May 27

Urban brewery plans expansion

A Grand Rapids brewery is planning an $800,000 expansion. Read More

Downtown brewery opening doors

A long-awaited downtown brewery is opening this weekend. Read More

Sushi restaurant plans second location

A sushi restaurant in the area is planning to open its second location. Read More

Wyoming hires assistant city manager

A former city government employee has returned to the fold in Wyoming. Read More

Appliance maker upgrades line of under-counter fridges

An appliance maker in the region has upgraded one of its product lines. Read More

Insurance exec named 'up-and-coming' leader

An executive at a local insurer has been named one of 10 “emerging” leaders by an industry publication. Read More

Cosmetology school opens

A cosmetology instructor with a passion for natural hair care has opened a beauty school. Read More

Nonprofit launches Latino teller program

A local nonprofit has launched a Latino bank teller training program in partnership with a bank. Read More

Students win $600K in art scholarships

A group of teens in the region have won $600,000 total in scholarships to six Midwest art institutions. Read More

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TWOB 2017   Top Women Owned
Meet Grand Rapids Business Journal's 2017 Top Women Owned Businesses honorees and prepare to be inspired.
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Another ‘crazy’ idea from Secchia; another win for the power of partnerships

To say that Kent County’s Millennium Park is connected to Lake Michigan might be considered a stretch of imagination or fantasy, or require proofs of the Grand River’s meandering path to the mouth of the Big Lake.

Appealing property tax assessments when you miss the deadline

Appealing real property tax assessments on business property requires careful attention to the details, including filing the appeal by the relevant deadlines.

Employer initiatives assist mental health

Mental health issues, ranging from depression to suicide and bipolar disorder among others, are estimated to cost businesses — especially small business owners — millions each year.
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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.


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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.