The Rapidian

Downtown

From the voices of many, one vision emerges

by (DowntownGR)

Submitted 12-23-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

Written by Kristopher Larson, AICP   Over the past year, I’ve spent a good deal of time speaking to audiences across the country about citizen engagement within the context of city-building. My postulation concludes on the assertion that...

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Downtown noodle restaurant pays homage to historical spice trade

by (caithoop)

Submitted 12-09-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Tory O’Haire is a storyteller. Walking into the The Bandit Queen, his most recent restaurant is an adventure story immersed into the world of the East Asian spice trade. “The idea was to devise a restaurant based on the idea of trade...

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Window Wonderland Competition to light up downtown for holiday season

by (DowntownGR)

Submitted 11-11-2014 under NEWS

The Window Wonderland competition will begin its second year on November 13 as local art students partner with downtown businesses to create spectacular window displays over the holiday season. Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. (DGRI) and Kendall...

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FREE BRO-GA at the Market

by (Suydamsa)

Submitted 11-07-2014 under

Spectrum Health and the Downtown Market have partnered for this fun, free community yoga event! Men are invited to give yoga a try to promote Men's Health Awareness. The Downtown Market is a safe place to begin your practice with high quality...

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Yoga at the Market

by (Suydamsa)

Submitted 11-07-2014 under

Start your day off on the right foot (or left!) and come unwind your body and mind.  Hatha/Vinyasa style - intended to gradually increase flexibility, strength, balance, and range of motion through guided postures, breathing exercises, and deep...

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Yoga at the Market

by (Suydamsa)

Submitted 11-07-2014 under

  Long Day? Feeling Stressed? We hear ya.  Do yourself a favor and come unwind your body and mind.  Hatha/Vinyasa style - intended to gradually increase flexibility, strength, balance, and range of motion through guided postures,...

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Yoga at the Market

by (Suydamsa)

Submitted 11-07-2014 under

Start your day off on the right foot (or left!) and come unwind your body and mind.  Hatha/Vinyasa style - intended to gradually increase flexibility, strength, balance, and range of motion through guided postures, breathing exercises, and deep...

[read more]

Yoga at the Market

by (Suydamsa)

Submitted 11-07-2014 under

  Long Day? Feeling Stressed? We hear ya.  Do yourself a favor and come unwind your body and mind.  Hatha/Vinyasa style - intended to gradually increase flexibility, strength, balance, and range of motion through guided postures,...

[read more]

Yoga at the Market

by (Suydamsa)

Submitted 11-07-2014 under

  Long Day? Feeling Stressed? We hear ya.  Do yourself a favor and come unwind your body and mind.  Hatha/Vinyasa style - intended to gradually increase flexibility, strength, balance, and range of motion through guided postures,...

[read more]

Downtown day camp provides kids opportunity to shape our city

by (lwells)

Submitted 11-05-2014 under VOICES

It wasn’t the layers of grime on my son’s face and clothes or the continuous recap of a day spent on the farm at Blandford. Nor was it the tie-dyeing of t-shirts or Friday afternoon vegetable sale that stirred something inside me about...

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