July 21

Lebanese restaurant temporarily closes after chef-owner's injury

A long-time Lebanese restaurant in the area is “closed temporarily” after its owner and only chef sustained an injury. Read More

Steakburger and frozen custard chain opens location

A fast-casual restaurant chain that serves steakburgers and frozen custard has opened its fourth location in the area. Read More

Downtown affordable housing project takes next step

A new affordable housing development downtown is in the planning stages. Read More

Spectrum Health names president and CEO

Spectrum Health has announced its new leader. Read More

Ford airport adding destination

Gerald R. Ford International Airport has announced a new non-stop route to an international gateway in the Southeast U.S. Read More

Equality-focused organizations win $300K grant

A group of local organizations focused on equality for communities of color has received a $300,000 grant. Read More

Grand Rapids rates among Outside's 'highly successful cities'

Beer City is a subject of interest for an active lifestyle publication. Read More

Manufacturer releases pool float

A local manufacturer has developed a new heavy-duty, multi-purpose pool float. Read More

Ford airport reports best-ever June

June was another record-breaking month for Gerald R. Ford International Airport. Read More

Whitecaps implementing succession plan

The West Michigan Whitecaps' front office will look a little different later this year. Read More

Heritage Hill apartment project opens pre-leasing

A new 86-unit apartment project in Heritage Hill has begun accepting pre-leases. Read More

Automation supplier creating 100 jobs

A manufacturer of custom automation equipment plans to invest $4 million in the region and create 100 high-tech jobs. Read More

College partners with Delta on pilot training

A college in the region is partnering with an airline to identify and train its next generation of pilots. Read More

Brewery settles into suburb

A brewery owned by a husband-and-wife team is settling into the area's beer scene. Read More

Brewery employee assaulted on smoke break

The Grand Rapids Police Department is investigating an assault at a local brewery. Read More

Family foundation hires president

A local family foundation has a new president. Read More

Grocery store closing suburban location

A grocery chain is closing one of its stores in a Grand Rapids suburb. Read More

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