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Brewery throws b'day party

July 3, 2015
A brewery is throwing a birthday party on Friday with some special beers. Read More

Brewery triples capacity

July 1, 2015
An upstart brewery in the region is tripling its capacity. Read More

West Michigan companies rank on Fortune 500

June 30, 2015
Four West Michigan companies are standing among the nation’s Fortune 500. Read More

Meijer commits up to $100M to local produce

June 30, 2015
When Meijer began its partnership with E. Miedema & Sons nearly 80 years ago, Ralph Miedema would hand deliver cabbage, sweet corn and squash directly to Hendrik Meijer and his Greenville store. Read More

Founders uses window of opportunity

Brewer is ready to roll after culmination of $40 million project.

June 26, 2015
Despite growing to be the 17th largest craft brewery — No. 23 overall — in the country last year, Founders Brewing Co. is about to embark on a scale that is new to the company. Read More

Planning the Michigan marijuana industry

Three groups have competing ideas for a legal pot industry in the state.

June 26, 2015
Three organizations — only one of which is revealing its financial backers at this point — claim to be working on plans for the commercialization of fully legalized recreational marijuana in Michigan. Read More

Co-op launches crowdfunding campaign to save honeybees

Agriculture industry is suffering from unexpected loss of hives.

June 26, 2015
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) The plight of the honeybees has been gaining a lot of attention as scientists try to figure out what is behind the current trend of colony collapse disorder, which is when adult worker bees disappear from their hives leaving a queen, immature bees and honey behind. Read More

Appliance maker expands craft coffee line

June 26, 2015
An appliance maker is rolling out a trio of products to help coffee lovers “bring the coffee house experience into the home.” Read More

Bar's fries rank among '10 best french fries' in US

June 26, 2015
Some of the best french fries in the nation can be found in Grand Rapids, and the bar that makes them will offer them for free, with any purchase. Read More

Sub restaurant franchise opens on 28th Street

June 25, 2015
A franchise of sub restaurants has opened its fourth location in the region on 28th Street. Read More