ARTICLES

Street Talk: Underutilized? You are not alone

Higher calling.

December 15, 2017
A local staffing firm polled readers on its blog and found almost half feel their skills are “underutilized” at work. Read More

Q&A: Elizabeth Bransdorfer

December 12, 2017
Elizabeth Bransdorfer has been an attorney at Mika Meyers since a week after graduating from law school in 1985. Read More

Street Talk: City keeps rolling

The heartland.

December 8, 2017
Grand Rapids is once again a Bronze Bicycle Friendly Community, as awarded by the League of American Bicyclists. Read More

Street Talk: The spice of life

Visual aid.

December 1, 2017
Grand Rapids is no stranger to eclectic food options, and residents now have the option to enjoy authentic Indian cuisine in their homes. Read More

Q&A: Jen Boezwinkle

November 28, 2017
Jen Boezwinkle is the executive vice president of Rockford Construction, a national development, construction and property management firm based in Grand Rapids. Read More

Street Talk: Commerce route still afloat

New gizmo.

November 24, 2017
The cross-lake shipping initiative the Business Journal reported on earlier this year has been delayed but still is en route, officials say. Read More

Street Talk: Eatery’s food for thought

Public flossing.

November 17, 2017
At a taste-testing event Nov. 8, the Business Journal learned about an LLC created to give minorities a jump-start in business. Read More

Q&A: Tammy Helminski

November 14, 2017
Tammy Helminski is a partner at the national law firm of Barnes & Thornburg, practicing environmental law out of its Grand Rapids office. Read More

Street Talk: Surviving the ‘Amazon effect’

Native speakers.

November 10, 2017
For those outside of the retail industry, the advent of Amazon and e-commerce as a whole seemed to spell the “apocalypse” for brick and mortar retail, but surprisingly, the brick and mortar model is changing to adapt to the new landscape. Read More