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Ethics and Religion Talk: Why Do So Many People Seem Unhappy?

Submitted 12-28-2020 under OPINION

Why do so many people seem so unhappy much of the time?


Grand Rapids Community Media Center ringing in 2021 with WYCE countdown, Wealthy Theatre virtual marathon

Submitted 12-26-2020 under NEWS

WYCE counts down its 2,020 most played songs of 2020, with number one hitting at midnight on New Year’s Day. Closer to, Wealthy Theatre, GRTV, and The Rapidian join forces for a virtual and televised marathon of New Year’s Eve concerts held at Wealthy Theatre from previous years.


Ethics and Religion Talk: Why Do So Many People Need to Believe in Hell?

Submitted 12-21-2020 under OPINION

Linda asks, “Why do humans feel a need to confirm hell exists?”


In Season Report: December 19, 2020

Submitted 12-18-2020 under NONPROFITS

Join us this Saturday for our LAST market day of 2020! Come down and wish your favorite vendors the happiest of holidays and stock up on all your local food needs!


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

Submitted 12-15-2020 under LOCAL LIFE

As poet laureate, Kyd Kane will act as an ambassador of poetry for the city, creating programs that encourage the writing and reading of poetry among residents. She was named in the role this fall by the Grand Rapids Public Library.


Ethics and Religion Talk - Misperceptions

Submitted 12-14-2020 under OPINION

Becky wonders, “Are there misperceptions about your religion that you find yourself constantly attempting to explain to others?”


In Season Report: December 12, 2020

Submitted 12-11-2020 under NONPROFITS

Happy First day of Hanukkah! Which means, only two weeks left until Christmas and Kwanzaa, and before you know it will be the New Year! Come stock up on all your holiday essentials from local produce to farm fresh meat, holiday decor and handmade gifts.


City Connection: Looking back on 2020

Submitted 12-07-2020 under NEWS

Mark Washington, Grand Rapids' City Manager, will join Mayor Bliss to reflect on a complicated 2020 in the City of Grand Rapids.


Ethics and Religion Talk - Defund Police

Submitted 12-07-2020 under OPINION

Rachel asks, “How does the call to defund the police intersect with your faith tradition?”


In Season Report: December 5, 2020

Submitted 12-04-2020 under NONPROFITS

Happy December! ‘Tis the season for supporting your local farm and food businesses. Come down tomorrow and shop from a variety of fresh, in-season, locally-grown and made products!