TRAVERSE CITY — It isn’t too difficult to improve the health factor when your business follows a pair of doughnut shops and a gas station.

TRAVERSE CITY — A new partnership between Networks Northwest and Traverse City-based technology hub and startup incubator 20Fathoms will provide the technology hub’s members direct access to the assistance offered by Networks Northwest and the Northwest Michigan Works! business services team.

TRAVERSE CITY — The Bay Area Transportation Authority is partnering with Lyft to provide free transportation seven days a week — between 11 p.m. and 1 a.m. — for people who use BATA's new Bayline route.

The Grand Traverse Bay YMCA added Nate Alger and Theresa Will as new board members. Alger is the Grand Traverse County administrator while Will is the office manager for Korthase Flinn Insurance Financial Services. At its annual meeting in May, the YMCA also welcomed Peter Marinoff, the pres…

TRAVERSE CITY — The Traverse City Area Chamber of Commerce is launching a new speaker series titled "The Bully Pulpit" to highlight people, issues and public policy that impact the state and the northern Michigan region.

Mia Munroe brought the first gyrotonic studio to the area with Movement In Action. Her studio in Suite 205 at 148 East Front St. features five wooden apparatus that utilize natural movement to strengthen the spine and build a strong core.

TRAVERSE CITY — A video production business is setting up shop in Traverse City, driven by a significant investment from local venture capital firm Boomerang Catapult.

When the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was passed, many in the GOP claimed that it was a bill designed to help the middle class. Yet the true nature of the bill was massive corporate welfare. Huge tax cuts to major corporations — and although posting large profits, allowing many of them to pay …

TRAVERSE CITY — The Traverse City Area Chamber of Commerce last week released a five-part plan with recommendations on how to best generate and distribute new state revenues for road and bridge construction in Michigan.

TRAVERSE CITY — More than 200 space industry experts gathered over the weekend for the second annual Michigan Space Forum in Traverse City.

TBA Credit Union announced new positions for five employees. Christie Dompierre was promoted from marketing director to chief operations officer. Andrea Stagg moved from service center supervisor to service center manager. Brittney Birgy and Caroline Malocha transferred from member service r…

TRAVERSE CITY — The Traverse City Record-Eagle is hosting its first career fair to help businesses that need to fill both seasonal and full-time positions.

As consumers, we know that having a good credit score is important. Whether you are applying for a loan or signing up for a credit card, your credit score plays a major role in determining if you will be approved. Your credit score can also have a significant impact on loan terms and borrowi…

The Home Builders Association of the Grand Traverse Area named Robert E. O'Hara as its new executive officer. O'Hara has 35 years of experience in the non-profit sector, including working in multiple roles with Boys & Girls Clubs in the Midwest. He served on the national board for the Bo…

TRAVERSE CITY — Attorney Michael Naughton believes Traverse City is on the cusp of an economic revolution. And he believes startup companies will be the key to local economic growth.

TRAVERSE CITY — There's still a lot of work to be done, but the management of a downtown sports bar and grill is confident they can reel in plenty of business.

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TRAVERSE CITY — One of the oldest buildings in Traverse City is closing in on a new use.

NOVI — Munson Medical Center in Traverse City was one of 11 in the state to earn recognition for excellence and improvement in maternity care.

Liz McKellar returns to TraverseConnect organization later this month as executive administrator. McKellar will organize and coordinate functions and projects for the executive staff as well as assist the board of directors at TraverseConnect, the Traverse City Area Chamber of Commerce and V…

TRAVERSE CITY — The U.S. government on Friday threatened to more than double tariffs — from 10 percent to 25 percent — on a range of Chinese products worth $200 billion.

TRAVERSE CITY — A progressive dinner with a twist returns to the area in June with a variation of its own.

BROOMFIELD, Colorado — St. Ambrose Cellars in Beulah posted a strong showing at the 2019 Mazer Cup International Mead Competition.

Traverse City has a long history of spinning along in sync with the changing seasons. Summer tourism isn't our only lucrative pursuit up here, but it remains a shining star of our economy. Summer brings out spoke wheels, sunscreen, sails — and sales.

Daniel R. Fisher will join the Traverse City practice of Brian R. Fisher and offer family dental care. The Traverse City native and St. Francis High School graduate earned his undergraduate degree in psychology from the University of Michigan before graduating from the U-M School of Dentistr…

TRAVERSE CITY — The Bay Area Transportation Authority is temporarily relocating the Bayline stop on Front Street for the 18th annual Ideas for Life Senior Expo. Those who use the Bayline to get to the event are scheduled to receive a free gift.

ELK RAPIDS — One by trail, two by lake. A pair of entrepreneurs have combined their expertise into Bayfront Beach and Bike in Elk Rapids. Charlie Lakritz and Shaun Quinn opened the store that sells, rents and services bicycles, kayaks and stand-up paddle boards on Friday.

INTERLOCHEN — Interlochen Center for the Arts has named Traverse City native John Bogley as vice president of philanthropy.

TRAVERSE CITY — The Traverse City Area Chamber of Commerce named Venturi its 2019 Hagerty Small Business of the Year. The award was presented Tuesday at the chamber's annual Small Business Celebration awards ceremony in the Hagerty Conference Center at Northwestern Michigan College.

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