Street Talk

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


Street Talk: Completely sustainable

Civic duty.

June 22, 2018
A nonprofit that promotes sustainable business looks like it will remain sustainable. Read More

Street Talk: Leaders of the club

Read all about it.

June 15, 2018
The region will celebrate its business prowess this week while handing out some awards along the way. Read More

Street Talk: Addressing serious issues

Neighborly advice.

June 8, 2018
Battle Creek-based W.K. Kellogg Foundation announced a $10-million investment to establish a Battle Creek Small Business Loan Fund. Read More

Street Talk: Future in good hands

Art’s prize.

June 1, 2018
The Muskegon lakeshore business community is recognizing fifteen of the area’s up and coming young professionals. Read More

Street Talk: A re-assessment

Culture club.

May 25, 2018
Legislation making its way through the Michigan Legislature claims to improve the property tax assessment process for homeowners and other landowners across Michigan through municipal cooperation and a defined set of standards. Read More

Street Talk: Spreading its wings

Taste test.

May 18, 2018
Brewery Vivant had some unusual guests swoop onto its patio last week. Read More

Street Talk: Lowell clears the air

Staying power.

May 11, 2018
The Lowell City Council approved a plan that will allow Litehouse Inc. to pretreat the water used in its manufacturing processes. Read More

Street Talk: Timing is everything

Wild blue yonder.

May 4, 2018
No decision has yet been made regarding the fate of Lakeshore Regional Entity, the organization that oversees Medicaid funding for five community health centers in West Michigan. Read More

Street Talk: Marijuana backers celebrate

Room at The Inn.

April 27, 2018
Legalizing marijuana for adult use is now on the November ballot. Read More

Street Talk: Tariffs offset tax gains

Go with the flow.

April 20, 2018
West Michigan’s two largest furniture manufacturers are keeping an eye on the impact of steel tariffs on their bottom line. Read More