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Hundreds Participate in People’s Climate March in Downtown Grand Rapids

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Hundreds Participate in People’s Climate March in Downtown Grand Rapids

A few hundred people marched in downtown Grand Rapids Saturday in what has been called across the nation as the People’s Climate March. Parents brought their children hoping it will inspire them to be aware of how the potential change in the climate may affect them as they grow older. Many who attended the march…

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Grand Rapids Ranks #2 in U.S. for Entrepreneurship

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Grand Rapids Ranks #2 in U.S. for Entrepreneurship

According to a recent study by WalletHub, Grand Rapids is the second best large city in America in which to start a business in 2016.   For those of us that live here, the findings come as no surprise. Grand Rapids has seen enormous growth over the last 20 years, with no end in sight. Methodology…

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Potbelly Sandwich Shop Coming to Knapps Corner

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Potbelly Sandwich Shop Coming to Knapps Corner

While living in Chicago over 20 years ago, I used to frequent a little place down the street that sold excellent sandwiches and hot, tasty soups.  (This was well before the modern era of a Subway and/or Jimmie John’s on every block.) The place was called the Potbelly Sandwich Shop.  Although the place had great food, I…

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Steelcase One of World’s Most Admired Companies

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Steelcase One of World’s Most Admired Companies

Steelcase Corp. of Grand Rapids has managed to place in the top 10 in its category of the world’s most admired companies, according to Fortune magazine.  Fortune describes the Most Admired list as the “definitive report card on corporate reputations.” The annual list of companies are determined by the observations and opinions of CEOs and…

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