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Urbanizing Metro Detroit's Suburbia
Thursday, March 06, 2014
The lines between suburban and urban are finally blurring in some Metro Detroit communities. And none too soon. Though our region ranks last in terms of urban revitalization among the 25 largest metros, things are looking up. "You're moving in the right direction," says Christopher Leinberger, senior fellow at The Brookings Institution.
AfterHouse: Fighting Blight by Growing a Greenhouse
Thursday, February 06, 2014
Fire and blight have left more than a few holes in metro Detroit's neighborhoods. AfterHouse has an idea for a temporary solution: below-ground greenhouses. The organization, inspired by South American farmers who build subterranean 'walipinis' to grow crops year-round, is using a burnt-out house in Detroit as its prototype.
Ann Arbor: Birthplace of the Ultimate Mobile Device?
Thursday, February 06, 2014
Are you ready for your car to go driverless? While it's arguable as to whether Michigan will remain the international manufacturing center for auto bodies and interiors, the Ann Arbor area is likely to remain the industry's brain center as research ramps up on wirelessly connected, self-driving car systems.
Guest Blogger: Courtney Randolph
Thursday, January 30, 2014
The new year offers up the opportunity to act upon old resolutions, or to make new ones. Courtney Randolph, program manager and volunteer coordinator at nonprofit 826michigan, outlines all the reasons to get involved in the community by volunteering at a host of worthy organizations.
Power Sharing is Tougher Than You Think
Thursday, December 12, 2013
How does a company's sole owner and founder transition to the power-sharing structure of executive leadership? That's the challenge that faces Billhighway, a Troy-based firm that's looking to enter its second stage of development.
Jon Zemke looks for lessons from successful (and less-than-successful) local businesses.
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Source: Yahoo News
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Source: Minneapolis Star-Tribune
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