past the Oak Hill Cemetery...

[read more]

[MIDTOWN] Project Light Change a boon to community safety

by (MidtownGR)

Submitted 09-16-2010 under NONPROFITS

Project Light Change is an initiative to distribute compact florescent light bulbs for residential use as a more environmentally friendly, wallet-friendly and long-lasting alternative to incandescent bulbs. Perfect, thought Midtown Neighborhood...

[read more]

Fulton Street Farmers Market ready for architectural design unveiling

by (MidtownGR)

Submitted 08-30-2010 under NONPROFITS

Picture this: Instead of a braid of 122 wooden stalls flanked by gray space, immediately eye-catching about the lot at 1147 E. Fulton is a sign. Fulton Street Farmers Market, it will say, framed by a hospitality building to the left and shaded...

[read more]

Fulton Street Farmers Market to unveil new architecture design plans on Aug. 31

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 08-25-2010 under NONPROFITS

Established in 1922, it could be said that the upgrades to Fulton Street Farmers Market are nearly 90 years in the making. FSFM will unveil its new expansion plans to invited guests and the media on a market day at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 31. The...

[read more]

[MIDTOWN] Celebration on The Green a chance to meet neighbors and win prizes

by (MidtownGR)

Submitted 08-13-2010 under NONPROFITS

Not too deep in the recesses of Midtown is a green space that, although open and undefined, residents intuitively know what to do: Kids play soccer and tag, yogis unfurl their mats, teenagers clump up by the trees in deep conversation, owners play...

[read more]

[MIDTOWN] Midtown Community Garden a part of urban revitalization efforts

by (MidtownGR)

Submitted 08-06-2010 under NONPROFITS

Seated in the center of Holland NE is a community garden unfurling in leafy greens and bright yellow blossoms. Sandwiched between two houses and their respective bull dogs, Midtown Community Garden boasts four types of squash, cucumbers,...

[read more]

[MIDTOWN] Donation yoga on the Green every Wednesday

by (MidtownGR)

Submitted 07-19-2010 under NONPROFITS

Amber Zidarevich Kilpatrick wears many hats. She is the community organizer for Eastown Community Association, a Midtown Neighborhood Association board member, an instructor at Seva Yoga, a wife and a mother to a 10-month old. Since May, Amber has...

[read more]

Browse