The Rapidian


Downtown Market hosting annual Small Plates, Big Impact fundraiser on October 11

Submitted 09-25-2018 under NONPROFITS

The event benefits Downtown Market’s nonprofit education foundation including culinary medicine, job training and entrepreneur programs. Tickets include libations and a strolling dinner throughout the Market Hall featuring exclusive small plate dining experiences from various Market vendors.


In Season: September 21, 2018

Submitted 09-21-2018 under NONPROFITS

Artprize season is upon us + although we are not a participating venue, our Marketplace is a beautiful canvas of delicious, vibrant produce painted by Mother Nature and grown + harvested by hard-working, Michigan farmers.


ArtPrize 10 brings more art, local student work to Grand Rapids Downtown Market

Submitted 09-18-2018 under NONPROFITS

This year, visitors to the Downtown Market can not only see more art than ever before, with eleven large-scale installations in one location, but also take part in public events and taste locally-made food and drinks all in one location.


In Season: September 14, 2018

Submitted 09-14-2018 under NONPROFITS

We've got so many of your late summer + fall favorites! Honeycrisp apples, acorn squash, gourds + pumpkins, colorful peppers, and lots of canning tomatoes. In addition to fresh produce, we have local food producers, meat, egg, and dairy vendors, beautiful flowers + plants, and Michigan artisans.


Festival of the Arts announces honorary co-chairs for 50th year

Submitted 09-10-2018 under NONPROFITS

Festival of the Arts announces its honorary co-chairs for the event’s 50th year – Glenn Del Vecchio, Executive Director for Grand Rapids Ballet and James Sofranko, the new Artistic Director for Grand Rapids Ballet. The two were selected to celebrate the link to the very first Festival of the Arts.


In Season: September 7, 2018

Submitted 09-07-2018 under NONPROFITS

It's not fall yet, although it's starting to feel more like it with these cool mornings and winter squash + apples on vendor stands. Whether your looking for fresh produce, meat, eggs, dairy, or Michigan made food products we've got a little bit of everything for you today and this weekend.


Grand Rapids Downtown Market celebrates fifth anniversary with community birthday party

Submitted 09-04-2018 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Downtown Market celebrates its fifth anniversary this week with four days of special deals and promotions leading up to a free fifth birthday party event to celebrate with the community on Saturday, September 8, 2018.


Bridge Street Market, the new market for everyone

Submitted 09-04-2018 under OPINION

It's with great excitement to announce that the Bridge Street Market held its grand opening on Wednesday, August 29 in the Westside. The wait has been long for residents who witnessed the land remain abandoned after the Moctezuma store closed its doors.


​Bridge Street Market, nuevo mercado para todos en la calle Bridge

Submitted 09-04-2018 under OPINION

Es con mucha emoción anunciar que el Bridge Street Market celebró su gran apertura el pasado miércoles 29 de agosto en el Oeste de Grand Rapids. Fue larga la espera para residentes quienes fueron testigos del terreno que se mantuvo abandonado después de que la tienda Moctezuma cerrara sus puertas.


In Season: August 31, 2018

Submitted 08-31-2018 under NONPROFITS

Come stock up on locally grown, raised, and/or created products for your Labor Day weekend! We've got such a wonderful selection of vendors that will have more than what you need for your camping trip, family get together, or fun day with friends!