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Shifting retail on Grand Rapids’ east side reflects broader market trends
GRAND RAPIDS — Retail corridors on Grand Rapids’ east side are in flux as new businesses move in and longtime staples relocate or shut down.
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.
Restaurants embrace e-commerce as consumer habits permanently shift
Before the COVID-19 pandemic, none of Davide Uccello’s four West Michigan restaurants offered an online ordering option. Today, at least half of his restaurant’s takeout and delivery orders are placed online.
Blacklist Bagels looks to transition from ghost kitchen to storefront
GRAND RAPIDS — When the COVID-19 pandemic first took hold of the country last year, Kevin Chaperon took the at-home bread baking trend to the next level and opened a ghost kitchen concept called Blacklist Bagels LLC.
‘Questions and concerns:’ Outdoor drinking areas may offer lifeline for bars and restaurants, but oversight questions remain
Designating outdoor drinking areas is not only a way to modernize Michigan’s alcohol regulations, but also extends a critical lifeline for restaurants and bars grappling with limited activity during the COVID-19 pandemic.