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GR nightclub Ambiance permanently closes; owners cite ‘persistent safety issues’ in downtown
GRAND RAPIDS — The owners of one of the few Black-owned businesses in downtown Grand Rapids say Ambiance GR Kitchen & Lounge has closed after being open for less than a year.
4 new venues join Grand Rapids live music, performance scene
GRAND RAPIDS — Several new businesses that opened last year are navigating the new landscape of hosting live entertainment during a pandemic.
‘INSULT TO INJURY:’ GR business owners rebound from protest damage as local leaders seek to mend old wounds
GRAND RAPIDS — The May 30 violence following protests against police brutality not only damaged dozens of downtown businesses on the verge of reopening, but also has caused local leaders to revisit efforts to mend the city’s historically strained police-community relations.
Grand Rapids entrepreneur sees the full spectrum of economic changes
GRAND RAPIDS — Jonathan Jelks — a Grand Rapids entrepreneur behind a variety of startups in fashion, tech and hospitality — is seeing the full spectrum of economic changes brought on by the coronavirus.