Stories tagged: "small business"


The iconic St. Patrick's hats that Blue Shamrock used to celebrate birthdays.
This Pub Is Alive Thanks to Grants and COVID Relief. Now They’re Ready To Party This St. Patrick’s Day.

The kind of support that The Blue Shamrock had is coming to restaurants across Michigan in President Biden's COVID relief plan.

A shirt from Peninsulas features Petoskey State Park.
Holiday Shop at These Michigan Small Businesses to Support State Parks, Trails, and Waterways

The Michigan DNR is highlighting small businesses that best embody what it means to be a Michigander through a program supporting state parks, trails and waterways.

Grants for Michigan's small business owners could help them keep their doors open throughout the pandemic.
These Are the Grants Saving Small Businesses

Local businesses have already received close to $100 million thanks to the Michigan Economic Development Corporation. Here's how the funds are being used by entrepreneurs, and how you can apply.

A line of Mitten brews. Photo courtesy The Mitten Brewing Co..
Why This Brewer Says a Vote for Biden Is a Vote to Save Michigan Beer

Without solving the public health crisis, the co-founder of The Mitten Brewing Co. says efforts to reopen businesses have only made things more dangerous and less stable.

President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden participate in the final presidential debate at Belmont University, Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn., as moderator Kristen Welker of NBC News listens. (Jim Bourg/Pool via AP)
5 Debate Moments That Will Make You Vote ASAP

Michigan is being mischaracterized and its small businesses owners need help to continue supporting the community. Here are the debate takeaways that affect us most.

Small business owners Rachel Lutz (L) and Nicole Jackson (R). Photos courtesy of Rachael Lutz and Nicole Jackson.
The Latest Round of Michigan Grants Helps Farms, Nonprofits, and Small Businesses

Rachael Lutz is a promising proprietor in Michigan with several businesses – none of which were helped by the federal government's PPP. But this money can help entrepreneurs like her.

WATCH: How One Michigan Couple Opened Their Dream Donut Cafe During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Ypsilanti residents Amie Anderson and Jamie Krake gained a following for their homemade donuts. Welcome to It's a Good Day Cafe.