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

Sports complex forecasts $20M economic impact

August 1, 2014
Six years of work is done, and now it’s time to play ball. Read More

Grandwich names 'Sandwich of the Year'

August 1, 2014
Grand Rapids has its fourth Grandwich. Read More

South Korea taps longtime Griffins coach

August 1, 2014
The longest-tenured coach in Grand Rapids Griffins history, who played on two Stanley Cup-winning teams, has moved on. Read More

Hard cider maker releases summer varieties

July 30, 2014
A hard cider maker is expanding its lineup for the summer. Read More

NBA passes basketballs to nonprofit

July 28, 2014
Grand Rapids youth at a nonprofit have plenty of new basketballs thanks to a donation from the NBA. Read More

DeVos Hall to receive upgrades to attract big Broadway shows

$300K in improvements will allow venue to host bigger shows for longer periods.

July 25, 2014
Downtown Grand Rapids is set to become a bigger magnet to tourism. Read More

LaughFest spreads $3.2M economic impact

July 25, 2014
This year's LaughFest generated more than laughs. Read More

Stryker names board chair

July 25, 2014
The new chairman of the board at Stryker Corp. is a familiar face. Read More

Construction firm donates $25K to veterans

July 24, 2014
The Grand Rapids Home for Veterans is getting a special gift on Saturday. Read More

Griffins' front office nets awards

July 21, 2014
The Grand Rapids Griffins didn’t repeat as Calder Cup Champions, but the front office took home some honors for the 2013-14 season. Read More