Pat Evans

Pat Evans

Pat Evans is a staff researcher/reporter for Grand Rapids Business Journal who compiles the weekly lists and covers beer, arts and entertainment and sports business. Email Pat at pevans at grbj dot com. Follow him on Twitter @patevans

ARTICLES

Oprah Winfrey Network premieres show by 'pastor emeritus'

November 25, 2014
The founding pastor of a church in the area is going big time with a show on cable TV. Read More

Brewery secures funds for $40.4M expansion

November 25, 2014
A brewery embarking on a major expansion project is sourcing funds from multiple sources. Read More

Grand Rapids steakhouses rate among tops in US

November 25, 2014
A global restaurant reservation website has rated a pair of steakhouses in downtown Grand Rapids among the best of their kind in the nation. Read More

Inside Track: Schuil finds specialty coffee industry to her taste

Leaving behind a career in the finance industry, Greta Schuil helped take her parents’ company to a new level.

November 21, 2014
When Greta Schuil came back to Grand Rapids in late 1989 to help run Schuil Coffee Co., a specialty roasting company started by her parents, Garry and Gladys Schuil, in 1981, she soon saw how open the gourmet coffee market was. Read More

ArtPrize creates ArtPrize Dallas

November 21, 2014
ArtPrize is headed to Texas. Read More

Santa Parade marches downtown

November 21, 2014
Santa is coming to town on Saturday. Read More

Bank expands footprint with $4M acquisition

November 19, 2014
A bank in the region has acquired a one-branch bank in a $4-million deal to expand its presence near the lakeshore. Read More

Bank names manufacturing CEO to board

November 19, 2014
A bank has appointed the CEO of a publicly traded manufacturer in the area to its board. Read More

Tasting festival expects to draw more than 17,000 downtown

November 14, 2014
Tasting is at the heart of this weekend’s Grand Rapids International Wine, Beer and Food Festival. Read More

Taphouse opens doors

November 14, 2014
A new beer-focused restaurant is opening to the public. Read More