“Will It Go Round in Circles”
Story Behind the Name
Bike Wheels spin around. Records spin around. Featuring a community group like Spoke Folks makes me think of records that go round in circles…like Billy Preston’s 1973 song, Will it Go Round in Circles. What can I tell you? The brain takes a circuitous route to get to these show titles…
On this episode of Under the Radar, we’re back in Grand Rapids for some people who are taking a big step forward by bringing craftsmanship back. Then, we’ll show you some folks who are using the bicycle to help make social change. We’ll even introduce you to a guy who lost his job and found his calling AND drink beer in a place where they now let in the living!
Have you ever talked to somebody who really loves where they live … well, if you’d like to have that conversation over and over and over again … ya best come over to Grand Rapids … cuz the people over here are … well, over the moon about it.
That’s right … Grand Rapidians absolutely love it here … for a whole lotta reasons … and in just a minute, we’re gonna show you a whole lot more … but first, lets review the top ten things people truly love about this terrific town. Drum roll please ….
10. Great green spaces and gathering places
9. Incredible museums and a fascinating history
8. Innovative, creative and caring people
7. It’s Close to Lake Michigan
6. A food scene fit for a culinary King
5. It’s Beer City USA … duh …
4. A booming business community
3. Incredible architecture
2. A wonderful and walkable downtown.
… and the number one reason people love Grand Rapids …
I’ll just let you come here and figure that one out for yourself. So, without further adieu … let’s do what we came here to do … and that’s show you!