The Rapidian

Economy & Business

Mayor Heartwell to host live call-in show Monday night at 5pm

Submitted 03-05-2012 under NEWS

Got a question for Mayor Heartwell? The first Monday of every month is your opportunity to interact with Grand Rapid's most prominent elected official.

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Urban market comes to Heartside

Submitted 02-08-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

After two years, plans for a year-round urban market are finally becoming a reality.

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Catalyst Radio: PaleoRadio seeks critical conversation without being divisive

Submitted 02-03-2012 under NEWS

WPRR's PaleoRadio is using new media to take its reach beyond Grand Rapids, across the country and to other continents

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Grand Rapids parking goes electric

Submitted 01-31-2012 under NEWS

Electric charging stations come to multiple Grand Rapids locations.

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Edmond: Transforming walls to bridges

Submitted 01-25-2012 under NEWS

Haitian businessman Ralph Edmond shares ideas on how to help his country.

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Catalyst Radio: Internet legislation protested with web blackouts

Submitted 01-20-2012 under NEWS

Community Media Center took a lead locally in a national coordinated blackout of websites Wednesday. The action was to bring awareness to bills currently in Congress. Learn about the bills and why so many participated.

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January Series starts 25th year at Calvin College

Submitted 01-03-2012 under NEWS

Once again, Calvin College provides -free to the public- daily speakers for the month of January with a variety of topics and presentations.

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Pleasant Park receives $300,000 development award

Submitted 12-08-2011 under NEWS

The project receives the first in a series of critical grants to transform an abandoned parking lot into a neighborhood park.

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Want to talk to Mother Nature? Now, there's an app for that.

Submitted 12-07-2011 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Grand Rapids tech wizards AJ Paschka and Andy Weber promise to weave weather into our lives in a whole new way through their Weather Collage smartphone app.

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Shop new West Michigan

Submitted 12-01-2011 under NONPROFITS

An invitation to West Michigan business owners, plans to promote holiday shopping in Holland, and an open house for holiday shopping.

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