The Rapidian


Pastor blends beer, theology in new book

Submitted 11-06-2012 under OPINION

Grand Rapids native Pastor Bryan Berghoef finds theology and God in discussions down the pub.


The Funky Buddha stretches its studio space

Submitted 11-02-2012 under NEWS

Everybody's favorite yoga hothouse, The Funky Buddha, is opening a second location in Holland, MI on December 1st, 2012.


GAAH Press Club votes art 2012

Submitted 10-22-2012 under NONPROFITS

The GAAH Press Club went to see ArtPrize this year. Here they review some of their favorite pieces.


New generation of local restaurateurship brings technology to dining experience

Submitted 09-14-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Johnny Brann, Jr. is forging ahead while honoring the family success in his new restaurant Kitchen 67.


"Let It Be" revisits classic Beatles repertoire

Submitted 09-14-2012 under OPINION

Musical theater troupe "Let It Be" will perform classic tunes from The Beatles at the Circle Theatre September 17.


"Num, Num!" GAAH Press Club meets What the Truck

Submitted 09-13-2012 under NONPROFITS

The GAAH Press Club got to help cook on a local food truck providing three days of lunch for a summer program at the Cook Arts Center. Here they write about the experience.


Pleasure Lies in the East: Pigeon Creek's "Antony and Cleopatra" performs at Dog Story

Submitted 08-13-2012 under OPINION

Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company performs the dense and complex "Antony and Cleopatra," giving Grand Rapids an excellent, if a little hard to follow, production of this historical romance.


El Granjero, Maggie's Kitchen highlight Bridge Street Mexican cuisine

Submitted 08-07-2012 under OPINION

In this Bridge Street Mexican food tasting experiment, the cuisine at Maggie’s Kitchen and El Granjero proves worthy, while the cuisine at Little Mexico Cafe gets into a hairy situation.


Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart blasts concertgoers into deep space

Submitted 07-27-2012 under OPINION

Mickey Hart uses sound gathered from celestial events like the big bang, black holes, and orbiting planets to form the backbone of an incredible musical experience at the Intersection.


In the battle for pad thai dominance, Angel's reigns supreme

Submitted 07-20-2012 under OPINION

In this food tasting experiment, three different chicken pad thai dishes from three downtown restaurants were tried. Several categories featuring common elements of each dish were created to judge the differences between each resaturant.