The Rapidian

Grand Rapid's North East Neighborhood

In Season Report: February 20, 2021

Submitted 02-19-2021 under NONPROFITS

The weather forecast may be calling for more snow, but the market forecast is calling for local produce, farm-fresh products, and handmade goods! So, grab your winter gear, and don’t forget your mask, and head down to the market!


Community updates: Friday, Feb. 19

Submitted 02-19-2021 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids launches survey tool to regularly collect quick resident feedback; Grand Rapids Public Library tentatively reopening branches on Feb. 24; Kent County Health Department reports continued decline in county’s COVID-19 case growth; and more.


Organic Lawn Care Continues to Grow in Grand Rapids

Submitted 02-16-2021 under NONPROFITS

Growing Green and Midwest Grows Green equips local lawn care companies to meet rising demand for organic services.


In Season Report: February 13, 2021

Submitted 02-12-2021 under NONPROFITS

It’s going to be another beautiful snowy weekend in Grand Rapids so throw on your snow pants and head down to the Market! Shop from over 25 vendors offering the best local fare and handmade goods in town.


Community updates: Friday, Feb. 12

Submitted 02-12-2021 under NEWS

Mayor Bliss to deliver virtual State of the City address on Feb. 16; three Grand Rapids parks lit with luminary pathways for Valentine’s Day weekend; The Rapid continues paper ticket phase-out with end of 10-ride paper tickets; and more.


Grand Rapids' Homeless Outreach Team to expand, launch public data dashboard

Submitted 02-11-2021 under LOCAL LIFE

With the addition of another police-firefighter pair, the HOT aims to engage more people experiencing homelessness within the city. Its eventual launch of a data dashboard will track its outcomes.


In Season Report: February 6, 2021

Submitted 02-05-2021 under NONPROFITS

Grab your hat, mittens, and boots, it’s going to be a cold one at the Market this weekend. Despite the snowy weather, we WILL be open this Saturday! Shop from over 30 vendors offering the best local fare and handmade goods in town.


Community updates: Thursday, Feb. 4

Submitted 02-04-2021 under NEWS

Local museums, library celebrating Black History Month with online events; Grand Rapids Fire Department forms community education team to improve fire prevention; LaughFest returns for mostly-virtual 2021 festival in March; and more.


Great Decisions series tackles North Korea, COVID, the melting Arctic, and African independence

Submitted 02-03-2021 under NONPROFITS

Eight straight weeks of global awareness begins on February 8 as the World Affairs Council of Western Michigan again presents "Great Decisions"


In Season Report: January 30, 2021

Submitted 01-29-2021 under NONPROFITS

Don't miss another chance to shop during Second Season! Over 30 vendors will be here to provide you with the freshest, local fare and handmade goods in town.