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The Art of Making a Splash
Kim North Shine
Thursday, July 25, 2013
In our ever-growing culture of faster and more interconnected technologies, there are some who seek a more authentic experience. It's inspired a renewed interest in hand-made products and skills. For Kent Lund it's meant hand-carved canoe paddles, a craft that has earned him both accolades and customers.
Longboard Company Creates Custom Boards, Global Customers
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Build it local, sell it global. It's the philosophy of many a Metro Detroit business. And skateboards are no exception. Case in point: CR Boardworks in Madison Heights, which has made a big name for itself in a short amount of time.
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.
A Brittle Game Plan
Kim North Shine
Thursday, January 10, 2013
When you've been to the Super Bowl six times what else is there to do? For defensive tackle and Birmingham native Mike Lodish the answer was peanut brittle.
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.
Thursday, May 05, 2011
The recent arrest of an individual for pelting the ice with an octopus during the Red Wings playoffs clashes with Detroit's joie de vivre but doesn't mean time-out. It's Stanley Cup week, and entrepreneur-attorney-philanthropist Denise Ilitch delivers the sports talk.
En Garde! Metro Detroit
Thursday, April 22, 2010
It's chess at a 100 miles per hour! Salle d'Etroit is southeast Michigan's only full time fencing academy, with Olympic-style instruction, competitions and practice. Add in the largest fencing pro shop in the Midwest, and it becomes another 'I didn't know we had that' reason to love the Metro D.
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