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10:33 pm
Mon July 15, 2013

Musicians of The Soil and The Sun rise to new heights

Credit The Soil and The Sun

The Grand Rapids band The Soil and The Sun will finish out their tour Friday night at 9:30 p.m. at Bell’s Brewery in Kalamazoo. The band was one of NPR’s top picks at South by Southwest music festival last year in Austin, Texas, and recently played Common Ground Music Fest in Grand Rapids.

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7:48 am
Wed June 12, 2013

Expansion of Bell's facility approved in Comstock Township

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Bell's will increase capacity at brewing facility
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
COMSTOCK TOWNSHIP, MI - Construction on the expansion of Bell's Brewery is expected to begin this July after the project received unanimous approval from The Comstock Township Zoning Board of Appeals at a public hearing Tuesday, June 11.
1:56 pm
Mon April 22, 2013

Bell's Brewery looking to buy property in Upper Peninsula for new manufacturing facility

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Escanaba City Council holding special meeting Thursday on request to purchase just over three acres for new facility
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Bell's Brewery Inc. founder Larry Bell is seeking to purchase property and construct a manufacturing facility in Escanaba, located in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.
6:10 am
Thu March 21, 2013

Bell's Brewery now entirely family owned

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Larry Bell and his two children now are sole owners of the Kalamazoo brewery
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
"The company is 100 percent owned by the Bell family now," Larry said. "It really clears the way for the company to continue to grow and get financing and for me to be able to make arrangements to pass the company on to the next generation.
12:00 am
Thu August 23, 2012

Poet Deborah Gang examines technology and family life in her work

Deborah Gang reading from one of her poems in WMUK's Studio B.
Credit Rebecca Thiele, WMUK

Bell’s Brewery will host the New Issues Annual Poetry Celebration this Sunday. The event will feature local poetry readings, a performance by Whiskey Before Breakfast, and an auction—all part of an effort to keep New Issues Press afloat through the Herbert Scott Legacy Fund. Deborah Gang is one of about ten poets who will read at the celebration. Here’s her poem “Life Before Google”:

We never settled any argument

because the unabridged dictionary

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