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Grand Rapids Art Museum exhibits loans, new acquisitions and rarely seen works of art

2 days agoArts : Artdaily

The Grand Rapids Art Museum announces its summer exhibition, The Collection in Context, which is on view May 22, 2016 through August 14, 2016. The exhibition features many of GRAM's new acquisitions and works of art never seen in Grand...Show More Summary

Dallas Area Rapid Transit Wins Top Honors at 2016 APTA International Bus Roadeo

Dallas Area Rapid Transit of Dallas, TX took the top spot this year and was crowned the Grand Champion at the 41st Annual International Bus Roadeo.

Awful Customer Cancels Cake Order After Finding Out Bakery Owner Is Muslim

Wow A bakery owner in Grand Rapids, Michigan says she lost a potential customer over her religious beliefs. According to Fox 17, Sweetcakez owner Zeinab Mohamed says the woman canceled her cake order after she found out Mohamed and her...Show More Summary

“Busy Is a Bullshit Word”: How 16 Days Rafting the Grand Canyon Changed a Life

Busy is a bullshit word. While navigating the rapids, we had to be furiously focused. We did what we had to do in the moment, from navigating a tough rapid to setting up camp to prepping and serving meals. I wouldn’t call the fast, furious, focused time “busy,” though. Show More Summary

Garth Brooks -- Fan #4 Million Scores Gift Bonanza

Garth Brooks shows more fan appreciation than any singer on earth... at least for the lucky person who bought the 4 millionth ticket to his concerts. A teacher showed up at his concert Thursday night in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and she got way more…

Confronting Museumgoers with Gun Violence in the US

2 weeks agoArts : Hyperallergic

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — To say that gun violence is an affliction of American society is a radical understatement, whether you go by the statistics or the frequency of mass shooting incidents.

Junkyard Find: 1989 Pontiac Grand Am

The N Platform-based 1985-1991 Pontiac Grand Am was sibling to such rapidly depreciating semi-sporty-looking coupes as the Buick Somerset and Oldsmobile Cutlass Calais, and there was a time when they were common sights on American roads. Show More Summary

Michigan City Attorney Accused Of Calling Rape Victim A 'Whore'

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

Michigan mom Elise Hilton is "beyond angry" after reading an email in which a Grand Rapids city attorney allegedly referred to the woman's cognitively impaired daughter -- an alleged rape victim -- as a "crack and heroin whore." "She...Show More Summary

How This Police Officer Made a Little Boy's Dreams Come True

Incredibly touching, tear-inducing things happen when little ones meet their heroes - be it garbage collectors, police officers, or even Adam Levine. The latest comes from the police department in Grand Rapids, MI, where a little boy,...Show More Summary

F1's Latest Rumours, Talk: Max Verstappen to Red Bull, Kimi Raikkonen and More

Max Verstappen's rapid rise through the ranks of Formula One continued on Thursday morning, when the teenager was promoted to Red Bull Racing. Little more than a year after making his grand prix debut at the age of 17, Verstappen will...Show More Summary

Mozart Mass in the EF for the Ascension in Grand Rapids, Michigan

The parish of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, in Grand Rapids, Michigan, located at 156 Valley Avenue, will celebrate a Solemn High Mass in the Extraordinary Form for on Ascension Thursday, May 5, 2016, at 7:00 pm. The celebrant will be Father...Show More Summary

Opossum Was Too Scared To Even Move — But Someone Noticed

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

Even the simplest of act can make a world of difference. Such was the case with a little female opossum, who was spotted curled up and alone on the doorstep of a business in downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. Show More Summary

Davenport basketball's Burnett wins inaugural Bevo Francis Award

Davenport basketball's Burnett wins inaugural Bevo Francis Award: Nice piece on the Grand Rapids news tonight about Davenport’s Dominez Burnett winning the inaugural Bevo Francis Award.

'Grand vision' to regulate allergies in food

A new review of allergen analysis aims to improve the situation for those living with food allergies -- preventing food fraud and protecting consumers. Food allergies are a rapidly growing problem in the developed world, affecting up to 10% of children and 2-3% of adults, yet allergens remain challenging to analyze accurately, making it difficult to legislate and manage risk.

An Artist Flexes His Curatorial Muscle by Opening a Gallery on His Arm

4 weeks agoArts : Hyperallergic

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — There is a lot to be said for implementing your vision, but when you’re talking about the art world, the supporting infrastructure to show work can be difficult and costly to build.

Jericho Brown Reads and Discusses His Poetry at WGVU

2016 Guggenheim Fellow Jericho Brown visits the studios of WGVU in Grand Rapids, Michigan to discuss his favorite childhood books, his reading habits now, and to read two of his poems: “Summertime” and “Bullet Points.” MA: What is one of the books that you go back to the most, that you keep finding yourself saying […]

Day Trippers: 1906

Circa 1906. "Suburban station at Petoskey, Michigan." A locomotive of the Grand Rapids & Indiana Railroad, with a car bearing the names of Little Traverse Bay and Crooked and Walloon Lakes. 8x10 inch glass negative. View full size.

Ryan's Plant-Filled Paradise — Small Cool 2016

Like this entry? Favorite it below! Name: Ryan Location: Grand Rapids, MI Square Feet: 600 Division: Tiny What I Love About My Small Home: So many things! The apartment is situated in a turn of the century building and holds a few charming original characteristics. Show More Summary

'Fear Is No Longer on Our Radar': What It's Like to Be a Mom With MS

Post by Stephanie Booth. One day in the fall of 2013, Bethany Fair, 34, was surprised to notice that her handwriting looked different. The Grand Rapids mom also couldn't write as quickly as usual. Thinking her doctor would laugh off her concern, Bethany didn't say anything. Show More Summary

Connecting Transit and Higher Education

Partnerships between universities and The Rapid in Grand Rapids, Michigan, are creating significant economic and sustainable impacts in the region.

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