April 21

Making a living from old appliances

Some people may restore a 1964 Ford Mustang and become very attached to it. Matt Prentice has restored a Frigidaire Flair range and became just as attached to it. Read More

Snyder targets Michigan’s poor recycling record

Gov. Rick Snyder is asking Michiganders to stop taking out the trash. Read More

Car superstore heads for 28th Street

A national car retailer is planning to develop a large property on 28th Street. Read More

Haworth moves swiftly toward sustainability goals

Global furniture manufacturer Haworth Inc. has committed to sourcing 100 percent sustainable wood and eliminating 56 dangerous chemicals from its products by the end of 2015. Read More
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More motorists seriously injured in construction zones

LANSING — Serious injuries from Michigan road construction crashes are on the rise, although the actual number of crashes, deaths and all injuries has dipped. Read More
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Inside Track: The new face of change at Muskegon City Hall

Don’t ever try to suggest to the new city manager that Muskegon is just a gritty Rust Belt town, a former industrial center down on its luck and struggling to stay alive — like, say, Flint. Read More
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Foundation honors women for achievements and courage

Five West Michigan women are being recognized this week for their business leadership and other contributions at an annual event. Read More
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Holistic provider network looks to optimize wellness

A group of wellness-related businesses have banded together to offer discounted prices for those who want to add to their conventional health care. Read More
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Partnership launches med-tech venture fund

The medical field is gaining a new investor for entrepreneurs pursuing the launch of innovative technology products or services. Read More
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List Store

2014 Book of Lists

2014 Top Area Life Sciences Support Firms

2014 Top Area Office Buildings

2014 Office Cleaning Companies

2014 Stock Brokerage Firms

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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

As Michigan rebounds, complacency is the biggest threat

Business Leaders for Michigan revealed its media campaign this month to focus on a cup less than half full of accomplishments it had identified to guide the state to a top 10 status for jobs, personal income and economic health.
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The American Dream — possible for everyone?

A number of topics have come together to help shape this article. Maybe the best place to start is by setting the stage about the concept of the American Dream.
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Justice, like beauty, often lies in the eye of the beholder

Odd things happen in courtrooms — which is one more reason to wish that spring break vacations in Clearwater Beach, Fla., could last longer than they do.
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Editor's Picks

Gemini Publications

GRM April 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 Spring 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.