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Displaying items tagged: Creston Brewery

Monday, 21 November 2022 20:18

Developer plans 72-unit mixed-use apartment project in GR’s Creston neighborhood

GRAND RAPIDS — A second site tied to a failed development firm in Grand Rapids’ Creston neighborhood is attracting interest from a new developer.

Sunday, 30 January 2022 18:23

4 new venues join Grand Rapids live music, performance scene

GRAND RAPIDS — Several new businesses that opened last year are navigating the new landscape of hosting live entertainment during a pandemic. 

Published in Economic Development
Thursday, 22 April 2021 17:12

Saugatuck Brewing Co. to purchase, revive Creston Brewery

GRAND RAPIDS — Saugatuck Brewing Co. announced that it has purchased the former Creston Brewery, giving the Douglas-based brewer a foothold in Grand Rapids.

Published in Small Business

Sunday, 21 July 2019 19:20

Creston neighborhood hopes for renewed investment, despite stalled developments

GRAND RAPIDS — Three years ago when Central District Cyclery owner Nate Phelps moved his business from downtown Grand Rapids into the Creston business district, he was banking on an influx of new residents and activity that would support his bicycle shop.

Sunday, 28 April 2019 18:29

CRAFT BEER ROUNDTABLE: For West Michigan brewers, adaptability remains key to survival in a changing industry

As more generations become exposed over time to the craft beer industry, brewers will face new opportunities to find growth and challenges to their existing business models. Add in a healthy dose of regulatory uncertainty and shifting market dynamics that could easily catch breweries off guard financially if they scaled up too large, too soon and it’s easy to see that the craft brewing industry remains in a state of constant flux.

Published in Food/Agribusiness
Sunday, 28 April 2019 18:20

QuikTap mobilizes brewers’ draft beer systems

GRAND RAPIDS — Craft beer enthusiasts are a spirited bunch who want to discover and follow breweries and brands. This has created an environment of constant sampling at the hundreds of tasting rooms and beer festivals across the country — and a big haul for brewers who are regularly on the road.

Published in Manufacturing

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 18:35

Controversy mounts over GR Chamber endorsement of Schuette in race for Michigan governor

The backlash against the Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce over its controversial endorsement of GOP Michigan gubernatorial candidate Bill Schuette continues to percolate.

Published in Breaking News
Sunday, 09 September 2018 21:47

HopCat’s 2nd GR location aims to shine light on local brewing industry

GRAND RAPIDS — HopCat’s 17th location overall — and its second in Grand Rapids — comes as an “experiment” of sorts for the growing chain of craft beer-focused restaurants.

Published in Breaking News
Saturday, 29 April 2017 06:00

As competition heats up, Michigan craft brewers focus on business practices, taproom sales

Thirsty Michigan craft beer consumers bought the equivalent of around 59,000 more pints of Brewery Vivant’s beer in 2016 than they did the year before.

Published in Food/Agribusiness

Friday, 31 March 2017 13:03

Growth for craft brewing industry shifts to smaller producers

As the four partners developed the business plan for Creston Brewery, they faced a key decision that would define the future direction of their company.

Published in Breaking News