The Rapidian

Economy & Business

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.

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Become a Certified Tourism Ambassador

Submitted 07-16-2013 under NEWS

Certified Tourism Ambassadors are wanted to assist Grand Rapids visitors and residents as they navigate toward area attractions.

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Blue Bridge by GVSU undergoing $1.35 Million reconstruction [PHOTO ESSAY]

Submitted 07-16-2013 under NEWS

The City of Grand Rapids is preserving the life of our well-known Blue Bridge, and pedestrians should be able to walk it mid-August once again. Our Rapidian photographer Owen Fifield got a sneak peek at what's going on inside the temporary covering.

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New signs pop up in Wealthy Street business district

Submitted 07-16-2013 under NEWS

Located between Fuller Avenue and Union Avenue, the new Wealthy Street signs serve as place maker for neighborhood businesses.

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Emerging nonprofit professionals tackle healthcare inequality

Submitted 07-16-2013 under NEWS

YNPN, an organization designed to support young professionals in the nonprofit field, is holding a Conversation Starter about health equity with Shannon Wilson this Thursday.

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Downtown Development Authority approves parklet amendment

Submitted 07-10-2013 under NEWS

The Downtown Development Authority has approved an amendment to the Streetscape Improvement Incentive Program as a first step to the creation of parklets in Downtown Grand Rapids.

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Tell the Awesome Foundation about your ideas

Submitted 07-09-2013 under NEWS

Dedicated to spreading awesome since Nov. 2011

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Elk Brewing under full construction

Submitted 07-09-2013 under NEWS

Eric Karns and Taylor Carroll are working to expand Grand Rapids' brewery market at 700 Wealthy Street SE.

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Creating a fresh community at the Downtown Market

Submitted 07-02-2013 under PLACE-MATTERS

The Downtown Market is bringing vibrancy to a dormant part of the downtown and creating a community through business, events and classes for all ages.

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GR Makers support ideas, collaboration

Submitted 07-02-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Join the free social gatherings Wednesday night at 6 p.m. at 401 Hall Street SW to share ideas and meet fellow makers.

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