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Articles by Brittany Beezhold

Brittany Beezhold

Brittany Beezhold is a Chimes guest writer for the 2012-13 school year.

Photo by Brittany Beezhold.
Torrence O’Haire, The Starving Artist, innovates culinary niche

Torrence O’Haire, The Starving Artist, is a self-made private chef developing a difference in the culinary culture. As...

Kyle Ripley (right) started Clique on April 16, 2012 with his father Steve Ripley (left). Photo by Brittany Beezhold.
Clique coffee bar fosters appreciation of local, hand-brewed coffee

Through coffee beans, Hario V60 pour-overs and shots of espresso, Clique Coffee Bar (1600 East Beltline NE) is creating ...

Photo by Jonathon Stoner
Grand Rapids Cooking School Kickstarter project falls short

Founded by Molly Clauhs and Chris McKellar in 2012, Grand Rapids Cooking School (GRCS) is cultivating an appreciation f...

Photo by Brittany Beezhold.
Art opening showcases explorations in bookmaking at 106 Gallery

Tiny triangular books, sculptural birds, dissected books and traditionally bound codex books were among the variety of b...

Photo by Brittany Beezhold
Eastown Community Association hosts pancake breakfast

The smell of sausage, maple syrup and warm pancakes rose as cold air swirled outside. The sound of friendly chatter was ...

Photo courtesy Brittany Beezhold
Twisted clay

Clay. Earthy, organic, the color of lightly roasted coffee beans. Twisted through your fingers, molded slowly and attent...

Photo by Brittany Beezhold
Local First celebrates a vibrant local business community

Exposed, raw wooden ceilings stretched out wide, restored wooden floors with the character of an old familiar face, a r...

Uptown anticipates annual Holiday Shop Hop

Frosted windowpanes, twinkling Christmas lights, evergreen garland hung like lush green waves. Long coats, clouds of bre...

Photo by Brittany Beezhold.
Three new businesses arrive in Eastown

Along the cobblestoned streets in Eastown lie a handful of businesses. Bookstores, boutiques, coffee shops, restaurants...

Regular Coffee is roasted at Rowster on Wealthy Street.  Photo by Brittany Beezhold
Regular Coffee achieves successful funding

Stacks of burlap bags full of green coffee beans, fragrance wafting heavily through the air from the roaster, tins lined...