SPRING LAKE — The 97th St. Mary’s Parish Festival is Saturday, Sept. 11, from 12-8 p.m.
The annual Coast Guard Festival has drawn the familiar food options of a county fair, but a number of local eateries are making an impression this week.
The Village of Spring Lake’s Social District opened Friday, allowing customers to consume alcoholic beverages while strolling around a specified downtown area.
The Spring Lake Village Council is expected to pass a resolution supporting a downtown social district when it holds its next virtual meeting Monday evening.
LANSING — Michigan restaurants on Wednesday proposed tying indoor capacity limits to the percentage of COVID-19 tests that come back positive, contending that clear guideposts would help the hospitality industry navigate the pandemic.
We’re far from New Orleans’ French Quarter, but plenty of people around the Tri-Cities celebrated Fat Tuesday by indulging in the traditional treat of the day – paczki.
A group of Michigan doctors are urging restaurants not to rush to reopen dining rooms as COVID-19 infections continue to surge across the state.
The more intimate Thanksgiving gatherings expected this year because of the COVID-19 virus pandemic is driving up demand for smaller turkeys and leaving bigger birds sitting idle in store freezers.
Reacting to Sunday’s announcement of the state health department’s decision to implement a three-week closure of restaurant dining rooms, some local restaurant owners and managers say it’s necessary for public safety. Others say it’s a strong-arm political move.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s latest restrictions on indoor social gatherings has local restaurant owners scrambling to determine the legality of the order, and ponder what effect the restrictions will have on already suffering businesses.
Following the success of last year’s inaugural Grand Haven Hispanic Fiesta, organizers faced a challenge – how to organize a second festival without a large public gathering due to COVID-19.
SPRING LAKE — Stefanie Herder says she knew she was on to something when she recommended that her family should do a “nacho table” – a tabletop full of tortilla chips, cheese, taco meat and peppers.
Most microbreweries in Michigan have tip-toed into the hard seltzer game since White Claw boomed in summer 2019, releasing a craft seltzer here and there to go with a smorgasbord of beers.
Thursday would have been Vera “Petie” Oom’s 84th birthday, so a few of her family members gathered in front of her favorite local “restaurant,” Pronto Pups, to remember Petie, who died late last month.
The city of Grand Haven is blocking off parts of several streets — including the first block of Washington Avenue in the downtown – to allow restaurants and other businesses to expand outdoors.
LANSING (AP) — Michigan restaurants and bars could sell cocktails and liquor for pickup or delivery and would see a temporary cut in state liquor prices under fast-tracked legislation that supporters hope will help the industry survive the coronavirus pandemic.
Long Road Distillers captured eight new honors at the 2020 American Craft Spirits Awards, including two gold medals for Long Road Aquavit and Long Road Raspberry Liqueur.
LANSING — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued a sweeping order Monday banning dine-in customers at restaurants and closing all bars, movie theaters, gyms and other sports facilities to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
An ice cold beer is just as much a part of Muskegon as the snow. Turns out, brewing reflects a pivotal part of this city’s past, as evident by Lakeshore Museum Center’s (LMC’s) latest exhibit: Cheers! A History of Brewing in Muskegon, running now through May 18.
GRAND RAPIDS — In Act II of “The Nutcracker Ballet,” the Prince whisks the slumbering Clara away to the Land of Sweets, where the Sugar Plum Fairy holds court in a magical land of make believe.
For kids with food allergies, dietary restrictions or Type I diabetes, Halloween trick-or-treating can put kids at risk for serious health issues.
FERRYSBURG — The 13th annual Smith’s Bayou Chili Cookoff is set for Saturday, Aug. 24, and it will be a benefit for Four Pointes Center for Successful Aging.
SPRING LAKE — High water levels across West Michigan have created significant problems for local farmers, preventing some crops from being planted and ruining produce already in the ground.