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Places to Go: Ride The Rapid to these September Events

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Hello September! While summer may be winding down, there’s no shortage of events to enjoy this month. From numerous happenings at Grand Rapids parks to ArtPrize, there’s something for everyone to get out and enjoy this month. Grab your bus pass and get on board The Rapid to ride to these great events: 1. Monarch… Read more »

Places To Go: 10 Events to Ride The Rapid to in August

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It’s hard to believe it’s already August! Where has this summer gone? If you’re like us, you may still have a dreamy summer to-do list that you haven’t quite made it through. Never fear, there are still so many ways to make the most of the warm days and longer evenings. This August, get out… Read more »

Ride The Rapid to Fulton Street Farmers Market

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We’ve partnered with FOX 17 to bring you budget-friendly and transit-friendly deals throughout Grand Rapids and the suburbs. This Thrifty Thursday, dig into fresh, local goods. Did you know that Fulton Street Farmer’s Market is the oldest and largest in Grand Rapids? This market also happens to be one of the largest farmers’ markets in the state, with 118… Read more »

7 Farmers Markets to Ride The Rapid to this Summer

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Summer is well underway, which means one thing: a plethora of fresh produce. Cherries, blueberries, arugula, and carrots – whatever you’re craving to put on your plate this summer, you can find it grown locally! Have you dug into some locally grown goodies this summer yet? While many Grand Rapidians opt for shares in the… Read more »

Ride The Rapid to Catch ‘Em All

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Pokémon GO is taking the world by storm. If you’re not on board with this latest gaming trend, you’re missing out! We love this augmented-reality game because it offers a chance to get out and explore the city’s hot spots, landmarks and even make new friends. We’re here to connect you to gyms, Pokéstops and capturing Pokémon… Read more »

Ride The Rapid to These 10 Free Events in July

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Nothing quite compares to summer in Michigan. Embrace the sunshine and warmth we’re promised in July by getting out and exploring all that Grand Rapids and the suburbs have to offer. Whether you’re itching to get out and explore Grand Rapids parks, indulge in local craft beer or simply attend as many concerts as possible,… Read more »

Ride The Rapid to Anna’s House for a Fresh Deal

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Anna’s House, a local breakfast-based restaurant,  claims to be saving the world from ordinary breakfast. But we also happened to notice that their menu features prices that will also save you money. This is something we can get on board with. We’ve partnered with FOX17 to bring you budget-friendly deals you can ride the bus… Read more »

Ride The Rapid to the UICA for Dinner and a Movie

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In partnership with FOX17, we’re focused on bringing you great deals throughout Grand Rapids! This week we featured a fantastic dealing involving the big screen and delicious cuisine. Nothing beats the classic combination of dinner and a movie. But enjoying a great meal and the latest movie isn’t as wallet-friendly as it once was. Fortunately,… Read more »

Celebrate National Doughnut Day at 5 Sweet Destinations

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While preferences may differ on how to spell the name of this fried-dough confectionery dessert — the doughnut vs. donut debate is alive and well — we can all come together on the fact that there’s much to love about these delicious treats. Fortunately, there’s one day a year where doughnut lovers can come together… Read more »