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Nick Nortier works on a mural on the North Division overpass.

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From one phone number, many; local startup Intryst aims to rid the world of unwanted calls, texts

Tired of giving out your phone number? A Grand Rapids-based startup wants you to give people their number instead. Intryst creates bridge numbers so you can talk to people without the other party ever knowing your real number, and they plan to change the way you think about phone communication forever.

Tim Gleisner

Cool Jobs: Tim Gleisner, librarian

Librarian doesn't begin to cover what Tim Gleisner does. The history buff and trivia king manages special collections at the Grand Rapids Public Library while holding a wealth of local knowledge in the file cabinet in his brain. Stephanie Doublestein gets his perspective on river restoration and the importance of history, plus shares a peek inside the archives, in this week's feature. 


RapidChat: Adam Kail

As discussion continues on bringing more retail tenants to downtown Grand Rapids, entrepreneur Adam Kail has turned a blind eye to the conversation. Instead of partaking in the chatter, he and his team are taking a stance: Brother's Leather Supply Co. will be opening their first brick and mortar store at 15 S. Division this September.

Inspiring stories from The Henry Ford's Innovation Nation: Roundhouse

The Henry Ford's Innovation Nation shares inspiring stories that showcase change makers and the possibilities for future progress. Step inside the DT&M Roundhouse, the innovation responsible for moving the massive metal machines at Greenfield Village.

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