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Movies in the Park begins June 5 with E.T.

Submitted 06-02-2015 under NEWS

Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. will again what has become a signature downtown event at Ah Nab Awen Park for free this summer, with movies selected from a community-generated list of favorite films.


Local First Street Party to celebrate local businesses for 12th year Saturday

Submitted 06-02-2015 under NEWS

The event, presented by Founders Brewing Company and including local music, local food and interactive family activities, will be outside Bistro Bella Vita from 3 p.m. to midnight.


Love Local? First Fridays: The Market is the Place for You!

Submitted 05-29-2015 under NONPROFITS

The Market is back with two First Fridays: The Market events on June 5th and August 7th, reinvented for summer with featured vendors and outdoor entertainment!


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.


Evita opens summer season at Circle Theatre with spectacularly entertaining performance

Submitted 05-09-2015 under OPINION

With a dazzling display of dancing, singing and great costumes, the actors and crew of "Evita" provide an entertaining and thought-provoking experience- but one that should be taken in with a critical eye on historical accuracy.


The Rapidian to celebrate the "we" that makes citizen journalism powerful

Submitted 05-05-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

The Rapidian's Community Celebration tips a glass to the "We" that makes our citizen-powered news source possible. Join us on May 14 to get advance access to all of our donor thank-you gifts.


Eastown's annual Picnic in the Park to plant 15 new trees

Submitted 05-05-2015 under NEWS

On May 9, the Eastown Community Association will partner with Friends of GR Parks to increase the shade canopy at Sigsbee Park.


Fountain Street Church to host fifth Alternative Prom

Submitted 04-30-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Fountain Street Church is hosting an Alice in Wonderland themed prom for LGBT teens this weekend.


GoSite celebrates Grand Opening

Submitted 04-28-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

A ribbon-cutting ceremony and daylong celebration introduced the new welcome center to the community.


DisArt Stories Matter: Nkechi Okwuwasi shares why she volunteered for fashion show

Submitted 04-23-2015 under NONPROFITS

Young Nkechi Okwuwasi says her godmother told her about volunteer opportunities at the DisArt Festival and that she wanted to get involved. Here she explains what drew her to volunteer specifically for the fashion show.