Items Tagged with 'Brewery Vivant'

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Inside Track: Brewery Vivant is a good business and a good neighbor

Jason Spaulding learned from his experience and travels in Europe that there’s more to a brewery than making good beer.

August 8, 2014
The idea of making a career of beer has become an accepted premise in Grand Rapids, and few have done it better than Jason Spaulding. Read More

Street Talk: What do you want to B? Good examples abound

Silver lining.

July 25, 2014
Imagine working for a business that wants to improve your quality of life and increase the power of your impact outside the workplace — and where you are rewarded for reducing your travel impact, volunteering in your local community, eating local food, or reducing your waste. Read More

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