Shopping centers, openings/closings, technology and innovation


Brewery picks next location in West Michigan

April 20, 2018
A brewery has been awarded a $200,000 incentive to open a new location in the region. Read More

Social justice a common thread at sew shop

Public Thread uses upcycled textiles to create accessories, apparel while diverting waste from landfills and creating living-wage jobs.

April 20, 2018
After years in government and nonprofit roles, Janay Brower felt she was no longer cut out for “safety net” approaches. Read More

Downtown restaurant converts to French cuisine

April 20, 2018
The menu at a downtown restaurant has changed. Read More

Beer brand opening bar at Ford airport

April 20, 2018
A beer brand is opening a bar in the pre-security area of Gerald R. Ford International Airport. Read More

Car dealer acquires two dealerships

April 20, 2018
A car dealer based in the region is moving into mid-Michigan. Read More

College producing fashion show downtown

April 20, 2018
A fashion show featuring student work is happening downtown next week. Read More

West Side coffee shop closes

April 19, 2018
A new coffee shop on the city’s West Side has closed. Read More

Brewery tops menu with wood-fired pizzas

April 19, 2018
A German-style beer hall in town has made a big change to its menu. Read More

Window and door company opens showroom

April 19, 2018
A local window and door company has a new residential showroom in the area. Read More

Home furnishings boutique opening doors

April 18, 2018
A home furnishings store is coming to a Grand Rapids neighborhood. Read More