Street Talk

A casual, and sometimes cutting, roundup of what's being said around town.

ARTICLES

Street Talk: It was meant to B

Friends in need.

April 17, 2015
What a difference a little over a year makes. Read More

Street Talk: Their crowning achievements

Cave men.

April 10, 2015
With all the talk recently centered on the disconnect between the training workers have and the skills employers need, it’s nice to see some in the business community are actually doing something about it. Read More

Street Talk: Inventors swim with the sharks

Hooking up.

April 3, 2015
Inventors’ networks in Grand Rapids and Muskegon are going off the deep end — sort of. Read More

Street Talk: And not a penny from the millage

Still sharp.

March 27, 2015
Kent County commissioners were at the dedication last week of the new Kent County Veterans Services office, formerly called the Kent County Department of Veterans Affairs. Read More

Street Talk: A nasty game of chicken

Protect and serve.

March 20, 2015
Gordon Food Service, the Wyoming company that may be the largest privately held food service distributor in the U.S., was the target of a media moment staged in Grand Rapids last week by an animal rights group. Read More

Street Talk: Why you do what you do

Cookie fortune.

March 13, 2015
There are many awards ceremonies that occur throughout West Michigan each year. Read More

Street Talk: You get what you tolerate

Muy bien.

March 6, 2015
Choir, meet Mary Cantando. Read More

Street Talk: Run like the wind

March gladness.

February 27, 2015
Today’s front-page story shows Michigan is in the bottom 10 — again — when it comes to the well-being of its residents. Read More

Street Talk: MSU’s breakfast of champions

Lobby hobby.

February 20, 2015
Two former White House advisers will tell their war stories at a breakfast event in GR Feb. 27, put on by the MSU Michigan Political Leadership Program. Read More

Street Talk: Bottoms up when it’s cold outside

Knock on WOOD.

February 13, 2015
Last week at the Kent County Board of Commissioners meeting, Commissioner Tom Antor of Sparta introduced a resolution that reveals Kent is a hard-drinkin’ county, indeed. Read More