The Rapidian

Review

Staying true to your roots at Gaia Cafe

Submitted 04-25-2014 under OPINION

Long-standing vegetarian restaurant Gaia Cafe in East Hills offers up dishes forged from the earth, heavy with leafy greens, root vegetables and legumes.

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Choo Choo Grill still wows with its burgers after 68 years

Submitted 04-22-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Located on the corner of Plainfield and Leonard, the Choo Choo Grill allows visitors to indulge in classic cheeseburgers in a tight-knit environment.

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The Bourbon-Barrel Beer Report: beer lovers compare local, regional, national brews

Submitted 03-31-2014 under OPINION

A beer expert and two beer enthusiasts convened to sip and discuss three brews: Founder’s Kentucky Breakfast Stout, New Holland’s Dragon’s Milk and Blue Mountain’s Dark Hollow. See what they thought of the brews here.

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"Our Vinyl Weighs a Ton" now showing at UICA

Submitted 03-21-2014 under NONPROFITS

A film review of "Our Vinyl Weighs a Ton,"

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Struggling young talent discovers herself in Adult World

Submitted 03-19-2014 under OPINION

Now showing at the UICA, Adult World follows a young hopeful poet trying to find her place in the real world.

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Les Miserables continues to draw crowds at Civic Theatre

Submitted 03-18-2014 under OPINION

The broadway musical Les Miserables performed at Grand Rapids Civic Theatre puts on a show of epic proportions.

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Reshaping perspectives: The Rocket takes on culture in a new way

Submitted 03-05-2014 under OPINION

"The Rocket" is a story of youth, culture, tradition, and community in Laos, featuring confident performances and brilliant wilderness settings.

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The Paczki Report: Local paczki go head to head

Submitted 03-03-2014 under OPINION

Six local Rapidians gathered to compare six different Paczki: everything from Meijer to a homemade version to Bartz Bakery in the Detroit area. They rated and compared their results here.

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Big Bad Wolves Now Showing at UICA

Submitted 02-18-2014 under NONPROFITS

A review of the film, Big Bad Wolves, now showing at UICA film theater

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Review: The Green Well

Submitted 01-01-2014 under OPINION

Though occasionally stellar, The Green Well remains inconsistent.

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