The Rapidian


Story Matters: Raymond Schulte talks about how the Medical Mile saved his life

Submitted 08-27-2013 under NEWS

At Ah Nab Awen Park this past Friday, Schulte shared his stories and what he appreciates about Grand Rapids, and talks about how he compares this place to the other city he's lived in- Detroit.


Join the conversation on urban food innovation

Submitted 08-27-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Lisa Rose Starner, author of "Grand Rapids Food: A Culinary Revolution" will be leading a community conversation on urban food innovation this Thursday at the downtown branch of the Grand Rapids Public Library


The Spoke Folks seeks nominations for Board of Directors

Submitted 08-20-2013 under NEWS

As The Spoke Folks files their 501c3, they are looking for active members of the community who understand their mission


Local 5K run to raise awareness about health and fitness

Submitted 08-14-2013 under NEWS

The Grand Rapids African American Health Institute to host 5k run.


Tree Huggers celebrates three years with new initiative

Submitted 08-13-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

This week Tree Huggers grocer on Wealthy Street celebrates 3 years with the launch of a new consultation service.


Halfway there, Million Meal March presses on

Submitted 08-09-2013 under NONPROFITS

Food Bank hosts second 10K Trail Hike to aid locals struggling with hunger.


Teens wrestle with power

Submitted 08-09-2013 under NONPROFITS

Teens going through GR Initiative for Leaders' ACTIVATE justice curriculum are examining how they can have a positive impact on local justice issues,


Spectrum Health to open Community Medicine Clinic for uninsured, underinsured

Submitted 08-02-2013 under NEWS

Spectrum Health Medical Group's new clinic will open Monday, August 5 with access to primary as well as mental care for those who wouldn't otherwise have access to proper medical attention.


Grant awarded to Grand Rapids to encourage bicycle safety

Submitted 07-30-2013 under NEWS

The Michigan Department of Transportation awarded the City of Grand Rapids a three year bike grant for a program intended to improve bicycle safety, knowledge of responsibilities and promote share the road culture.


Shen Dojo promotes healing, neighborhood connection, self-empowerment

Submitted 07-30-2013 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Daniel Muschiana is dedicated to martial arts, establishing niche Heartside Neighborhood