The Rapidian


WMCAT Opens Fall Enrollment for 15th Year of Free Afterschool Programming

by (wmcat)

Submitted 08-29-2019 under NONPROFITS

The West Michigan Center for Arts + Technology (WMCAT) has opened its fall enrollment for arts and technology studios available to all Grand Rapids Public high school students. WMCAT will host an open enrollment information session for fall...

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Seven things to do this fall in Grand Rapids

by (frustik)

Submitted 10-25-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

Fall has finally made its debut in the Grand Rapids area despite the random 80-degree days over the past few weeks. To many, who are new to the area it can be easy to see Grand Rapids as another concrete jungle with little to offer for nature and...

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Harvest fun in full swing at Robinette's Apple Orchard

by (Aric Davis)

Submitted 10-12-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

Robinette’s Apple Orchard has been owned by the Robinette family since 1913. Originally a farm meant to provide produce, Bill Robinette was struck with inspiration and added a cider mill in 1971. Following popular demand, Bill opened the Apple...

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In Season: October 7, 2017

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 10-06-2017 under NONPROFITS

 Items to Watch: Apples Pears Cheese Produce: Acorn Squash Apples (Multiple Varieties) Arugula Basil Beans Beets Blackberries Broccoli Brussel Sprouts Butternut Squash Cabbage (Red & Green) Carrots Cauliflower Celery Cilantro Cucumbers...

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Learn to tell your story on The Rapidian

by (Kiran Sood Patel)

Submitted 09-05-2017 under NONPROFITS

With Labor Day Weekend past us, the start of fall is right around the corner. The Rapidian will host its first fall Community Journalism Workshop on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at the Grand Rapids Public Library from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. At this...

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Fall Soups From Around the World

by (Suydamsa)

Submitted 11-07-2014 under

  Travel the world with soup at your side! These delicious international recipes are just perfect for fall weather. From Italy's Tuscan Bean to India's Mulligatawny and Mexico's Tortilla, learn to create healthy, flavorful...

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Fork Fest Dishes Up Fall Flavors

by (TSzakal)

Submitted 10-31-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

The 4th Annual Fork Fest extravaganza took place recently on Grand Rapids’ northeast side. It was orchestrated by Local First and hosted by Romence Gardens, highlighting over 40 local farms, vendors and restaurants. The event...

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Indoor Trick-or-Treat at Pilgrim Manor

by (Pilgrim Manor)

Submitted 10-15-2014 under

Looking for an indoor Trick-or-Treat this year? We are holding our Annual Trick-or-Treat on October 31st, from 4:30 to 5:45 pm. Stop by to load up your child's candy bag and snack on some donuts & cider from Robinette's before going door...

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First apples of season donated to Food Bank

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 08-28-2014 under NONPROFITS

Instead of throwing a party, Riveridge Produce Marketing, a West Michigan apple grower, packer and sales company, decided to celebrate their 25th anniversary by feeding the hungry. On Wednesday morning, they invited volunteers from Feeding America...

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Color celebrated in this fall's Picturesque gallery

by (Holly)

Submitted 10-04-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Our city comes alive with color this time of year. Between the veritable onslaught of art at ArtPrize and the changing of the seasons signified by leaves becoming brilliant yellows, reds, oranges and purples, we've got a lot of color around us....

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