Brewery Vivant

Ericka 'Kyd Kane' Thompson becomes Grand Rapids' new poet laureate

by (Brett)

Submitted 12-15-2020 under LOCAL LIFE

Grand Rapids has a new poet laureate in Ericka “Kyd Kane” Thompson, who begins a three-year term on Jan. 1. As poet laureate, Kyd Kane will act as an ambassador of poetry for the city, creating programs that encourage the writing and...

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Community updates: Thursday, Dec. 3

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 12-03-2020 under NEWS

Kent County launches #KCTakeoutChallenge to support local restaurants Kent County launched a social media campaign on Thursday to support local restuarants dealing with pandemic-related strains. Called the #KCTakeoutChallenge, the campaign...

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"Dark Beer, Dark Side" returns to Grand Rapids Public Museum

by (Grand Rapids Pu...)

Submitted 11-07-2017 under NONPROFITS

Spend an evening on the dark side on this year’s Black Friday at the Grand Rapids Public Museum. The museum, in partnership with Brewery Vivant, will once again host Dark Beer, Dark Side on Friday, November 24, 2017. Beginning...

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Brewery Vivant recognized for focus on locally-sourced French, Belgian-inspired food

by (rmclaughlin)

Submitted 01-29-2016 under NEWS

Brewery Vivant was recently “surprised” to find out through a Facebook post from Grand Rapids Magazine that the brewery had won the magazine's first ever “Best Brewery (Cuisine) Dining award.” The funeral chapel-turned-...

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Brewery Vivant to celebrate five years of brewing, sustainability, neighborhood advocacy

by (mariah_kat)

Submitted 12-18-2015 under NEWS

This Sunday, December 20, Brewery Vivant will celebrate five years of brewing classic Belgium beer in East Hills. The pub will open at noon with various activities until the pub closes at 10 p.m. “[It will be] a celebration of five...

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The Rapidian to celebrate the "we" that makes citizen journalism powerful

by (Briana)

Submitted 05-05-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

On May 14 at 7:00 p.m., The Rapidian will be holding its annual Community Celebration at Brewery Vivant to help kick off our Spring Fund Drive, which runs May 15 to 22. We will be celebrating and recognizing all the different working parts...

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Brewery Vivant to take over Cherry Street at 4th annual beer fest

by (caithoop)

Submitted 09-16-2014 under NEWS

Brewery Vivant is gearing up to welcome an estimated 2,500 attendees to this year’s Wood-Age Beer Fest. In order to accommodate the excited fan base, the brewpub has expanded the event and spilled out onto Cherry Street, thanks in part to...

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French pastry-inspired beer to see limited release in local stores

by (erictank)

Submitted 08-19-2014 under NEWS

Brewery Vivant and Propaganda Doughnuts have teamed up to create a Belgian style dark ale brewed with black currants, vanilla beans and rose petals. Originally an exclusive in-house only release this past Thursday, Vivant is going to issue...

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Story Matters: Matt Lytle remembers Reptile House

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 07-17-2014 under NONPROFITS

We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. STORY MATTERS. is a story collecting project from The Rapidian and GRTV. The Rapidian's...

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Vendor Spotlight: Taylor Bultema

by (DwellingPlace)

Submitted 07-09-2014 under NONPROFITS

A wash of color forms subtle, blended tones that are overlaid by vibrant hues and pronounced shapes. Seeing Taylor Bultema’s prints at The Market on First Fridays in June compelled me to ask her about the meaning behind her work, “My...

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