GR{KNOW} | Wise Men Distillery To Open New Location In Downtown Grand Rapids

If you are a fan of Wise Men Distillery some good news coming your way. The owners have plans to open a new location in downtown Grand Rapids. Find out more about what to expect in 2020. Future Location | 146 Monroe Center St. NW {in McKay Tower} Estimated Opening | First Quarter of 2020 Speciality | Craft Micro Distillery […]

GR{KNOW} | Cedar Springs Brewing Company To Open German Style Beer Hall On Bridge Street

Beer City USA is BOOMIN’! Locals will be pleased to learn that Cedar Springs Brewing Company is doing its part by bringing a new German style beer hall to the craft beverage scene on Bridge St. Find out what to expect when Küsterer Brauhaus opens its doors.  Location | 642 Bridge St. NW {vacant Jesus Evangelistic Center next door to […]

GR{KNOW} | Cocktail Week GR Now Through November 24

COCKTAIL WEEK GR IS BACK! If you love this event as much as we do, you probably already have your calendar marked for TODAY through November 24th! This year will mark Cocktail Week’s FIFTH installment featuring cocktail themed events organized by the Grand Rapids Bartenders Guild, as well as local distilleries and restaurants. A complete list of the events can be […]

GR{KNOW} | Ambiance GR – A Unique Urban Metropolitan Lounge

Ambiance GR Kitchen and Lounge is soon to open in Downtown Grand Rapids. Team Ambiance believes that their concept will offer something new to set the establishment apart. Read on to find out more.  Location | 106 Pearl NW {Inside Ledyard Building on the corner of Ottawa and Pearl St.} Estimated Opening Date | Late November Speciality | American Eats […]

GR{KNOW} | Donut Garden – Taking Gourmet Vegan Desserts To The Next Level

“Mmmm…donuts”! Not only are they Homer Simpson’s treat of choice, they are also becoming the go-to gourmet dessert available in a wide range of unique flavors. Donut Garden is setting themselves apart by specializing in vegan options. Read on to find out more about the company and what they have to offer.  Donut Garden is the brainchild of mother, Grand […]

#GRANDNEW | One Twenty Three Tavern Now Open at Studio Park

One Twenty Three Tavern is quickly becoming one of the newest hotspots in Grand Rapids! This modern American dining recently opened at Studio Park on October 14th. Read on to learn more about the restaurant and what they have in store for later this year.  Location | 123 Ionia SE {Downtown Grand Rapids at Studio Park} Hours | Sun – Thurs […]

GR{KNOW} | Third Nature Brewing Company Grand Opening In Rockford

Beer City USA has definitely made its mark, especially in the craft brew space. Third Nature Brewing Co. may be #GRANDNEW to the brewery scene, but plans to give West Michigan residents another reason to take a detour into Rockford. This rustic brewery and taproom will be hosting its grand opening on October 28. Learn more about why you should be […]

GR{KNOW} | Grand Rapids International Wine, Beer and Food Festival Receives Honorary Mention in Forbes Magazine

  Three cheers for the Grand Rapids International Wine, Beer and Food Festival! This highly-anticipated event has been named as one of a dozen ‘Best Fall Wine Festivals in North America You Don’t Want to Miss’ by Forbes travel writer Sandra MacGregor. Learn more about the festival and why it should be added to your list of priority fall activities […]

GR{KNOW} | Gordon Food Service is Breaking Barriers for Minority Owned Restaurants

There’s no doubt that the business community in Grand Rapids is on an upward trajectory. Along with this growth comes a need for the acceptance of diversity. This is especially the case in the food industry, where culture is such an important part of the culinary experience. Residents should feel encouraged to seek out minority-owned restaurants to enjoy terrific meals […]

GR{KNOW} | Arvon Brewing Co. Relocating To Grand Rapids

The beer scene in Grand Rapids is rapidly growing! If you are visiting a local restaurant, don’t be surprised if the quality beer you are drinking bears the name Arvon Brewing Co. Arvon has been working hard to build a reputation for crafting excellent beer and now they’re ready to take things to the next level. Read on to learn […]