- Peters pens support for missile defense at Fort Custer
U.S. Senator Gary Peters has urged the Department of Defense's Missile Defense Agency to select Fort Custer as the site of a missile defense system.
- Festival Market Square to open Friday
Construction workers are putting the finishing touches on Festival Market Square at West Jackson Street and South McCamly Street. A ribbon-cutting is planned by the Chamber of Commerce at 4:30 pm Friday, kicking off Spring into the Arts, which starts at 5 pm.
- Heritage Tower announcement may be months away
Mold from rain damage is an issue at Heritage Tower as a Grand Rapids developer's plans for the project remain in flux.
- Gray to host meeting on jobs and opportunity
City Commissioner Lynn Ward Gray will host 'Keeping You Informed' town hall meeting on jobs and opportunity. The event will be held on Thursday at 6:30 pm at New Harvest Christian Church.
- WANTED: Concrete Artists for Chalk it Up!
Are you an artist who enjoys the social portion of art creation? Are you looking to express your creativity on a canvas created of concrete? If you like ephemeral art production, working outside and socializing with the community, consider being a chalk artist in Chalk it Up!
- Cereal City Burgers restaurant has B.C. heritage
Dezotell is the owner of the recently opened Cereal City Burgers, 615 Capital Avenue S.W. Though the business is its own entity, it's a distant relative to BC Burger, the former restaurant on Calhoun Street.
- Local food, from local farmers, delivered to your door
Local farmers say there's less need to go to the grocery store this summer, as they can deliver locally grown and harvested food right to local doorsteps.
- Sojourner Truth Luncheon: Celebrating those who serve
A community leader, activist, business owner, artist and spirited leader all are winners, and this Saturday the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women are honoring them for their service.