Help us keep the lights on.
No really, we can't do this without civic investors:
No thanks, I've already done my part
Please login or register|pitch a story
A proud service of the Community Media Center
Constance Rabon and family from Grand Rapids
View more »
Shared on Facebook »
Submitted 04-15-2014 under NONPROFITS
Erica VanEe says it wasn't until she was living, working and playing in the same community that she truly found a sense of place and purpose. VanEe brings her history of inclusive strategy and work in education to her new appointment on the City of Grand Rapids Planning Commission.
Submitted 04-07-2014 under NONPROFITS
Tonight at 5 p.m., the mayor will be available to answer questions- live- from local citizens. The Rapidian's intern Hayley Gryzch asks about proposed parking meter changes to the downtown area. Ask your question here!
Submitted 03-25-2014 under NEWS
"Ending the War on Drugs," presented by the Michigan ACLU, will feature special guest Dr. Carl Hart at Wealthy Theatre.
Submitted 03-04-2014 under NONPROFITS
Students at Innovation Central High School are helping classmates and their own families beat hunger.
Submitted 03-03-2014 under NONPROFITS
Tonight at 5 p.m., the mayor will be available to answer questions- live- from local citizens.
Submitted 02-28-2014 under NEWS
The Office for Public Culture held a discussion last Friday night focused on Henri Lefebvre's concept of "Right to the City" and attempted to collectively imagine ways of implementing the concept in Grand Rapids.
Submitted 02-27-2014 under NONPROFITS
T.G.I. Friday's of Kentwood will showcase its bartenders' skills in support of Feeding America West Michigan.
Submitted 02-26-2014 under NEWS
Mayor Heartwell talks about several programs focused on the future of Grand Rapids sustainability and climate resiliency.
Submitted 02-03-2014 under NONPROFITS
Mayor Heartwell answered citizen questions Monday night, including a question about gun control and open carry laws.
Submitted 01-30-2014 under LOCAL LIFE
Tuesday evening's Acton on Tap event, "The Growing Threat to Religious Liberty," to focus on current controversies regarding freedom of religion
The Rapidian is a part of the Grand Rapids Community Media Center; Established through grants from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Grand Rapids Community Foundation and the Slemons Foundation, and supported by this community.
All article content on this website, unless otherwise notated, may be redistributed, subject to Creative Commons license "Attribution; No Derivatives" unless otherwise noted. However, all logos, marks, code and structure are property of Grand Rapids Community Media Center. Please contact us with any questions you may have.
"Grand Rapids Community Foundation believes that a vibrant and strong community is one that welcomes a diversity of ideas and opinions. The Rapidian gives all citizens a voice and place to tell their story. We are proud to be a founding partner."
Grand Rapids Community Foundation
The Rapidian is honored to have received generous seed funding through the Knight Community Information Challenge; a program of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
John S. & James L. Knight Foundation