July 2012 News

East meets West: Detroit, Grand Rapids movers and shakers headline West Michigan Policy Forum

East meets West: Detroit, Grand Rapids movers and shakers headline West Michigan Policy Forum

Three business leaders who have had a hand in the transformation of downtown Detroit, Grand Rapids and Lansing will talk about how investing in Michigan’s urban areas helps the state economy grow and attract new talent. Dan Gilbert, Dick DeVos, and Dan Loepp will share that message during a joint presentation at the 2012 West Michigan Policy Forum. The forum will take place Sept. 12-13 in downtown Grand Rapids.

Restaurants in Grand Rapids, Holland, Rockford and Cascade receive Wine Spectator award

Restaurants in Grand Rapids, Holland, Rockford and Cascade receive Wine Spectator award

Restaurants in Grand Rapids, Holland, Rockford, Cascade and Grand Rapids Township each will be presented with an “Award of Excellence” in the August issue of Wine Spectator magazine.
According to the magazine’s website, the wine list awards “recognize restaurants whose wine lists offer interesting selections, are appropriate to their cuisine and appeal to a wide range of wine lovers.”