Street Talk

A casual, and sometimes cutting, roundup of what's being said around town.

ARTICLES

Street Talk: Cyber security pros ready for action

Path to prosperity.

July 24, 2015
Cyber security professionals will be forced to perform under pressure during a West Michigan Cyber Security Consortium event on Wednesday at Grand Valley State University’s DeVos Campus in downtown Grand Rapids. Read More

Street Talk: A little bit of research

Web surfing.

July 17, 2015
Everybody is pretty excited about the end product, but the beginning has some pretty good numbers, too. Read More

Street Talk: Food for thought

Pulling teeth.

July 10, 2015
Grand Rapids is good at pulling off combos. Read More

Street Talk: Scammers play fair

Greek to us.

July 3, 2015
With all the rich Nigerians, “Microsoft support” people and pharmaceutical “doctors” stuffing in-boxes and calling landlines, one might think businesses are somewhat immune to scam artists. Read More

Street Talk: A Rolls Royce of a philanthropist

Color of money.

June 26, 2015
The death of one of Grand Rapids’ patron saints of the arts is being felt throughout the community. Read More

Street Talk: The two-minute warning

Time away.

June 19, 2015
Thursday’s groundbreaking for the Grand Rapids Research Center (MSU nowhere in sight in that title) got the ball rolling on an $88.1 million development that is sure to change the makeup of downtown Grand Rapids in the years to come. Read More

Street Talk: Road to nowhere

Tail-waggers.

June 12, 2015
Never let it be said that Michigan residents are ambivalent about the condition of the state’s roads. Read More

Street Talk: Our grandparents’ mistake surcharge

Hole truth.

June 5, 2015
The legacy of landfills — or dumps, as everybody called them when Grandpa was a kid — is an expensive legacy we are still dealing with today. Read More

Street Talk: Law firms in flux

Breakfast fuel.

May 29, 2015
Mergers and acquisitions are persistent big news throughout the business world — and that includes the world of law firms. Literally, the world. Read More

Street Talk: The American way

Movie madness.

May 22, 2015
Amway Corp. sells more than just products. Read More