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Pontiac is a city in its own right, with a downtown to match. Live music venues, unique restaurants, off-the-hook clubs, avant-garde galleries? Check, check, check, check. Plus, there is quality historic housing stock that is actually affordable.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. revs up for success
Thursday, July 31, 2014
From their Royal Oak basement to the stages of Lollapalooza and Bonnaroo, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. is yet more evidence that metro Detroit is both
destination and birthplace for contemporary music. The indie duo explains why our local music scene continues to rock, pop and rap with the best of them.
OpEd: Why Oakland Schools Technical Campuses has a Working Relationship With Business
Paul Galbenski, Mary Kay Aukee, & Cynthia Scherphorn
Thursday, June 12, 2014
As Michigan reinvents its economy, educational institutions are getting in synch with employers' changing needs. Leaders from the Oakland Schools Technical Campuses discuss the importance of retooling to supply the state's emerging high-tech industries with new talent.
Michigan Land Banks: 10 Years of Struggles and Successes
Thursday, June 12, 2014
Blight, foreclosure, real estate speculation -- they can degrade a neighborhood's value and compromise the social and economic health of a community. For the last decade, land banks have been used as a tool for revitalization. Embraced by some and reviled by others,
takes a look at where the programs have worked and why.
The Detroit Mechanix Puts a New Spin on Professional Sports
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Once the home of the Lions and Pistons at the Silverdome, Pontiac has seen its athletic luster fade over the years. But down doesn't mean out, as the lesser known but no less driven Detroit Mechanix, a local ultimate disc team, builds fans for a growing sport.
Cracking the Digital Ceiling
Thursday, December 05, 2013
Having more women in tech leadership positions isn't just about equity, it's about economic vitality.
Natalie Burg connects with a trio of prominent local women to get their ideas on how to unlock a new generation of female technology chiefs.
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Pulse Design christens new digs in Pontiac
Woodward Ave. transformation revealed
Food Truck grants heat up business plans
Federal grant funds speedier trains between Dearborn and Kalamazoo
Tennis anyone? Lawn tennis club coming to Pontiac
Artist Lounge to be part of Pontiac revival
Soccer and lacrosse complex expanding in Pontiac
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FIRSTsense Medical aims to launch product next summer
Mobile Comply adds 5 staff in downtown Pontiac
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Pontiac's Erebus no. 6 on America's Best Haunts list
Source: The Miami Herald
Defunct Pontiac community center remade into Wessen Lawn Tennis Club
Source: The New York Times
Metro Detroit home prices climb 20% in June
Source: M Live
Batman V. Superman film to spend $131M shooting in Michigan
Source: Screen Magazine
Amtrak, state on board with higher speeds, Wi-Fi on Michigan trains
Source: San Francisco Chronicle
'Transformers 4' film shooting underway in Metro Detroit
Oakland County's job market is healthiest in years
Source: University of Michigan News Service
Downtowns say no to blank walls, yes to active facades
Source: Oakland Press
Metro Detroit ranks 14th nationally in percentage job growth
Post-industrial? Detroit needs a new word
Source: Atlantic Cities
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