The Rapidian

Economy & Business

Be part of "human art" at Rosa Parks Circle May 3

Submitted 04-19-2013 under NONPROFITS

"One Minute for One Million" is your opportunity to show the world the heart of West Michigan, at noon on Friday, May 3 at Rosa Parks Circle.


Rylee's considers neighborhood needs, aesthetic with growth to West Side

Submitted 04-18-2013 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Rylee's Ace Hardware replaces abandoned gas station on West Fulton with a new neighborhood store, bringing more employment opportunities and hardware solutions to the West Side of the city.


Local labor unions explain possible effects of Right to Work legislation

Submitted 04-17-2013 under NEWS

Local unions discuss the effects of the new Right-To-Work Law.


Artist speaks of excitement for Art.Downtown.

Submitted 04-08-2013 under NONPROFITS

This event is designed to be both inclusive and approachable, making sure there is something for everyone to enjoy.


City searches for qualified Comptroller

Submitted 04-03-2013 under NEWS

Comptroller: What is it, who qualifies, and what is the City looking for in their search for a new one?


Mayor answers citizen questions, discusses search for Comptroller position

Submitted 03-29-2013 under NONPROFITS

This Monday, Mayor George Heartwell answered citizen questions on City Connection, including a video question from politics beat member Steven Davison.


GROW business owner brings Michigan-made products abroad

Submitted 03-28-2013 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women (GROW) business owner, Deb Tacoma, and her business journey are highlighted by Adrienne Asselmeier.


Eastown Antiques to match customer donations to Feeding America West Michigan

Submitted 03-28-2013 under NONPROFITS

The shop will match first $500 donated with the potential to send thousands of meals to families in need.


King Arthur Flour vice president to speak at Sustainable Business Conference

Submitted 03-18-2013 under NEWS

Steve Cochran describes the impact of sustainable, ESOP, B Corp and triple-bottom line business practices.


Enthusiastic bikers find education, resources at The Spoke Folks

Submitted 03-18-2013 under NONPROFITS

Learn about The Spoke Folks and resources we offer as well as community opportunities for bikers of all ages and skill levels.