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Thank you to Chris Gibbons for sharing your story with me and your passion with the neighborhood. Get to know the newest brewery to open in Grand Rapids, Brass Ring Brewing!#revivecommunity #brassringbrewing #algerheights #beercityusa #grandrapids

Posted by Andy Miller on Saturday, September 16, 2017

Brass Ring Brewing: Chris’s Story

Chris Gibbons is the owner of the newest brewery in Grand Rapids. Brass Ring Brewing is set to open in Alger Heights this November.

Labor Day is next week and whether you are hosting or attending a gathering these Hawaiian Chicken Kabobs are sure to be a hit! #revivecommunity #laborday #hawaiianchickenkabob #foodmadesimpleHAWAIIAN CHICKEN KABOBS-Ingredients-1/3 cup ketchup1/3 cup packed brown sugar1/3 cup soy sauce1/4 cup pineapple juice4 Tbsp olive oil, divided, plus more for brushing grill4 garlic cloves, minced (4 tsp)1 Tbsp ground ginger1/2 tsp sesame oilSalt and freshly ground black pepper1 3/4 lb boneless, skinless chicken breast, chopped into 1 1/4-inch cubes3 cups (heaping) fresh cubed pineapple (about 3/4 of 3 lb pineapple)2 large green peppers, diced into 1 1/4-inch pieces1 large red onion, diced into 1 1/4-inch pieces-Instructions-Whisk together ketchup, brown sugar, soy sauce, pineapple juice, 2 Tbsp olive oil, garlic, ginger and sesame oil. Stir in 3/4 tsp pepper and season with salt if desired. Place chicken in a gallon size resealable bag. Reserve 1/2 cup of the marinade in refrigerator then pour remaining marinade over chicken. Seal bag and refrigerate 1 hour (meanwhile soak wooden skewer sticks in water for 1 hour).Preheat a grill over medium heat to 400 degrees. Thread red onion, bell pepper, pineapple and chicken onto skewers until all of the chicken has been used. Brush grill grates with olive oil then place skewers on grill. Grill 5 minutes then brush along tops with 1/4 cup of remaining marinade. Rotate to opposite side and brush remaining 1/4 cup of marinade on opposite side and allow to grill about 4 minutes longer, or until chicken registers 165 degrees in center on an instant read thermometer. Serve warm.- Recipe Source: Cooking Classy -*DISCLAIMER - Due to technical difficulties the kabobs stayed on an extra 4-5 minutes, hence the few charred areas. Trust the recipe!

Posted by Andy Miller on Sunday, August 27, 2017

Hawaiian Chicken Kabobs

 

HAWAIIAN CHICKEN KABOBS

-Ingredients-
1/3 cup ketchup
1/3 cup packed brown sugar
1/3 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup pineapple juice
4 Tbsp olive oil, divided, plus more for brushing grill
4 garlic cloves, minced (4 tsp)
1 Tbsp ground ginger
1/2 tsp sesame oil
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
1 3/4 lb boneless, skinless chicken breast, chopped into 1 1/4-inch cubes
3 cups (heaping) fresh cubed pineapple (about 3/4 of 3 lb pineapple)
2 large green peppers, diced into 1 1/4-inch pieces
1 large red onion, diced into 1 1/4-inch pieces

-Instructions-
Whisk together ketchup, brown sugar, soy sauce, pineapple juice, 2 Tbsp olive oil, garlic, ginger and sesame oil. Stir in 3/4 tsp pepper and season with salt if desired. Place chicken in a gallon size resealable bag. Reserve 1/2 cup of the marinade in refrigerator then pour remaining marinade over chicken. Seal bag and refrigerate 1 hour (meanwhile soak wooden skewer sticks in water for 1 hour).

Preheat a grill over medium heat to 400 degrees. Thread red onion, bell pepper, pineapple and chicken onto skewers until all of the chicken has been used. Brush grill grates with olive oil then place skewers on grill. Grill 5 minutes then brush along tops with 1/4 cup of remaining marinade. Rotate to opposite side and brush remaining 1/4 cup of marinade on opposite side and allow to grill about 4 minutes longer, or until chicken registers 165 degrees in center on an instant read thermometer. Serve warm.

– Recipe Source: Cooking Classy –

*DISCLAIMER – Due to technical difficulties the kabobs stayed on an extra 4-5 minutes, hence the few charred areas. Trust the recipe!

We live in such a great community! National Night Out was a huge success. Thank you to everyone who participated and volunteered.#revivecommunity #algerheights #nationalnightout Music: www.bensound.com

Posted by Andy Miller on Wednesday, August 2, 2017

National Night Out

National Night Out is the night for residents to meet and interact with their local police and fire departments. Alger Heights puts on a neighborhood event each year.

 

Alger Heights Football Club

Did you know Alger Heights has a football club? They play in the Grand Rapids Champs League. Matt Cole can tell you about this perfect combination of soccer and community. #revivecommunity #ahfc #grchampsleague #algerhights #footballnotsoccer

Posted by Revive Realty on Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Alger Heights Football Club

 

I have had a blast cheering on my wife, Kryss and the rest of the Alger Heights Football Club. Thank you to Matt Cole for talking with me about the league. Check out their schedule at grchampsleague.org/