The Rapidian

The Feed

$11,000 Awarded to Local Trans Students

Submitted 08-08-2019 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids Trans Foundation awards $11k in scholarships to six local students.

view

"Hometown Champ" helps bring business to town

Submitted 08-07-2019 under NONPROFITS

For decades, the Bring It To GR program from Experience Grand Rapids has worked with local community members to draw regional and national conferences to town. In this piece, Stacey Hirvela shares her story of becoming a “Hometown Champ.”

view

Beyond Play: Art, Access, and Community Vitality

Submitted 08-06-2019 under NONPROFITS

A conversation between art and community, and the effects of Dwelling Place’s Community Arts programs.

view

City Connection - Shannon Harris of Our Community's Children joins Mayor Bliss for in-studio discussion

Submitted 08-05-2019 under NEWS

Shannon Harris form Our Community's Children's to discuss a variety of issues and topics related to children in the City of Grand Rapids.

view

Citizens launch petition drive to reform the Grand Rapids City Commission

Submitted 08-05-2019 under NEWS

The Grand Rapids Democracy Initiative aims to add five new wards to the Grand Rapids City Commission.

view

2nd Ward candidates show their lighter side in run-up to election

Submitted 08-05-2019 under NEWS

Seriously absurd forum offers audience laughs and insights

view

Ethics and Religion Talk: How Do You Feel about Interfaith [Social] Relationships

Submitted 08-05-2019 under OPINION

Saul asks: How does your tradition handle inter- and multi-faith relationships? [i.e., social and friendship relationships, see note below]

view

In Season: August 3, 2019

Submitted 08-02-2019 under NONPROFITS

We have almost 60 vendors selling a vibrant and delicious selection of Michigan-grown produce, farm products, flowers + plants, and handmade artisan goods. Come treat yourself + your senses to a leisurely stroll through the Market. Open until 2!

view

National Night Out in the Heartside Downtown Neighborhood

Submitted 07-30-2019 under NONPROFITS

A sense of community has the power to create an atmosphere of pride and belonging. In the Heartside Neighborhood, community events such as National Night Out are more than just food and games.

view

Volunteering Enhances Communities and Connections

Submitted 07-29-2019 under NONPROFITS

Volunteers, residents, and communities come together to beautify places and meet new faces at volunteer functions.

view

Browse