February 21

Meijer Gardens reveals three summer concerts

Organizers of a local amphitheater summer concert series have revealed three initial acts. Read More

Downtown Market says it’s on ‘solid footing’

Despite having twice requested extensions on its $3-million loan with the state of Michigan, Mimi Fritz of the Grand Rapids Downtown Market said the Grand Action and Downtown Development Authority-backed venture is financially sustainable and ... Read More

Italian restaurant closes doors

An Italian restaurant on a major retail corridor in Grand Rapids has closed. Read More

Q&A: Dawn Garcia Ward

Dawn Garcia Ward sees herself as “a pioneer” in the field of data record information management and information governance. Read More

GRBJ Podcast: Jim Conner of Triangle Associates

Jim Conner — VP of business development at Triangle Associates — is the featured guest in episode 22 of the GRBJ Podcast. Read More

Bank appoints COO

A bank in the region has promoted an executive to oversee its operations. Read More

Downtown hosts conference for real estate investors

A conference for real estate investors will hit downtown Grand Rapids this week. Read More

Craft spirit makers medal at national show

A local distillery was named Best of Show at a national trade show. Read More

Nonprofit produces Women & the Environment Symposium

The West Michigan Environmental Action Council will begin its Women & the Environment Symposium this week. Read More

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Meet Grand Rapids Business Journal's 2016 40 Under Forty honorees and prepare to be inspired.
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Educational achievement key in talent shortage problem

Grand Rapids employers universally are impacted by the talent shortage and identify the issue as the top concern in moving their businesses forward or expanding.

It takes a village

Early in 2016, I had that sinking feeling you get as an entrepreneur when you realize you completely underestimated your growing organization’s needs.

Letter: Thank you, GR reps, for supporting clean energy

In December, Gov. Rick Snyder signed bipartisan legislation that will increase Michigan’s use of clean, renewable energy and save Michigan families and businesses money on their electricity bills.

Two tax areas to watch if considering transfer of business

Thinking about transferring your family business interests or other assets this year?
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GRM February 2016   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.


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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.