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Long Road Distillery offers ‘bathtub gin’ kit as part of prohibition museum exhibit (

During the prohibition era, people used to distill their own liquor in their bathtubs. Long Road Distillery, the recently opened craft distillery on Grand Rapids’ West Side, is offering an unusual way to remember that slice of American history. In conjunction with the Grand Rapids Public Museum’s opening of the exhibit “American Spirits: The Rise…

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ArtPrize 2015 welcomes distillery, sporting goods store to 7th annual event (

ArtPrize 2015’s new venues include a distillery, a sporting goods store and a new public space. A total of 180 venues have signed up to participate in the seventh annual exhibition in Grand Rapids. Some 30 first-time venues will be a part of the $500,000 competition opening Sept. 23 for the 19-day exhibition. A total…

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Grand Rapids school board member won’t seek reelection, opening West Side distillery (MLive)

The Grand Rapids School Board is guaranteed at least one new member after the November election with Jon O’Connor deciding not to seek reelection to pursue a new business venture on the city’s West Side. Five of the board’s nine 4-year seats will be on the Nov. 4 ballot. Board president Wendy Falb, vice president…

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