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Becoming Urbane: A Q&A with Eric Brown
Thursday, November 11, 2010
Eric Brown not only discovered his entrepreneurial muscle later in life, he also discovered his new urbanist, social media leanings. As CEO and co-founder of Urbane Apts, Brown has his finger on Metro Detroit's rental pulse, and has found success in a market that traditionally caters to home owners.
Welcome To Halloweentown
Thursday, October 28, 2010
From Berkley to Romeo to Ann Arbor, Metro Detroit is all about All Hallow's Eve. And we're not talking about the commercial scare factories and creepy corn mazes that dot SE Michigan's landscape. These are homegrown, neighborhood efforts that turn quiet residential streets into a free-to-see Halloween hullabaloo.
Ypsi's Marionette About Town: Mark Maynard
Thursday, June 17, 2010
What Mark Maynard does from 9-5 is important but not nearly as interesting as what he does the other 16 hours a day (beside sleep). From The Shadow Art Fair to a popular blog to planning a bike-powered film fest to a local talk show that features a puppet stand-in, Maynard personifies Ypsilanti's do-it-yourself creativity.
What will be Detroit's next hot spot? Signs point to Capitol Park
Thursday, April 08, 2010
Developers and Detroit development officials have big dreams and big hopes for the Capitol Park area downtown. From a restoration of the park to new offices, lofts to places of cultural interest, this could be the city's next development hot spot.
Royal Oak's Second Story
Terry Parris Jr.
Thursday, February 04, 2010
Walking through Royal Oak's downtown, it's hard not to notice the bars, restaurants and shops that have popped up over the last decade. But do you ever wonder what goes on upstairs? Terry Parris Jr. visits Main Street's second story and discovers a community of new economy creatives. And lots of cereal boxes!
Thursday, February 03, 2011
As an indicator of what Michigan's forces can do when left to their own devices, the Southeast Michigan Regional Energy Office has joined in an alliance to obtain $70M in federal energy funds. Outreach Director Amanda Dentler writes about Metro Detroit's energy efficiency model, and neighborhood efforts to manage consumption.
Welcome To The Hill District
Wednesday, November 18, 2009
Located on a small bluff is Grosse Pointe's Hill District, a welcome slice of walkable pie, where you can find everything from boutiques to bistros, espresso to jazz. Why not take a three minute tour with
ace videographer Tom Hendrickson.
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