The Rapidian


Eat the Weeds: ReWilding the Spring Salad

Submitted 05-26-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

Head out this Memorial Day weekend and try something new for the Picnic Basket: A re-wilded salad


Cultivating A Sense of Place: Becoming a Forager & Land Steward

Submitted 05-11-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

The uncultivated spaces around us offer many different plants that can be used as wild foods and herbal preparations to keep us well, and spring is an excellent time to learn to forage.


Historical Society to explore library's special historical collection on Grand Rapids Thursday night

Submitted 05-03-2011 under NONPROFITS

Special presentation "Lost and Found at the Grand Rapids Public Library" highlights the library's significant collection on local history at the Grand Rapids Historical Society's annual banquet


May Day is for workers and soup - Live coverage of Sunday Soup #13

Submitted 04-29-2011 under NEWS

Sunday Soup is a mini-granting program organized by The DAAC. The event starts at 6 p.m. this Sunday, and live coverage begins at 6:15 p.m. Four contenders will be duking it out, ladle style.


Yesterdog: A photo essay

Submitted 04-25-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

A photo essay and description of the graffiti found in Yesterdog.


Rapid Revolution to kick off Rapid Yes initiative

Submitted 04-13-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

Rapid Revolution concert scheduled for April 16 at Rosa Parks Circle


Art.Downtown. is in Need of Volunteers!

Submitted 04-01-2011 under NONPROFITS

Art.Downtown. is in search of volunteers to help hand out maps and guide visitors through the venues on April 15, the night of the event.


Sunday Soup #12: A full year of soups

Submitted 03-27-2011 under NEWS

The time has come: the last Sunday of the month. Three proposals are up for Sunday Soup #12, and the potluck-minigrant event will be covered live starting at 6:15 p.m. today.


Skeptics in the Pub at Brewery Vivant on February 25th

Submitted 03-24-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

Skeptics meet for beer and conversation.