The Rapidian


Local woman running ultra-distance for charity

Submitted 06-20-2013 under NEWS

Grand Rapids' Pamela Mooty is raising money for a local nonprofit's youth outreach programs.


Electronic pop duo AOK breaks down "Tracks" for WMI

Submitted 06-19-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Kyle Sullivan and Angela B. hang out with WMI editor James Quatrine and hip-hop artist Rick Chyme.


Growing, eating, reading: New book tells story of Grand Rapids food

Submitted 06-19-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Lisa Rose Starner has written a new book about food in Grand Rapids, full of the stories of the gardens, restaurants and movements behind the culinary revolution happening in our own area.


BLOOMferments paves path for fermented foods

Submitted 06-18-2013 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

A new local organic business is creating healing concoctions through various forms of fermentation.


Local Muslim poet settles back into Grand Rapids area after six years abroad

Submitted 06-12-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Twenty-nine year old Kari Moss of Ada uses her faith and strong command of the French and English languages to compose locally touted poetry.


Dynamic arts professional has strong, clear vision for UICA's future

Submitted 06-10-2013 under OPINION

An interview with Miranda Krajniak, the recently appointed Interim Executive Director of the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts.


WMI pushes it past potential with Rick Chyme

Submitted 06-06-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Hip Hop artist Rick Chyme and keyboardist Ryan K. Wilson hang out at The Meanwhile with WMI


Six degrees of local musician Dan Fisher

Submitted 06-05-2013 under OPINION

Seven Grand Rapids bands and hundreds of shows under his belt, Dan Fisher represents music, community and happiness.


Miracle on Fulton Street: East Grand Rapids' Luke Glendening continues to elevate Griffins, defy odds

Submitted 05-24-2013 under NEWS

EGRHS graduate Luke Glendening's storybook rookie campaign for the Griffins continues his unusual road to professional hockey success.


Join us: Nonprofits find voice on The Rapidian

Submitted 05-18-2013 under NONPROFITS

The Rapidian's Nonprofit Neighbors section provides a place where we are able to tell the wonderful stories of our artists in Heartside Gallery.