The Rapidian

Grand Rapid's North East Neighborhood

COVID-19 in Grand Rapids: Wednesday, March 18 updates

Submitted 03-18-2020 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids suspends walk-in traffic at City Hall and other departmental buildings, Kent County Clerk suspends in-person transactions, Festival of the Arts cancels 2020 event, and more statements from local organizations issued March 17-18, 2020.


COVID-19 in Grand Rapids: Tuesday, March 17 updates

Submitted 03-17-2020 under NEWS

Grand Rapids school districts begin feeding plans for out-of-school students, City of Grand Rapids urges community to minimize government building visits, and more statements from local organizations issued March 16-17, 2020.


Governor Whitmer orders bars, restaurants, other gathering places to temporarily close amid COVID-19 outbreak

Submitted 03-16-2020 under NEWS

Several recommendations and orders have been issued by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the State of Michigan, and Kent County related to gatherings and business operations in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Kent County Health Department responds. (Issued March 16, 12:30 p.m.)


In Season Report: March 14, 2020

Submitted 03-13-2020 under NONPROFITS

Come stock up on local products to ensure you are getting loads of nutrients + natural vitamins to boost your immune system during this time. Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food!


In Season Report: March 7, 2020

Submitted 03-06-2020 under NONPROFITS

We are slowly moving into Spring! With that comes spring cleaning + sun-shiny days spent outside. Luckily for YOU the sun is always shining at the market!


In Season Report: February 29, 2020

Submitted 02-28-2020 under NONPROFITS

Another month has come and gone, but the market is always here! Join us tomorrow and don't miss your chance to LEAP on over and shop from your local farm and food businesses!


In Season Report: February 22, 2020

Submitted 02-21-2020 under NONPROFITS

The sun is finally out and it looks like it is here to stay! So make the most of your Saturday by getting out to enjoy that sunshine and feed your soul, and stomach, by shopping from local vendors at the market.


Exploring community organizations' joint effort to get all Grand Rapids residents counted in 2020 census

Submitted 02-20-2020 under LOCAL LIFE

A variety of Grand Rapids organizations are teaming up to educate their fellow residents about the importance of being counted in the 2020 census.


In Season Report: February 15, 2020

Submitted 02-14-2020 under NONPROFITS

Roses are red. Violets are blue. We love being at the farmers market and we know you will too! Bring your valentine out this Saturday and shop from OVER 30 high-quality, locally-grown, farm fresh products!


Census advocates working to build trust and turnout

Submitted 02-13-2020 under NEWS

Census 2020 begins in earnest March 12-20 and much is at stake for Grand Rapids and the region as future funding is related to census turnout.