The Rapidian


New generation of local restaurateurship brings technology to dining experience

Submitted 09-14-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Johnny Brann, Jr. is forging ahead while honoring the family success in his new restaurant Kitchen 67.


Wealthy Theatre's blueprint for survival seeks funding in its final months

Submitted 09-06-2012 under NONPROFITS

Wealthy Theatre's Sustainability Campaign is more than halfway to the goal, in the final months - please help us embrace the future to preserve the past!


Got questions? Get answers! WMGS Seminar features Curt B. Witcher

Submitted 09-03-2012 under NONPROFITS

The Western Michigan Genealogical Society (WMGS) will host a seminar entitled Got Questions? Get Answers! The event is Friday and Saturday at the Prince Conference Center in Grand Rapids.


Catalyst Radio: GVSU's Vandana Magal, on newspaper industry, global and local media

Submitted 08-24-2012 under NEWS

Vandana Magal talks about the rise of the newspaper industry in other global markets in spite of the decline experienced in this country. Magal also shares about her research involving media literacy around the world.


Fishing and entrepreneurship: Miles Smith and the BAHRS

Submitted 08-09-2012 under OPINION

Miles Smith's unconventional journey to creating The Break Away Hook Release System (B.A.H.R.S)


LEGO robotics team displays engineering skills

Submitted 07-27-2012 under NEWS

The Sharks, a four-member LEGO robotics team from Belmont, showcase their idea for a robotic solution for cleaner milk at the Grand Rapids Public Library.


Catalyst Radio: Brian J. Bowe, on the state of journalism

Submitted 04-13-2012 under NEWS

A GVSU professor shares his thoughts on new and traditional news outlets, and dissects the latest State of the News Media report from Pew Research Center.


Changing the world through design

Submitted 03-27-2012 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Seth Starner explains how storytelling, visualization, and a walk through the art museum are central to business innovations.


Mosaic: Art or craft

Submitted 09-28-2011 under NONPROFITS

ArtPrize participants Van Duinen, Tavonatti, and Bomarito offer varying approaches to the medium of mosaic.


Catalyst Radio: The Rapidian's ABCs of ArtPrize

Submitted 09-09-2011 under NONPROFITS

Rapidian editor Holly Bechiri interviewed about the "ABCs of ArtPrize coverage," from the critical to the light-hearted as she invites the community to share thoughts on art, ArtPrize and GR culture.