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EatGR to host food truck rally at Downtown Market

Submitted 05-27-2015 under NEWS

A food truck frenzy will be taking over the Downtown Market on Saturday, May 30 with five food trucks taking over for the day.


Catalyst Radio: GRPM unveils Discovery of King Tut exhibit, featuring interactive media

Submitted 05-26-2015 under NEWS

Exhibit at Grand Rapids Public Museum gives glimpse into what archeologists saw when uncovering King Tut’s tomb.


Round trip to NYC for price of admission to GRAM

Submitted 05-22-2015 under NEWS

New York City artist TJ Wilcox used five cameras to shoot a time lapse record of one perfect day in New York shot from the roof top of his building in Union Square.


Our place, your voices: Rediscovering Grand Rapids

Submitted 05-22-2015 under OPINION

Moving to a new state makes me think a little bit harder about the things I'll miss in this current one.


Our place, your voices: Why I write for The Rapidian

Submitted 05-21-2015 under OPINION

Reflecting back on all the articles people have published over the years it is hard to imagine Grand Rapids before The Rapidian. So many individuals have added such phenomenal content that would not have been possible without this media platform. It is important for us to support The Rapidian.


The Rapidian: our community news resource

Submitted 05-20-2015 under NONPROFITS

Community Engagement Specialist Briana Ureña-Ravelo speaks on the importance of a community news platform that serves everyone.


Our place, your voices: The Rapidian creates critical discourse during ArtPrize

Submitted 05-20-2015 under NONPROFITS

To grow the success of our speaker series, ArtPrize needed a partner that could provide a context and credibility- and stir and moderate the critical discourse these events should be provoking. We found that partner in The Rapidian.


Our place, your voices: Finding my life's work at The Rapidian

Submitted 05-20-2015 under OPINION

Working at The Rapidian helped me identify that journalism was my chosen career path. Since making a simple decision to report and write a couple of pieces purely on a volunteer basis, I’ve gotten to cover music, live events, politics and now, West Michigan business.


Outdoor Farmers Market works to increase neighborhood accessibility to fresh produce

Submitted 05-19-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

The Downtown Market's outdoor farmers market season starts this Saturday, with 35 farmers and fresh food artisans providing access to fresh fruits and vegetables in the heart of the city.


Our place, your voices: The Rapidian is a necessary tool for community change

Submitted 05-18-2015 under OPINION

The Rapidian gives community members the tools they need to tell the stories. It gives a voice where there is a void in conventional media. It breaks down the old narratives of the past that are no longer relevant, and in the case of more sensitive issues like race and gender struggles, damaging.