Shopping centers, openings/closings, technology and innovation


Partners plan urban brewery with entertainment venue

November 30, 2015
Another local brewery should be open by “the time the snow melts.” Read More

Arena Place names next tenant

November 30, 2015
A new downtown development has another retail tenant. Read More

Meritage is ready for another helping

November 27, 2015
Within about a mile of the Medical Mile, Meritage Hospitality Group has three restaurants under construction. Read More

New distillery for downtown Muskegon

Brower has deep family roots in the liquor business.

November 27, 2015
Michael Brower’s great-great-grandfather opened a saloon in Ely, Minnesota, in the early 1900s, before being thrown from a beer delivery wagon and dying in 1913. Read More

Copyright infringement cases take a personal turn

Ohio company uses U-M football fan’s likeness for T-shirts.

November 27, 2015
Chris Baldwin, the University of Michigan sophomore whose utter shock and bewilderment was broadcast across the country repeatedly following Michigan State University’s defeat of U-M in the last 10 seconds of a football game last month, is now playing a starring role on a T-shirt produced by an Ohio company. Read More

Mexican restaurant opens on 28th Street

November 25, 2015
Fifteen years ago, Gricelda Mata opened a Mexican restaurant on 28th Street, and she plans to do it all over again — down the street. Read More

Wolverine Worldwide names brand president

November 24, 2015
Wolverine Worldwide has named an executive with more than 15 years of experience the president of one of its brands. Read More

Brewery cans year-round ale

November 24, 2015
A brewery in the region is canning another one of its beers. Read More

Brewery produces pub crawl

November 24, 2015
A bar crawl in the area is on tap for Thanksgiving eve. Read More

Where will you #ShopSmall?

November 24, 2015
From the second I heard the faint sound of jingle bells on my TV (on Nov. 1 this year), I knew the holiday shopping season had begun. Read More