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Still Scary After All These Years: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at Broadway Grand Rapids

Submitted 03-12-2020 under OPINION

Cody Garcia shines as the candy man in the national tour.


American Institute of Architects elevates one local architect to the College of Fellows

Submitted 03-10-2020 under NONPROFITS

American Institute of Architects elevates one local architect to the College of Fellows - Less than three percent of the architecture profession achieve AIA Fellowship.


Ethics and Religion Talk: How Do You Understand and Practice Evangelism?

Submitted 03-09-2020 under OPINION

Faith asks, “What are some forms of 'witnessing' or 'evangelism' to spread belief?”


Commissioner Ysasi makes in-studio debut on City Connection

Submitted 03-09-2020 under NEWS

Get to know new Second-Ward City Commissioner Milinda Ysasi tonight at 4pm, streaming live on GRTV, The Rapidian, and Facebook.


In Season Report: March 7, 2020

Submitted 03-06-2020 under NONPROFITS

We are slowly moving into Spring! With that comes spring cleaning + sun-shiny days spent outside. Luckily for YOU the sun is always shining at the market!


Local Pantry is Investing in Local Agriculture

Submitted 03-06-2020 under NONPROFITS

UCOM has invested over $46,000 in locally grown food since July 2017


Three vocational experts present on 'The Future of Work'

Submitted 03-05-2020 under NONPROFITS

The World Affairs Council of Western Michigan and the Kent District Library offer a free three-part series on work trends of the future


Together We Are Safe questions AmplifyGR's commitment to true community ownership

Submitted 03-04-2020 under OPINION

We at Together We Are Safe think that the Boston Square neighborhood and the greater city is likely not being served by the current plans of AmplifyGR. We think that real community planning and community land trusts take more people, more planning, more conversation, and true community control.


Ethics and Religion Talk: What is God?

Submitted 03-02-2020 under OPINION

Vaughn asks, “What is God? He/She/It?”


In Season Report: February 29, 2020

Submitted 02-28-2020 under NONPROFITS

Another month has come and gone, but the market is always here! Join us tomorrow and don't miss your chance to LEAP on over and shop from your local farm and food businesses!