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A guide to Record Store Day in metro Detroit

Metro Detroit is home to some fantastic record stores. Here's a rundown of a few of our favorites. Check them out on Saturday, April 18 for Record Store Day, then keep going back.

Metro Detroit schools are going Green, Emerald and Evergreen

These three classifications are the result of a growing statewide dedication to eco-friendly education and environmental activities through the Michigan Green Schools program.

Meadow Brook Theatre celebrates 50th season

For 50 seasons, Meadow Brook has been producing professional theater on the campus of Oakland University.

Join us April 16 for "Scaling up in the Food Industry," a speaker series event

On Thursday, April 16, join Metromode, Model D, and Southeast Michigan Startup at Bamboo Detroit for a special panel event where local food entrepreneurs will discuss their experiences growing businesses in the region.

You've heard about urban agriculture, but people are farming the suburbs, too

Urban agriculture in Detroit is a hot topic in the media and on social networks. Less talked about, however, are the projects that have quietly grown up in the city's backyard. That's right, a "suburban" farming movement is alive and kicking in southeast Michigan.

Welcome to the Year of the Gazelle, a series looking at metro Detroit's fastest growing companies

Over the next year, we will identify the fastest-growing local companies and tell you the behind-the-scenes stories of the entrepreneurs, investors, and the resources that are building Michigan's new economy.

An artist's argument for STEAM education

It would be a shame if kids with a passion for art were somehow led to believe that there is not a place for them in the world of science, technology, and innovation, argues designer and inventor Curt Bailey, which is why he believes it important to insert an 'A' for arts into the STEM acronym.

Will metro Detroit suburbs buy into regional transit?

In the wake of the story about megacommuter James Robertson, some metro Detroit communities are reconsidering their stance when it comes to regional transit.

Opinion: Film incentives are good business for Detroit and Michigan

With the future of Michigan's film tax incentives in question, Detroit cinematographer Geoff George makes the case for why we can't afford to give up on them yet.

For metro Detroit families, financial literacy can be the difference between poverty and stability

For the working poor, it's not enough to be employed. An innovative program is helping people reach financial stability by learning how to manage their money.

In Pontiac, historic neighborhoods are key to city's revival

Pontiac's historic neighborhoods are not only testaments to the city's former economic and industrial might, but also to its potential for future redevelopment.

Dearborn's Arab American Museum celebrates 10 years of national significance

The Henry Ford isn't Dearborn's only museum of national significance. In its 10th year, the Arab American National Museum continues to celebrate Arab American culture while dispelling stereotypes and misconceptions.

Seed capital helps 365 Retail Markets become one of metro Detroit's fastest growing companies

Joe Hessling built 365 Retail Markets from nothing. After scoring $1 million in seed capital, the company is among the Gazelle 100, our list of the fastest-growing startups in metro Detroit.

The future of development and parking in downtown Ferndale

Ferndale recently ended talks with 3-60 LLC, a group of developers who sought to build a large-scale, mixed-use development on city-owned parking lots. Now the city must decide what kinds of development it wants in the future.

10 essential networks for metro Detroit creatives

Whatever role you play in the creative economy, an abundance of local networks and resources exists to support you. Here are 10 especially good ones.
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