The Rapidian


State Street gets its life back through re//STATE

Submitted 05-17-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

The desolate area of State Street in the Heartside neighborhood has been in desperate need of revitalization for years. This weekend will highlight the street's potential.


Community Media Center captures community stories

Submitted 05-03-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

The Grand Rapids Community Media Center held its annual meeting Thursday night- but this time, the event was used as a chance to capture the stories of our community.


Wealthy Theatre to host story collecting experiment

Submitted 04-25-2013 under NEWS

Next Thursday, May 2, Wealthy Theatre is hosting a story collecting experiment, free and open to anyone.


WMCAT teen headed to Carnegie Hall to receive award

Submitted 03-29-2013 under NONPROFITS

Jason Burley is headed to Carnegie Hall to receive a national Silver Key for his photography from Scholastic Art and Writing Awards.


Grand Rapids Cooking School seeks Kickstarter funding

Submitted 03-01-2013 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Engaging in the community as well as the local food industry, Grand Rapids Cooking School hopes to grow their culinary school.


Glance at the Past - Steam Heat

Submitted 02-20-2013 under NONPROFITS

In 1897 the Edison Electric Company began laying mains in the streets and alleys to furnish steam heat to businesses. Today, steam is still produced and distributed to approximately 130 customers in the downtown area of Grand Rapids.


Dr. Peter Diamandis shares his optimistic view of the future at Calvin College

Submitted 01-15-2013 under NEWS

Dr. Peter Diamandis believes that due to exponentially growing technologies, the world's problems will soon be a thing of the past.


Wege Foundation to double gifts through Dec. 21

Submitted 12-17-2012 under NONPROFITS

GR City Commissioner Rosalynn Bliss and others to help close out fundraising for Wealthy Theatre, Dec. 21. The Wege Foundation will match any gift or pledge. $80,000 is needed by Dec. 21 to meet the goal.


How GiveCamp gives

Submitted 11-14-2012 under NONPROFITS

The GAAH Press Club visited GiveCamp. Here they write about their experience.


Youth celebrate love of art with animation

Submitted 10-18-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Youth group celebrates International Animation Day premiering their work, “Sculpture Garden.”