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The 23 Coolest Small Businesses In Detroit

Its auto industry, which helped build America's middle class, needed multiple government bailouts.<p>Unemployment rose to 20% in the city in 2011, but could have been as high as 50% if you include people who stopped looking for work.<p>But every bad situation has a silver lining. The lack of enterprise …

Entrepreneurship

We must keep the faith in Detroit

Rome wasn’t built in a day and a city can’t be rejuvenated over a long weekend. Detroit’s rise to its former glory will be a long one, so we all have …

Detroit Wins: MUFI Bags $40K For North End Urban Farm

It was a long slog, but Detroit's urban farm is bringing home the green. With <b>55%</b> of the vote, the <b>Michigan Urban Farming Initiative (MUFI)</b> was declared the winner of the <i>Gro1000</i> grant competition, taking home the top prize of <b>$40,000</b>. MUFI beat out bids from Oakland, New York City and Orlando, …

Businesses give 'Thumbs Up' to Detroit entrepreneurship

As he followed the indictment and trial of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, longtime event promoter Jim Griffin knew the city needed something …

Detroit

Detroit Week kicks off with discussion on food and race

Agriculture, food access, race and social justice were all topics of conversation during a panel discussion held Monday to kick off the University's …

Out in the City: LGBTQ youth find community and support at Detroit's Ruth Ellis Center

DETROIT — No one talks about marriage equality at the Ruth Ellis Center. The idea of bringing it up seems ethereal, unnecessary in the way a marginal …

Student Journalism

Endeavor Launches Second U.S. Affiliate in Detroit, MI

<i> Detroit, MI – February 9, 2015 –</i> Endeavor is officially announcing the launch of its second U.S.-based affiliate in Detroit, MI. Spearheaded by some …

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Detroit water system proposes 9.3% water rate hike

<i>Detroit</i> — Costs for water service would rise an average of 9.3 percent this year in Metro Detroit under rates proposed Wednesday by the Detroit Water …

Reviving Detroit – America's Original Tech Hub

Detroit, to many outsiders, has become synonymous with the fall of American manufacturing. After bankruptcy, bailouts, massive population loss and …

This Abandoned Hospital in Detroit Is Reality, Not a Set on 'The Walking Dead'

<i>This story was written by Robert Johnson and originally appeared on Pixable.</i><p>Driving through Detroit, abandoned commercial buildings of all types rise up from the mass of vacant homes to catch the eye. After several days, this modern structure had drawn my attention enough that I stopped to take a …