Rachel Watson is a Grand Rapids Business Journal staff reporter who covers small business, law, HR, diversity, higher education, marketing, PR and advertising, the lakeshore and arts and entertainment. She also is the staff researcher who compiles the weekly lists. Email Rachel at rachelw at grbj dot com. Follow her on Twitter @RachelWatson86
Amid uncertainty following Grand Action shutdown, community leaders look to next steps.
Three local executives said they don’t know where the city is headed — but they agreed Grand Action has set the stage for future growth. Read More
Marking its 20th anniversary, Grand Rapids Children’s Museum is debt-free for first time.
After just more than a year in a light-filled office with windows overlooking children at play, Maggie Lancaster’s enthusiasm for her job is palpable. Read More
State appeals court rules commission members using email to discuss public policy violated Open Meetings Act.
A recent unpublished opinion by the Michigan Court of Appeals is a good reminder that deliberation is deliberation, no matter the venue. Read More
An international delegation will host an event downtown tomorrow night to connect employers and immigrants and discuss complex issues in the labor market. Read More