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Ride The Rapid to get to events throughout May

by (TheRapid)

Submitted 04-28-2017 under NONPROFITS

April showers bring May flowers, so here's to hoping for good weather and beautiful blooms all month long. The spring forecast also offers another excuse to catch a ride on The Rapid and let us do the driving, whether it's to get you to work...

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New craft beer bottle shop opens downtown

by (kt.herr)

Submitted 03-21-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

At three in the afternoon on Saturday, opening festivities for Grand Rapids’ new Craft Beer Cellar are well under way. The patrons are a blend of brewery folk-in-the-know, curious market-goers following the siren song of multiple “open...

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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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Brewery Vivant recognized for focus on locally-sourced French, Belgian-inspired food

by (rmclaughlin)

Submitted 01-29-2016 under NEWS

Brewery Vivant was recently “surprised” to find out through a Facebook post from Grand Rapids Magazine that the brewery had won the magazine's first ever “Best Brewery (Cuisine) Dining award.” The funeral chapel-turned-...

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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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Beers, Films and Bikes--Oh My!

by (Greater Grand R...)

Submitted 06-03-2015 under NONPROFITS

The Greater Grand Rapids Bicycle Coalition (GGRBC) is proud to announce New Belgium Brewing Co. is partnering to bring the Clips Beer + Film Tour back to Grand Rapids.  This is the third year in a row that Clips has come to Grand Rapids. ...

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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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Logan's Alley to celebrate 15 years with week of giving back

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 05-05-2015 under NEWS

Logan's Alley will be celebrating its 15 year anniversary from May 10 to May 15 with a week of brewery specialties and giving back to local nonprofits.   After kicking off the week by rolling back prices to their original 2000 amounts...

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Founders, Celebration! Cinema partner for beer-themed film series

by (mackenziebush13)

Submitted 04-08-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Celebration! Cinema and Founders Brewing Company have partnered for a film and beer series. Each classic film will be paired with a special beer: Grand Rapids residents can watch "Shawn of the Dead" while drinking Founders Pale Ale or...

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PussyCat Beer Guild brings women, beer together

by (MaddieForshee)

Submitted 03-10-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

The PussyCat Beer Guild (PCBG) is a place for women to talk and bond over their shared love for craft beer. The Guild meets at 6 p.m. on the third Tuesday of every month at HopCat, the inception place of the group. One of the oldest women-only...

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