The Center for Michigan


Please join us for a Bridge reader thank you party

September 19, 2017 | Bridge Staff

Come meet the Bridge staff, enjoy some free food and a cash bar, participate in a Q&A with community leaders and enjoy some live music!

The Michigan News Quiz. Back by (sort of) popular demand.

September 15, 2017 | Bridge Staff

We asked. You answered. Introducing week two of the multiple-choice quiz that tests your knowledge of Michigan goings-on.

Thanks for wishing Bridge happy birthday, Grand Rapids! (Slideshow)

September 12, 2017 | Bridge Staff

Bridge readers packed Founders Brewery in Grand Rapids last Thursday for our latest reader thank you event. Check out the photos and get ready, Detroit… We’ll see you at Atwater Brewery this Thursday night (September 14).

Paying attention? Prove it. Take our Michigan News Quiz.

September 7, 2017 | Bridge Staff

Fun questions that test your knowledge of this week's news throughout the state. Give it a whirl.

Bridge Magazine’s Michigan news celebration, a peek inside the fun in Traverse City (slideshow)

August 29, 2017 | Bridge Staff

Bridge is traveling Michigan this fall, thanking readers and donors for building our publication, and building deeper understanding about the issues that matter most across our state. Here’s a look inside our first reader thank you event of the fall last week in Traverse City.

Bridge is having a birthday, and you're invited

August 18, 2017 | Bridge Staff

Please join us for special events in Traverse City, Grand Rapids and Detroit

MICHIGAN JOURNALISM JOB OPENING: Environmental/Pure Michigan Business Reporter – Bridge Magazine

August 17, 2017 | Bridge Staff

Bridge Magazine seeks an experienced, dynamic, full-time journalist to aggressively cover Michigan environmental, conservation, and natural resource business issues.

Bridge Magazine is hiring for a new Michigan Environment Reporter

August 17, 2017 | John Bebow

In-depth reporting on Pure Michigan will intensify with addition of full-time reporter.

Psssst. You wanna hear a good story?

May 8, 2017 | John Bebow

When is the last time you heard a fascinating story?

How much is Bridge Magazine worth to you? Why we hope you’ll contribute today.

May 1, 2017 | Bridge Staff

Will you join the more than 2,000 readers who now financially support Bridge’s award-winning work?  

Bridge wins 19 awards from Society of Professional Journalists

April 25, 2017 | Chastity Pratt

Bridge staff sweeps online news, investigative prizes for coverage of Flint, misuse of welfare money and more

News Bubble Swap

April 7, 2017 | Bridge Staff

Would you like to participate in your own news source swap? Bridge Magazine will pair you with a participant with significantly different news sources, and we’ll publish some of the results.

Bridge reporting honored twice for Flint water crisis coverage

March 16, 2017 | Bridge Staff

A timeline of the disaster so informative it was used in official investigations, and the exposure of the likely underreporting of deaths caused by Legionnaires’ disease, are lauded by two groups.

New investment drives Bridge Magazine, and an engaged and informed public

March 9, 2017 | John Bebow

Renewed investment from the Knight Foundation, together with ongoing support from readers and philanthropy, will help Bridge expand its mission to provide in-depth, substantive reporting across the state of Michigan.

2016 Michigan Journalist of the Year joins Bridge

March 9, 2017 | Bridge Staff

Joel Kurth has produced award-winning, game-changing enterprise and investigative reporting at publications across Michigan

Bridge staff writer wins WSU Spirit of Diversity award

February 22, 2017 | Bridge Staff

Chastity Pratt Dawsey was honored for reporting on a variety of issues, including Flint and education in Detroit and Michigan.

Back to back: Bridge earns “Newspaper of the Year” honors for 2nd straight year

January 27, 2017 | Bridge Staff

Bridge Magazine earned “Newspaper of the Year” honors for the second straight year and won 19 total awards in the Michigan Press Association’s annual statewide journalism competition.

Bridge unveils new website design

January 25, 2017 | Bridge Staff

We're excited to unveil our new website design, making it easier for readers to explore the site on mobile devices and discover new content.