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Many cities have Main Streets, but everyone in Metro Detroit finds their way to Royal Oak's. Its multitude of dining options and nightspots lure in the crowds around the clock, but the city's charming bungalows, high-end lofts and townhouses, as well as plentiful parks, are what make it a premier residential borough.
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Will Metro Detroit's Tech Community Ever Be Color Blind?
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Metro Detroit has a long history of cultural silos and regional segregation. So how does its tech and entrepreneurial community create opportunites for greater racial and cultural diversity? There's no easy answer but places like Silicon Valley are implementing aggressive and sustained efforts to bridge a divide local business leaders barely acknowledge.
Motor City Free Geek Reclaims Yesterday's Technology
Thursday, April 10, 2014
There's an awful lot of discarded technology out there. There's got to be a better place for it than the trash, right? The Royal Oak non-profit Motor City Free Geeks marshals hundreds of tech volunteers to refurbish computers and laptops, outfitting them with free software and selling them to the public for hugely discounted prices. It's like the Circle of Life for technology.
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.
Data Driven Leadership: A Q&A with Mayor Kurt Metzger
Kim North Shine
Thursday, December 05, 2013
When leaders change, new wishlists are written.
talks with Kurt Metzger, the new mayor of Pleasant Ridge, on why Metro Detroit communities should cooperate across their borders.
Why They Sit on Their Local School Boards
Thursday, October 10, 2013
Let's face it, being a school board member can be a tough and thankless job, especially if you have kids enrolled in the very educational system you help to oversee. To get an insider's view,
Amy Kuras chats with parents of school-age kids who also serve as school board members in Dearborn, Northville and Royal Oak.
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Four Metro Detroit cities make list of best places to find a job in Michigan
Beaumont Hospital receives $5 million gift for natural birthing center
Source: San Francisco Chronicle
It Follows to film around metro Detroit this fall
Source: Michigan Film Office
Beaumont Health System one of nation's "Most Wired" hospitals
Source: Beaumont Health System
TV reality show pilot and "Detroit Rubber" web series to be shot in Metro Detroit
Source: Michigan Film Office
Beaumont Hospital garners national environmental excellence award
Source: Beaumont Hospital
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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