The Rapidian


Heartside Neighbors Take Aim at Self Care, Mental Health

Submitted 11-03-2020 under NONPROFITS

Muralists, neighborhood activists, and organizational partners recognize and react to the mental health concerns of downtown residents.


Ethics and Religion Talk: Do non-Catholics and non-Christians have Sacraments?

Submitted 11-02-2020 under OPINION

Margaret asks, “Are sacraments universal? Do others outside of Christianity offer them?”


In Season Report: October 31, 2020

Submitted 10-30-2020 under NONPROFITS

Bundle up and come on down! It is the last day of Main Season and we are celebrating in COSTUME!


Ethics and Religion Talk: How do you Respond to Racism?

Submitted 10-26-2020 under OPINION

Ruby asks, “In your work and association with those in your congregation, do you experience any racist comments or actions? If so, how do you judiciously deal with such people?”


In Season Report: October 23, 2020

Submitted 10-23-2020 under NONPROFITS

Tomorrow is supposed to be another chilly autumn day but that doesn’t keep our market from staying open! Join us for another wonderful weekend filled with this seasons harvest!


Ethics and Religion Talk: When does Journalism become 'Evil Speech?'

Submitted 10-19-2020 under OPINION

In Judaism, lashon hara, gossip (literally, evil speech), is roughly defined as any speech, true or false, which damages somebody’s reputation. How do we respond when journalists publish stories which cross this line?


Passing the Mic: Roosevelt Park Neighborhood Association answers, "How can neighborhood associations help improve community-police relations?"

Submitted 10-16-2020 under VOICES

Amy Brower from Roosevelt Park Neighborhood Association responds to West Grand Neighborhood Organization's Annette Vandenberg.


In Season Report: October 17, 2020

Submitted 10-16-2020 under NONPROFITS

Put on your boots, grab your hat + mittens, and don’t forget an umbrella! It is going to be a chilly, and possibly wet Saturday, but that won’t keep us down. Join us for another wonderful weekend filled with fall food essentials!


Passing the Mic: Highland Park Neighborhood Association answers, "What are you most proud about in your neighborhood right now?"

Submitted 10-13-2020 under VOICES

Sam Mosley from Highland Park Neighborhood Association responds to Community Media Center's Brett Townsend.


Mathias J. Alten: An Enduring Legacy opens at GRAM Oct 24

Submitted 10-13-2020 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids Art Museum highlights the legacy of painter Mathias J. Alten.