Picturesque ends, sets new record

by (Chelsea)

Submitted 05-02-2012 under OPINION

This spring's Picturesque gallery was open for submissions during the entire month of April, asking people to share Signs of Spring. We left it wide open and the responses made it clear what "Spring" looks like to the people of Grand...

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Terry Johnston: Life through pink-rimmed glasses

by (Mark Spohn)

Submitted 10-12-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

Terry Johnston stands at the front of a classroom, safely behind his MacBook Pro. Many would decline the opportunity to be interviewed by a room full of college level writers, as college students can be rather daunting. Vintage pink-rimmed glasses,...

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[MAP] Picturesquing about town

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 05-18-2011 under OPINION

Two weeks ago, we launched the spring edition of Picturesque, a community photo collaboration that collects images around the theme, "in plain sight." "What do we Grand Rapidians notice that we think others miss?" we asked. Forty-nine images later...

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Literacy Center Draws on Family Fun

by (LiteracyCenter)

Submitted 04-26-2011 under NONPROFITS

Everyone got in on the fun at the Literacy Center of West Michigan's Family Activity Night. Parents, children, and staff all played a hilarious game of Pictionary to showcase artistic talents, and to draw upon vocabulary skills. To play...

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Winter photos: Someone must know which street this is

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 12-30-2010 under OPINION

A couple of weeks ago, The Rapidian and The Grand Rapids Press launched their respective winter photo projects. On our part, we asked Rapidians to share what there is to love about West Michigan winters. The Press opted for a caption...

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Catalyst Radio: Winter photo collaboration - GRPress and The Rapidian

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 12-17-2010 under NONPROFITS

Darin Estep of The Grand Rapids Press is  in the Catalyst Radio studio to recap the processes our two organizations shared in collaborating on winter photo projects. The Press is holding a winter photo caption competition while The Rapidian is...

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A picturesque show-and-tell: What do you like about West Michigan winters?

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 12-14-2010 under OPINION

From The Rapidian staff: Snow banks. Rust. Black ice and endless gray. The grumbling has commenced, so let's mix it up. Fellow Rapidians, what do you love about West Michigan winters? This Thursday, Dec. 16, is the start of The Rapidian's first...

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Sisters in Social Media

by (grdominicans)

Submitted 04-16-2010 under NONPROFITS

We've finally taken the plunge into the social media arena. The Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids now have a facebook fan page at www.facebook.com/dominicansistersgrandrapids . If you are not a facebook member, you can still click on ...

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