Community Updates: Friday, January 6

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 01-06-2023 under NEWS

New and Incumbent Kent County Commissioners Take Oaths of Office on Tuesday Kent County has announced that, at its meeting on January 3, twenty-one County Commissioners (eight new members and thirteen incumbents) officially took their...

[read more]

ELK Brewing aims for December opening

by (Marie Orttenburger)

Submitted 09-20-2013 under NEWS

Those anticipating the opening of ELK Brewing at 700 Wealthy Street don't have to wait much longer. Owner and Business Manager Taylor Carroll says the construction is approximately 70% complete. The brewery plans to open its doors sometime in...

[read more]

Pyramid Scheme to have soft opening tonight and surprise concert tomorrow

by (George)

Submitted 04-27-2011 under NEWS

Grand Rapids music fans, wait no longer. In a surprise twist, the much anticipated Pyramid Scheme - the city's newest music venue - will be open for a soft launch tonight and will host a test-run concert tomorrow evening. The venue, located at...

[read more]

[HEARTSIDE] Grand openings for Pikositos, Pekich Park today in Heartside

by (George)

Submitted 06-03-2010 under NEWS

It’s a big day on the Avenue for the Arts. This afternoon marks the grand opening of Pikositos, a new restaurant focusing on Mexican cuisine, and the official park dedication of Rev. Barb Pekich Park at the corner of South Division and Cherry....

[read more]

Restaurant Opening: Angel's Thai Café

by (George)

Submitted 12-04-2009 under NEWS

It was standing room only as more than 50 people enjoyed a complimentary all-you-can-eat eat buffet at the Grand Opening of Angel’s Thai Café, located at 136 Monroe Center NW. Angel's chef Ger Lee had previously indicated that the eatery was due to...

[read more]

Opening Reception for New Exhibitions @ UICA

by (KCAD)

Submitted 11-16-2009 under NONPROFITS

Six new winter exhibitions will open, showcasing the works of Lisa Kellner, Mira Burack & Narine Kchikian, Carrie Olson, Joel Seah, Juliane Beth Shibata, and the group exhibition (S)edition: Prints as Activism. Meet the artists, explore their...

[read more]

Coming Soon to Downtown: Angel's Thai Café

by (George)

Submitted 10-29-2009 under NEWS

Angel’s Thai Café, a new Thai restaurant, is in development at 136 Monroe Center NW. According to Ger Lee, the café’s chef, the restaurant will feature Thai-fusion cuisine, much of which will be influenced heavily by the food of Korea. Lee believes...

[read more]