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Window Wonderland designs downtown storefronts

December 18, 2014
A college and a civic agency have helped change the look of window shopping downtown this year. Read More

Brewery releases reserve beers

December 16, 2014
A brewery is releasing several special versions of one of its flagship brews. Read More

Meat supplier feeds thousands of families

December 15, 2014
A group of food brands are partnering to spread the holiday spirit by distributing enough meat to serve more than 31,000 families. Read More

'Tis the season for … gift cards?

The average American will spend $163 on impersonal plastic presents.

December 12, 2014
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Do gift cards suck? Read More

E-cigarette maker extends European distribution

December 12, 2014
A growing e-cigarette maker is expanding in Croatia and southeast Europe to deepen its reach on the continent. Read More

Café opens in Heritage Hill neighborhood

December 11, 2014
There’s a new place to get coffee in downtown Grand Rapids. Read More

Brewery re-releases experimental beer

December 11, 2014
After several years of releasing one-time experimental beers, a brewery is going back to a popular release. Read More

Breweries win at European Beer Star

December 9, 2014
A pair of West Michigan breweries performed well at the European Beer Star competition in Nuremberg, Germany. Read More

Retailer pens food pantry cookbook

December 8, 2014
A retailer has authored a cookbook to help its food pantry partners and the people who depend on them. Read More

Inside Track: Posh Petals grows out of successful home business

Elizabeth Schenk left a job in corporate communications to run her award-winning business full time.

December 5, 2014
Elizabeth Schenk might still be working in corporate communications at Universal Forest Products Inc. had it not been for a business venture that progressively blossomed. Read More