The Rapidian


Griffins, fans gear up for Great Skate Winterfest

Submitted 01-07-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

The Great Skate Winterfest will be held at Rosa Parks Circle this weekend.


City leaders, children celebrate groundbreaking at Griff's IceHouse

Submitted 11-29-2012 under NEWS

The Grand Rapids Griffins Youth Foundation, the City of Grand Rapids, and DP Fox Sports and Entertainment celebrate the groundbreaking of a new multipurpose room at Griff's Ice House


For Women Only: Gazelle Girl Races Coming

Submitted 11-29-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Gazelle Sports is sponsoring Grand Rapids' first all female road races this spring.


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.


How the NHL lockout affects the Griffins

Submitted 10-05-2012 under OPINION

The ongoing National Hockey League lockout will both benefit and hurt the Griffins during the upcoming season.


Grand Raggidy Roller Girls gear up for fall season

Submitted 09-14-2012 under NEWS

Grand Raggidy Roller Girls get ready for their next season, and talk about what makes roller derby so great.


Fishing and entrepreneurship: Miles Smith and the BAHRS

Submitted 08-09-2012 under OPINION

Miles Smith's unconventional journey to creating The Break Away Hook Release System (B.A.H.R.S)


Color Run comes to Grand Rapids, benefits local charity

Submitted 06-28-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

The colorful 5k visits over 40 cities this year, making a stop in downtown Grand Rapids this August.


Tenth annual Tour de Westside to benefit Steepletown Neighborhood Services

Submitted 03-30-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Beers, bikes and Westside bars: bicycle pub crawl to take place on April 28th, 2012.


The Spoke Folks: Cooperative biking community

Submitted 03-22-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Jay Niewiek looks to further The Spoke Folks, a cooperative biking community with the intentions of engaging and supporting the biking community and making biking affordable and available for all people in Grand Rapids.