The Rapidian


In Season Report: August 8, 2020

Submitted 08-07-2020 under NONPROFITS

Come celebrate National Farmers Market Week with us this Saturday! Shop from over 55 local vendors + stock up on your favorite fresh, in season Michigan produce.


It's a Beautiful World: Remembering The Great Daryl Nathan

Submitted 08-06-2020 under LOCAL LIFE

Local artist Corey Ruffin captures his most vivid memories of the legendary Grand Rapids performer, who has sadly passed in recent weeks.


Ethics and Religion Talk: Does Your Tradition Support the Separation Between Church and State? part 1

Submitted 08-03-2020 under OPINION

Taylor asks, “Do you believe in a separation of church and state?”


In Season Report: August 1, 2020

Submitted 07-31-2020 under NONPROFITS

Hello August! Come celebrate the beginning of the month with us by shopping for local fruits, veggies and food products. Don’t miss out on this season’s harvest before it’s too late!


Ethics and Religion Talk: What did Clergy do during the Pandemic?

Submitted 07-27-2020 under OPINION

This week’s question: “How did your role as minister/pastor/rabbi/faith leader/Imam changed during the COVID-19 pandemic? Do you think any of the changes in your Church/Temple/Synagogue/Mosque will be permanent, or do you hope to return to a pre-pandemic normal?”


Builders Exchange of Michigan's 64th Annual Golf Outing to Benefit Guiding Light's Back to Work Program

Submitted 07-27-2020 under NONPROFITS

Builders Exchange of Michigan will host its 64th Bart Austhof Memorial Golf Outing to benefit Guiding Light’s Back to Work program on Monday, Aug. 31. The annual event features a new location with two 18-hole courses.


In Season Report: July 25, 2020

Submitted 07-24-2020 under NONPROFITS

Experience the joy of an early Saturday morning at the market! Get out tomorrow to enjoy the gorgeous weather and take home some delicious local food.


John Lewis joined other religious leaders in the call for justice

Submitted 07-24-2020 under NONPROFITS

The death of civil rights leader John Lewis reminds us of the events of 1965 in Selma and the religious leaders who were involved. Jon Meacham shares his reflections.


Ethics and Religion Talk: What are the Benefits of Religion?

Submitted 07-20-2020 under OPINION

Taylor asks, “What are the benefits of someone choosing to practice a religion?”


WWII Vets Sought for Greatest Generation Remembrance

Submitted 07-20-2020 under NEWS

The 75th anniversary of the end of WWII will be commemorated with events at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum September 1-2