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Is there a future for metro Detroit ganjapreneurs?
Thursday, December 04, 2014
The politics of marijuana are shifting, and states like Colorado and Washington are seeing big growth in both entrepreneurship and tax revenues as a result. So where do metro Detroit providers stand since passing the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act in 2008, and does the state have a ganjapreneurial 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.
A more efficient beer: Metro Detroit's greenest breweries
Thursday, November 20, 2014
When you consider what it takes to make your favorite microbrew, there's no getting around the fact that it is an energy- and resource-intensive process.
checks in with our most green-minded breweries and what they're doing to make a more sustainable beer.
OpEd: Why DDAs should back business development
Thursday, October 09, 2014
Downtown development authorities are commonly known for placemaking projects – capital improvements and programming intended to turn downtowns into gathering spaces. But critics claim such projects aren't translating into sales for local businesses. As such, Annette Knowles, executive director of the Farmington DDA, says business development should be high-priority on the DDA's list.
Ferndale's latest visual effect: Think So Animation studio
Thursday, September 11, 2014
The Michigan Film Incentive may be a pale shadow of what it was a few years ago, but that doesn't mean all the movie talent has fled the state. Case in point: Deb Scott and Think So Animation. A New York transplant with big screen cred, her Ferndale studio will offer classes to those who want to learn the art of computer graphics and animation.
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An Early Morning Visit to Detroit's Eastern Market
Cass Corridor Films
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Every weekday, Detroit's Eastern Market is buzzing with action while most of us are still sleeping. Cass Corridor Films got up early to follow Slow Jams, a producer of artisan jams, on a quest for locally grown herbs at the wholesale market.
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