ARTICLES

Street Talk: Spreading its wings

Taste test.

May 18, 2018
Brewery Vivant had some unusual guests swoop onto its patio last week. Read More

Q&A: Amanda Brand

May 15, 2018
Amanda Brand is an advocate for local businesses and a community leader. Read More

Street Talk: Lowell clears the air

Staying power.

May 11, 2018
The Lowell City Council approved a plan that will allow Litehouse Inc. to pretreat the water used in its manufacturing processes. Read More

Street Talk: Timing is everything

Wild blue yonder.

May 4, 2018
No decision has yet been made regarding the fate of Lakeshore Regional Entity, the organization that oversees Medicaid funding for five community health centers in West Michigan. Read More

Q&A: Shanna Ten Clay

May 1, 2018
Dr. Shanna Ten Clay serves as a managing partner of Anesthesia Practice Consultants. Read More

Street Talk: Marijuana backers celebrate

Room at The Inn.

April 27, 2018
Legalizing marijuana for adult use is now on the November ballot. Read More

Street Talk: Tariffs offset tax gains

Go with the flow.

April 20, 2018
West Michigan’s two largest furniture manufacturers are keeping an eye on the impact of steel tariffs on their bottom line. Read More

Q&A: Patricia Van Pelt

April 17, 2018
Patricia Van Pelt is the senior vice president of retail banking for West Michigan at Fifth Third Bank. Read More

Street Talk: First things first

Solid foundation.

April 13, 2018

Several high-profile guests, including Hillary Rodham Clinton, drew a sold-out crowd to Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park at a luncheon celebration of what would have been former first lady Betty Ford’s 100th birthday.

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Street Talk: City funds Latino leaders

Mental note.

April 6, 2018

Initiatives that address issues of economic disparity, workforce development, civic engagement and leadership development in the Latino community are getting a boost from the city.

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