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Grand Rapids ranks as No. 5 'most-hipster' market in US

July 27, 2016
Hipsters love to call Grand Rapids home. Read More

Golf course selling to developer

July 26, 2016
A developer is taking over a golf course in town. Read More

Nonprofit names board members

July 25, 2016
A local nonprofit focused on aiding female entrepreneurs has appointed four new members to its board of trustees. Read More

Inside Track: Construction world listens to innovator’s sound idea

Layoff freed Bruce Burgess to solve a noisy problem.

July 22, 2016
Following more than a decade in construction and as the vice president of a construction firm, Bruce Burgess walked into work one day in 2011 and saw his computer missing and his boss there to hand him a box. Read More

Skincare company brews beer-based soap

July 21, 2016
A local maker of skincare products is rolling out soap bars made with beer from a brewery in town. Read More

Producer premieres TV pilot on 'hunt' for craft beer

July 20, 2016
A local producer will premiere a TV pilot in town on Thursday night that features one of Grand Rapids’ most-prized products. Read More

Upscale playhouse designs get some love

Architect finds a high-profile home for his most playful ideas.

July 15, 2016
Extravagant playhouses might be on the rise as Grand Rapids architect Wayne Visbeen will be featured on a television series designing and building playhouses for clients. Read More

Nonprofit expands into new space

July 15, 2016
A nonprofit focused on local businesses has moved into a new home across town that’s triple the size of its first space. Read More

Hot-button tax issues straight from Washington

July 14, 2016
I recently had the opportunity to attend a national real estate and partnership tax conference in Washington, D.C. Snoozefest, right? Read More

Environmental firm signs contract with Grand Rapids

July 13, 2016
An environmental firm has been granted a “fishing license” for projects with the city of Grand Rapids. Read More