Items Tagged with 'food trucks'


Food trucks count ArtPrize Eight as success

Organization working on ways to accommodate more vendors at Rosa Parks Circle despite limited space.

October 14, 2016
This year, food trucks lined up between the Grand Rapids Art Museum and Rosa Parks Circle during the 19-day ArtPrize event with hopes of generating a strong stream of revenue from attendees of the competition. Read More

Free the food trucks

September 29, 2016
The clock hits 11:45 a.m. and your stomach starts to rumble. You remember that, in your morning shuffle, you neglected to pack a lunch and your current craving is a meal on wheels. Thankfully, due to the PILOT Mobile Food Business Ordinance — a new two-year pilot program — your dream is now a reality. Read More

Food truck ordinance around the corner

City ordinance would allow eateries more freedom to operate on public property downtown.

July 22, 2016
There’s now heavy legal energy moving behind Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss’s dream of having more food trucks in the downtown area. Read More

No more stalling: Bring out the food trucks; city approval of ordinance is long past due

July 22, 2016
Grand Rapids city commissioners will at long last take one more formal step toward embracing food trucks as an important part of the downtown and neighborhood business landscape with a public hearing July 26. Read More

Mobile cuisine startup program helps food trucks get on the road

June 26, 2013
The Michigan Economic Development Corp. recently issued a request for proposals to help get more food trucks on the road in Michigan. Read More