Season's greetings and what Picturesque shows us about Rapidians so far

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 12-21-2010 under OPINION

It's been half a week since Picturesque went up, and we've gotten over 30 submissions in the meantime. A few things that are coming across in the photos: Even in the winter, Grand Rapidians feel a strong connection to the lake. When I tell folks I...

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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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GRIID Winter Classes

by (nickmanes)

Submitted 01-08-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

For the last several years, the Grand Rapids Institute for Information and Democracy (GRIID)  has been putting on classes to help spread awareness of important current issues.  Starting in late January they will be offering two classes...

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West Michigan TACO BELL Hosts Coat Drive for Local Boys & Girls Clubs

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 12-10-2009 under NONPROFITS

Bring in any new or gently used coat to a participating West Michigan Taco Bell and receive a FREE Combo!   Grand Rapids, MI: The local Taco Bell owners in Western Michigan will be collecting coats in almost 50 local Taco Bell restaurants...

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Local Group Seeks to Assist Plight of Outdoor Animals in Winter

by (mdhoyt)

Submitted 11-06-2009 under NEWS

It is estimated by local animal welfare groups that in Grand Rapids alone, hundreds of companion animals are left to fend for themselves against the cold each winter. Without proper shelter and care, frostbite, hypothermia and death can overtake our...

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