Items Tagged with 'Brewery Vivant'


Street Talk: Izzo's performance is par for the course

Pump stump.

July 4, 2014
Golf outing! Those are celebrated words in West Michigan, and it was especially evident as a couple of hundred Michigan State University alumni and friends stayed the Egypt Valley course through one of the steamiest days yet last Monday. Read More

Brewery fills Pothole beer before vote

April 29, 2014
A local brewery released a specialty beer on Monday to help bring awareness to a May 6 vote on street and sidewalk funding. Read More

Breweries find themselves at center of neighborhood development

All share a need to be an important part of communities in which they locate.

January 24, 2014
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) When Mike Stevens and Dave Engbers walked into an empty rundown truck depot in 2007, they saw something others didn’t. Read More

East Hills business ready to make investment

And grocer is set to spend more than $1 million on Save-A-Lot store.

December 27, 2013
A young, successful and popular business in the Grand Rapids neighborhood of East Hills has a date with city commissioners next week. Read More

Inside Track: Darcie helps everyone understand beer better

Out of a job and unsure of his next steps, Ben Darcie turned to an old friend: beer.

November 22, 2013
When Ben Darcie decided to leave his kitchen job at Electric Cheetah last year, he had no leads for a new job. Read More

Oktoberfest rises in West Michigan

October 4, 2013
The 16-day Oktoberfest celebration in Germany is thousands of miles away and coming to a close, but in parts of West Michigan, it’s just getting started. Read More

Brewery enforces trademark to protect 'flagship beer'

September 9, 2013
The co-owner of a Grand Rapids brewery recently took to the Internet to share his account of a trademark dispute with an out-of-state brewery. Read More

Over a barrel

Some area beer is all about the barrel-aging process.

August 23, 2013
Beer geeks may envy Jason Heystek’s job. He’s the head cellar operator at Founders Brewing Co. and one of his tasks is ensuring the quality of Kentucky Breakfast Stout. To do that, he samples each barrel of the beer that has been ranked one of the top beers in the world. Read More

Beer City Glass breaks into craft industry

June 28, 2013
With the craft beer, wine and spirit industries booming, auxiliary businesses are now popping up to support the effort. Read More

Early arrival: Vivant unveils new offering today

June 28, 2013
Brewery Vivant is on a hot streak with new beers this week. Read More