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From Brooklyn to Grand Rapids: Founders prepares stage for largest music, beer fest yet

by (andreemi)

Submitted 06-19-2014 under NEWS

On Saturday, June 21, Founders Brewing Company will host its seventh annual Founders Fest outdoor music festival on dual stages in front of the brewery at 235 Grandville Ave SW. The festival begins at 3 p.m and ends at 11 p.m. It will include local...

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Fulton Street Farmers Market to host summer solstice party

by (Sara Ransom)

Submitted 06-17-2014 under NEWS

To celebrate the market’s new facilities and the recent growing season, the Fulton Street Farmers Market is hosting a summer solstice party on June 21 from 5-8 p.m. at the market. For a $25 minimum donation, attendees can enjoy appetizers...

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Founders Brewing Company to host "Firkin Freezeout" beer garden party

by (HGrzych)

Submitted 02-11-2014 under NEWS

On Saturday, February 15 Founders Brewing Company will host the first Firkin Freezeout. The beer garden party will feature 50 firkins, or mini kegs holding roughly 10 gallons of beer. The event will also include ice carving and barbecue. The...

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Founders Brewing Co. reveals expanded taproom

by (Marie Orttenburger)

Submitted 09-16-2013 under NEWS

Today marks the public unveiling of Founders Brewing Company's new and expanded taproom, company store, kitchen and beer garden. The additional space will allow for more room as well as more variety in product. The new taproom includes 40% more...

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Local Music Review: "Softer Sticks" by Chain of Lakes

by (scott warren)

Submitted 05-03-2013 under OPINION

On Saturday, May 4th 2013, Grand Rapids MI band Chain of Lakes releases their newest album, “Softer Sticks.”  The nine track album opens with the instrumental “Something Along Those Lines,” a brief meditation...

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2013 Michigan Winter Beer Festival celebrates Michigan craft beer, community

by (Renato)

Submitted 02-28-2013 under OPINION

Wearing a pretzel necklace has become a tradition at the annual Michigan Winter Beer Festival, a day that celebrates Michigan craft beer at Fifth Third Ballpark in Comstock Park, MI. The pretzel necklace has become quite ubiquitous, and for good...

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West Michigan Indie Podcast hangs out with Alexis & Tokyo Morose

by (jquatrine)

Submitted 11-20-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

In this episode, I kicked it at Founders Brewery with Matt Forbush of Alexis and Erin Lenau from Tokyo Morose. Tokyo Morose launched their new CD "Sequence of Steps" at Founders on November, 3 2012. Episode includes excerpts of Tokyo...

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Rock Out with Access of West Michigan at Feedback 2012

by (Access of West ...)

Submitted 10-10-2012 under NONPROFITS

What: Feedback 2012 -- A benefit concert featuring The Crane Wives, The Fuzzrites and The Honeytones All-Star Revue (featuring special guests Jimmie Stagger, Ralston Bowles, Hank Mowery and more). Where: Founders Brewing Company (235 Grandville...

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Street party brings the best beer, food and music Grand Rapids has to offer

by (yuengerr)

Submitted 06-15-2012 under OPINION

On a day when temperatures reached the 90s, the Local First Street Party last Saturday was as crowded as ever, featuring a handful of local bands and even more local food choices. Taking place on Weston Street in front of Bistro Bella Vita, the...

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Founders Brewing Company champions the bolder beverage

by (eschroeder)

Submitted 04-27-2012 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Every year hundreds of businesses open up all over Grand Rapids. Making sure a business doesn’t merely survive but also thrives is a difficult and complicated process- requiring constant innovation and research. Where better to garner some...

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