Articles by Pat Evans

Group grapples with downtown’s ‘white’ image

CIG, which brings diverse entertainment to town, is seeing some positive changes.

March 11, 2016

New Eastown eatery is a fluid concept

That Early Bird Café will feature both coffee and food, but must appeal to the neighborhood.

March 11, 2016

Grocers enliven ‘a mundane chore’

West Michigan stores follow the trends of smaller selections, private labels and healthy products.

March 11, 2016

Developer eyes community soccer complex for Roosevelt Park

FIFA’s Centers for Hope act as community support and gathering spots.

March 11, 2016

West Michigan distillers earn plaudits from national competitions

New Holland and Long Road bring home medals for a variety of spirits.

March 11, 2016