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My Town: Get a 'Taste of East Grand Rapids' Aug. 21
My Town: Get a 'Taste of East Grand Rapids' Aug. 21

EAST GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.—The countdown is on to get a Taste of East Grand Rapids.

The festival of food will return to Gaslight Village this Thursday, Aug. 21 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.  Residents and visitors are encouraged to sample food from area restaurants and businesses including:

  • Olive’s
  • Big Bob’s
  • Derby Station
  • Jersey Junction
  • Olga’s Kitchen
  • D&W Fresh Market
  • SweetieLicious
  • Foo Yen
  • Rose’s Express
  • Jet’s Pizza
  • Osta’s

This is the fifth year for Taste of East Grand Rapids, which will also include live music, children’s activities and sidewalk sales.  Proceeds from the event will go to Susan G. Komen of West Michigan.

Wealthy Street will be closed between Lakeside Drive and Croswell during Taste of East Grand Rapids; drivers will still be able to access the Croswell intersection to the D&W Plaza and other local businesses.