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9 and Woodward Intersection
There aren't many Metro Detroit intersections more happening than Woodward and Nine Mile. The once-sleepy hamlet of Ferndale has become the arbiter of hip in Metro Detroit. Great shopping, dining and people-watching meet affordable housing a mere jump away from Detroit and Royal Oak. Location, location, location.
Three Woodward Ave. development trends we're excited about
Thursday, December 11, 2014
Change is slow when it comes to metro Detroit communities. That's why we're excited about the innovative projects and thinking that has taken root in Ferndale, Birmingham and Pontiac. From mixed-use mandates to reimagined parking structures to entire city blocks being readied for redevelopment, these Woodward Ave. communities are embracing a more walkable future.
Incubating a new food industry in metro Detroit
Thursday, December 04, 2014
Launching a food-based business in metro Detroit is a lot harder than you think. Luckily, budding foodpreneurs are getting a leg up, courtesy of Southfield's kitchen co-working space, The Culinary Studio, and The Seed, a business incubator started by the owners of Garden Fresh.
Why Detroit's improv comedy scene is no joke
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Detroit is not exactly NYC, Chicago, or L.A., but the local improv scene, which has produced national talents like Keegan-Michael Key, is thriving thanks to dedicated performers and theaters like Planet Ant and Go Comedy!.
Metro Detroit: Under the radar
Thursday, October 02, 2014
Feeling a bit like you're doing the same old, same old in metro Detroit? Looking for something a tad less obvious to do or see?
Nicole Rupersburg gives you the down low on places, events and venues that are off the beaten path, under the radar, or just plain under-appreciated.
What AirBNB taught us about how metro Detroit sees itself
Thursday, September 18, 2014
You can learn a lot about a community by listening to the way its residents sell it. So, we here at
decided to dig into AirBNB and analyze what metro Detroiters talk about when they talk about themselves. What we found is that the more things change, the more they remain the same.
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Source: Metro Times
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Source: Detroit Free Press
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Source: USA Today
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Source: M Live
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Source: Life On Mars
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Source: Miami Herald
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Source: Ferndale DDA
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