During annual Shop Hop, Eastown Antiques turns profit for hunger relief

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 12-13-2012 under NONPROFITS

The four neighborhoods that comprise Grand Rapids' Uptown Business District were flooded with Christmas lights and crowds during last Thursday’s Holiday Shop Hop. But visitors would have been hard-pressed to find a spot more heavily...

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Eastown Antiques supports food bank during Shop Hop

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 12-03-2012 under NONPROFITS

Eastown Antiques, which stands like an anchor on the corner of Lake Drive and Wealthy, has long been one of the prime destinations in the annual Uptown Holiday Shop Hop. This year, Eastown Antiques is doing something different: Along with the...

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Catalyst Radio: Art Aid Nov. 9 fundraiser to help bring education through art in Ethopia

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 10-19-2012 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this episode of Catalyst Radio we hear about Art Aid -- an effort from here in Grand Rapids that uses art as a learning tool in Ethiopia. We visit...

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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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Bar Divani offers weekly wine education

by (stukkien)

Submitted 07-09-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Almost every Wednesday night, Bar Divani owner Rimple Nayyar hosts a wine social. The event is designed for those who wish to understand the complexities of wine appreciation.A reservation is required to participate and costs $15.“We have a...

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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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Local winery showcases fine vintages at Reserve restaurant for the new Michigan Wine Month in April

by (Laura Chittenden)

Submitted 05-05-2012 under NEWS

The Tasting Offering some of their best red and white wines, Bowers Harbor Vineyards, a local family-run boutique winery on Old Mission Peninsula in Traverse City, held a wine tasting at Reserve Wine & Food, a local downtown restaurant. Reserve...

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Catalyst Radio: MomsBloom's Wine, Women & Song is March 22

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 03-16-2012 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now?  Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW MomsBloom, a Grand Rapid nonprofit that assists families of newborns, offering free services that help the mom, new baby and the whole family, is...

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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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Wine tasting, documentary screening, hors d'oeuvres 6/17

by (wealthytheatre)

Submitted 06-09-2010 under NONPROFITS

Art of the Table and Electric Cheetah / Eel, along with Community Media Center's Wealthy Theatre, are presenting the Grand Rapids premiere of the winemaking documentary, "Blood Into Wine," June 7.  More information about the event (including...

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