Take a look at the world’s largest cities by the size of their economies. Detroit was at #22 in 2005 but is projected to be the 26th largest economy in 2020. That can mainly be attributed to the rise of massive metropolises in developing countries like BRIC nations.
But there will be some shifting […]
Support, deal move 8 Mile-Woodward shopping mall plans forward
Support poured in Wednesday for a proposed 30-acre, $90-million retail development at 8 Mile and Woodward during a Detroit City Council meeting as the council prepares to decide whether to grant the site a special tax status to encourage developers to build it.
The support came from nearby […]
SW Detroit OKs business improvement district
Southwest Detroit property and business owners voted 2-1 Tuesday to approve creation of a formal business improvement district.
A business improvement district, or BID, is a public-private partnership that assesses a tax on itself to provide services and programs, such as street, sidewalk and graffiti cleanup, security patrols, plantings and lighting […]
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 […]
ANN ARBOR’S LINUX BOX CORPORATION WINS CONTRACT WITH U OF M SCHOOL …
The Linux Box Corporation, an Ann Arbor-based designer and developer of customized Linux-based open source software and related services, announced it has implemented a Content Management System (CMS) for the University of Michigan’s School of Natural Resources and Environment (SNRE). The CMS is […]
Gore Gore Girls Keeping Busy
Detroit’s Gore Gore Girls have much to celebrate in the wake of their critically acclaimed new album, Get The Gore. This week they head to Los Angeles to perform at the legendary Amoeba Records on Sunset Blvd on August 15th and a free show at Echoplex on August 16th.
The Gores […]
FIVE THINGS: About the art alternative
With the Detroit Institute of Art closed until late November, you can cross the river and find interesting art — and fantastic views of the Detroit skyline — at the Art Gallery of Windsor.
The Windsor Gallery also includes a restaurant called Bamboo with Asian food, nice views of Detroit […]
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. […]
Jack White Claims Journalists Are Lazy
Rocker Jack White has concluded journalists are the “laziest people on earth” after years of reading false facts about his band The White Stripes. The Hotel Yorba star now refuses to believe anything he reads in the music press.
He says, “Journalists are inherently the laziest people on earth. Even in […]