The Rapidian


2011 from a local politico's eyes

Submitted 12-21-2011 under OPINION

If you didn't know what a "funicular" was before this year, you should know now. The unique addition to John Ball Zoo is just one of many things making headlines in local government this past year. Read on to learn more!


Actors' Theatre wraps Tony Award-winning Spring Awakening with two sold out shows

Submitted 12-19-2011 under OPINION

Actors' Theatre wrapped their run of Spring Awakening this past weekend. This is a review of the Friday, December 16th performance at Spectrum Theater.


The Rapidian gets very local, weekly

Submitted 12-19-2011 under OPINION

We've created a weekly newsletter for our readers that will provide a chance to see at a glance some of the most noted stories of the week. But it's not just a list of stories anymore!


Introducing Creston's Youth News Bureau

Submitted 12-16-2011 under NONPROFITS

Creston Neighborhood Association introduces a news bureau to give a voice to the youth of Grand Rapids


Ed Niño's New Leaf

Submitted 12-15-2011 under OPINION

A review of New Leaf, the third and most recent studio album by local rapper Ed Niño.


New internships posted with opportunities to be part of The Rapidian

Submitted 12-13-2011 under OPINION

New internships have been made available for next semester and are open to the general public and students from all majors and colleges


So this is Grand Rapids

Submitted 12-12-2011 under OPINION

Follow my story as I get to know Grand Rapids and help me find new places, new people and new adventures.


"All.I.Can.:" A ski film with a message

Submitted 12-08-2011 under OPINION

On December 10th, Sherpas Cinema makes a stop in Grand Rapids at the Wealthy Theatre to present All.I.Can. as part of its national tour. All.I.Can is an extreme ski film of spectacular cinematography with a green message.


Unemployment Action Day comes to Grand Rapids

Submitted 12-07-2011 under OPINION

We are the People will host a demonstration at the office of Congressman Justin Amash downtown. Local activists will march through downtown in support.


Reserve: the best restaurant you've been neglecting

Submitted 12-02-2011 under OPINION

Reserve proves both creative and technically sound in its Restaurant Week debut.