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From its businesses along Woodward and unique downtown shopping and nightlife, to its quiet, cozy neighborhoods and nine community parks, this little community has earned a "Cool City" designation from the state.
Where's the Beef in Metro Detroit? (& Lamb, Pork, & Duck)
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Man does not live by gluten-free vegan cuisine alone. Some might argue that's not living at all. For all the love that's given to the how-green-is-my-garden folks,
Nicole Rupersburg feels it's time to give a big bloody hug to locals who want to put their incisors to good use.
A New Breed of Restaurateur Pt. 1
Thursday, December 06, 2012
There's been a paradigm shift in Metro Detroit. In the past, restaurant chains were king, spawning scores of copy-cat eateries. Today, the focus is on unique experiences in unique spaces that understand and want to be a part of the community they're in. In a two-part series
Nicole Rupersburg looks at the region's new generation of restaurateurs.
A Dozen Game-Changing Buildings in Metro Detroit
Thursday, October 25, 2012
Architecture can catalyze a neighborhood or change the way we think about our community. It can be inspiring, iconic, or even controversial. So which buildings rate as game-changers in Metro Detroit? We asked a quartet of prominent local architects to select twelve buildings worth paying attention to.
The New Old Vinsetta Garage
Kim North Shine
Thursday, July 19, 2012
Mac & cheese with that fill up? Not quite. Vinsetta Garage may be the latest Metro Detroit culinary hot spot but it's also a triumph of repurposing and redevelopment. From 1900s service station to hip eatery, this Berkely rebuild demonstrates how a vintage building can become a modern neighborhood destination.
If Dallas Can Do It, Why Can't Detroit?
Kim North Shine
Thursday, July 28, 2011
In Texas, Dallas is referred to as The Big D. And like our D, it's a sprawling metropolitan region ringed by suburbs and freeways, and deeply in love with its cars. We are talking oil country after all. Despite that, the city also has a growing light rail system with over 70 miles of track. So, why them and not us?
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Source: Yoga By Design Foundation
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Source: Cooking Channel
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Source: NAMM Foundation
Oakland County's job market is healthiest in years
Source: University of Michigan News Service
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Source: Oakland Press
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Source: Atlantic Cities
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Source: Atlantic Cities
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Source: Government Technology
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