May 20

West Michigan companies rank among 'America's Best Employers'

A group of West Michigan companies have been named to Forbes’ ranking of “America’s Best Employers.” Read More

Downtown bar re-opens after fire

Ten months after a fire tore through its kitchen, a family owned Grand Rapids bar is back in business. Read More

Downtown civic agency names lineup for outdoor summer movies

The lineup for Movies on Monroe, formerly Movies in the Park, has been announced. Read More

Grand Rapids is No. 6 'smaller' metro 'poised to skyrocket'

Realtor.com says Grand Rapids ranks among the top 10 “smaller” metros in the country that are about to “hit it big.” Read More

Urban flower shop opens

A husband-and-wife team have opened a shop that sells cut flowers in a local neighborhood. Read More

Art gallery opens on West Side

After months of renovation, there is a new space for creatives on the city’s West Side. Read More
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Cereal brand pours new flavor

A major cereal brand is getting its first new flavor in 10 years. Read More
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Law firm hires partner

A law firm’s local office has brought in a new partner. Read More
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Grand Rapids Symphony presenting 'Beethoven's Ninth'

The 2017-2018 season of the Grand Rapids Symphony is ending with a bang. Read More
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Firm sells industrial property

A recent real estate transaction is the “capstone” of a 25-year relationship between two firms. Read More
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28th Street diner re-opening doors

A local diner is re-opening this month under a new name and ownership after closing last year. Read More
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College hires VP for advancement

A local college has named its new vice president for advancement. Read More
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Footwear brand gives work boots to students

A footwear brand has given work boots to high school seniors interested in careers in construction. Read More
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West Michigan companies win GM's Supplier of the Year award

General Motors has recognized three West Michigan companies for their innovation and quality craftsmanship. Read More
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Nonprofit producing Charity Golf Classic

A local nonprofit offering social services for hurting youth and families is hosting a golf fundraiser next month. Read More
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Governor Snyder appoints judge to Community Corrections Board

A local judge has been tapped to represent district court judges statewide on the Michigan Community Corrections Board. Read More
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West Michigan’s economic toolbox is missing key IT skills in education, workforce

The Wall Street Journal on May 2 reported Amazon.com Inc. HQ2 research leaders called 20 of the 238 applicants for its second headquarters to explain why those metro areas were dropped from selection.
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