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

Jun 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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We check in with a small business in Grand Rapids amid reopening and protests

  • 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 movie

  • 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 parks

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

Writer’s Fennville wildflower field feeds bees and nurtures the soul

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