The Rapidian


"We Will Not Go Back": Grand Rapidians Protest Against SCOTUS's Decision to Overturn Roe v. Wade

Submitted 06-29-2022 under NEWS

Over the weekend, hundreds gathered in Grand Rapids to protest against the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade


City Connection: Second Ward Commissioner Joe Jones and City Manager Mark Washington discuss city budget

Submitted 06-06-2022 under NEWS

The pair will discuss the recent public hearings held by the city around the annual budget plan


City Connection: Mayor Bliss joined by Chief Eric Winstrom of the GRPD

Submitted 05-02-2022 under NONPROFITS

Watch live on GRTV's channel 24 and on Facebook at 4:00pm


Root Causes and Long-term Solutions: An Interview with Alaina Dobkowski from Access of West Michigan

Submitted 04-28-2022 under NONPROFITS

The Kent County Food Policy Council interviews Alaina Dobkowski about Access of West Michigan's 2022 Walk for Good Food and "hunger" in West Michigan


Food Can't Be Medicine Until it is Accessible to All: An Interview with Camren Stott

Submitted 02-08-2022 under NONPROFITS

The Kent County Food Policy Council interviews Camren Stott, Anishinaabe chef and co-owner of Thirteen Moons Kitchen


Gardening Education for Food Sovereignty: An Interview with Julie Brunson from H.O.P.E. Gardens

Submitted 01-11-2022 under NONPROFITS

The Kent County Food Policy Council interviews Julie Brunson from H.O.P.E. Gardens about education and food sovereignty


Community updates: Thursday, Dec. 9

Submitted 12-09-2021 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Public Schools extends mask mandate through end of school year; World of Winter Festival returns to downtown Grand Rapids next month; and WYCE bringing back Jammie Awards in Feb.


City Connection: Mayor Bliss joined by Fire Chief John Lehman to discuss fire safety over holiday season

Submitted 12-06-2021 under NONPROFITS

This month, Mayor Rosalyn Bliss is joined by Grand Rapids Fire Department Chief John Lehman for an in-studio discussion about fire safety during the holiday season as well as general issues realated to GRFD


Community updates: Wednesday, Dec. 1

Submitted 12-01-2021 under NEWS

ArtPrize returns to annual format; City of Grand Rapids accepting new Neighborhood Match Fund entries.


Community updates: Wednesday, Nov. 24

Submitted 11-24-2021 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids adding eco-friendly vehicles to operations; Kent County leaders approve 2022 budget; and LaughFest returns for in-person 2022 festival.