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Clothing boutique moves out of downtown

April 16, 2014
A clothing boutique in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids is relocating outside of the city’s core. Read More

Denim store fits into downtown

April 15, 2014
A homegrown denim retailer is moving into downtown Grand Rapids. Read More

Startup crowdfunds downtown hostel

April 15, 2014
Matt Knaack didn’t travel much as a kid, but, at 19, he went on a life-changing trip to England with his well-traveled friend, Tom Damitio, and he fell in love with the experience. Read More

Local First overhauls sustainability conference

April 15, 2014
Local First is changing the format of its annual sustainability conference. Read More

Startup steers driver behavior

April 14, 2014
A startup is using vehicle-based data to show drivers how to be more efficient on the road. Read More

Worldplay Sport: inspiring kids one donation at a time

The buy-one, donate-one model for equipment is gaining steam.

April 11, 2014
A lakeshore-based company is promoting athletics and charitable giving through its business model. Read More

Live Eventfully showcases unique highlights of GR

New business hopes to expand events and tours by second year.

April 11, 2014
A Grand Rapids startup is giving the grand tour of the city for visitors and residents alike. Read More

Startup fashions children's eyewear

April 11, 2014
A startup thinks it sees a hole in the eyewear industry. Read More

Third Coast Development names partner

April 11, 2014
Third Coast Development has found a new partner. Read More

Dream Big Fair elevates women of color

April 11, 2014
The Dream Big Fair is showcasing businesses owned by women of color on Saturday. Read More