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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.


Division Avenue Arts Collective to close its doors, begin search for new location

Submitted 07-25-2013 under NEWS

After nearly a decade at 115 Division Avenue South, the Division Avenue Arts Collective (DAAC) will see its doors close on July 31.


In Season: July 27, 2013

Submitted 07-24-2013 under NONPROFITS

Sweet Corn, Peaches, and Heirlooms- OH MY!


Open Projector Showcase displays diverse local films

Submitted 07-24-2013 under NEWS

UICA hosted a 100 minute-long film festival with Q&A with the filmmakers.


Daredevil Circus builds cooperative community for City Lights

Submitted 07-22-2013 under OPINION

Last weekend, the City Lights Music Festival included a circus troupe among its performers. This conversation and photo essay of their performance give a window into what goes into creating their performance.


Taste of Grand Rapids event to host 25 local restaurants, live entertainment

Submitted 07-18-2013 under NEWS

Fifth Third Ballpark is expecting over 30,000 people this weekend at this year's event to enjoy food and live music.


City Lights Music Festival aims to entertain with light, sound show

Submitted 07-18-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

The City Lights Music Festival will incorporate lights, music and art in a two-day event in the heart of Downtown Grand Rapids on July 19 and 20.


Grand Rapids-based band Field ready for listeners

Submitted 07-17-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

As the local group plays more shows, they also seek to evolve their sound, and invite you along.


The Bard is Back

Submitted 07-16-2013 under NONPROFITS

Heritage Theatre Group presents <I> The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)</I>


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.