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What's on Tap: July 31-August 6

Submitted 07-31-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Welcome August with a refreshing pour from a local brewpub.


Hard cider industry expanding in West Michigan

Submitted 07-30-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Local ciderists like The Peoples Cider Company, Sietsema Orchards, Vander Mill Ciders and Virtue Cider are all part of the growing craft cider industry.


Acorn Studios sprouts creative collaboration in cooperative space

Submitted 07-29-2014 under NEWS

Acorn Studios has opened a creative space in Uptown that caters to a wide breadth of makers.


Diverse food cultures intersect at Downtown Market

Submitted 07-29-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

Downtown Market emphasizes cultural diversity as foundational to market infrastructure. From Thailand to Costa Rica, Downtown Market offers a variety of ethnic culinary dishes.


Artists, brewery pair up for Monday mingle

Submitted 07-29-2014 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Brewing Company hosts an artist meet-up every Monday night to foster networking and collaboration.


Grand Rapids' Symphony invites younger patrons to last summer picnic performance

Submitted 07-29-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

The Grand Rapids Symphony's final Music and Microbrews Picnic Pops of the summer features music from The Eagles.


In Season: July 26, 2014

Submitted 07-25-2014 under NONPROFITS

A list of locally grown fruits and vegetables along with locally produce products available at your local farmers markets.


Mitten Brewing Co. puts spotlight on local charities, seeks to improve local community

Submitted 07-25-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Each month, The Mitten Brewing Co. features a different charity or nonprofit organization to help raise funds. Chris Andrus, part owner of The Mitten, and his wife Shannon Andrus talk about those charities and the positive effects they hope to have.


What's on Tap: July 24-July 30

Submitted 07-24-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

So many beers, so little time.


Sweetie-licious expands pie passion to East Grand Rapids location

Submitted 07-22-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Linda Hundt, owner of Sweetie-licious Bakery Cafe, is opening a third location in Gaslight Village in East Grand Rapids, joining Mary Ann's Chocolates.