#CrestonBuzz Vol. 5 Before there was even a Creston Brewery, and way, way back before there was even a Creston neighborhood or business association, the environs surrounding Plainfield Avenue and Quimby Street was simply known as “The North End.” It was populated by several wealthy community leaders that resided in large, beautiful houses at the […]
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#CrestonBuzz Vol. 4 *The following is a brief, but fascinating story, based on solid historical facts, some research-based conjecture and a couple of highly unlikely coincidences. Creston Brewery is located just north of the original 1850s boundary of the then young village of Grand Rapids in Kent County, Michigan. On what was first an old […]
Just for funsies, let’s say you are sitting at Creston Brewery having a great new brew and you glance out at the street…. All of a sudden, out of nowhere, outside the door, it has gone back in time to late spring in the year 1897. It’s late afternoon, and it must be quitting time […]