The Rapidian


Grand Rapids residents celebrate third annual Women's March

Submitted 01-24-2019 under NEWS

Despite the cold weather, hundreds of women marched through the snow to celebrate the third annual Women's March a Calder Plaza.


Grand Rapids Art Museum and Children's Museum Waive Admission Costs for Furloughed Federal Employees

Submitted 01-24-2019 under NONPROFITS

Effective today, the Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) and Grand Rapids Children’s Museum (GRCM) will join a growing list of institutions across the nation in offering free admission for furloughed federal employees and their families during the U.S. government shutdown.


City Connection - The First Ward with City Commissioner Kurt Reppart

Submitted 01-07-2019 under NONPROFITS

Mayor Bliss is joined in the studio by Kurt Reppart, the City Commissioner from the First Ward of Grand Rapids, to discuss the issues facing the ward in the new year and more on the January 2019 episode of City Connection.


Great Decisions Series attempts to raise community's Global IQ

Submitted 12-21-2018 under NONPROFITS

The World Affairs Council of Western Michigan presents the annual "Great Decisions" eight-week series on global issues, international relations and foreign policy.


Does the Grand Rapids Police Officers Association contract promote police officer misconduct?

Submitted 12-18-2018 under OPINION

Let’s end this cycle of false concessions and make real changes that matter so that we may affirmatively further police/community relations in Grand Rapids.


River for All project: Discussing its impact on Grand Rapids

Submitted 12-12-2018 under NEWS

The Grand Rapids Parks and Recreation Department, the Grand Rapids Public Museum, and Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. hope to breathe new life into six parks along the Grand River, allowing clean and family-friendly environments for the people of Grand Rapids to enjoy.


Driverless cars are coming to downtown Grand Rapids in March 2019

Submitted 12-11-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

How will it affect our city? There are many different positions on this topic and a lot of different variables to consider.


City Connection - Affordable Housing with Ryan VerWys & ICCF

Submitted 12-03-2018 under NONPROFITS

Mayor Bliss is joined in the studio by Ryan VerWys from ICCF to discuss affordable housing & more on the December 2018 episode of City Connection.


The election is over, now what?

Submitted 12-03-2018 under NONPROFITS

The election may be over, but the work isn't. Even if you didn’t vote, you’re an important part of the collective work that happens next.


City Connection: Talking with new City Manager Mark Washington

Submitted 11-05-2018 under NONPROFITS

Mark Washington, new city manager, will be the guest on tonight's show.