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Our Top 4 Travel Tips For ArtPrize 10

Riding The Rapid to ArtPrize 10

Are you ready for ArtPrize? In its 10th year, ArtPrize is once again bringing artists from around the world to Grand Rapids for an immersive art experience unlike any other. Each year, ArtPrize awards $500,000 in prizes to artists participating in the competition. Half are decided by public vote, and half are awarded by an… Read more »

Fresh, Local and Affordable Goods at Bridge Street Market

Farm Fresh Produce at Bridge Street Market

Grand Rapids’ West Side welcomed a new grocery store last month. Meijer’s Bridge Street Market boasts more than just the popular grocery store staples like eggs, milk and bread. This one-of-a-kind establishment has affordable food and goods ranging from floral arrangements to pre-packaged meals with everything in between. But what we love most is the… Read more »

Ride The Rapid To Special Events Throughout September 2018

Ride The Rapid to events throughout September

While summer may be coming to an end in September, we get to welcome fall with a variety of activities! Take in the gorgeous autumn weather while riding to events throughout Grand Rapids. If you’re planning your next date night or looking for a fun family outing there’s plenty for everyone to enjoy. MAYOR’S GRAND… Read more »

Ride The Rapid to amazing events throughout August 2018

august events

August has arrived! Enjoy the warm weather while it lasts and ride with us to events throughout Grand Rapids and the suburbs. There’s no shortage of good music, tasty food and tons of entertainment. Restaurant Week Grand Rapids Taste the city from August 8 – 19 for Restaurant Week GR! Savor specially priced lunches, dinners… Read more »

Free Events to Ride The Rapid to in July 2018

July Transit-Friendly events

Summer is here and there are so many free events taking place throughout the six cities served by The Rapid! Michigan summers are the perfect time for exploration, new activities and, most importantly, fun! Movies on Monroe Movies on Monroe, formerly Movies in the Park, is the free outdoor film series presented by Downtown Grand… Read more »

Transit-Friendly Events in March

Transit-Friendly Events in March 2018

March is a busy month for Grand Rapids. We have Beer Month GR, Laughfest, St. Patrick’s Day and so many events at DeVos Place. There are so many reasons to get out and enjoy all the community has to offer. Beat those winter blues by getting out and riding The Rapid to a variety of… Read more »

Enjoy a Transit-Friendly Valentine’s Day

Transit-Friendly Valentine's Day

Love is in the air! Do you have plans for Valentine’s Day yet? Valentine’s Day is the perfect opportunity to celebrate with your special someone. As always, we’re dishing out destinations and tips for a romantic, transit-friendly rendezvous. Let us do the driving so you can spend time paying attention to your sweetheart instead of… Read more »

February Events You’ll Love

February Transit Friendly Events

Movies, shopping and boat and auto shows! Explore Grand Rapids and beyond this month by riding The Rapid to get to a wide variety of family-friendly, low-cost or free events. Michigan International Auto Show at DeVos Place Visit DeVos Place to discover what drives you! From Feb. 1 – 4, car manufacturers from around the… Read more »