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Stateside: GR business owner on reopening, protest; MI film became top-grossing movie

We talked to Jermale Eddie, owner of Malamiah Juice Bar and Eatery in Grand Rapids, about shifting his business model during the COVID-19 shutdown, and how businesses owned by people of color will face unique challenges recovering.
We talked to Jermale Eddie, owner of Malamiah Juice Bar and Eatery in Grand Rapids, about shifting his business model during the COVID-19 shutdown, and how businesses owned by people of color will face unique challenges recovering.

Stateside for Friday, June 5, 2020

Today on Stateside, how the state parks system is coping with the tidal wave of people desperate to get out of the house. Plus, restaurants and bars all around Michigan can restart dine-in service next week. We check in with a small business owner in Grand Rapids about reopening during COVID and protests over police brutality.

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Listen to the full show above or find individual segments below.

We check in with a small business in Grand Rapids amid reopening and protestsStateside’s conversation with Jermale Eddie

  • Jermale Eddie is the ower of Malamiah Juice Bar in Grand Rapids


With movie theaters closed, drive-ins made Michigan brothers’ horror film America’s top grossing movieStateside’s conversation with Brett and Drew Pierce

  • Brett and Drew Pierce are brothers and directors of “The Wretched” film.


As summer ramps up, here’s how to stay safe at beaches and state parksStateside’s conversation with Ron Olson

  • Ron Olson is chief of Parks and Recreation for Michigan.


Writer’s Fennville wildflower field feeds bees and nurtures the soulStateside’s conversation with Joan Donaldson

  • Joan Donaldson is an organic blueberry farm owner, writer, and author.

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Stateside: GR business owner on reopening, protest; MI film became top-grossing movie
Stateside: GR business owner on reopening, protest; MI film became top-grossing movie
Stateside: GR business owner on reopening, protest; MI film became top-grossing movie
Stateside: GR business owner on reopening, protest; MI film became top-grossing movie