April 24

Developers pivot toward hotels

Developers briefly are pressing pause on downtown apartments and turning to hotels. Read More

Steakhouse settling into space

There’s a new steakhouse in the region. Read More

Hotelier planning three hotels

A Michigan hotelier is planning to add three new hotels in the area. Read More

College president departing school

A college president in the region has announced he will be moving on to a new school this summer. Read More

Florist brings green thumb to Creston

Heather Grit has harnessed her creative streak through a new floral and retail shop in Grand Rapids’ Creston neighborhood. Read More

Inside Track: An environmentalist at heart

Bill Wood started picking up pop cans from the side of the road when he was only 4 or 5 years old in hopes of “becoming rich” from the deposit refund. Read More

Businesses: Own your problems

Businesses should relish the opportunity to play a role in the societal and cultural shifts in our country, according to Cascade Engineering Chairman Fred Keller. Read More

Region rates highly in culture and cooperation

(As seen on WZZM TV 13) West Michigan’s cream-of-the-crop companies compare favorably to the other top employers from regions across the country when it comes to culture, cooperation and diversity. Read More

City partners with Founders Brewing on biodigester

The city of Grand Rapids and Founders Brewing Co. announced a new public-private partnership that will result in three new biodigesters that will generate energy for the city. Read More

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GR builds community with people, not concrete

“We have a narrative going on in this country that, if only we have the right person or the right party in the state house, we’d be OK. And I’d like to flip that around, because we really need to be able to own our own problems to be able to inform state and national policy of what works.”

International human resources: a piece of pie

It’s as simple as a piece of… For most Americans, the completion of the statement is “cake.”

Flyer beware: Drone regs tighten usage

Seems like you can’t turn a page — or open your curtains — without seeing a drone.
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