Slows Bar-B-Q opens in Grand Rapids Downtown Market

by (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 08-12-2015 under NONPROFITS

Slows Bar-B-Q, the nationally renowned barbecue joint based in Detroit, officially opened Slows Grand Rapids (SlowsGR) on August 6 in the Downtown Market, an urban, self-sustaining, mixed-use facility on Grand Rapids’ south side that...

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Restaurant opening brings new barbecue style to Grand Rapids

by (MaddieForshee)

Submitted 02-24-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Scott Hartmann and Scott Luecht, the owners of Two Scotts Barbecue, have plans to open the restaurant in March at 536 Leonard St.  The restaurant will offer what they have dubbed a new “Michigan” style of barbecue. All of their meat...

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Downtown Market to host Summer "Simmer" Camps for kids

by (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 06-09-2014 under NEWS

For kids ages 6-11 This 10-week summer camp explores adventurous weekly themes, from discoveries in the greenhouse to hands-on cooking in the Teaching Kitchen, “Simmer Camp” cultivates growth and...

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West Side barbecue works to provide comfortable atmosphere, comfort food

by (dansteenwyk)

Submitted 02-03-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

At Louie’s Bar and Rocket Lounge Barbecue, pigs can fly. At least, one pig can. The restaurant’s mascot, a grinning cartoon porker that adorns the restaurant’s window at 608 Bridge St., is airborne thanks to an “ACME hog...

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Taste of Grand Rapids showcases local restaurants, hosts barbeque competition

by (ulrichb)

Submitted 07-26-2012 under NEWS

Last year, 20,000 people showed up at John Ball Park for the Taste of Grand Rapids. “One highlight of the event is that it’s free,” states Clear Channel Media and Entertainment promotions assistant Samantha Bennett....

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