The Rapidian


Festival of the Arts announces honorary co-chairs for 50th year

Submitted 09-10-2018 under NONPROFITS

Festival of the Arts announces its honorary co-chairs for the event’s 50th year – Glenn Del Vecchio, Executive Director for Grand Rapids Ballet and James Sofranko, the new Artistic Director for Grand Rapids Ballet. The two were selected to celebrate the link to the very first Festival of the Arts.


In Season: September 7, 2018

Submitted 09-07-2018 under NONPROFITS

It's not fall yet, although it's starting to feel more like it with these cool mornings and winter squash + apples on vendor stands. Whether your looking for fresh produce, meat, eggs, dairy, or Michigan made food products we've got a little bit of everything for you today and this weekend.


Grand Rapids Downtown Market celebrates fifth anniversary with community birthday party

Submitted 09-04-2018 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Downtown Market celebrates its fifth anniversary this week with four days of special deals and promotions leading up to a free fifth birthday party event to celebrate with the community on Saturday, September 8, 2018.


Bridge Street Market, the new market for everyone

Submitted 09-04-2018 under OPINION

It's with great excitement to announce that the Bridge Street Market held its grand opening on Wednesday, August 29 in the Westside. The wait has been long for residents who witnessed the land remain abandoned after the Moctezuma store closed its doors.


​Bridge Street Market, nuevo mercado para todos en la calle Bridge

Submitted 09-04-2018 under OPINION

Es con mucha emoción anunciar que el Bridge Street Market celebró su gran apertura el pasado miércoles 29 de agosto en el Oeste de Grand Rapids. Fue larga la espera para residentes quienes fueron testigos del terreno que se mantuvo abandonado después de que la tienda Moctezuma cerrara sus puertas.


In Season: August 31, 2018

Submitted 08-31-2018 under NONPROFITS

Come stock up on locally grown, raised, and/or created products for your Labor Day weekend! We've got such a wonderful selection of vendors that will have more than what you need for your camping trip, family get together, or fun day with friends!


57th traditional Pow Wow to take place September 8-9 at Riverside Park

Submitted 08-28-2018 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Valley American Indian Lodge invites the community to the 57th Traditional Pow Wow. Whether it is your first time at a pow wow or your tenth, you will enjoy the excitement, the color, the dancing, drumming, crafts and food!


In Season: August 24, 2018

Submitted 08-24-2018 under NONPROFITS

Cool, summer mornings at the Market make for a very pleasant shopping experience! With peppers, tomatoes, and eggplants in season the booths are just bursting with color! We also have a wonderful selection of Michigan raised meats, eggs, and dairy products, and locally made food products.


In Season: August 17, 2018

Submitted 08-17-2018 under NONPROFITS

We've got a great plethora of vendors on this beautiful Friday morning! You can expect to find some colorful in season favorites such as tomatoes, watermelon, peppers, corn, eggplant, and peaches.


In Season: August 10, 2018

Submitted 08-10-2018 under NONPROFITS

Mother Nature has been kind to us for National Farmers Market Week, with the sun shining bright + a nice breeze blowing through the Market! We've got an abundance of locally-grown produce (apple season is starting!), meat, eggs, and dairy, Michigan-created food products, and handmade goods!