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Dutch Girl Brewery works to bring new feel to local beer scene

by (MaddieForshee)

Submitted 06-02-2015 under NEWS

A Grand Rapids resident and craft beer lover is gearing up to open her own brewery in the coming months. Kelly Finchem will be opening up Dutch Girl Brewery this summer just outside Grand Haven and a half hour drive from Grand Rapids, in Spring Lake...

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Brewery takes on grassroots cooperative business model

by (andreemi)

Submitted 08-20-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Three years ago, a group of homebrewers and beer enthusiasts came together to accomplish a common goal: to open a brewery. With the explosion in popularity of craft brewing, High Five Co-Op Brewery stands apart from the crowd by boasting the title...

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Terra GR donates 488 meals through Cool Brews, Hot Eats

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 03-03-2014 under NONPROFITS

This afternoon, Terra GR announced that it would be donating the equivalent of 488 meals to the hungry through Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank. The fundraiser, which ended on Sunday, coincided with Experience Grand Rapids’ two-week-...

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Terra GR encourages patrons to eat, drink, aid hungry families

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 02-19-2014 under NONPROFITS

Terra GR is obsessed with local: local produce, local meat, local cheese, local beer — the list is long. During Cool Brews. Hot Eats., Experience Grand Rapids’ two week showcase of Michigan food and drink, the restaurant is adding one...

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Story Matters: Matthew Huizenga compares beer festivals, praises Grand Rapids' creative culture

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 12-31-2013 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. Matthew Huizenga...

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Story Matters: Jackie Freeman's appreciation for Belgian beers, local breweries

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 12-26-2013 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. Jackie Freeman...

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Brewery Vivant, Crooked Goose join forces to fight hunger

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 04-30-2013 under NONPROFITS

What happens when a proudly local pub and a Grand Rapids brewery get together? They find a creative way to fight hunger in West Michigan. On May 1, Crooked Goose will host a Brewery Vivant tap takeover featuring six of Vivant’s Belgian-style...

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