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Tuesday, 23 August 2022 16:27

Royals in GR’s East Hills to relaunch as pizza restaurant 

GRAND RAPIDS — Royals is relaunching next week as a pizza restaurant after the former East Hills brunch spot underperformed since launching at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published in Small Business
Friday, 19 March 2021 16:02

Restaurant service provider 86 Repairs raises $2 million in funding round

GRAND RAPIDS — 86 Repairs Inc., a company based in both Grand Rapids and Chicago that partners with restaurants to provide end-to-end repairs and maintenance for kitchen equipment, recently closed a $2 million round of seed funding.

Published in Food/Agribusiness
Tuesday, 22 December 2020 16:17

State plans second liquor buyback program, unveils Restaurant Meal Program to aid reeling restaurant industry

The state plans to hold another liquor buyback for bars and restaurants. A similar effort earlier this year by the Michigan Liquor Control Commission (MLCC) bought back $3.4 million in spirits from 673 liquor license holders, for an average of a little more than $5,000 per each bar and restaurant that was closed or had limited operations during the COVID-019 pandemic.

Published in Economic Development

Tuesday, 15 December 2020 12:30

Grim national survey of hotels, restaurants show mass closures without additional federal aid

Additional mass closings and staff layoffs in the hospitality industry are expected without additional federal aid for businesses, according to recent surveys by national hotel and restaurant trade groups.

Published in Economic Development
Monday, 30 November 2020 17:05

Michigan Strategic Fund approves $10M pandemic relief program for small businesses

The Michigan Strategic Fund has approved a $10 million COVID-19 relief grant program for small businesses that were harmed by recent state restrictions affecting restaurants and entertainment facilities.

Published in Small Business
Tuesday, 17 November 2020 15:56

Restaurant, hospitality groups sue state over latest COVID-19 orders

The Michigan Restaurant & Lodging Association and two hospitality businesses filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against the head of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services in response to new business restrictions to stem the spread of COVID-19.

Published in Food/Agribusiness

Monday, 02 November 2020 12:58

Restaurant owners ready to comply with latest order, but question effectiveness

Restaurant owners are seeking clarification from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services on last week’s revised emergency order requiring bars and restaurants to gather names and contact information from patrons. 

Published in Food/Agribusiness