i3Detroit is “a collaborative environment for people to explore the balance between technology, art and culture” in Ferndale. Aka a hackerspace, “community-operated physical places, where people can meet and work on their projects.”
Hackerspaces have been springing up around the country and the world. While there are computer “hackers” (writing software, not breaking into […]
Have recent developments in Detroit slipped from your mind? Model D has recounted many of the major advances in the past year in its 16 Sweet Developments in Detroit. They include the RiverWalk, Dequindre Cut, Rosa Parks Transit Center, the Eastern Market expansion, Grandmont Rosedale Dev. Corp.’s new office on Grand River Avenue, […]
When talking about moving to downtown Detroit the question often comes up of where you can do your grocery shopping. There is always CVS, various delis, and corner stores where you can get your fresh milk or eggs but now there is a more definitive answer for where you would walk to to get […]
Metromode Two Wheel Revolution
Ann Arbor: a 2006 Bicycling Top 21 city for cyclists and a designated Bicycle Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclists, still is just under 3% for its bicycle commuting rate although locals wish to change that.
Ferndale: the city has a new bike way network with 3.5 miles of bike lanes […]
Is it possible to build a house in Detroit cheap enough to give away? According to the two men behind the design firm Housing Operative the answer is yes and the cost is around $60,000. Brick by brick, rather a cinderblock by block, with donations, help from many volunteers, and a lot of […]
Summary: new transit options to Detroit Metro Airport, new retail and housing in downtown Detroit, Zingerman’s gets national recognition, Wayne State and companies of Wayne State faculty grow.
Great Lakes Entrepreneur’s Quest Launches Business Plan Competition for Michigan’s Technology Entrepreneurs
The Great Lakes Entrepreneur’s Quest (GLEQ) has launched the 8th year of its business plan competition and training program for entrepreneurs statewide. The GLEQ provides Michigan’s technology entrepreneurs training, coaching and investor feedback as part of its two-phase business plan competition.
The training is […]
For the past week I’ve been slowly reading through Crain’s Detroit’s part 2 of “Living & Investing in the D”. Some choice quotes followed by the large table of contents.
Like many who call Detroit their home, the Peets say that unless you live in the city, its true beauty will always be a secret.
Woman gets 5-15 years in prison for sex with 14-year-old boy
A Melvindale mother who had sex with her son’s underage friend was sentenced Thursday to 5-15 years in prison for the illicit affair.
Michelle Perruzzi, 34, had hoped to avoid a prison term altogether for the two convictions for third-degree criminal sexual conduct.
Police said Perruzzi repeatedly […]
Metro Detroit Companies Named ‘Best & Brightest Companies to Work …
[via PR Newswire (press release)]
Looking for Exceptional Women of Color to Represent to the World
The term “Black Community” encompasses a global group larger than just African Americans. Blacks are a diverse group of individuals who come from a multitude of cultural backgrounds, heritages, and countries. […]