Displaying items tagged: The Sovengard

Monday, 26 September 2022 17:13

Cocktail bar and brewery to soon open in former Sovengard space on GR’s west side

GRAND RAPIDS — A new cocktail bar as well as a second location of Broad Leaf Brewery & Spirits are set to open in the coming months in a former restaurant on Bridge Street NW where The Sovengard formerly operated. 

Published in Small Business
Thursday, 26 May 2022 16:42

The Sovengard’s relocation plan stalls amid parking, neighborhood concerns

GRAND RAPIDS — The Sovengard’s plan to relocate roughly 1 mile away on Grand Rapids’ west side faces neighborhood opposition and parking concerns after owners already chose an alternate location because of rising construction costs.

Sunday, 08 July 2018 19:00

Feeling the Heat: West Michigan restaurant industry grapples with labor shortage

A struggle to find dedicated staff willing to work for minimum wage has one Grand Rapids pizza shop shifting to a focus on technology. 

Published in Economic Development

Saturday, 07 July 2018 14:28

Restauranteur Roundtable: Grand Rapids restaurant owners struggle with talent, city's still-developing foodie culture

Talent issues dominate most business discussions these days, and that’s certainly true among entrepreneurs in Grand Rapids’ restaurant scene. 

Published in Economic Development