Let There be Light: Grand Rapids’ Lamp Light Music Festival

East Grand Rapids Lamp Light Music Festival - The Awesome Mitten

Then, there was light! Grand Rapids will continue to shine this year with its fifth annual Lamp Light Music Festival, an event that started out as a complete experiment. This year’s festival takes place Friday through Sunday, November 4-6, 2016, spread out between a few next-door-neighbor venues within the neighborhood. The festival director, John Hanson, spoke […]

Short’s Brewing Company is Making Changes

Short's Brewing Company - The Awesome Mitten

Although playing outside and going on snowy adventures makes for a fantastic #MittenTrip, I have to admit that my visit to Short’s Brewing Company was definitely a major highlight of a recent wintry trip to Bellaire. More than anything, the experience was a testament to quality and passion. From the food to the beer to […]