Amethyst Bee Cakery Graduates from Downtown Market Incubator Kitchen

by (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 01-16-2020 under NONPROFITS

Amethyst Bee Cakery, a “micro-bakery” that got its start in the Grand Rapids Downtown Market incubator kitchen, is now open in Rockford. Located at 46 E Bridge St., in a building shared with Haven Creek, Amethyst Bee offers small-batch...

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The Salted Cupcake brings fresh cupcakes to Grand Rapids daily

by (rmclaughlin)

Submitted 03-22-2016 under NEWS

Korina Thompson was working at Bonefish Grille and making cupcakes for fun in 2011. After bringing in cupcakes made in her own kitchen, and diners continously asking to purchase her cupcakes, Thompson was inspired to start her own cupcake business...

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Sneak behind the scenes at Marge's Donut Den

by (Sara Ransom)

Submitted 08-18-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Since 1975, Marge's Donuts Den has been serving the community. The bakery makes donuts, cakes, cupcakes, muffins, cookies and brownies. Marge's also creates custom wedding cakes. Inside Marge Wilson’s kitchen, she explains how...

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Sweetie-licious expands pie passion to East Grand Rapids location

by (Sara Ransom)

Submitted 07-22-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

“I connected baking and love at an early age,” says Linda Hundt, owner of Sweetie-licious. Sweetie-licious will be opening its third location in East Grand Rapids. The bakery café will be taking over Mary Ann’s Chocolates in the...

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Hall Street bakery opens with dedicated gluten free kitchen

by (HGrzych)

Submitted 02-11-2014 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Saturday marked the grand opening of the Hall Street Bakery. Located at the corner of Hall Street and Fuller Avenue, the new bake shop and restaurant is an extension of popular Wealthy Street Bakery. This new location features Wealthy Street's...

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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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There's a new baker in town: Field and Fire to provide healthy options downtown

by (MILocalFoodBeet)

Submitted 06-20-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Shelby Kibler has arrived in Grand Rapids to open Field & Fire Bakery in our new Downtown Market. The market is set to open later this summer and is located at 435 Ionia SW – near Wealthy Street. His wife Julie and 15 month old son Esau...

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Stiletto Sweets turns hobby into sophisticated cakery success

by (lizstudt)

Submitted 10-31-2012 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Stiletto Sweets is a special order, in house cake and cupcake bakery that specializes in unique creations and designs for every client. Founder Noddea Moore Skidmore’s vision takes Stiletto Sweets beyond the typical bakery. “It’s...

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Local baker inspired to make "organic" a cornerstone of her business

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 09-15-2011 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Shuttling between her Fulton Heights home and the certified kitchen of a nearby church*, Erika Jane Hanson squeezes in her roles as baker and chocolatier for Oven Mitt Bakery during her daughter’s naps. Hanson juggles her new bakery with her life as...

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[MIDTOWN | HERITAGE HILL] First cupcake eat-off fueled by Nantucket this Saturday

by (MidtownGR)

Submitted 07-21-2010 under NONPROFITS

What began as a joke will become a reality this Saturday morning. Hot dogs, crack fries, chili, and barbeque, in the spirit of food competitions, a new one has arrived on the scene: Nantucket Baking Company's first cupcake eat-off to benefit God's...

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