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

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

Grand Rapids Drive partner with college

November 14, 2014
The Grand Rapids Drive have formed another partnership ahead of their first tip-off. Read More

Brewery names COO

November 13, 2014
A major local brewery continues to shift around its front office. Read More

Hackett’s role as U-M’s AD pleases local attorney

November 7, 2014
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Had the University of Michigan football team been undefeated midway through October, the pressure on former Athletic Director Dave Brandon wouldn’t have reached near the level it did. Read More