Ethics and Religion Talk: Would God get Mad if I Pass Messages from the "Other Side?"

by (Rabbi David J.B...)

Submitted 05-10-2021 under OPINION

Father Michael Nasser, who writes from an Eastern Christian perspective and is Pastor of St. Nicholas Orthodox Christian Church, responds: “Seeking and sharing messages from ‘beyond this world’ has always been discouraged in the...

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Annual Food & Wine Show returns to downtown this weekend

by (caithoop)

Submitted 11-20-2014 under NEWS

Tonight kicks off the seventh annual Grand Rapids International Wine, Beer and Food Festival. One of the largest culinary celebrations in the Midwest, it will take place in over 80,000 square feet of the DeVos Convention Center. In the expansive...

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Grove, Green Well, Bistro Bella Vita invite guests to get "In the Spirit"

by (caithoop)

Submitted 11-18-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

The Essence Restaurant Group, which includes local downtown and Uptown hot spots Grove, The Green Well and Bistro Bella Vita, has recently produced “In the Spirit,” a 12 cocktail recipe booklet with seasonally inspired beverages from...

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Grand Traverse Distillery to bring artisan spirits to Downtown Market

by (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 11-18-2014 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Downtown Market, a "destination for local food innovation, education and experimentation," has announced Grand Traverse Distillery, maker of craft spirits including vodka, gin, rum, whiskey and bourbon, will open a...

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Flat Lander's creates own line of craft spirits for Barstilleryâ„¢ concept

by (caithoop)

Submitted 11-14-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

In Grand Rapids there are a plethora of breweries and brewpubs that have found great success. For Gregg Palazzolo and Robert Grimes, owners of Flat Lander's (855 Michigan St NE), they are hoping the same rings true for distilleries, or in...

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Long Road Distillers advocates west side revitalization

by (erictank)

Submitted 07-01-2014 under NEWS

This fall Long Road Distillers, Grand Rapids' first and only craft distillery, will join the ranks of established and upcoming businesses peppering the Leonard Street corridor.  The two story brick building, a former clothing store at 537...

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