Ford was the only U.S. president to hail from Michigan and now, decades after his service, his legacy is being celebrated in a new digital way. The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation has partnered with Midland, Michigan-based Map-N-Tour to develop a web and mobile app to educate and entertain visitors on a self- guided tour of sites around Grand Rapids that help tell the Ford story.Read more
This month, the AC Marriott Hotel Downtown Grand Rapids opened the doors at 50 Monroe Avenue NW and each ofRead more
When the 250-room upscale Embassy Suites Hilton Hotel opened in downtown Grand Rapids last week, each room was outfitted with a mattress and box springs handcrafted less than eight miles away, at Lady Americana Midwest. In all, 90 King and 318 Queen Bed sets can be found within the 7-story hotel located at 710 N. Monroe, overlooking the Grand River. It is the first Embassy Suites in West Michigan and is under the management of Suburban Inns.Read more
Grand Traverse Distillery was awarded eight (8) individual medals at the American Distilling Institute’s 11th Annual Spirits Competition, held as part of its annual conference in Baltimore, Maryland earlier this month.
Recognized as one of the 2013 “Michigan 50 Companies to Watch” In 2013, GTD currently operates five tasting rooms in Michigan – including two in Traverse City, one in downtown Frankenmuth; one in Leland; and one in Grand Rapids (with a new location, scheduled to open in September, 2017).Read more
More than 18,000 people are expected to enjoy a vast menu of food and beverage at the 9th Annual Grand Rapids International Wine, Beer & Food Festival coming up Nov. 17-19 at DeVos Place in downtown Grand Rapids.Read more
Bier Distillery Company has announced that it is expanding operations into a new 4,000 square-foot building at 5295 West River Drive NE (#100) in Comstock Park, near Fifth Third Ballpark.Read more
Michigan’s award-winning Reserve Wine & Food proudly welcomes Josh Adams as its new Executive Chef, effective September 8. The James Beard Awards Semi-Finalist comes from Peoria, Illinois where he owned and operated June Restaurant for five years.Read more