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Craft spirits maker opens event space (Grand Rapids Business Journal)

A local distillery has opened up an addition. Long Road Distillers just opened its upstairs, The Rickhouse at Long Road, at 537 Leonard St. NW. Event space The space holds 160 people and is available for special events and general overflow on the weekends. The space rents for $100 an hour for a three-hour minimum…

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Long Road takes long view with trio of expansion plans (GR Business Journal)

Distillery gains approval for full kitchen, rooftop deck and expanded production area. The city’s first distillery has set its sights on some big expansion projects. Long Road Distillers went in front of the Grand Rapids Planning Commission last week seeking approval for three projects, all of which gained unanimous approval. The planned expansions include a…

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Two months after opening, Long Road Distillers seeks to double production space (MiBiz)

While Long Road Distillers LLC just opened a little more than two months ago, the maker of craft spirits already plans to expand in Grand Rapids’ west side neighborhood. The company will go before the Grand Rapids Planning Commission on Thursday, Aug. 13 with a special land use request to add 1,200 square feet to…

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Grand Rapids’ first West Side distillery of fine spirits could be just months away (Rapid Growth Media)

Entrepreneurs Kyle Van Strien and Jon O’Connor have some spirited plans to bring Grand Rapids its first neighborhood distillery and tasting room. The pair and a silent partner purchased an 8,000-square-foot building at 537 Leonard St. NW on the corner of Leonard and Quarry St. NW, and have begun the process of converting it into…

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