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Thursday, August 08, 2013
Metro Detroit is inching ever closer to being criss-crossed not just by roads, but a network of trails, or greenways. The Community Foundation of Southeast Michigan has made over 150 grants to this end. Greenways Initiative Director Tom Woiwode maps out the where and why of this greenway network.
Is Metro Detroit Ready for the Barwis Methods?
Thursday, April 04, 2013
NFL and U-M football players, NHL players, and current and former Olympians tote iron at the legendary Barwis Methods gym in Plymouth. Although he's made a career out of training top athletes, strength and conditioning coach Mike Barwis isn't only about the jocks. Anyone from the elderly to those getting on their feet again after injury is welcome to sweat.
Metro Detroit YPs Get Game
Thursday, July 21, 2011
A recent Knight Foundation study found that social offerings top the list of concerns for Metro Detroiters. Justin Jacobs answers that study with the question: "Got game?" From basketball to softball to kickball, his sports and rec company Come Play Detroit is becoming the go-to social organization for local young professionals. Next up? The world's largest dodgeball game.
The Home Court Advantage
Thursday, December 09, 2010
Why go to the hockey rink when you can bring the hockey rink to you? Game Courts of Michigan not only creates courts and rinks for schools, parks and gyms but also for residential backyards. And business is growing!
Welcome To The Velodrome
Thursday, August 13, 2009
There are only 20 of 'em in the world and Rochester's on the list. Seem unlikely? Not when you consider the fact that local resident Dale Hughes is one of the few people in the world who actually gets paid to design Velodromes. Don't get caught "off the back." Read on...
Thursday, June 28, 2012
The principles of yoga shouldn't just be left for the 6 p.m. class; they should be followed throughout the business day, according to the teachings of Katherine Austin, founder of Karma Yoga. This week she opines on why and how businesses can answer a calling higher than egoism and the profit motive.
Thursday, October 15, 2009
Dancer and choreographer Anuja Rajendra, the creator and CEO of Bollyfit (Bollywood-themed fitness dance classes) puts a positive spin on downsizing in a region known for both employment woes and beefy waistlines. This week, Anuja shows how we can bhangra our way to a state of cultural understanding, good health, and good spirits.
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