The Rapidian


Michigan loses core of apple crop

Submitted 11-28-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Despite losses, West Michigan cider mills are pushing through this season with hope for next season.


GAAH Press Club meets Trace Adkins

Submitted 11-28-2012 under NONPROFITS

The GAAH Press Club had an interview with Trace Adkins. Here they write about their experience.


Navajo student uses art to send message to her tribe

Submitted 11-28-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Calvin student Chantelle Yazzie used sugar to tell her friends and family about the dangers of obesity and diabetes.


West Michigan Indie talks to Jake Down

Submitted 11-27-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

WMI drank some Mulligan's Stews with Jake Down.


West Michigan Indie Podcast hangs out with Alexis & Tokyo Morose

Submitted 11-20-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

WMI dranks some Cherry Berry Thrilla at Founders with Alexi & Tokyo Morose


Mitten Brewing Co. prepares for grand opening with creative brewmaster

Submitted 11-16-2012 under NEWS

Robert Wanhatalo is brewmaster at the recently opened Mitten Brewing Co. He talks about his apprenticeship at The Hideout and the joys of brewing in Grand Rapids.


Jewel in our crown stepping down: Leader in sex education to retire from Planned Parenthood after 38 years

Submitted 11-13-2012 under NONPROFITS

PPWNM proudly, fondly and reluctantly bids farewell to Vice President of Education and Leadership Development Janis A. Lunquist, MA after 38 years of service. Lunquist is widely recognized as an expert in sexuality education, even appearing on The Oprah Winfrey Show.


West Michigan Indie Podcast talks to Ryan Miloch

Submitted 11-12-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

WMI got down to the bottom of things with Ryan Miloch of Sleepology.


West Michigan Indie Podcast: Episode #18- The Crane Wives

Submitted 11-06-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

WMI had a riot hanging out with The Crane Wives


Andrew Castagne opens up The Shallows Art Gallery to community

Submitted 11-01-2012 under OPINION

Andrew Castagne is the new owner and operator of The Shallows Art Gallery in west Grand Rapids. The grand opening of the gallery took place on August 10. Castagne warmly welcomes local, upcoming artists and musicians to come and share what they have to offer.