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How to keep the West Side the best side -- for everyone

Is Bridge St. the new Wealthy St.? As West Side development heats up, Stephanie Doublestein takes a look at how to keep the West Side the best side for both new businesses and longtime residents. With housing costs rising, find out how some community stakeholders think the neighborhood can embrace revitalization while making sure the changes are good for Challenge Scholars, college students, and the proud people who call the West Side home.


UIX: From farm to arm, Jenna Weiler's Tater Tats are locally grown

With Tater Tats, a project aimed at increasing vegetable education and supporting local food projects, Jenna Weiler has launched the newest in farm fashion -- seasonally themed temporary vegetable tattoos. Carrots, beets and all, Matthew Russell has the delicious story.

Jeff Courter

Enjoying the great outdoors, only a little smarter

With a recent round of venture capital funding and a carefully researched wildlife prediction model, Grand Rapids-based Sportsman Tracker has positioned itself at the forefront in the emerging market of hunting and fishing software. Steven Thomas Kent talks technology and turkey hunting with the fast-growing local company.

Linda Otterbridge

RapidBlog: A lifestyle business is good business

Local entrepreneur and mentor Linda Otterbridge is often asked whether 'lifestyle businesses' are legitimate businesses. She ponders the question, then shares her answer with readers in this week's RapidBlog.

Inspiring stories from The Henry Ford's Innovation Nation: Kyle Vogt

The Henry Ford shares inspiring stories that showcase change makers and the possibilities for future progress. Meet self-acclaimed San Francisco car guy Kyle Vogt, who designed Cruise, a device that turns your car into a self-driving one.

Growth & Innovation

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