food trucks http://michiganradio.org en Proposed food truck rules go back to Ohio mayor http://michiganradio.org/post/proposed-food-truck-rules-go-back-ohio-mayor <div>TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - Proposed regulations for food trucks in a northwestern Ohio city have gone back to the mayor for more discussion after opposition from supporters of the mobile businesses.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div></div><div><a href="http://www.toledoblade.com/Politics/2014/07/02/Council-avoids-vote-on-food-trucks.html#KKD8Lv869TfYQe52.99." style="line-height: 1.5;">The Blade newspaper in Toledo&nbsp;reports </a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">that Toledo City Council declined to vote on Mayor Michael Collins' proposals last week. Sun, 06 Jul 2014 21:52:31 +0000 Associated Press 18271 at http://michiganradio.org Proposed food truck rules go back to Ohio mayor Food trucks will soon roll into downtown Battle Creek http://michiganradio.org/post/food-trucks-will-soon-roll-downtown-battle-creek <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Battle Creek is the latest Michigan city to welcome food trucks to its downtown.</span></p><p></p><p>The city commission voted last night to lift a longtime ban on food trucks. &nbsp;Starting later this month, the city will start handing out permits to up to seven food truck vendors to set up shop in a specific zone in downtown Battle Creek. &nbsp;</p><p></p><p>Supporters say food trucks will add much-needed vitality and variety to Battle Creek’s downtown.</p><p></p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Steve Carmody 18233 at http://michiganradio.org Food trucks will soon roll into downtown Battle Creek Is there room in downtown Battle Creek for food trucks? http://michiganradio.org/post/there-room-downtown-battle-creek-food-trucks <p>A drive to allow food trucks in downtown Battle Creek is running into stiff opposition from downtown business owners.</p><p></p><p>The proposal calls for allowing up to seven food trucks into the downtown business district.</p><p></p><p>Supporters say food trucks would add vitality to downtown.</p><p></p><p>But business owners say there are already too many empty storefronts downtown.</p><p></p><p>“Just common sense tells me that our first priority should be to fill those store fronts,” says businesswoman Marianne Angelo.</p><p></p> Sat, 07 Jun 2014 19:44:00 +0000 Steve Carmody 17897 at http://michiganradio.org Is there room in downtown Battle Creek for food trucks? What The Truck? Grand Rapids considers new regulations for food trucks http://michiganradio.org/post/what-truck-grand-rapids-considers-new-regulations-food-trucks <p>This week Grand Rapids officials will debate whether food trucks should be allowed in the city. People will get a chance to weigh in on the proposed rules Tuesday night.&nbsp;The rules would allow food trucks but limit when and where they could operate.</p><p>Right now food&nbsp;trucks have to&nbsp;part of a special&nbsp;event,&nbsp;like ArtPrize for example.&nbsp;But some have found&nbsp;a way to operate in a sort of legal grey&nbsp;area under the <a href="http://library.municode.com/index.aspx?clientId=12116">same rules that mobile ice&nbsp;cream trucks operate</a>.</p> Mon, 11 Jun 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Lindsey Smith 7825 at http://michiganradio.org What The Truck? Grand Rapids considers new regulations for food trucks Food truck craze coming to Grand Rapids? http://michiganradio.org/post/food-truck-craze-coming-grand-rapids <p>City planners in Grand Rapids are debating whether food trucks should be allowed in the city.&nbsp;<a href="http://www.marketplace.org/topics/life/food-truck-nation-photo-gallery">Food trucks are becoming more popular</a> thanks in part to TV shows like &ldquo;The Great Food Truck Race&rdquo;.</p> Thu, 08 Dec 2011 22:01:59 +0000 Lindsey Smith 5311 at http://michiganradio.org Food truck craze coming to Grand Rapids?