Try the pie!

This dish is perfect to enjoy in the early cold months of the winter, and a wonderful main for a dinner party.

Heritage Hill Restaurant Offers Nostalgia with ‘70s Theme

If you fondly remember eating dinners off of TV trays while settled into the family room couch watching the evening's sitcoms, you’re going to love the newest addition to the Heritage Hill neighborhood.

New Holland rings in new year with new releases

New Holland Brewing Co. is kicking off the new year with three new releases.

Bell’s to establish brewing scholarship next year

Bell’s Brewery is creating a scholarship program for aspiring brewers named for a longtime employee.
Uncle Cheetah's Soup Shop

8 Rainy Day Comfort Foods To Cheer You Up During Spring

April showers (or snow?!) bring May flowers -- but when you live in Grand Rapids, it can feel like the May flowers will never come. To cheer up your gray spring days, we’ve compiled a list of our favorite comfort foods. From mac and cheese to cookies, waffles to soup -- by the time you eat your way through the list, you’ll be ready for our long-awaited summer.

Founders’ newest offering is a twist on imperial golden ale

Founders Brewing Co. announced Marvelroast as the latest addition to the Limited Series lineup.

Drinks with Pat

Sam Slaughter, the author of Are You Afraid of the Dark Rum? has come to Grand Rapids and will be hitting the town tasting the distilleries and breweries we have to offer. 

Tabbouleh salad recipe

This colorful side will brighten your fall table.
Stacy Feyer-Salo

Downtown hotspot

GRNoir celebrates Black excellence through wine and jazz.
Patrick Rubley right and Derian Frutos left

Chef Profile: No Shortcuts

At Sapporo Ramen & Noodle Bar, chef and co-owner Patrick Rubley wants you to start with the hakata modern — a bowl of ramen in a gorgeous pork bone broth (tonkotsu) that takes 12-18 hours to simmer.

Girl Scouts, Grubhub partner to offer cookie deliveries

It’s officially Girl Scout Cookie season in West Michigan.

Speciation Artisan Ales marking five years with a party

A Grand Rapids craft brewery will host a party next month with samples of its best brews and food by Street Chef Shaw.

Simply delicious

Sometimes the cupboards are bare just as the hunger strikes. What to do?

Apple Spice Box Lunch & Catering marks three years with cookie giveaway

A box lunch delivery and catering franchise is celebrating three years by giving back to its customers in a delicious way.

Chinese and hibachi restaurant settles into East Hills

A Chinese and hibachi restaurant opened in the restaurant side of the former Kingfisher Restaurant & Deli.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 25th, 2019 // 7pm-8:30pm Third Coast Recording Company // Grand Haven, MI $5 tickets available online // $10 at the door (all proceeds benefit Lakeshore Music Academy, 501c3) GET EMPOWERED to rock your music career. Learn about how you can take control over your finances as an independent musician. You'll learn the answers to questions like... What can I write off? Should I have a DBA for my music business? How can I budget with a flexing income? How do I build credit or prove income when I'm self-employed? and MUCH MORE! Plus, stick around for Q&A with the pros! PANELISTS: MICHELLE HANKS Michelle is a self proclaimed "tax geek." After making a living as a performing musician and working in a number of administrative and bookkeeping positions in Texas, With an extensive background in the business world as a CFO and CPA, she made the decision to return to her true love and passion: helping small businesses and individuals. Michelle co-owns Seven Steps Up Live Music & Event Venue with her husband and can be often be found behind the mixing board providing sound for many of the concerts in the venue. She is also is President of a non-profit organization Courtyard Concerts / Summer Sessions Waterfront Concert Series she co-founded with her husband. STEPHANIE BELCHER With an incredible knack for numbers and a gift for communication, Steph Belcher is one of Michigan's most sought-after business managers. Ms. Belcher became fluent in the language of financial management after spending nearly two decades working in artist management, booking, promotions, and marketing. She’s also served as a financial educator, marketing and economics entrepreneur, and small business tax preparer. She also teaches Self-Employment Skills and leads the Music Industry Studies Club at DIME Detroit, where she is the MIS Area Coordinator. She prepares tax returns at the Livonia CPA firm Cole, Newman, and Duran, CPA's and is the treasurer of the Women's Council for Art - Michigan. CHRIS BOTA Guitarist of Desmond Jones and bookkeeper specializing in self-employed musicians. CIA SEGERLIND Financial advisor at Cia Segerlind - Northwestern Mutual in Grand Haven, specializing in self-employed individuals. *** PARTNERS FOR THIS EVENT: This Is A Good Sound Purchase Productions Bear Mark Productions Walk The Beat Third Coast Recording Company Crooked Tree Creative + TBA Parking for this event is across the street in the KofC parking lot. Lakeshore Music Academy is bringing a music business education session series to artists in West Michigan. They are partnering with Walk the Beat, Crooked Tree Creative, Purchase Productions, Bearmark Productions, This Is A Good Sound, Aldea Coffee, Third Coast Recording Company and other west Michigan businesses to make the series a success. This hands on series is geared towards musicians of all ages who are interested in furthering their career in the music industry. The goal of these sessions is to give these artists concrete information to navigate the more daunting aspects of being a self-employed career musician. Each session has a specific topic with qualified panelists to answer questions, share their experiences, and provide resources. For example, some of the session topics include: Diversifying Your Music Career, Social Media, Building a Base, DIY Hacks, and more! You’ll be able to find tickets and more information at

Ferris Coffee diversifies with beer, wine

For being a coffee roaster, Ferris Coffee & Nut Co. has made a deep dive into the craft beverage industry this year.

Hospitality Group building 50 new Taco John’s in next five years

A locally based hospitality group signed a development agreement with Taco John’s to build at least 50 new restaurants by 2026, including “significant expansion” in West Michigan.

Library introduces adult storytime

Storytime isn’t just for kids.

Grove restaurant to reopen this fall

Essence Restaurant Group is reopening its farm-to-table fine dining eatery Grove this fall.

Honk if you like gose

Silly Gose, a new beer conceived by one of the serving staff members at Big Lake Brewing makes its debut Thursday.




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