Items Tagged with 'Downtown Market'


Downtown Market thriving, despite bumps

The venue just turned two and is working out the kinks, but there is reason for optimism.

September 19, 2015
Two years in, Slows Bar BQ opened in Downtown Market, giving the $32 million project its first restaurant tenant, and bringing it one step closer to fulfilling its promise to the community of offering 24 locally focused vendors and two restaurants within a thriving and vibrant facility. Read More

Downtown Market vendors discuss successes, challenges

Collaboration and camaraderie are surprising benefits from the venture.

September 18, 2015
Downtown Market celebrated its two-year anniversary earlier this month, and a handful of its 23 Market Hall vendors discussed the successes and challenges they’ve experienced since the market opened. Read More

Michigan-made retailer moves into downtown

August 31, 2015
A retailer of Michigan-made food and gifts that's committed to supporting “local entrepreneurs and artisans” is opening a location downtown. Read More

Creators follow a simple process for bottled iced coffee

Diabetic owner was looking for a mellow brew without cream and sugar.

August 21, 2015
David Wentworth was looking for a way to enjoy mellow coffee without the addition of cream and sugar because of his Type 1 diabetes. Read More

Slows Bar-B-Q coming fast

July 31, 2015
The widely anticipated opening of a well-respected barbecue restaurant in Grand Rapids will be happening soon. Read More

Downtown farmers market opens for summer

May 20, 2015
The farmers market at the Downtown Market is opening on Saturday. Read More

Bavarian pretzel shop moves into downtown

April 30, 2015
A Bavarian pretzel shop is expanding outside of Ohio to join the downtown community this summer. Read More

Florist grows downtown

April 2, 2015
A local chain of flower shops is opening a new location downtown. Read More

Catering operation moves into Downtown Market

March 5, 2015
An established catering operation is moving into the Downtown Market — and opening a new café concept there. Read More

Downtown Market produces Women of Craft Beer

March 5, 2015
The Downtown Market is hosting an all-women panel on the craft beer industry on Friday night. Read More