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ArtPrize launches its first sustainability initiatives

September 29, 2014

ArtPrize kicked off its sixth year last week, and this year the annual open art competition, which will draw hundreds of thousands of attendees to downtown Grand Rapids over 19 days, has launched its first environmental sustainability initiatives.

Eastown apartment and retail project breaks ground

September 23, 2014

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Orion Construction broke ground on Monday, Sept. 22, for Eastown Flats, a mixed-use development that will bring apartments and retail to two vacant lots at 1400 Wealthy and 1415 Wealthy St. SE.

Group plans tiki restaurant and bar downtown

September 19, 2014

A bar group is planning to open a tiki-themed barbecue restaurant and bar downtown.

'Best Colleges' ranks West Michigan schools

September 17, 2014

The final grades from U.S. News & World Report are in for colleges across West Michigan.

Delivering spaces that live larger

September 16, 2014

Rockford launches Urbaneer concept in west side development.

ArtPrize makes national 100 best list

September 15, 2014

Don't be surprised to see tour buses rolling into downtown Grand Rapids for ArtPrize 2015, or even ArtPrize 2014, which begins Sept. 24.

Grand Rapids ranks No. 1 in access to medical care for children, study finds

September 8, 2014

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - In a study looking at access to pediatric care, Grand Rapids came out No. 1 in the nation, according to a physician-rating website.

Apple product retailer uploads in Michigan

September 5, 2014

Loyal Mac users should be happy to hear that an Apple product retailer is opening its first Michigan location this week.

Family Matters: Study highlights importance of family owned businesses in local economy

September 2, 2014

Until recently, the 106-year-old Irwin Seating Co. shared a trait with many family owned businesses: It lacked a formal succession plan that detailed the company's transition to the next generation of leadership.

ArtPrize award celebrates diversity

August 28, 2014

A new award will honor diversity at this year's ArtPrize.



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