Items Tagged with 'Darel Ross II'


Urban soul food restaurant opens

May 11, 2018
A local soul food restaurant in the works since last year is opening. Read More

Public panel scrutinizes gentrification

Community leaders and experts see 'almost historic' levels of displacement.

November 17, 2017
Discussion about gentrification in Grand Rapids is gaining steam. Read More

Street Talk: Eatery’s food for thought

Public flossing.

November 17, 2017
At a taste-testing event Nov. 8, the Business Journal learned about an LLC created to give minorities a jump-start in business. Read More

A clear shift toward inclusion

September 8, 2017
In 2015, Forbes magazine published an article that sent shockwaves through the startup ecosystem in Grand Rapids. Read More

Area’s big job growth talent needs must be met with successes in diversity hiring

September 8, 2017
The Business Journal finds interesting contrasts — and possible solutions — in two reports, one focused on Talent 2025’s study of employment and skill needs, and the other a review of Start Garden’s outreach to minority communities. Read More

Partners plan urban soul food restaurant

June 7, 2017
Grand Rapids is getting a little extra soul. Read More

Inside Track: Driving force fuels Ross

New co-director of Start Garden: Everyone has a responsibility to make the city inclusive, equitable and diverse.

February 10, 2017
Darel Ross II, the new co-director of Start Garden, is a man on a mission. Read More

Start Garden restructures leadership to focus on 'inclusion of all entrepreneurs'

January 27, 2017
Start Garden has hired a pair of local leaders to restructure and “evolve” its leadership team and focus on the “inclusion of all entrepreneurs” in West Michigan. Read More