Items Tagged with 'Downtown Market'


Downtown Market buys more time

State approves fourth loan extension while market sources $1M from foundations for 25-percent payment.

February 2, 2018
The grace period for Grand Rapids Downtown Market’s debt repayment has stretched into a sixth year. Read More

Downtown Market elects board members

January 16, 2018
The Grand Rapids Downtown Market has elected five new board members. Read More

Vietnamese restaurant opening doors

September 7, 2017
The Grand Rapids Downtown Market is getting a new addition. Read More

Vietnamese food vendor moving into Downtown Market

June 28, 2017
The Downtown Market will welcome a new Vietnamese food vendor this summer. Read More

Downtown Market hires director

June 9, 2017
The Grand Rapids Downtown Market has named a new director of culinary education, programs and partnerships whose experience includes working as a chef. Read More

Partners producing seminars for food entrepreneurs

March 2, 2017
The Downtown Market is partnering with a local food distributor to provide free seminars for food entrepreneurs this month. Read More

Downtown Market says it’s on ‘solid footing’

Despite twice requesting extensions on $3-million loan from state, market’s CEO and president claims it is ‘financially sustainable.’

February 17, 2017
Despite having twice requested extensions on its $3-million loan with the state of Michigan, Mimi Fritz of the Grand Rapids Downtown Market said the Grand Action and Downtown Development Authority-backed venture is financially sustainable and doing well. Read More

Coffee company opening café in Downtown Market

November 22, 2016
A Grand Rapids coffee roaster is opening a café in the Downtown Market. Read More

Butcher shop opening in Downtown Market

October 5, 2016
Come Friday, visitors to the Downtown Market will once again be able to purchase a wide range of meats. Read More

Downtown Market vendor opens second location

August 9, 2016
A Downtown Market vendor has opened another location in town focused on retail sales. Read More