ARTICLES

Street Talk: A river runs through it

For the kids.

April 19, 2019
The city of Grand Rapids is partnering with Grand Rapids Community College, Grand Rapids Whitewater and Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. to host an open house for companies interested in learning more about business opportunities associated with the Grand River restoration project. Read More

Q&A: Shannon Garrett

April 16, 2019
Shannon Garrett is a nationally recognized political strategist, civic engagement consultant and leadership coach. Read More

Street Talk: Going to the dogs

Invasive questioning.

April 12, 2019
Grand Rapids has no shortage of dog owners, but the city’s parks master plan revealed there weren’t a lot of good places for everyone’s four-legged friends. Read More

Street Talk: State’s chemical reaction

Going global.

April 5, 2019
Just a day after the extent of contamination at the Wolverine tannery site became public knowledge on March 25, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced she is re-establishing the Michigan PFAS Action Response Team (MPART) science advisory board. Read More

Q&A: Joscelyn Cekola Boucher

April 2, 2019
Joscelyn Cekola Boucher is a partner in the law firm Warner Norcross + Judd. Read More

Street Talk: Business groups aim higher

Movin’ on.

March 29, 2019
Four major business organizations recently announced support for Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s goal of increasing the percentage of Michigan’s workforce with a post-high school degree or high-value certificate to 60 percent by the year 2030. Read More

Street Talk: A buyer’s market

She means business.

March 22, 2019
According to an online real estate site, 2019 is looking to be a hot year for Grand Rapids’ housing market. Read More

Q&A: Mel Trombley

March 19, 2019
Mel Trombley is the director of leadership programs for the Grand Rapids Chamber — championing ATHENA and the Create Great Leaders Programs: Leadership Grand Rapids, Emerging Leaders, Leading Edge and Leadership Advantage. Read More

Business Journal publishes 'Women Who Mean Business'

March 18, 2019
The Business Journal’s March 18th issue features a special supplement — “Women Who Mean Business” — which can also be viewed online. Read More

Street Talk: Employers may be feeling March sadness

Heavy metal.

March 15, 2019
A new report says the NCAA March Madness tournament could cost employers $13.3 billion this year in lost productivity. Read More