Small Business

Feature Story Jennifer Owens is CEO of Lakeshore Advantage.

Lakeshore Advantage looking for business stabilization projects


Feature Story Anthony Lambers credits real estate for helping him turn his life around.
Feature Story Music on Main is returning to downtown Zeeland this summer with food, music, games, and more.

Music on Main returns to downtown Zeeland


Feature Story Jocelyn Hines (right) poses with her parents (left) and Gov. Gretchen Whitmer after Hines received the 2019 Youth Volunteer of the Year award.
Feature Story Ferry and Voyager students are learning about botany and native plant species at The City Farmer.
Feature Story Blue Star Trail is a nearly 20-mile recreational trail, connecting South Haven to Saugatuck. 

Foundation grants support placemaking in rural communities


Feature Story Lakeshore Advantage President Jennifer Owens at the opening of the SURGE Center. (Lakeshore Advantage)

Lakeshore Advantage launches startup incubator


Feature Story Patricia and Paul Christopher, co-owners of Patrcia's Chocolates in Grand Haven
Feature Story A Creative Dining Services employee in a community garden.
Feature Story The city of Zeeland plans to demolish two buildings and is seeking proposals that will create one mixed-use building and a pathway to parking.
Feature Story When Grand Haven decided to sell its aging trolleys, the local businesses bought them with ideas for giving them a new way to serve the community.

How a community is finding a new use for transit trolleys


Feature Story Cecil McCarty began by holding workout sessions at a park before opening BFFS. (Paul ApPaul)

Pandemic inspires woman to open hip-hop fitness center


Feature Story Hudsonville resident and interior designer Liz Marie Galvan is building a reputation and a following for her Cozy White Cottage home decor ideas.

This Hudsonville native’s ticket to fame: Getting Cozy


Feature Story Tim Price, co-owner of RollXscape Skating Center in Holland Township, right, shows skating enthusiast a set of LED quad roller skate wheels in the rink’s skate shop during the venue’s grand opening, Nov. 4.

Roller rink makes a comeback as RollXscape Skating Center