Grand Rapids Downtown Market to host second annual Iron Chef-style "Market Masters" competition

by (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 06-06-2017 under NONPROFITS

On June 16, the Grand Rapids Downtown Market will host “Market Masters 2, Back for Seconds,” an Iron Chef-Style competition pitting four teams of Downtown Market chefs and sous chefs against each other in a three-round live cooking...

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Dyer-Ives Poetry Competition welcomes national judge, rewards local talent

by (kt.herr)

Submitted 01-31-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Over the last several years, Grand Rapids has been the scene of a burgeoning, multifaceted poetry movement. Visitors to open mic nights such as Eastown Hookah Lounge’s Smokin’ Spoken Word and Stella Lounge’s The Drunken Retort will...

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Four local chefs to compete for title, bragging rights

by (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 06-14-2016 under NONPROFITS

On June 24, from 7 to 10 p.m., the Grand Rapids Downtown Market will host their first-ever “Market Masters presented by KitchenAid,” an Iron Chef-style competition pitting four teams of Downtown Market chefs and sous chefs against each...

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Great Lakes International Cider & Perry Competition to celebrate growing industry

by (MaddieForshee)

Submitted 04-03-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

One of the biggest international cider and perry competitions in the world is taking place in Grand Rapids the weekend of April 10-12. The Great Lakes Cider & Perry Association will be hosting the 10th Annual Great Lakes International Cider...

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Vote for the best representation of Grand Rapids food culture in Grandwich competition

by (Loukas Peterson)

Submitted 07-23-2013 under NEWS

The largest annual sandwich competition for Grand Rapids starts today, July 23. Dozens of venues will offer their sandwiches and let the public decide which one is the best. Through August 16, Rapidians are encouraged to try the many different...

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Catalyst Radio: Mosaic Film Experience a new juried festival

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 09-28-2012 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW This episode of Catalyst Radio previews an upcoming first-time film festival and competition called The Mosiac Film Experience 2012. This unique...

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Picturesque ends, sets new record

by (Chelsea)

Submitted 05-02-2012 under OPINION

This spring's Picturesque gallery was open for submissions during the entire month of April, asking people to share Signs of Spring. We left it wide open and the responses made it clear what "Spring" looks like to the people of Grand...

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Students measure up at Yardsticks competition

by (AaronBrandt)

Submitted 11-02-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

For the second year in a row, some of the top advertising experts from Grand Rapids mingled with some of the brightest up-and-coming minds at The Yardsticks Competition, sponsored by the Polishing Center. The Yardsticks is an advertising competition...

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Get your Grandwich (Part V) - The Grand(wich) finale

by (ChrisFreemanRealtor)

Submitted 08-08-2011 under OPINION

In a downpour at Rosa Parks Circle on, the Grandwich competition came to a close. Three of Chris' recommendations made it to the top 10. Of the Grandwiches on display: Omelette Shoppe - Slow-roasted, hand-pulled tender corned beef, sliced dill...

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Get your Grandwich (Part IV) - Four sandwiches and a few surprises

by (ChrisFreemanRealtor)

Submitted 07-29-2011 under OPINION

Tim Linscott sponsored this round of sandwiches for part four. If you're interested in sponsoring the Freeman Grandwich quest (just eight more to go), email [email protected]. Courtyard by Marriott - 100% beef, Michigan made hot dog stuffed...

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