ARTICLES

Street Talk: Asleep at the wheel

Poetry in motion.

April 21, 2017
A study involving traffic stop tendencies of Grand Rapids officers has revealed black motorists are twice as likely as non-black drivers to be stopped by police within the city limits. Read More

Q&A: Ana Ramirez-Saenz

April 18, 2017
Ana Ramirez-Saenz is the president of La Fuente Consulting, an organizational development consultancy specializing in diversity and inclusion. Read More

GRBJ Podcast: Kris Larson of Downtown Grand Rapids Inc.

April 18, 2017
Kris Larson — the president and CEO of Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. — is the featured guest in episode 30 of the GRBJ Podcast. Read More

Street Talk: The iceman cometh

Wear your beer.

April 14, 2017
Turns out very few people are studying hockey in United States, but a Calvin College professor aims to change that. Read More

GRBJ Podcast: Lew Chamberlin of the Whitecaps

April 11, 2017
Lew Chamberlin — the managing partner and CEO of the West Michigan Whitecaps — is the featured guest in episode 29 of the GRBJ Podcast. Read More

Street Talk: DeVoses toast new venture

Flying south.

April 7, 2017
The DeVos family officially owns a West Michigan hard cider company. Read More

Q&A: Kimberly Wolting

April 4, 2017
Kimberly Wolting is a software consultant and designer at Atomic Object and passionate about projects and organizations that facilitate social change through design. Read More

GRBJ Podcast: Luis Avila of Varnum

April 4, 2017
Luis Avila — an attorney at Varnum — is the featured guest in episode 28 of the GRBJ Podcast. Read More

Street Talk: Pure Michigan: boon or bust?

Tour group.

March 31, 2017
While the Michigan Economic Development Corporation was touting another year of positive impact for the state’s tourism industry thanks to the Pure Michigan campaign, a statewide policy organization was making the rounds with a different narrative. Read More

GRBJ Podcast: Jermale Eddie of Malamiah Juice Bar

March 28, 2017
Jermale Eddie — the co-founder of Malamiah Juice Bar — is the featured guest in episode 27 of the GRBJ Podcast. Read More