September 24

PR firm moves into East Hills

As it nears its two-year anniversary, a public relations firm has moved into a newly renovated office space in Grand Rapids’ East Hills neighborhood. Read More

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

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

Startup develops app for local business updates

In a world of digital information overload, a startup is aiming to close the communication gap between local businesses and consumers. Read More
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Craft spirits maker teaches classes

A craft spirits maker is setting out to help amateur bartenders. Read More
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Kellogg Foundation names COO

The new chief operating officer at the W.K. Kellogg Foundation has more than 20 years of consulting experience and once served on a presidential transition team. Read More
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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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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
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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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2014 Book of Lists

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Special Publications

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.