September 22

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

Baker College of Muskegon showcases new health care facility

Baker College of Muskegon is celebrating the completion of a new $8 million building with an open house that invites community members to explore the “destination” training facility for individuals pursuing the health sciences. Read More

Delivery service brings IKEA to your door

Planning a trip to IKEA? There is a delivery service in town that will make the trip for you. Read More
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Inside Track: Judo inspires Grand Rapids lawyer in and out of court

Whether he’s defending a client inside a courtroom or slamming an opponent on a judo mat, one thing about Eric Richards remains consistent. Read More
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ArtPrize is ready for you

Massive throngs of people will descend on Grand Rapids this week when the sixth annual ArtPrize begins its 19-day stay in downtown as artists compete for $560,000 in prizes. 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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2014 Book of Lists

2014 Top Area Food Service Companies

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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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Gemini Publications

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.