Fulton Street Farmers Market to host summer solstice party

by (Sara Ransom)

Submitted 06-17-2014 under NEWS

To celebrate the market’s new facilities and the recent growing season, the Fulton Street Farmers Market is hosting a summer solstice party on June 21 from 5-8 p.m. at the market. For a $25 minimum donation, attendees can enjoy appetizers...

[read more]

The Bandit Queen to provide taste of ramen at 11th annual Local First Street Party

by (lisadebone)

Submitted 06-03-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

The 11th annual Local First Street Party, presented by Founders Brewing Company, will be kicking off summer this Saturday. The festival of local food, drink, entertainment and music will begin at 3 p.m. outside of Bistro Bella Vita. Small business...

[read more]

Two Summer Retreats for Praying through Art

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 06-02-2014 under NONPROFITS

SUMMER RETREAT FOR WOMEN: WRITING AS SPIRITUAL PRACTICE 086-051 Welcome all women who love to write! This is the third year for this very popular retreat. Ideal for newcomers and veterans alike, our theme in 2014 is "The Heart's Longing....

[read more]

Dueling pianos perform at Concerts in the Park

by (magical)

Submitted 07-29-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

It was a nice summer evening with a cool breeze for a Concerts in the Park event held at Lamar Park in Wyoming, Michigan. The July 16 concert was perfromed by The Yellow Brick Road Dueling Pianos. The concert was from 7 to 9 p.m. "We've...

[read more]

Cabin-Time heads west

by (empichot)

Submitted 07-08-2013 under NEWS

Cabin-Time is an opportunity to leave the world behind and discover another one. Twice a year since January 2012, Cabin-Time has brought artists, photographers, writers, designers, chefs and every other kind of creative from all around the country...

[read more]

CYC to celebrate young writers, new center

by (Waltonm)

Submitted 06-13-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

On Saturday, Jun. 15, the Creative Youth Center (CYC) is having a party to celebrate the grand opening of their new location. This gives neighbors and citizens a chance to have fun, check out their facilities and meet the people in the organization...

[read more]

Picturesque: And the winner is...

by (Chelsea)

Submitted 08-12-2012 under OPINION

Earlier this summer, The Rapidian teamed up with The Grand Rapids Press and MLive to create a multi-platform, interactive summer contest. The people of Grand Rapids were asked to submit photos to The Rapidian site of any and all things relating to...

[read more]

Summer Picturesque launches with MLive collaboration, contest

by (Chelsea)

Submitted 07-02-2012 under NEWS

The Rapidian's next Picturesque will run the entire month of July, asking Grand Rapidians to submit photos around a central theme: Summer Lovin'. This includes the beach, pool, vacation spots, summer scenery, food and drinks, holidays and...

[read more]

Catalyst Radio: GRCF summer jobs program connecting youth with nonprofits

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 06-26-2012 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this episode of Catalyst Radio we highlight the Youth Summer Jobs Program of Grand Rapids Community Foundation. Katelyn Sandor and Roberta King...

[read more]

So this is Grand Rapids: Summertime

by (kcaralis)

Submitted 06-15-2012 under VOICES

When I was planning this article I thought I’d explore and try to experience Grand Rapids’ summer. “They’ll have forgotten all these great places in town,” I thought. “They’ll love the reminder!” I...

[read more]