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Arcadia Brewing Co. Kalamazoo

Architecture association names award winners

The southwest Michigan chapter of the American Institute of Architects recently recognized some of the best projects out of the area at its annual Design Awards Celebration. Read More

Sturgis Bank & Trust Company Centerville branch

Bank expands footprint with $4M acquisition

A bank in the region has acquired a one-branch bank in a $4-million deal to expand its presence near the lakeshore. Read More

Pizza Ranch Kentwood

Pizza buffet warms 28th Street

A national chain of western-themed buffet restaurants featuring pizza is opening its next location in the region. Read More

Downtown Grand Rapids Inc DGRI Speaker Series

Civic agency produces downtown Speaker Series

After a successful first year, Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. will host a second year of its popular Speaker Series, which focuses on downtown development topics. Read More

DASH North bus route rolls forward

The Grand Rapids Parking Commission has approved the recommendation to renew its support for the DASH North bus service, which connects the Monroe North neighborhood with downtown. Read More

Amway Grand Plaza entrance

Hospitality industry names WAVE winners

Experience Grand Rapids and the Kent County Lodging Association will honor some of the top professionals in the hospitality industry this week. Read More

Real estate report reveals insights into West Michigan

Michigan’s real estate markets had “steady, but uneven,” growth this year. Read More

Hotels are on record pace again

Business and leisure travelers continued to make their way to Beer City USA and the Kent County region in 2014. Read More


On-street concierge service gets second year

The $300,000 on-street concierge program that launched last year in Grand Rapids is here to stay. Read More

Tasting festival expects to draw more than 17,000 downtown

Tasting is at the heart of this weekend’s Grand Rapids International Wine, Beer and Food Festival. Read More

GR Forward employs several outreach methods

The future of Grand Rapids is housed at 50 Louis St. NW. Read More

GOSite will soon greet visitors downtown

GOSite is nearing its final phase: On Nov. 20, plans for the “21st century Grand Rapids welcome center” will be made public. Read More


Holland BPW cleans up contaminated site for new power plant

Visitors approaching the city of Holland from the east will be welcomed by a much more vibrant vista than in the past, thanks to the Holland Board of Public Works’ efforts to clean up the long-contaminated and rundown area. Read More


H&M fashions next store

An international “fast-fashion” retailer is opening another store in the area. Read More

Gravity taphouse all-women leadership team

Taphouse opens doors

A new beer-focused restaurant is opening to the public. Read More

Associated Builders and Contractors West Michigan chapter awards at Keystone Community Church

Association hands out Excellence in Construction awards

The region’s construction industry recently honored some the best projects of the year at the Excellence in Construction Awards. Read More

West Wind Place apartment

Apartment complex opens adjacent university

The first phase of a 10-building apartment complex next to a local university is nearing completion. Read More

Public Record

November 14 — Mortgages Read More