Coast 236 honored by James Beard Foundation as Smart Catch Leader

A Saugatuck restaurant has been recognized for its commitment to sustainable seafood sourcing.

Shopping center finds new occupants

A Cascade shopping center has new tenants.

Revolin Sports unveils new sustainable pickleball paddle materials

A 2-year-old pickleball paddle manufacturer in Holland had a breakthrough in the materials it uses to make its products.

Grocer extends opioid safety initiative

A local grocer has extended its opioid safety initiative to an additional 61 pharmacies across the state.Byron Center-based SpartanNash expanded its Opioid Safety Project...

The B.O.B. to reopen some venues with limited hours next week

The B.O.B. is planning to reopen some of its restaurants and entertainment hotspots next week for indoor dining and live entertainment.

New distillery for downtown Muskegon

Michael Brower’s great-great-grandfather opened a saloon in Ely, Minnesota, in the early 1900s, before being thrown from a beer delivery wagon and dying in...

Gourmet pizza chain opens next locations

A Michigan-based gourmet pizza chain has opened two more locations in the region.Ann Arbor-based Cottage Inn Pizza, which sells a “diverse collection of gourmet...

Modern furniture retailer comes to Grand Rapids

A national furniture retailer opened its first Michigan location in Grand Rapids.

Michigan wineries diversify to stay fresh

Big and small winemakers in the region have something in common: The need to stay relevant as Michigan’s beverage industry grows.In West Michigan, Cascade...

Restaurateurs go ‘all in’ diversifying portfolio

Instead of sticking to one cuisine style, the owners of All-In Hospitality Group have spent the past decade working to create a variety of...

Brewery begins Cellar Raid

A brewery is opening up its cellar this week to tap “never-before-tapped beers, vintage beers, barrel-aged beers, small batches and one-of-a-kind variations.”The Founders Cellar...

Founders Brewing redesigns staple IPA

Founders Brewing Co. unveiled a new look for Centennial IPA, one of the brewery’s longest-running brands.

SpartanNash appoints new executive

A Byron Center-based grocery chain named a new senior vice president and chief marketing officer.

Women’s fashion retailer closing stores

The retail “apocalypse” has claimed another victim.The website for the women’s fashion chain Charlotte Russe, which has several locations in West Michigan, says it...

Grand Rapids raises its barbecue profile

(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Kansas City, Memphis … and Grand Rapids?With Slows Bar BQ in town, the trend toward quality barbecue in...

Better Drinking Culture rolls out certification program

An organization dedicated to promoting better drinking habits is rolling out a certification program.Better Drinking Culture, or BDC, has launched its Fast Track Certification...

Something’s brewing downtown

The Michigan Trust Building will get a sample taste of its newest ground floor tenant during ArtPrize, when Ferris Coffee and Nut Co. sets...

Brewery reopens Detroit taproom after lawsuit settlement

DETROIT — A brewery reopened a Detroit taproom months after settling a racial discrimination lawsuit by a black former employee.Founders Brewing Co. began serving...

Burger chain closes restaurants

A Michigan chain of burger restaurants has closed multiple locations in the state, including one in Grand Rapids.Traverse City-based Bagger Dave’s Burger Tavern —...

Downtown Market adds touch of spice to indoor Market Hall

The scene at Downtown Market just got a whole lot spicier.Saugatuck-based Spice Merchants, a 10 year old gourmet seasonings and specialty spices store, has...