The Rapidian


[MAP] Picturesquing about town

Submitted 05-18-2011 under OPINION

I've mapped most of the Picturesque contributions below, and many are clustered enough to make an afternoon of it. Imagine: a picnic lunch, a photo expedition, a lovely stroll mapped out by your Pictu


GRCMC to offer summer camps for teens

Submitted 05-17-2011 under NONPROFITS

It's a fairly easy to find camps for grade schoolers but what do you do with those teenagers? Check out the summer camps we've created for Middle and High School students!


Catalyst Radio: John Ball Zoo beneficiary of Monday's Hat Trick Concert

Submitted 05-13-2011 under NONPROFITS

John Ball Zoo Society is combatting ecophobia with their JUMP program to get youth to interact with science and nature. Hear about Monday's Hat Trick Concert beneficiary!


The full story: Writing about our community includes more than cultural events

Submitted 05-09-2011 under OPINION

The Rapidian's editor talks about the importance of "hard news" reporting: governement, infrastructure, commerce, and education are an important part of our story.


Catalyst Radio: In the Image

Submitted 05-06-2011 under NONPROFITS

In the Image serves 800 families a year and works with 32 elementary schools in the GR area. They are also a charity partner for the Fifth Third River Bank Run and will be sponsoring six recovering ad


Tonight's City Connection postponed, rescheduled for Monday, May 23

Submitted 05-02-2011 under NEWS

Got a question for Mayor Heartwell? Well, you will soon have your chance when the program airs again.


Picturesque: In plain sight

Submitted 05-02-2011 under OPINION

The dabs of violet were hardly noticeable. Who else today had spotted this shy cluster huddled by a tree? And then I had to wonder: What do we Grand Rapidians notice that we think others miss?


Catalyst Radio: VSA Michigan GR

Submitted 04-29-2011 under NONPROFITS

Executive Director Michele Suchovsky shares how the arts made it possible for a quadraplegic man to sign his name for the first time in 20 years to their 25th anniversary that will bring hundr


Catalyst Radio: Home Repair Services fostering DIY culture among homeowners

Submitted 04-22-2011 under NONPROFITS

Home Repair Services started in 1979 with home repair house calls for low-income families and has grown into six additional programs to foster a DIY ethic among homeowners.


WMEAC and GRCC to celebrate Earth Day with Earthwork Music

Submitted 04-21-2011 under NONPROFITS

The West Michigan Environmental Action Council and Grand Rapids Community College are celebrating Earth Day with a special concert featuring top acts from Earthwork Music at Fountain Street Church in