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Founders deal will not change brand

Spanish brewer Mahou will own 30 percent of the local company.

December 19, 2014
(Watch for this story Monday morning on WZZM TV 13) With a $40 million expansion already in the works, Founders Brewing Co. made another play to solidify its position in the global beer industry last week. Read More

Developer plans up to six retailers on Wealthy Street

December 19, 2014
One of the minds behind the Wealthy Street and Hall Street bakeries is planning a $2-million project on Wealthy Street with up to seven retail spaces and a pair of apartments. Read More

Retailer surprises shoppers with 'Very Merry' campaign

December 19, 2014
More than 200 shoppers recently received a big holiday surprise at the checkout lane. Read More

Brewery throws b'day party

December 19, 2014
Another brewery in the area has turned two. Read More

Window Wonderland designs downtown storefronts

December 18, 2014
A college and a civic agency have helped change the look of window shopping downtown this year. Read More

Brewery releases reserve beers

December 16, 2014
A brewery is releasing several special versions of one of its flagship brews. Read More

Meat supplier feeds thousands of families

December 15, 2014
A group of food brands are partnering to spread the holiday spirit by distributing enough meat to serve more than 31,000 families. Read More

'Tis the season for … gift cards?

The average American will spend $163 on impersonal plastic presents.

December 12, 2014
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Do gift cards suck? Read More

E-cigarette maker extends European distribution

December 12, 2014
A growing e-cigarette maker is expanding in Croatia and southeast Europe to deepen its reach on the continent. Read More

Café opens in Heritage Hill neighborhood

December 11, 2014
There’s a new place to get coffee in downtown Grand Rapids. Read More