March 5

Catering operation moves into Downtown Market

An established catering operation is moving into the Downtown Market — and opening a new café concept there. Read More

DeVos family buys stake in MLB team

A statement from the DeVos family confirms that it now has a financial interest in a lovable loser. Read More

Breakfast restaurant orders next location

A former Bob Evans building isn’t going to be vacant for much longer. Read More

Business Journal names Top Women Owned Businesses

The cream of the region’s women-owned businesses rose to the top on Wednesday during the Business Journal’s Top Women Owned Businesses awards luncheon at the JW Marriott. Read More

Home & Garden Show previews spring

While there might not be any signs of spring outside, spring has started at the West Michigan Home & Garden Show downtown. Read More

Real estate firm sees spike in staff

It’s likely a good economic sign when one of the region’s largest commercial real estate firms sees a one-third increase in its staff. Read More

Downtown Market produces Women of Craft Beer

The Downtown Market is hosting an all-women panel on the craft beer industry on Friday night. Read More

Snyder appoints senior education policy advisor

An educator in the region with experience in career-readiness programs will help guide education initiatives at the state level after being appointed the new senior education policy advisor by Gov. Rick Snyder. Read More

Van Andel Arena ranks No. 1 for minor league hockey

Van Andel Arena is considered the “best” place to watch a minor league hockey game. Read More

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Michigan: a state of impoverishment

Grand Rapids Business Journal reports in depth this week on Gallup-Healthways’ latest State of American Well-Being, a study that ranks Michigan in the bottom 10 among all states.

Attracting young talent is a state economic development priority

Conventional wisdom is that people follow jobs.

Of courtroom capers, sanctions and squeezed babies

A lawyer friend, Brian, occasionally mentions the idea of "innocently" placing a colorful bag on his table during an opposing lawyer's final argument.

Why I support the FCC and Net Neutrality, and why you should, too

Imagine you own a small lumberyard. Your major competitor is Home Depot, which also sells lumber, among other things.
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