Shopping centers, openings/closings, technology and innovation


Downtown restaurant opens bakery and café

April 24, 2019
A French restaurant downtown has opened a bakery and café adjacent to its existing space. Read More

Studio Park signs restaurants and retailers

April 23, 2019
Studio Park has named a group of restaurants and retailers that will call the development in downtown Grand Rapids home. Read More

Sports bar opens downtown

April 23, 2019
A sports bar with 84 television screens has opened in downtown Grand Rapids. Read More

Whirlpool releases corporate sustainability report

April 22, 2019
Whirlpool Corporation has published a report highlighting the company’s progress on the sustainability front in 2018. Read More

Brewery re-releasing limited-edition stout

April 22, 2019
A brewery in the region is unleashing a variant of its top beer. Read More

Women in craft beer brew up change

Insiders say opportunities abound for industry to become more diverse, equitable and inclusive.

April 19, 2019
Despite a number of female- and minority-owned breweries popping up in West Michigan, most folks in the craft beer industry say it’s a white man’s world. Read More

Department store properties find buyers

April 19, 2019
A pair of department store properties up for auction have hooked buyers. Read More

Owner sells french fries stand

April 19, 2019
The owner of a french fries and chicken wings kiosk in a local mall has sold his business to an investor. Read More

Salad restaurant opens in Downtown Market

April 17, 2019
A new chopped salad restaurant has opened in town. Read More

Ax-throwing range opens

April 16, 2019
A new target range is open in town for people who need more than darts. Read More