September 22

Amway funds $10M Stanford study on wellness

Amway is providing $10 million in unrestricted funds to a top university for a “first-of-its-kind” research study on the impact of dietary and lifestyle habits on wellness and aging. Read More

Unique tile company has Italian touch

Bottles that held beer no one ever drank are part of the process at a unique new company in Norton Shores. Read More

ArtPrize is springboard to restaurants' busy season

(As seen on WZZM TV 13) With nearly 400,000 more people spending time in downtown Grand Rapids than normal, ArtPrize is a boon to area hotels, restaurants and bars. Read More

Chamber names ATHENA young professional

The winner of the ATHENA Young Professional Award is an active force in the Grand Rapids community. Read More
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Iserv hires president

Iserv has named the former leader of a technology incubator its president. Read More
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Bar ranks among top five in nation

A local bar has been voted the top beer bar in the region — and one of the top five bars in the U.S. Read More
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Steelcase works to design health care's future

The world’s best and brightest in medicine are plotting the future of health care from the comfort of Steelcase furniture. Read More
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Designing cities for people, not cars

Guillermo Penalosa has a message for city planners: Design cities for people. Read More
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Varied venues add to ArtPrize's flair for the unusual

A lot of focus is put on the art during ArtPrize — and rightly so — but venues might be just as important in the long run. Read More
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GRBJ The Newsmakers of the Year   The Newsmakers
of the Year
Who made news in 2013?
See profiles of our Newsmaker finalists and Impact Award winner.
grbj50miw   The 50 Most 
Influential Women
Meet Grand Rapids Business Journal’s 2014 “The 50 Most Influential Women in West Michigan” honorees and prepare to be inspired.
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Opinion

City's continued redevelopment starts at the grassroots level

The Greater Grand Rapids area is undergoing an almost unprecedented redevelopment, albeit one that is less visible than new buildings and renovations.
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Support patient choice, Michigan small business

More than 1.7 million Medicare beneficiaries call Michigan home, and their community pharmacists strongly support new bipartisan legislation that would give them more convenient access to prescription drugs and discounted co-pays.
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Not preparing for the inevitable has predictable results

You should put on shingles before it starts raining: I heard that when I was a kid. Recently, I did not follow that simple adage.
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GRM July 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 Summer 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.