Luke sits down with The Rapidian Managing Editor, Kiran Sood Patel, to discuss the media landscape in Grand Rapids and the upcoming "Celebrating One Another" storytelling event.
In the spirit of March Madness, Tiffany and Luke create a bracket to decide the most famous Grand Rapidian. Special thanks to Field & Fire Café for hosting our bracket busting, Cinderella story, one-shining moment episode!
Tiffany and Luke celebrate two years of the iheartGrandRapids Podcast with some wild drinks at Citizen tiki bar and restaurant. They discuss the upcoming neighborhood summit, affordable housing, art galleries, flooding, and a green parrot.
No matter what your opinion is about Valentine's Day, since this show is called iheartGrandRapids, we thought it would be a perfect excuse to share some Grand Rapids love. Tiffany and Luke discuss what they are loving about Grand Rapids right now and what spots in the city would be perfect for a romantic comedy closing scene. PLUS they write their own love letters to the city.
What better way to beat those winter blues than grabbing some friends and heading outside for a festival? From February 9th-16th, Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. will be hosting the first annual World of Winter Festival. Luke chats with Jennie from DGRI to discuss the development and events of the festival. Highlights include ice sculptures, ice bar, 2018 Winter Olympics watch party, curling, skating, human-hungry hippos, and the Lunar New Year celebration.
Tiffany and Luke kick off 2018 by chatting about one of their favorite topics—bookstores! Jenny from Books & Mortar discusses how a bookstore can be more than a retail outlet but serve as a safe community space.
Welcome to the 2017 iheartGrandRapids Podcast Holiday Special. Tiffany and Luke escape from the snow at Rower's Club to discuss the best holiday spots in GR, local holiday shopping, and how to give back during the season. Merry everything and we'll see you next year!
Luke sits down for a one-on-one conversation with new Grand Rapids First Ward Commissioner Kurt Reppart. They discuss his motivation to run for office, the challenges and opportunities of the first ward, and what his personality will bring to the city commission.
Tiffany and Luke break down the ballot for the November 7th election. Topics in include millage proposals (aka property taxes) for The Rapid, Grand Rapids Public Library, and Grand Rapids Public Schools. And for those of you that use the excuse “I’m not informed enough” we're about to make or break your day.