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Video – Many ways Mike Ilitch will be remembered

Video – Many ways Mike Ilitch will be remembered

VIDEO – 10 New Cars Debuts at Detroit Auto Show 2017.

VIDEO – 10 New Cars Debuts at Detroit Auto Show 2017.

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Here Is Your Enormous 2017 Detroit Auto Show Photo Gallery

Here Is Your Enormous 2017 Detroit Auto Show Photo Gallery

Okay, so the 2017 Detroit Auto Show was kind of an endless parade of Toyota Camrys, boring crossovers and empty corporate patriotism. I didn’t care. I take the pictures and I managed to find some great stuff anyway. Take a look at a metric shit-ton of shots I took Monday and Tuesday. Click Here for […]

iPod inventor Tony Fadell says Detroit is perfect for testing autonomous cars

iPod inventor Tony Fadell says Detroit is perfect for testing autonomous cars

Speaking at the Automotive News World Congress in Detroit, key original iPod team member and Nest founder Tony Fadell explained why Detroit is such an ideal place to test autonomous vehicles. He points out (via Katie Burke on Twitter) that Detroit has two key ingredients: a low population, and a lot of existing city infrastructure. […]

Christmas 2016 Top 11 Scams of the Year: Better Business Bureau

Christmas 2016 Top 11 Scams of the Year: Better Business Bureau

Credit and debit card chips have reduced fraud at traditional retailers, so scammers have moved online, plus other common holiday scams. By Beth Dalbey (Patch Staff) The Better Business Bureau is keeping a list, and it’s reserved for those who have been naughty and should get a lump of coal for Christmas this year. They […]

What can $150K buy you in Detroit?

What can $150K buy you in Detroit?

It can get you a lot of house Today we’re taking a look at four different properties in four different neighborhoods around Detroit. From a condo in Lafayette Park, a massive home just outside Boston Edison, and move-in ready homes in East English Village and Bagley, here are a few different places we found for […]

Birmingham Teen Raises $17K for Forgotten Harvest for Eagle Scout Badge

Birmingham Teen Raises $17K for Forgotten Harvest for Eagle Scout Badge

A Birmingham teen raised more than $17,000 to purchase and install a greenhouse that will help Forgotten Harvest feed the hungry, but the effort also got him a step closer to his Eagle Scout badge. Kevin Cragg, 14, raised the money to buy the 30-feet-by-96-feet Rolling Thunder Greenhouse, and then teamed last month with his […]

Detroit-inspired American Girl doll to be introduced this weekend

Detroit-inspired American Girl doll to be introduced this weekend

American Girl is introducing its new, historical Detroit-inspired doll Saturday at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History. The popular doll retailer spent two to three years researching and developing Melody Ellison and its product line, seeking cultural and historical accuracy, said company spokesperson Stephanie Spanos. American Girl is a Mattel company with a new Michigan […]

Ferndale’s Green Cruise the Antithesis to Woodward Avenue Dream Cruise

Ferndale’s Green Cruise the Antithesis to Woodward Avenue Dream Cruise

The antithesis of the gas-guzzling Woodward Avenue Dream Cruise celebrating Detroit’s role in the development of the American automobile, the 2016 Sierra Club Green Cruise, will be held in Ferndale Saturday, Aug. 13. It features bike rides, a street fair, and the grand parade of walkers, skaters, bicyclists, and others using non-motorized transportation. Begun in […]

Detroit seeks ‘pink zones’ to revive neighborhoods

Detroit seeks ‘pink zones’ to revive neighborhoods

City planning officials are on the hunt for designs to revive Detroit’s neighborhood main streets while hoping to ease bureaucratic hurdles that often stand in the way. Detroit this week is putting out a call to urban planners, architects, preservationists and designers for “Pink Zoning Detroit,” an initiative that sets out to transform the city’s […]

Eastern Market looks to be 5 times bigger by 2025

Eastern Market looks to be 5 times bigger by 2025

Eastern Market, already the largest historic public market district in the country, is looking to expand its footprint to more than five times its current size, roughly 250 acres, by 2025. The growth is needed, Eastern Market believes, to give food distributors and processors a place to move into modern facilities as new federal safe […]

Auto supplier BorgWarner to expand in Auburn Hills, add 76 jobs

Auto supplier BorgWarner to expand in Auburn Hills, add 76 jobs

BorgWarner, a global automotive parts supplier geared toward technologies to improve fuel economy and emissions, announced plans Thursday to expand its Auburn Hills operations and create 76 jobs with support from the Michigan Strategic Fund, state officials said. The project is expected to generate $27 million in total investment. “BorgWarner is a global player in automotive R&D and could […]

Lower rents, opportunity, diversity draw businesses to ‘funky,’ walkable Hamtramck

Lower rents, opportunity, diversity draw businesses to ‘funky,’ walkable Hamtramck

Joan and Raymond Bittner knew they wanted to expand their Polish Art Center in Hamtramck, not move to the suburbs like some other businesses. So they waited for an opportunity. Many years later, that opportunity came when the pants store next to them on Jos. Campau Street closed, giving them room for more cards, stoneware […]

Terry Foster: Detroit Is Getting Its Smell Back

Terry Foster: Detroit Is Getting Its Smell Back

I miss the smells of Detroit. The smell of fresh baked Wonder Bread was a joy as the family car passed Grand River and the Lodge Freeway on Detroit’s west side. The Wonder Bread factory was an institution. Now it is the Motor City Casino. Near the Eastern Market the smell of wheat and barley […]

Waterford jeweler launches ‘Back the Blue’ necklace for female police officers

Waterford jeweler launches ‘Back the Blue’ necklace for female police officers

A Wateford company has designed a special necklace in support of female police officers in metro Detroit and nationwide. For every “Back the Blue” necklace sold, retailing at $36, the company is donating a necklace to a female officer. Anyone can nominate an officer to receive a free necklace by visiting the company’s website at […]

New documentary follows a generation of young entrepreneurs in Detroit

New documentary follows a generation of young entrepreneurs in Detroit

What’s the barrier between you and the life you truly want to lead? That’s one of the questions Cheryl Miller explores as co-director of the new documentary film Generation Startup. It follows some young entrepreneurs as they build startups in Detroit. They try, stumble, learn, and try again. You come away with a much deeper appreciation for […]

TTi Global of Rochester Hills opens auto service center in Afghanistan

TTi Global of Rochester Hills opens auto service center in Afghanistan

Lori Blaker, President/CEO of TTi Global announced the opening of the firm’s first retail automotive service center and training center in Kabul. The firm has plans of opening additional facilities in Kabul and other major cities throughout Afghanistan. For the past four years, Blaker has been laying the ground work to open the company’s first […]

New community garden, farmers market planned for Detroit’s east side

New community garden, farmers market planned for Detroit’s east side

A new community garden and farmers market could be coming to Detroit’s east side through a new crowdfunding campaign launched Monday by Wolverine Human Services. Through the crowdfunding platform Patronicity, a $50,000 campaign has been created to raise money through Sept. 22 to build East Side Community Garden and Farmers Market, a mixed-used site including […]

Long-gone Detroit Italian restaurant plans a comeback

Long-gone Detroit Italian restaurant plans a comeback

La Lanterna, a long-gone restaurant from Detroit’s past,  is primed to make a comeback near its former location when it opens on the first floor of the Albert building in Capitol Park later this year. The northern Italian-style restaurant opened in what is now the Malcolmson Building in 1956 by Italian immigrant Edoardo Barbieri. In 1978, Barbieri opened the first […]

Is a Target store coming to Midtown Detroit?

Is a Target store coming to Midtown Detroit?

A Target store could potentially anchor a planned retail, commercial and residential project at Woodward and Mack in Midtown Detroit, near the popular Whole Foods, according to development sources. The entire development would fit on a 9-acre site that has a long-shuttered muffler shop and American Red Cross buildings. It would feature a newly constructed 25,000-square-foot anchor store at the corner, plus an additional 25,000-square-feet of retail space and restaurants. […]

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