The Rapidian

Economy & Business

Grand Rapidians asked to pressure Senator Stabenow to support fair farm rules

Submitted 09-27-2011 under NEWS

Food & Water Watch met Tuesday to encourage activists to call in to Senator Stabenow and ask her to support the Fair Farm Bill campaign.

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Pulitzer prize winner details discrimination against women

Submitted 09-27-2011 under NEWS

Nicholas Kristof, two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, spoke at the Diversity Lecture Series at Fountain Street Church, spoke about equitable rights for women as a worldwide issue, not just a women's issue.

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Former manufacturing employees shake off the "RUST"

Submitted 09-26-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

Years after assembly plants close, the question of "so now what?" still lingers in Michigan. Stories of those affected are turned into a play by Austin Bunn, "RUST."

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Local baker inspired to make "organic" a cornerstone of her business

Submitted 09-15-2011 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Erika Jane Hanson of Oven Mitt Bakery talks about how she got started creating treats for Rowster coffee shop and what she envisions for the future of her business.

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Brick by Brick: Grandville Avenue is Redone

Submitted 08-19-2011 under NEWS

The work on Grandville Avenue include re-paving of the brick street which is done by hand.

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CityFlats Hotel: The First Guest Tells All

Submitted 07-13-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

CityFlats, Grand Rapids' newest hotel welcomes its first guest

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Former Perkins employees stay strong, re-enter the working world

Submitted 07-04-2011 under NEWS

Grand Rapids workers lose jobs, some move on to better things while others still struggle with what comes next

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Pictures of the Kindel Furniture Factory fire

Submitted 05-09-2011 under NEWS

A large fire broke out at the Kindel Factory on the 1600 Block of S. Division

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O'Connor's Home Brew Supply to celebrate grand opening Saturday

Submitted 04-29-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

Midtown's newest neighborhood shop is about to be officially, officially open for business and looking to initiate novices into the popular DIY hobby of home brewing

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Entrepreneurs are Rapidians, too.

Submitted 04-27-2011 under OPINION

The Rapidian is preparing to welcome local business participation through specialized underwriting, funded reporting and local marketplace section.

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