Street Talk

A casual, and sometimes cutting, roundup of what's being said around town.

ARTICLES

Street Talk: Manufacturer’s cool concept driven by research

Book smart.

December 13, 2019
Structural Concepts met an upcoming climate change-reducing standard a cool month ahead of schedule. Read More

Street Talk: More than just money

Giving spirit.

December 6, 2019
Guiding Light has partnered with Chemical Bank to offer the men in its Back to Work program a finance class to help them tackle their debt. Read More

Street Talk: Opening their drawers

Shock therapy.

November 29, 2019
A racial equity lending fund is tapping a new foundation for help funding its services. Read More

Street Talk: GR rates as LGBTQ all-star

Tough love.

November 22, 2019
A national report released last week lists six Michigan cities, including Grand Rapids, as examples of leading the way on LGBTQ inclusion. Read More

Street Talk: You can’t look away

Strength in numbers.

November 15, 2019
A new study projects that employees who are following the televised hearings and news coverage of President Donald Trump’s impeachment inquiry on the job could cost employers more than $2 billion per hour. Read More

Street Talk: College has new plans for your weekend

Rising star.

November 8, 2019
Starting next semester, Grand Rapids Community College is offering Saturday classes to make college more accessible, especially for learners trying to work around jobs and home responsibilities. Read More

Street Talk: The leaders and best

Technically speaking.

November 1, 2019
During his days at the University of Michigan, Wayman Britt was known for his defensive wizardry and leadership on the basketball court. Read More

Street Talk: Pilots are grounded

Private eye.

October 25, 2019
A pilot to improve the integration of Medicaid physical health and behavioral health services that two West Michigan organizations were set to take part in has been canceled. Read More

Street Talk: A safe partnership

Hunger gains.

October 18, 2019
Bethany Christian Services surpassed 10,000 clients served through its partnership with Safe Families for Children. Read More

Street Talk: The old switcheroo

Spice of life.

October 11, 2019
What a change four years and a shift in political power can make. Read More