Last Mile Café receives RPC standard loan

Rende Progress Capital recently made a loan to the startup coffee business Last Mile Café.

Furniture seller finds home on West Side

A liquidation furniture boutique recently opened in Grand Rapids.

Vietnamese restaurant coming to downtown Grand Rapids

Four Vietnamese partners will open a full-service restaurant in downtown Grand Rapids this spring.

Essence Restaurant Group to reopen Grove next week

A popular Grand Rapids eatery will reopen next week just under two years after closing due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Le Kabob to open downtown location

A new Mediterranean restaurant soon will open inside Spectrum Health’s downtown Grand Rapids hospital.

Dégagé opens thrift store and artisan market

A thrift store and artisan market opened on Division Avenue to raise funding and serve and employ individuals experiencing homelessness.

Specialty boutique opens downtown

A boutique featuring “globally inspired, locally discovered” eclectic merchandise opened in downtown Grand Rapids.

Partners offering social equity scholarships to cannabis workers

Two Michigan cannabis companies are partnering with a school to create a social equity scholarship program for 20-plus adults in the cannabis industry.

Partnership expands SpartanNash distribution

SpartanNash plans to grow its distribution footprint through a longstanding partnership with a California food distributor.

Grocer offering free home delivery

SpartanNash is offering free grocery delivery for online orders of $35 or more throughout the month of February.

The Comic Signal hosting dual celebration

A local comic book store will host a combined celebration commemorating its sixth anniversary and its 2021 expansion.

N95 masks available at SpartanNash pharmacies

SpartanNash is distributing free N95 masks at its grocery stores.

Social House reopens for lunch after hiring former B.O.B. staff

A downtown restaurant extended its hours after hiring former employees of The B.O.B. when it recently closed.

RedWater announces new restaurant at Muskegon Country Club

Following the acquisition of Muskegon Country Club last year, RedWater Restaurant Group will host a grand opening this spring for the property’s new restaurant concept called Lake Bluff Grille.

Entrepreneur opening street food restaurant in Holland

A Holland man will open a restaurant that fulfills a longtime dream he shared with his late father.

Restaurant group renaming, rebranding Ottawa Beach Inn

A longtime beachside restaurant is undergoing renovations and will reopen this spring as a taco and Mexican street food joint.

New retailers, restaurant coming to Monroe Center

Two new retail stores and a new restaurant are setting up shop in the center of Grand Rapids’ Hotel District.

Brooklyn Bodega Bagel & Deli opens downtown

New York-style bagels have arrived in downtown Grand Rapids.

Beacon Corner Bar opens downtown

A casual restaurant and bar that serves “coastal sea and land fare” is settling into downtown Grand Rapids after a long road to opening.

SpartanNash appoints new executive

A Byron Center-based grocery retailer selected its new senior vice president and chief merchandising officer.