Grand Rapids

Community updates: Wednesday, Sept. 8

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 09-08-2021 under NEWS

GRCC, Grand Valley receive $1.2M grants to help local adults earn college degrees Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC) and Grand Valley State University (GVSU) have each received five-year, $1.2 million grants from the U.S. Department of Education...

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What's at the Market: Saturday, September 4, 2021

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 09-03-2021 under NONPROFITS

Deep purple eggplants and plums, red, orange, and green hued tomatoes and peppers, sweet yellow corn and much more are filling the stalls right now! The beginning of September provides an abundance of variety amongst the in season produce grown in...

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Community updates: Thursday, Sept. 2

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 09-02-2021 under NEWS

Blandford Nature Center celebrating late founder with four-day exhibit Blandford Nature Center (BNC) is inviting the public to join in the celebration of the life and achievements of its founder Dr. Mary Jane Dockeray, who passed away in Grand...

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What's at the Market: Saturday, August 28, 2021

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 08-27-2021 under NONPROFITS

Pears, peaches, plums, oh my! The Market is flooded with gorgeous colors, enticing aromas, and delicious flavors. The end of August fills our stalls with an abundance of variety amongst the in season produce. But all good things must come to an end...

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Community updates: Thursday, Aug. 26

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 08-26-2021 under NEWS

The Rapid begins bus service changes on Aug. 30 Bus service changes are coming to The Rapid on Aug. 30, the transit service announced. The changes include increased service frequency for some routes, a couple route eliminations, renumberings, and...

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What's at the Market: Saturday, August 21, 2021

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 08-20-2021 under NONPROFITS

As summer draws to its’ inevitable end, there is still much to be enjoyed at the Market. Plums, peaches, and sweet corn are still in abundance, along with many other in-season produce. Not sure what to cook this week? The Market stalls are...

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Community updates: Thursday, Aug. 19

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 08-19-2021 under NEWS

Kent District Library launching streaming platform for local musicians Kent District Library (KDL) has announced it will be launching a new streaming platform featuring West Michigan musicians, set for later this year. Called KDL Vibes, the platform...

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Community updates: Friday, Aug. 13

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 08-13-2021 under NEWS

Fiesta Mexicana returning to downtown Grand Rapids next month An annual celebration of Mexican culture is back in downtown Grand Rapids next month, taking place for the community over three days at Calder Plaza. Hosted by the Mexican Heritage...

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What's at the Market: Saturday, August 14, 2021

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 08-13-2021 under NONPROFITS

We are halfway through Main Season already, but the fresh produce continues to flow through the Market. This is the time of year we wait for all winter long! So, what are you waiting for?! Get down here tomorrow and enjoy every bit of Peak Season...

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Community updates: Friday, Aug. 6

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 08-06-2021 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Police Chief Eric Payne to retire next year Grand Rapids Police Chief Eric Payne will be retiring in early 2022, he publicly announced on Tuesday. His retirement comes after more than three decades with the department and assuming...

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