The Rapidian

Grand Rapid's North East Neighborhood

WYCE's Mundo Musical: A Q&A with volunteer radio host Silverio Cerda

Submitted 11-09-2021 under LOCAL LIFE

The newest host to join El Mundo Musical talks about his time behind the mic so far—and hopes ahead.


What's at the Market: Saturday, November 6, 2021

Submitted 11-05-2021 under NONPROFITS

Join us for our first Market day of Second Season! P.S. It’s a full house!


Community updates: Thursday, Nov. 4

Submitted 11-04-2021 under NEWS

Kent County starts COVID-19 vaccinations for kids ages 5-11; Blandford Nature Center hosting fall Nature Makers Market this month; and Gov. Whitmer signs bill repealing Michigan's 'tampon tax.'


What's at the Market: Saturday, October 30, 2021

Submitted 10-29-2021 under NONPROFITS

Kick-off your spooky weekend festivities with a trip to the Market! Grab a pumpkin for carving, apples for dipping and treats for snacking. It’s going to be a witchin’ time!


"It's Either This or Death:" After Two Decades of Addiction, Jason Attributes Life-Saving Results to Guiding Light

Submitted 10-29-2021 under NONPROFITS

Jason has been caught in the vicious cycle of alcoholism, homelessness, and instability for years. At Guiding Light he found the long-term solutions he needed to get sober and to become financially, physically, and spiritually secure again.


Community updates: Friday, Oct. 22

Submitted 10-22-2021 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids extends outdoor 'social zones' through Nov. 2022; 10-digit dialing requirement for West Michigan starts Sunday; and Grand Rapids Public Museum seeking support for renovation of Spillman Carousel.


What's at the Market: Saturday, October 23, 2021

Submitted 10-22-2021 under NONPROFITS

There is certainly a crispness in the air, but nothing is more crisp than a farm-fresh apple! Come down this weekend and shop for all the Fall goodies.


Finding Her Voice: Gabriella de la Vega is a connector through the Community Media Center

Submitted 10-20-2021 under NEWS

Gabriella de la Vega has found her community voice through the Community Media Center. Now she wants to help others tell their stories.


Community updates: Friday, Oct. 15

Submitted 10-15-2021 under NEWS

Grand Rapids renames streets for Martin Luther King Jr., César Chávez; Kent County coalition seeking help for local Afghan refugees.


What's at the Market: Saturday, October 16, 2021

Submitted 10-15-2021 under NONPROFITS

The Market is stocked with all the Fall goodies! Come out this weekend and enjoy this seasons’ harvest!