Travel & Tourism

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Truck driver staffing firm pulls into market

February 26, 2015
A staffing firm specializing in commercial drivers has pulled into the West Michigan market. Read More

Downtown hotel expands next door

February 24, 2015
A downtown hotel is taking over the address next door. Read More

Startup develops technology to automate city parking

February 23, 2015
A startup is developing a way urban drivers can automate the way they pay for parking spaces. Read More

Kent County eyes zoo master plan

There is also talk at John Ball Zoo about a possible future millage to fund it.

February 20, 2015
The Kent County Board of Commissioners will review the John Ball Zoo’s new master plan this week, which has to be updated every 10 years and approved by the county, under the terms of the county’s lease contract with the nonprofit corporation that now runs the zoo. Read More

Sculpture will highlight FMG celebration

Work by Chinese artist and lecture are part of attraction’s 20th anniversary.

February 20, 2015
As Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park nears its official 20th anniversary, more of the year’s celebrations are coming to light. Read More

NITC bridge clears last financial hurdle

Canada will fund the U.S. customs plaza in Detroit.

February 20, 2015
Thanks to a public-private partnership, come 2020, traffic traveling between Detroit and Windsor, Ontario, will have the option of using the New International Bridge Crossing. Read More

Company wins Diamond Supplier Award from truck and bus maker

February 19, 2015
Out of more than 1,200 suppliers to a global truck and bus maker, one company is part of a small group that stands out to the manufacturer. Read More

Dealers acquire Kia franchise

February 18, 2015
There’s a new Kia dealership in town. Read More

Donut shop delivers paczkis via Uber

February 16, 2015
A donut shop is partnering with Uber to help people celebrate Mardi Gras by delivering paczkis all day on Tuesday. Read More

Winter Games expected to draw more than 2,000 athletes

Even without hockey, the competition continues to grow.

February 13, 2015
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Despite losing a team sport, the Meijer State Games of Michigan – Winter Games will increase participation when the Opening Ceremonies take place this Friday at Cannonsburg Ski Area. Read More