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GR goes orange for Hunger Action Month

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 10-04-2016 under NONPROFITS

On Friday, Feeding America West Michigan wrapped up its Hunger Action Month campaign. The four-week series had two goals: To raise awareness of hunger and motivate people to take a concrete step toward solving it. The result: more than 640,000 meals...

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Downtown bars work toward sustainability with zero waste initiative

by (Yeldellc)

Submitted 03-24-2015 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

“We rely on our environment to supply and support every single thing we do. Without a healthy environment, everything suffers,” says Autumn Sands, sustainability coordinator of BarFly Ventures and recent recipient of the Woman of Hope...

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Artists, musicians come together for creative nights at local brewery

by (MaddieForshee)

Submitted 02-03-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Grand Rapids Brewing Company (GRBC) has been hosting a Monday night meetup at Studio Night from 6 p.m. until 11 p.m. to encourage creative types to visit the brewery. At Studio Night, artists can bring projects to work on, talk and collaborate...

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Artists, brewery pair up for Monday mingle

by (erictank)

Submitted 07-29-2014 under NEWS

On Monday nights from 6 - 11 p.m., artists gather at Grand Rapids Brewing Company in a private room to create art in a variety of mediums- and drink craft beer.   "Our goal is to provide a space for like minded individuals to come...

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Grand Rapids Brewing Company boasts only certified organic beer in Michigan

by (andreemi)

Submitted 07-22-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

The original Grand Rapids Brewing Company (GRBC) opened back in 1893, but its latest incarnation sits at the corner of Fulton Street and Ionia, just a few doors down from their sister brewery, HopCat. GRBC is focused on brewing organically, just as...

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Propaganda Doughnuts opens for business

by (Ana Olvera)

Submitted 12-30-2013 under NEWS

With an agrarian upbringing based on old world traditions, Tory O’Haire- also known as the Starving Artist- is bringing the classic French patisserie to Grand Rapids with Propaganda Doughnuts,117 S. Division. The shop’s soft opening...

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Grand Rapids Brewing Company strives to maintain organic, local focus in spite of challenging obstacles

by (Marie Orttenburger)

Submitted 12-11-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

If there are two things you know about Grand Rapids Brewing Company (GRBC), it's their historical legacy and their unique all-organic fare. These are themes the brewery is committed to maintaining, even in the face of the challenges they...

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Grandwich 2013 gets sampled: Sandwiches 1-10

by (ChrisFreemanRealtor)

Submitted 07-25-2013 under OPINION

For the third year in a row, Downtown Grand Rapids and The Neighborhood  Business Alliance has challenged restaurateurs to give us their best sandwich that highlights local ingredients with the Grandwich competition. Diners are then encouraged...

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Your Chauffeur provides new way to arrive home safe

by (mariah_kat)

Submitted 07-23-2013 under NEWS

Chad Becker was first introduced to the idea of someone driving you home from the bar in your own car when he was visiting a friend in North Carolina. “I’ve been thinking about this idea for the last few years. It's always been in...

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Grand Rapids Brewing Co: great beer, mediocre food

by (Ryan Hagerman)

Submitted 01-28-2013 under OPINION

To begin, I am not a beer or food connoisseur. Having turned 21 six months ago, I have not had many opportunities to develop a professional taste or knowledge about beers. I do not even know all the types of beers there are. I know the difference...

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