Charlsie Dewey

Charlsie Dewey

Charlsie Dewey is a Grand Rapids Business Journal staff reporter who covers manufacturing, restaurants, food and agriculture, travel and tourism, transportation, nonprofits, energy and sustainability. Email Charlsie at cdewey at grbj dot com. Follow her on Twitter @CharlsieMDewey

ARTICLES

Downtown restaurant appoints chef

January 23, 2017
A downtown restaurant is getting a new chef. Read More

Stability marks The Cottage Bar’s 90th year

Originally a sandwich shop founded during Prohibition, restaurant has been a staple in Grand Rapids community.

January 20, 2017
While much has changed around The Cottage Bar in 90 years, very little has changed inside the restaurant. In fact, a picture hung on the restaurant’s east wall shows just how similar the interior is today to the past. Read More

ALICE can’t afford to live here

Study finds nearly 1 in 4 Kent County households are struggling to cover basic needs.

January 20, 2017
Despite being employed, 24 percent of households in Kent County are struggling to pay their bills. Read More

Aviation supplier laying off 74 employees

January 20, 2017
An aviation supplier has announced it will be laying off 74 employees at its local office. Read More

Furniture maker wins award for work-life balance

January 20, 2017
A furniture maker in the area is being recognized for its commitment to providing employees with a work-life balance. Read More

Self-tinting glass maker outfits Micron in Singapore

January 20, 2017
A West Michigan company’s self-tinting glass is part of an award-winning building in Singapore. Read More

Gastro pub filling riverfront vacancy

January 19, 2017
A former riverfront restaurant space in the area has landed a new tenant to fill the vacated spot, which has been empty since last summer. Read More

Truck supplier moving production from plants

January 19, 2017
A global supplier to the truck industry has announced plans to transition production from two lakeshore plants — a move that will impact hundreds of workers — as part of its North American restructuring. Read More

Food maker eliminating 250 jobs

January 18, 2017
A food maker in the region has announced that it will eliminate 250 jobs. Read More

Owner sells contract packaging company

January 18, 2017
A contract packaging and fulfillment company in the area has been acquired. Read More