Shopping centers, openings/closings, technology and innovation
LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Friday that hair salons and other personal-care businesses can reopen across Michigan on June 15, while those businesses and places like gyms and movie theaters that were shut down to curb the spread of the new coronavirus can restart in northern Michigan next week.
A snack brand is moving its title sponsorship from a sports organization in Phoenix to one in Orlando, Florida.
A local company with eating establishments at several area country clubs is reopening its full portfolio of restaurants next week.
A Gaslight Village takeout joint reopened after a yearlong hiatus.
A new location of a sub sandwich franchise will open this week.
Goodwill Industries of Michigan reopened stores and donation centers Thursday with safety precautions in place following Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s June 1 Executive Order 2020-110 lifting the “Safer at Home” EO and authorizing certain retailers to reopen.
The parent company of HopCat and other local restaurants filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy relief while simultaneously announcing its plan for reopening its restaurant locations.
The Michigan Department of Treasury ordered retailers to reopen their can and bottle deposit return facilities beginning June 15.
Greg Maki, the owner of Park Place Provisionary and Exit 9 Provisionary, started the Agri-Med Comeback Fund for Muskegon Businesses to help businesses that have been affected by COVID-19.
The family that owns Grand Central Market & Deli in downtown Grand Rapids is closing up shop permanently.
Laser’s Resource pivots to supply temperature verification kiosks for returning workforce.
LUDINGTON — A man who handled finances at a Lake Michigan ferry company pleaded guilty Tuesday to fraud in a scheme to steal money from the business.
A longtime fine dining seafood restaurant in downtown Grand Rapids closed its doors permanently in the wake of COVID-19.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer lifted her shelter-in-place order for the state of Michigan.
A former chef and current line cook at The Commons Grand Rapids is launching a bagel bakery.
Sam Cummings, managing partner with CWD, said he was “mad as hell” Saturday night and Sunday morning, but witnessing the community outreach and cleanup afterward restored his faith in West Michigan.
New Holland Spirits introduced a line of hard seltzers celebrating the lake life.
A local youth began pouring his passion into his e-commerce clothing business when COVID-19 put life on pause in March.
Founders Brewing Co. announced the return of Cerise as the next addition to its “Brewed for MI” Series.
CVS Health announced it opened a new COVID-19 test site in Grand Rapids on Friday at the CVS Pharmacy drive-thru location at 1550 Lake Drive SE.
Woodland Mall plans to reopen Monday for shopping appointments.
Root Functional Medicine is expanding to offer prepared meal services through the Grand Rapids Downtown Market.
DETROIT — A barbershop that refused to remain closed in compliance with Michigan's coronavirus restrictions poses an "imminent threat" to public health, the state's chief medical officer testified Wednesday.
Grand Rapids-based fashion designer RC Caylan is bringing his designs to Breton Village this summer.The flagship store for RC Caylan Atelier will feature a...