The Rapidian

Grand Rapid's South East Neighborhood

Gov. Whitmer reopens indoor theaters, concert venues, more across Michigan on Oct. 9

Submitted 09-25-2020 under NEWS

The businesses may reopen with an indoor limit of 20 people per 1,000 square feet or 20 percent of fixed seating capacity.

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Community updates: Thursday, Sept. 24

Submitted 09-24-2020 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Public Library reopening in Oct. with limited services; Kent County Sheriff’s Office gets $2.2 million in funding for new body, in-car cameras; and fifth annual Mayor’s Greening Initiative bringing 500 new trees to Garfield Park neighborhood.

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Community updates: Tuesday, Sept. 22

Submitted 09-22-2020 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Public Schools prepares for hybrid in-person learning starting mid-Oct.; City of Grand Rapids adds more absentee ballot drop boxes; and East Hills Council of Neighbors hosts more outdoor Cherry Park Live Concerts.

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Wealthy Theatre launches week-long Fall Fund Drive with virtual events, marathons, giveaways

Submitted 09-22-2020 under NEWS

The fundraiser runs through Friday and features daily online events, as well as Wealthy Theatre-related marathons airing on WYCE and GRTV. It also includes daily incentives and giveaways for those donating throughout the week.

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Passing the Mic: East Hills Council of Neighbors answers, "What are you finding people saying about Black Lives Matter and reallocation or defunding of police?"

Submitted 09-20-2020 under VOICES

Maggi Rivera from East Hills Council of Neighbors responds to Garfield Park Neighborhoods Association's Fran Dalton.

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Community updates: Thursday, Sept. 17

Submitted 09-17-2020 under NEWS

Kent County Health Department urges COVID-19 caution among students as college-tied outbreaks emerge; City of Grand Rapids provides update on safety protocols for Nov. 3 elections; and Grand Rapids Police Department increasing officer presence amid recent gun violence.

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Community updates: Tuesday, Sept. 15

Submitted 09-15-2020 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Public Library celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with virtual events; Circle Theatre, Wealthy Theatre teaming up for outdoor Halloween movie nights.

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Passing the Mic: Garfield Park Neighborhoods Association answers, "What are you most proud about in your neighborhood right now?"

Submitted 09-11-2020 under VOICES

Fran Dalton from Garfield Park Neighborhoods Association responds to Community Media Center's Brett Townsend.

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Community Kids to provide pop-up homework help sites throughout city

Submitted 09-11-2020 under NONPROFITS

Kids have access to tutoring, meals, games and incentives through Community Kids' latest program.

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Community updates: Thursday, Sept. 10

Submitted 09-10-2020 under NEWS

Community leaders urge residents to complete census before Sept. 30 deadline; Grand Rapids Public Schools resumes all fall sports; Grandville Avenue Arts & Humanities reopening this month, reschedules Girls Rock! Grand Rapids camp; and more.

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