Items Tagged with 'East Grand Rapids'


West Michigan communities rank among state's 'best places to raise a family'

January 17, 2019
A handful of West Michigan communities are considered some of the state’s "best" for families. Read More

Grand Rapids suburb is the 'best city' in Michigan

January 7, 2019
A suburb of Grand Rapids is considered the best place to live in the state. Read More

Suburban Lebanese restaurant re-opening

October 10, 2018
After a months-long closure, a suburban Lebanese restaurant will re-open next month. Read More

Lebanese restaurant temporarily closes after chef-owner's injury

July 20, 2018
A long-time Lebanese restaurant in the area is “closed temporarily” after its owner and only chef sustained an injury. Read More

Juice bar chain enters West Michigan market

July 16, 2018
A chain of organic juice bars is opening its first Michigan location in a Grand Rapids suburb. Read More

Inside Track: Seibold finds you can go home again

East Grand Rapids High School graduate, city mayor Amna Seibold never thought she would return to serve community where she grew up.

January 27, 2017
Amna Seibold said when she graduated from East Grand Rapids High School and headed off to Albion College she was sure of one thing: She’d never move back to her hometown. Read More

Return of the native

An EGR man plans to open a boutique investment management firm.

September 5, 2014
When Brian Schwartz graduated from East Grand Rapids High School in 1984, he vowed to himself that he would never return because, well, sometimes it’s just too boring here in West Michigan for a young man. Read More

Orion completes two residential projects

Firm also has more urban residential projects underway.

May 2, 2014
Two multi-unit residential projects down, the rest of West Michigan to go — at least that’s how Orion Construction Inc. sees it. Read More

Jewelry store owner pleads guilty to 'cheating' on taxes

August 2, 2013
A Grand Rapids-area jeweler has pleaded guilty to willfully filing a false corporate tax return, according to U.S. Attorney Patrick A. Miles, Jr. Read More

Familiar designer and builder of custom homes is back

Industry veteran’s new business is off to a good start.

July 19, 2013
After a brief sabbatical, Joel Peterson has returned to building customized homes. Read More