- change ups
A casual, and sometimes cutting, roundup of what's being said around town.
The Alliance for Health board will meet today — the first time in more than 40 years that long-time Alliance President Lody Zwarensteyn will not be present. Read More
For Michigan’s restaurant owners and employees, 2014 is getting more ominous by the day. Read More
More than 950 businesses in 32 countries covering 60 industries have become B Corporations since 2007, and several more are moving in that direction. Read More
Gov. Rick Snyder’s budget proposal for FY2015 sounds like maybe the state, at long last, will loosen the purse strings and share some funds with GR — which would be great for fixing Furniture City’s streets that are now more pothole than pavement. Read More
Bankers across the nation were mighty peeved Jan. 22 when the National Retail Federation, responding to data breaches involving credit cards used at Target and Neiman Marcus, told Congress “the financial industry also has a critical role to play in making sure their cards are secure.” Read More
CK is OK.
Apparently the news that made headlines recently involving Grand Rapids Chair Co. and its fallen former leader actually involved a product test — and certainly not the use of cheap chairs at one of Furniture City’s furniture makers. Read More
According to our friends at Inside Michigan Politics, there were some pretty clear winners and losers following Gov. Rick Snyder’s State of the State address Thursday night. Read More
Swimming with sharks.
While everybody else was heroically fighting the snow and ice — or staring horrified out the window at the “Great Polar Vortex,” guys like Tim Walsh were seeing lots of dollar signs flying through the air. Read More
The Grinch who stole Christmas 2013 from hundreds of thousands of Michiganders has been identified: It was Mother Nature. Read More