The Rapidian


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.


Run, ride and see ArtPrize

Submitted 10-02-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

There is still time to enter and be part of the Grand Rapids Urban Adventure Race. The adventure challenge is open to more than just jocks and marathoners: "If you can read a map, you can do the race."


Urban Adventure Race Adds Twist to to ArtPrize 2011

Submitted 08-30-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

Adding breathless excitement to ArtPrize 2011, an urban adventure race is set for October 8.