The Rapidian


Ethics and Religion Talk - Dietary Restrictions

Submitted 10-12-2020 under OPINION

Traci asks, “Could you discuss any dietary restrictions your religions may have including alcohol?”


The Salvation Army's mission to "Rescue Christmas"!

Submitted 10-12-2020 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Salvation Army is nearing the start of the annual Red Kettle Campaign. Also known as the Christmas Kettle Campaign, the Army's mission this year is to "Rescue Christmas". Volunteer sign ups for bell ringing is now available at


In Season Report: October 10, 2020

Submitted 10-09-2020 under NONPROFITS

Join us for another gorgeous autumn day at the market! Shop from over 50 local vendors offering a variety of in season produce, meat, eggs, cheese, breads and more.


Ethics and Religion Talk: How Old is the World?

Submitted 10-05-2020 under OPINION

Laura asks,“What does your religion say about creation? This would include your estimate on the age of the earth. Do you believe that your beliefs conflict with science?”


Open for Registration: Hope Gain Network Receives Grant to Offer Work at Home Training

Submitted 10-05-2020 under NONPROFITS

Hope Gain Network receives grant from The Pollination Project. The seed grant will fund training programs for people in need seeking work from home opportunities


In Season Report: October 3, 2020

Submitted 10-02-2020 under NONPROFITS

Happy October! Fall has been filling our stalls with gorgeous gourds, pumpkins and apples. Come out to the market tomorrow to check out this seasons’ bounty!


Ethics and Religion Talk: Converting Hate Against LGBTQ into Love

Submitted 09-29-2020 under OPINION

So, my question is: In this era of increasing fear and hatred, in addition to prayer and moral support, what role can I play in converting hate into love? What actions are suggested?”


Passing the Mic: West Grand Neighborhood Organization answers, "Beyond 2040, where do we see neighborhood associations?"

Submitted 09-28-2020 under VOICES

Annette Vandenberg from West Grand Neighborhood Organization responds to East Hills Council of Neighbors' Maggi Rivera.


In Season Report: September 26, 2020

Submitted 09-24-2020 under NONPROFITS

Come down and enjoy Main Season Market before it’s too late! Check out the beauty of what this season has to offer as you shop from local food growers and creators this Saturday.


Wealthy Theatre launches week-long Fall Fund Drive with virtual events, marathons, giveaways

Submitted 09-22-2020 under NEWS

The fundraiser runs through Friday and features daily online events, as well as Wealthy Theatre-related marathons airing on WYCE and GRTV. It also includes daily incentives and giveaways for those donating throughout the week.