Mitten Brewing Co. hits another hole in one against hunger at golf outing

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 11-13-2019 under NONPROFITS

Mitten Brewing Company’s theme is baseball, but each September, they step up to a tee instead of a plate to fight hunger. This year, their Third Annual Golf Outing for Hunger raised a whopping $25,000! So many people showed up to...

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CIC Dinner and a Movie Presents: Movies of Faith

by (cicadmin)

Submitted 06-03-2015 under

Helen- This movie guides us in understanding depression and mental illness.  Helen (Ashley Judd) has the perfect life - a loving family, a beautiful house and a successful career - but when her suppressed mental illness resurfaces, the world...

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Chain pizzeria set to open on Wealthy Street

by (Loukas Peterson)

Submitted 07-18-2013 under NEWS

Grand Rapids residents Joan and John Kulesa opened a Little Caesar's at the corner of Wealthy and Fuller in the former location of Sandmann's on Tuesday, July 16. The franchisees currently own eight established stores in the Grand Rapids...

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Young painter shares unique approach to painting, thoughts on art

by (empichot)

Submitted 07-17-2013 under NEWS

“Painting is this magical thing,” says Jeff Kraus. “I think people fantasize painters, or something. They’re like creating these masterpieces.” Standing in his warehouse studio on Godfrey, I am surrounded by Kraus...

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CVLT Pizza works to be example of farm-to-table dining

by (Davis Dryer)

Submitted 06-14-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

CVLT Pizza founder Ryan Cappelletti is out to change the way you see food, and more specifically, pizza. Cappelletti has experience in the locally sourced restaurant scene. Starting with Bartertown Diner, and now recently moving on to CVLT Pizza,...

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Pizza and a pint: I give The Mitten Brewing Company the once over

by (ChrisFreemanRealtor)

Submitted 11-17-2012 under OPINION

Who doesn’t like a repurposed building? Old factories are being turned into office space and apartments, old missile silos are being turned into homes, and the most recent local convert is the old fire station at 527 West Leonard was turned...

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In the midst of Restaurant Week, Wealthy Street eatery gives back

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 08-21-2012 under NONPROFITS

Right now in Grand Rapids, 60-some local restaurants are wooing customers with jazzed-up menus and ostentatious specials. This week, Brick Road Pizza Co. in the Wealthy Street Business District, is going another route. Co-owner Cindy Talbert decided...

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Harmony Brewing Company opens in Eastown

by (mm2hunter)

Submitted 02-01-2012 under OPINION

For the past several years, the city of Grand Rapids has been garnering attention for its numerous and popular micro-breweries. The newest addition is Harmony Brewing Company, located at Lake Drive and Wealthy Street. The establishment is owned by...

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[Eat & Drink ArtPrize 2010] Georgio's Gourmet Pizza

by (Roberta F. King)

Submitted 09-20-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

Seriously. 50 kinds of fresh pizza. Yep, Georgio's offers that many kinds of pizza. Consider Mac 'n' Cheese with Bacon; or Blue Cheese Chicken and Bacon or Black Bean pizzas. Located in a narrow storefront right next door to HopCat and just behind...

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[Eat & Drink ArtPrize 2010] 25 Kitchen + Bar

by (Kathlee)

Submitted 09-20-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

Twenty-five Kitchen + Bar at 25 Ottawa SW has a definite theme going on with its 25 beers on tap (local brews and more), 25 hand-crafted signature cocktails and 25 kinds of 9-inch flatbread “Pizzas from around the World.” If that’s not enough...

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