The Rapidian


Introducing the 2019 AIA Grand Rapids Honor Awards Program

Submitted 09-30-2019 under NONPROFITS

Join us as we celebrate the AIA Grand Rapids architects and their firms at our annual Honor Awards Celebration. With our mission of supporting and advancing our profession, this event serves to bring together all who are part of the West Michigan architecture and construction community.


In Season: September 27, 2019

Submitted 09-27-2019 under NONPROFITS

The end of corn season is already approaching, so this weekend is likely your last chance to shop + stock up! Whether you’re craving corn on the cob or you want to freeze, can, pickle, or dry some to use later, we’re confident our vendors have the tastiest corn around!


Ethics and Religion Talk: Leaving a Group or Working for Change?

Submitted 09-25-2019 under OPINION

Where do you draw the line between helping to improve or change a group you are a part of, and leaving the group?


Grand Rapids Downtown Market Hosting Feast for the Eyes: A K-12 Art Exhibit

Submitted 09-24-2019 under NONPROFITS

This October, the Downtown Market will host “Feast for the Eyes: A K-12 Food + Art Exhibit,” a new event and competition featuring food-themed art from local students.


In Season: September 20, 2019

Submitted 09-20-2019 under NONPROFITS

Come enjoy the last Friday of Summer with us! It’s a lively + beautiful day here and perfect for shopping outside from over 40 Michigan farmers, food producers, and artisans! Open until 2


Make It Take It: A Creative Happy Hour at WMCAT

Submitted 09-19-2019 under NONPROFITS

Join WMCAT for our creative happy hour, Make It Take It, on Thursday, October 17 from 6-9 pm for appetizers, drinks, music, and creative activities (where you can take home your creations!).


Meijer Gardens celebrates autumn with beloved Chrysanthemum exhibition

Submitted 09-18-2019 under NONPROFITS

The Chrysanthemums & More! exhibition features a celebration of the art of the chrysanthemum with vibrant chrysanthemum displays, family-friendly activities and more, September 20 to October 27.


GrandCon brings gamers to West Michigan

Submitted 09-17-2019 under LOCAL LIFE

Gamers enjoyed over 600 exhibits, an open library 1,800 games, and mega-sized games at this year's GrandCon.


Grand Rapids Grows Green Weekend, September 19-21

Submitted 09-16-2019 under NONPROFITS

Soon in Grand Rapids and East Grand Rapids, children can play free of synthetic pesticides at six organic parks.


Ethics and Religion Talk - Elder Sex Before Marriage

Submitted 09-16-2019 under OPINION

Kimberly asks, Is it wrong for two late-50 year old adults who are divorced to have sex before getting married?