The Rapidian

Downtown Market

Food A’Faire 2015

by (Suydamsa)

Submitted 09-22-2015 under

JOIN US AFTER DARK FOR SOME PROPER REVELRY, SOME EXCEPTIONAL FOOD AND DRINK, AND A FAIR BIT OF MISCHIEF AND MYSTERY, BENEFITING THE DOWNTOWN MARKET EDUCATION FOUNDATION.THIS IS A CASUAL ATTIRE EVENT. SLIP INTO THE SHADOWSExplore the fantastical...

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Lacks Enterprises and Cascade Engineering host employee day at Downtown Market

by (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 09-18-2015 under NONPROFITS

On Sunday, September 20, Lacks Enterprises is once again giving 300 employees a $100 gift certificate to the Downtown Market, for a limited-time shopping spree with their families.   Last year, Lacks had about 300 employees apply for the...

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Building community: Why honest conversations matter

by (Holly)

Submitted 09-15-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

Recently, a friend said they really appreciated the article about the Downtown Market by Levi Gardner on our platform- and were glad to see The Rapidian growing into a place where honest conversations can happen. This is not our first jump...

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Behind the scenes at the Downtown Market

by (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 09-01-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

While many community members and visitors have come to know the Downtown Market as a great place to grab lunch, dinner or local goodies from one of the 20+ vendors serving handmade meals, snacks and desserts as well as locally raised meats, fresh...

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Why we need to start talking honestly about the Downtown Market

by (levigardner1)

Submitted 08-18-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

The Downtown Market has now been a part of our Downtown neighborhood for two years. Has it lived up to expectations? Does anyone dare to measure what’s working and what’s not? Though its capacity and location still provide it with...

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EatGR to host second food truck rally

by (amanda_a_sterling)

Submitted 07-20-2015 under NEWS

The May 30 food truck rally at the Downtown Market in Grand Rapids was such a success, EatGR is rolling out an encore service. EatGR’s Truck Two: The Sequel will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 25. Local favorites A Moveable...

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Simmer Camp brings teens, kids into kitchen for hands-on exploring

by (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 07-14-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

The Grand Rapids Downtown Market has made it their mission to help residents learn about what we eat, where it comes from and the effect it has on our bodies. Education takes on more than one form with the Market’s many kitchens, greenhouse...

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EatGR to host food truck rally at Downtown Market

by (amanda_a_sterling)

Submitted 05-27-2015 under NEWS

EatGR, the local foodie group dedicated to exploring local restaurants and sharing their experiences, will be hosting Get the Truck Out, a food truck rally at the Downtown Market from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 30. Rally participants will...

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Goodwill partners with Downtown Market to bring comfort food to community

by (MaddieForshee)

Submitted 04-14-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Goodwill of Greater Grand Rapids has long operated a catering company called Blue Spoon, but are now making the move to Grand Rapids Downtown Market to expand the operation, currently located in Grandville, into a restaurant as well.  The Blue...

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Entrepreneurs encouraged to collaborate, experiment in Incubator Kitchen

by (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 04-14-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

Entrepreneurs and small businesses are redefining West Michigan’s economy. With the rise of venture capital funds, business accelerators and shared workspaces, an entrepreneur can find financing, get advice and have a location to start any...

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