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Shen Dojo promotes healing, neighborhood connection, self-empowerment

Submitted 07-30-2013 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Daniel Muschiana is dedicated to martial arts, establishing niche Heartside Neighborhood


Harvard leader in urban planning, waterfront restoration to share keys to success

Submitted 07-30-2013 under PLACE-MATTERS

Alex Krieger discusses best (and worst) practices in waterfront restoration. Krieger is slated as the guest speaker for the upcoming Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. event at Kendall College Thursday night.


Wealthy Theatre (Grand Rapids, MI) facilities info

Submitted 07-27-2013 under NONPROFITS

Information about facilities and specs for Wealthy Theatre, a multi-purpose community venue, in Grand Rapids, MI.


Thank your placemakers

Submitted 07-26-2013 under OPINION

This place matters, and The Rapidian has a way for you to thank those who are making our neighborhoods and community great.


McKay's Downtown designs variety of menus for pub, fine dining, speakeasy

Submitted 07-23-2013 under NEWS

Located at 25 Ottawa, Chef Michael McKay plans to have all doors open by the end of July.


Your Chauffeur provides new way to arrive home safe

Submitted 07-23-2013 under NEWS

Located in a 12-mile radius of Downtown Grand Rapids, Your Chauffeur is licensed to drive you home in your car for a safe ride home with your car in your driveway the next morning.


Local businesses work to become bicycle friendly

Submitted 07-23-2013 under PLACE-MATTERS

We've been working with local businesses to help them provide a bicycle-friendly workplace. Those encouraging bicycle commuting see a triple bottom line benefit to their people, planet and even profits.


Local professor to tell story of philanthropy in upcoming film

Submitted 07-18-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Salvatore Alaimo, full-time GVSU professor, spent the last five years filming a documentary that explores philanthropy and its role in society.


Tuition-free career training for in demand medical technology fields available

Submitted 07-16-2013 under NONPROFITS

The West Michigan Center for Arts and Technology (WMCAT) is enrolling students now for tuition-free career training in medical coding, medical billing and pharmacy technician.


Watch a movie at Riverside Park with your neighbors

Submitted 07-16-2013 under NEWS

Creston Neighborhood Association is hosting their second annual Movie Night on July 26. Brewery Vivant and Sweet Yo’s will have their beer and frozen yogurt available for purchase.