The Rapidian


Young Professionals Gala puts 'Prohibition on Cancer' to benefit American Cancer Society

Submitted 11-12-2018 under NEWS

The 2nd Annual Young Professionals Finding a Cure Gala, Putting Prohibition on Cancer in support of the American Cancer Society was held on November 9th, 2018 at the Loft at Luna in Grand Rapids, MI.


Ethics and Religion Talk: What are you grateful for? Part 1

Submitted 11-12-2018 under OPINION

Leading up to Thanksgiving next week, I invited the Ethics and Religion Talk panel to answer the question: ‘In the past year, what is the one thing in your life, in your community, in the world near or far, for which you are the most grateful?’ Here is the first set of responses. More next week!


In Season: November 9, 2018

Submitted 11-09-2018 under NONPROFITS

Happy First Day of Snow!! We'll admit we get pretty giddy about waking up to beautiful snowflakes falling from the sky. Come shop outside while admiring Mother Nature's beauty!


Profile of drag culture and where it can be found in Grand Rapids area

Submitted 11-07-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

Drag is open to everyone! In fact, that’s one of the cornerstones of drag culture: everyone is accepted.


Schuler Books celebrates teen readers with YA book talk

Submitted 11-06-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

The YA Talk at Schuler Books on 28th Street is an opportunity for readers of all ages to gather and talk about their favorite young adult books.


Frank Sinatra's biggest hits come to Grand Rapids Symphony stage in 'Sinatra and Beyond,' Nov 9-11

Submitted 11-06-2018 under NONPROFITS

Singer and pianist Tony DeSare, star of Off-Broadway show 'Our Sinatra' joins Grand Rapids Pops for salute to Ol' Blue Eyes


Neighborhood Association invites residents, businesses to 'History of Heartside' event

Submitted 11-06-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

Lend your perspective to the collective history of the charming and eclectic Heartside neighborhood at the History of Heartside Event November 8th.


Ethics and Religion Talk: Does God really hate divorce?

Submitted 11-05-2018 under OPINION

In a previous column, one of the columnists claimed that “God hate divorce.” Is that really the case? Does your tradition believe that there is no scriptural support for ending a bad marriage?


In Season: November 2, 2018

Submitted 11-02-2018 under NONPROFITS

Happy Friday at the Market! The pace of Friday's have slowed down, but we still have a great selection of products to choose from! Today we've got locally-grown mushrooms, hearty veggies, fall fruit, various greens, a diverse selection of winter squash, apples a plenty, and peppers + tomatoes!


Grand Rapids brothers create local social app to strengthen community

Submitted 11-02-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

The founders of Grand Rapids social app Yote share details on projects including artificial intelligence pairing, an opening cafe lounge, and more.