February 1

West Michigan beer industry flows over RateBeer 'Best' rankings

The region’s beer industry ranks highly among readers of an international website dedicated to rating beer. Read More

Downtown bar closes after 10-year run

After a decade of fun, a downtown bar and restaurant known for its Coney dogs is closing its doors for good. Read More

Hunting app secures $825K in funding

A startup web and mobile app to help hunters and anglers pinpoint their next locations has raised $825,000 in funding. Read More

Hotels book record-breaking year

Hotels in Kent County reported record-breaking sales in 2014, signaling another year of growth in tourism. Read More
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Grand Rapids names director of parks and recreation

The Grand Rapids City Commission has welcomed the city’s new director of the Parks & Recreation Department. Read More
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BRRRewfest warms lakeshore

The lakeshore is embracing the cold this weekend by bringing more than 20 brewers to town. Read More
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Developers build out $28M Medical Mile hotel

The final beam and tentative opening date are in place for a new $28-million hotel. Read More
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Business Journal names finalists for Top Women Owned Businesses

The Grand Rapids Business Journal has named 32 finalists for its Top Women Owned Businesses awards. Read More
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Ford airport unveils $12.3M makeover

Gerald R. Ford International Airport is celebrating the completion of $12.3 million in renovations and updates to its concourses. Read More
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Special Publications

GRBJ The Newsmakers of the Year   The Newsmakers
of the Year
Who made news in 2014?
See profiles of our Newsmaker finalists and Impact Award winner.
40 Under Forty 2014   40 Under 
Forty 2014
Meet Grand Rapids Business Journal's 2014 40 Under Forty honorees and prepare to be inspired.
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Opinion

Black-owned business numbers and mentors offer prescription for report

Grand Rapids’ second-to-last ranking by Forbes.com regarding economic conditions for African-Americans was a “shock wave” in the city, unless you happen to be African-American.
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Marriages come and go, but divorce is often forever

Last Christmas Eve, I got a voicemail from my son Shamus asking if I knew of a divorce lawyer named Mr. Barnhart.
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Embrace immigrants for the right reasons

Let’s be honest. Many of us wouldn’t mind immigrants bursting in from Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands — you know, the people who look like us.
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GRM Dec 2014   Grand Rapids Magazine

Grand Rapids Magazine is a celebration of all the people, places, art and industry that make this one grand place to live work and play.

   

 
  Blue Winter 2014   Michigan Blue Magazine

Michigan BLUE is a lifestyle magazine that’s targeted at those with an affinity for life lived on water and the riches that living in Michigan brings.