The Rapidian


Interview With Jim Bruckbauer of the Michigan Land Use Institute

Submitted 05-01-2011 under NEWS

Jim Bruckbauser works as a public transportation policy specialist


[HISTORY DETECTIVES] Historical transit decision comes full circle with May 3 millage

Submitted 04-29-2011 under OPINION

A sixth-generation Grand Rapidian reviews the history of GR's coveted railway system and how it comes full circle this month on May 3.


Wild, weedy & edible: the infamous garlic mustard

Submitted 04-28-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

Wild, Weedy & Edible: Garlic Mustard


Peace pole installation at Wealthy Theatre in honor of Dirk Koning

Submitted 04-22-2011 under NEWS

The peace pole was the closing chapter of a memorial to Dirk Koning, the first executive director of the Community Media Center.


Steelcase Team Unveils Design Ideas for Well House

Submitted 04-21-2011 under NONPROFITS

The Design Team from Steelcase has completed a pro bono project which will help Well House as it transitions from a shelter to permanent housing.


Teen volunteers tackling trail project in honor of National Volunteer Week

Submitted 04-15-2011 under NONPROFITS

In honor of National Volunteer Week, The Land Conservancy and30 local high school students are working together tomorrow to improve the Brower Lake Nature Preserve on Saturday.


Cesar E. Chavez Social Justice March educates community members

Submitted 04-01-2011 under NONPROFITS

The Cesar E. Chavez Social Justice March highlighted ways in which literacy education promotes employment equity.


Greenspace: Should We Grow?

Submitted 03-29-2011 under OPINION

Evidence and effects of the lack of greenspace in Grand Rapids.


Literacy Center of West Michigan Welcomes New PR Specialist Tatum Rucker

Submitted 03-25-2011 under NONPROFITS

New Position Seeks to Bring Awareness to Organization’s Programs and Mission