The Rapidian

Grand Rapid's North West Neighborhood

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.

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I Can't Live Your Life for You: Andy's Journey in Recovery

Submitted 10-13-2021 under NONPROFITS

After several trips to the emergency room and attempts to get help, Andy found himself at the end of his rope. During his last hospitalization due to complications arising from his decades of alcoholism, a nurse told him that he “had to go somewhere” and that he “didn’t have a choice."

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Studio Sips at WMCAT

Submitted 10-12-2021 under NONPROFITS

Join us at WMCAT on Wednesday, November 10 at 6 p.m. for our new event Studio Sips presented by Consumers Energy.

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Community updates: Thursday, Oct. 7

Submitted 10-07-2021 under NEWS

Grand Rapids' first outdoor 'gear library' opening this weekend; City of Grand Rapids seeking public input in search for new police chief; and ArtPrize 2021 winners revealed.

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Community updates: Friday, Oct. 1

Submitted 10-01-2021 under NEWS

Kent County Health Department offering COVID-19 vaccine boosters; Grand Rapids City Commission declares support for decriminalizing entheogenic plants, fungi; and Grand Rapids Police Department launches podcast to engage community.

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Community updates: Friday, Sept. 24

Submitted 09-24-2021 under NEWS

Mayor’s Greening Initiative bringing 300 new trees to Burton Heights neighborhood; search process starts for new Grand Rapids police chief; Grand Rapids African American Art & Music Festival happening this Saturday; and more.

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Community updates: Thursday, Sept. 16

Submitted 09-16-2021 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids creates Affordable Housing Fund; MDHHS launches online portal for immunization records; and Susan Mast ALS Foundation hosting "PedALS" bike ride, walk to support local ALS families.

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Passing the Mic: West Michigan Hindu Temple's Fred Stella answers, "What is the purpose of your life?"

Submitted 09-10-2021 under VOICES

Fred Stella, Hindu practitioner, responds to Rishi Singh, Sikh practitioner.

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Community updates: Wednesday, Sept. 8

Submitted 09-08-2021 under NEWS

GRCC, Grand Valley receive $1.2M grants to help local adults earn college degrees; Kent County leaders reassert lack of legal authority in ending school mask order; and Grand Rapids Public Museum announces "Polish Halls in Grand Rapids" program.

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Community updates: Thursday, Sept. 2

Submitted 09-02-2021 under NEWS

Blandford Nature Center celebrating late founder with four-day exhibit; Grand Rapids Public Library returning to regular hours; and ArtPrize adding locations beyond downtown for 2021 event.

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