Community Updates: Thursday, December 22

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 12-22-2022 under NEWS

City Offices to Close for the Holiday Season On Monday, the City of Grand Rapids sent out a press release to remind residents that, due to the upcoming holiday season, the majority of City offices will be closed starting this weekend and continuing...

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Why poor people don't go to bike shops

by (The Spoke Folks)

Submitted 09-27-2016 under NONPROFITS

At The Spoke Folks, our goal is to ensure everyone has access to a safe and reliable bike. As a part of this, we have known disenfranchised communities, especially communities of color, need our services the most.   This summer the mobile...

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East Hills unveils bicycle, pedestrian improvements

by (EHCN)

Submitted 05-31-2016 under NEWS

Eat. Shop. Rock. kicks off this week in East Hills on Thursday, June 2nd in front of ICCF, 920 Cherry St. SE from 6-9 p.m. Join in on the family-friendly fun with free music provided by The Bootstrap Boys and Valentiger. Brewery Vivant beer is...

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Central District Cyclery moves to Creston neighborhood

by (srfox)

Submitted 03-30-2016 under NEWS

Nate Phelps, owner of the Central District Cyclerly bike shop newly settled in the North side, is already getting involved in the neighborhood. The shop sign went up on the new storefront March 28, making the newcomer official. However, Phelps...

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Women's bicycling campaign kicks off spring, summer season with celebration on International Women's Day

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 03-01-2016 under NEWS

She Rides Her Own Way is kicking off its spring and summer season by celebrating International Women's Day at Founders Brewing Company on March 8, 2016. She Rides Her Own Way is a local campaign with three objectives, including self esteem...

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She Rides her Own Way to host Women and Bikes speaker series

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 09-15-2015 under NEWS

She Riders Her Own Way will kick off their "Women and Bike" Speaker Series on September 17 to introduce the women's movement in cycling and encourage new riders to experience bike culture. Keynote panelists include ...

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New app-driven bike sharing program comes to Grand Rapids

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 07-28-2015 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Spokefly is a new bike sharing program that has just started in Grand Rapids, making it possible for residents to "rent a bike instantly from your phone," according to their website. The concept was made reality through the a collaboration...

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Keep GR moving: Modern mobility strategy designed to build stronger city

by (Andy Guy)

Submitted 06-09-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

The traffic congestion choking rival cities like Austin, Texas is no problem here in uber-accessible Grand Rapids. We cherish and celebrate the "get anywhere in 20-30 minutes" fact of West Michigan living. Our opportunity and...

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Ride Your Bike to ArtPrize--A Free Bike-Tuning Class

by (Oakdale Neighbors)

Submitted 09-15-2014 under

RIDE YOUR BIKE TO ARTPRIZE! Boston Square Community Bikes is hosting three "Ride Your Bike to ArtPrize" classes. Learn to tune your bike at this FREE three-hour class. Saturday, September 20th, 6-9pm; Sunday, September 21st, 1-...

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Team GGRBC - Climate Ride Fundraiser

by (Greater Grand R...)

Submitted 07-07-2014 under

This fall, Greater Grand Rapids Bicycle Coalition members, friends, and supporters will ride 300 miles in support of a safe cycling community, sustainability, and GGRBC's Room to Ride campaign. Gather your friends and ride down to...

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