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20 06, 2017

Finally, Social Kitchen & Bar almost ready to open inside Downtown Market

BY JIM HARGER GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Social Kitchen and Bar, the newest restaurant in the Downtown Market, has a gritty urban feel thanks to the decor scavenged from old houses and factories on its home turf in Southeast Michigan. "We wanted this place to have a feeling of functionality," said Jaime Tepker, director of [...]

20 06, 2017

Brighten your home for spring

Gorman's Furniture of Grand Rapids shares spring design tips GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - Interior designer Michelle Worsham from Gorman's shares tips for brightening your home for spring. Start by cleaning your home, including the appliances, furniture, windows and floors. It’s all about adding color. Start with the accessories, which can easily be changed out each season. Remove [...]

9 05, 2017

Things go can viral at warp speed in today’s connected world

Recent events at Airlines remind us that Employees are your Front-Line Brand Ambassadors By Michael Layne, President, Marx Layne & Co. Take confined spaces; a high-maintenance customer or a solo parent with children; and an employee with an attitude problem, even if for just one day. Recent, highly publicized episodes in Delta Airlines and United Airlines passenger cabins demonstrate how volatile that combination can [...]

26 04, 2017

Video Work: Jim Thrower from McDonald’s

Video for the Detroit NAACP 62nd Annual Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner At the April 23, 2017 Detroit NAACP Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner, McDonald's owner, Jim Thrower was recognized as being a co-chair of America's largest sit-down dinner. With more than 5,000 guests in attendance, Thrower was asked to develop an introduction video of [...]

17 04, 2017

Recipes: Social Kitchen’s Shrimp Tacos

Rhonda Ross, WZZM 9:17 AM. EDT April 16, 2017 GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - Social Kitchen at the Grand Rapids Downtown Market is celebrating their first anniversary and will feature promotions for guests dining at the restaurant April 17 – 21, 2017 including "free bacon day" to add to sandwiches, $3 bartender-picks-your-beer, and half off Sangria [...]

15 04, 2017

Restaurant and bar opens downtown

Social Kitchen & Bar Grand Rapids April 15, 2016 | By Pat Evans A new restaurant and bar originating from the state’s east side is slated to open downtown Monday. Bloomfield Hills-based Peas & Carrots Hospitality will open Social Kitchen & Bar at the Downtown Market in Grand Rapids, the second location for the group’s [...]

20 03, 2017

Detroit School Closings / Economic Development in Detroit

On the next American Black Journal, the threat of more school closings in Detroit continues to be a hot button issue for educators, parents and students. We'll get the young people's perspective from students in the Neighborhood Service Organization's Youth Initiatives Project.  Plus, a local organization focuses on empowering residents to become self-reliant problem solvers who build up their [...]

14 03, 2017

Alzheimer’s disease can take toll on employees, the workplace

By David M. Downey, of Alzheimer's Association While I have seen, throughout my personal life, what Alzheimer's disease and dementia can do to loved ones, I also have experienced how this disease can impact the workplace. Throughout my career in various executive positions with large corporations and my own businesses, I have witnessed a number [...]

28 02, 2017

Executive Chef from Pentastar shares tasty recipe for chocolate lovers

(WXYZ) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lh6DY9C15r8 Coffee and Cocoa Rubbed Pork Hash with Chocolate Chipotle Drizzle, Fried Egg, and Orange Zest Garnish For the chocolate sauce: ½ stick butter 1 cup heavy cream ¼ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips 2 ¼ tsp minced chipotle peppers in adobo sauce ¾ tsp adobo sauce ¼ tsp cinnamon ½ cup orange [...]

28 02, 2017

Gorman’s designers help Shelby home channel Arts and Crafts style

Shelby home channels Arts and Crafts style Maureen Feighan , The Detroit News Paul and Kathy Lyons’ Shelby Township home may look like a nondescript quad level on the outside, but like most things, looks can be deceiving. The couple has spent years remaking their 3,000-square-foot home, project by project, room by room, bringing together [...]