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Allison Sleight

Q&A: Allison Sleight

Attorney Allison Sleight said she often jokes that in a nutshell, her job is spent dividing by two for a living. Read More

Seoul Garden sushi

Long-time restaurant closes

A local restaurant at a major retail intersection is closing after 25 years in business. Read More

Amy Lodenstein

Nonprofit names board members

A local nonprofit focused on aiding female entrepreneurs has appointed four new members to its board of trustees. Read More

Five things to do before buying property

It’s a seller’s market these days — or so it seems if you read the headlines. Read More

Beat that 3 p.m. lull

We all know that afternoon feeling. It’s around 2 or 3 p.m., when you’ve already put in six hours of work. The end of the day is near, but not near enough. The morning coffee has worked its way through your system, and you’re starting to wish you were back in preschool where “nap time” is part of the curriculum. Read More

Anna Sutherland Bissell statue

Downtown welcomes statue of pioneering businesswoman

A historic businesswoman has been honored with a seven-foot statue in her image. Read More

Filthy Scoundrel Beer Soap bar by Serene Body Essentials

Skincare company brews beer-based soap

A local maker of skincare products is rolling out soap bars made with beer from a brewery in town. Read More

Why the heck would I tweet?

Does Twitter really have a place in business? Are you really going to suggest it as part of a marketing strategy? Read More

Highland Group

Marketing firm earns B Corp status

A local marketing firm has become a certified B Corp. Read More

Meijer LPGA Classic

LPGA tournament ranks among tops for attendance

The Grand Rapids market hosts one of the most well-attended tournaments in professional golf. Read More

Business leaders evaluate their role in diversity efforts

I have a title with the word “chief” in it. Because of that, I feel a greater sense of responsibility to help develop and grow not only my company, but my community as well. One of the ways I am doing this is by working to positively affect our diversity and inclusion efforts in West Michigan. Read More

Beth Macauley

Inside Track: Boosting therapy with horsepower

Beth Macauley is one of only four speech-language pathologists in the country certified in hippotherapy, an emerging technique that puts patients on horseback to improve speech, motor and cognitive functions. Read More

Amber Anderson

Architecture firm adds to team

A local architecture firm has hired six new employees. Read More

Anita Hitchcock

Grand Rapids appoints city attorney

The Grand Rapids City Commission has unanimously appointed a new city attorney. Read More