Next Wednesday, March 21st, is the Taste the West Side at the Goei Center, an annual event featuring an evening of lively fun-filled entertainment including small plate selections and beverages from a handful of west side bars, breweries and restaurants.

From 5 to 8 p.m., they'll have both a silent and live auction with prize packages available from many local businesses on the West Side of Grand Rapids.

All proceeds benefit Steepletown Neighborhood Services, a west-side nonprofit working to transform lives within the urban core communities of Grand Rapids and the surrounding region through education, workforce development, and community empowerment. The work of Steepletown creates hope that is rooted in opportunity, which leads to a sense of well-being and economic security.

Steepletown, located on the West Side of Grand Rapids, is transforming lives within the urban core communities of Grand Rapids and the surrounding region through education, workforce development, and community empowerment.

Some of the local bars and restaurants that will be featured at the event are:
• Maggie’s Kitchen
• City Built Brewing Company
• Knickerbocker – New Holland Brewing
• Sovengard
• Butcher’s Union
• That Polish Girl Catering
• Blue Dog Tavern
• Amore Trattoria Italiana
• Jolly Pumpkin

Individual tickets are $100 and include food and drinks. They can be purchased at the door or online by CLICKING HERE! in advance. All proceeds benefit programs at Steepletown Neighborhood Services.