A teacher who has a 12-year-old son with Down syndrome is gearing up to start a nonprofit café in Ada she hopes will provide jobs and a sense of belonging for individuals with disabilities.
A barbecue restaurant led by a national pit-smoking champion has opened on the lakeshore.
Because dating sites don’t serve beer, a Grand Rapids brewery is hosting a new series of monthly singles nights for craft beer lovers.
A West Michigan brewery is celebrating local goods all summer.
After earning a pre-social work degree, Bawi Sung felt whatever career she found next should center on helping her fellow Burmese orphans and refugees.
A West Michigan ice cream maker is re-booting its small-batch “artisan” flavor series.
A new shop in the area promises to satisfy customer cravings for raw cookie dough that’s safe to eat.
When “multipreneur” Garry VonMyhr took a look around Hudsonville a few years ago and noticed a dearth of good restaurants, he thought opening his own would fill the gap and bond him to the booming town.
A West Michigan ice cream maker has created a line of vegan flavors.
A restaurant is bringing the heat of Nashville to Grand Rapids.
A 9-year-old restaurant on East Beltline is closing and being converted into a brunch place.
Grand Rapids is a city built on beer, and a brewery is shutting down a downtown bridge in honor of its second anniversary and the community that helped grow it.
If you like whiskey and anything barbequed, there's an event for you downtown this weekend.
A Michigan restaurant company is opening a fast-casual pizza franchise in town.
Breweries from throughout West Michigan are coming together for a night of beer, food and music.
A local “gourmet” doughnut business is expanding.
A wine and restaurant company is planning its first West Michigan location.
A French restaurant downtown has opened a bakery and café adjacent to its existing space.
Studio Park has named a group of restaurants and retailers that will call the development in downtown Grand Rapids home.
A sports bar with 84 television screens has opened in downtown Grand Rapids.