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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.
Plymouth business asks customers to sit, roll, play
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Opening a brick and mortar business in today's on-demand, technology-driven economy is a risky roll of the dice. Opening a business that insists on slowing down and unplugging from the net is, well, a whole other game. Which is exactly the point Chris Erwin and Angela Space are trying to make at 3 & Up, their newly opened board game lounge in Plymouth.
Cool Jobs: Sem and Teresa Abrahams, unicyclists
Thursday, August 07, 2014
As part of the never-ending quest to acquire more exotic skills, metro Detroit kids have been taking classes in everything from aerial gymnastics to robotics to puppetry. You can now add circus arts to the mix, with Livonia-based Cirque Amongus, a school started by a family of world-renowned unicyclists.
Small Business Videos
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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