Brann’s Steakhouse & Grille to celebrate 50 years with customer, employee reception

A 50-year-old restaurant is celebrating its birthday with a customer and employee appreciation event next month.

GRPS offers free summer meals to children

Grand Rapids Public Schools’ Nutrition Services Department is sponsoring the United States Department of Agriculture-funded Summer Meals Program to provide free meals to children in Grand Rapids this summer.

Art Caribbean Fusion Cuisine closes doors

A Caribbean-inspired restaurant in the heart of Grand Rapids closed down.

SpartanNash expands benefits for Fast Lane subscribers

The Byron Center-based grocery retailer and distributor SpartanNash is expanding the benefits available for its Fast Lane subscribers.

Ferris State University helps people of Myanmar through Anu Sushi contract

A sushi supplier to Ferris State University is making an impact providing meals to orphans and employing refugees from Myanmar.

Restaurant group opens Olga’s Fresh Grille in Alpine Township

A fast-casual version of Olga’s Kitchen opened Friday in Alpine Township.

Downtown Holland opens social district

The Downtown Holland Social District, which will be open daily from 11 a.m.-11 p.m., launched Friday.

Brunch-themed restaurant coming to downtown this fall

Fans of waffles, cocktails and coffee — particularly all three at once — will have a new brunch hangout this fall.

Nonprofit offers farm-fresh foods for southwest Grand Rapids

United Church Outreach Ministry is offering a wide range of Michigan-grown fruits and vegetables at a reduced price to neighbors on the southwest side of Grand Rapids.

Rockford gobbles up slices of old-school pizza pub

After being live for about a week, Rockford Brewing Company’s Kickstarter campaign to engage the community with its restoration of the historic 1866 building is now complete.

SpartanNash appoints board chair

SpartanNash selected Douglas Hacker as chair of its board of directors.

Grand Rapids combines social districts and adds four more

The city of Grand Rapids combined the existing downtown social district areas — also known as “refreshment areas” — into one to streamline operations and simplify the boundaries for businesses and visitors.

Kentwood Farmers Market opens Thursday for summer

The Kentwood Farmers Market will return for its seventh season, starting Thursday and ending Aug. 26.

Michigan United Way chapters launch summer food drive

The Michigan Association of United Ways and Kellogg Company are hosting a “Summer Stock Up” food drive in partnership with 24 United Way chapters across the state.

State aligns hemp guidelines with federal standards

Updates to Michigan’s Industrial Hemp Growers Act are giving hemp farmers and growers more latitude to expand.

Garage Bar & Grill plans second location in Ada

The owners of a longtime Monroe North restaurant and bar are planning to add a location in Ada this fall.

Grand Rapids International Wine, Beer & Food Festival returns for 2021

After a year hiatus, the Grand Rapids International Wine, Beer & Food Festival announced its 2021 dates.

Rockford Brewing owners plan pizza pub

A new pizzeria, distillery and brewery will open inside a historic building in downtown Rockford following an extensive restoration.

Taste of Muskegon Tour unveils 2021 map

Taste of Muskegon is gearing up to host the first of its two major events this year with the unveiling of a tour map of restaurants and food trucks countywide.

Gaby’s Gourmandise opens at Downtown Market

Authentic French sweet and savory cuisine is now front and center at the Grand Rapids Downtown Market.