There’s been a lot of talk about Michigan’s tax break on filmmakers moving production to the state of Michigan, what features added incentives to film in Detroit in particular. It’s been a big hit with major productions increasing from only three last year to over 60 features so far this year including “Butterfly Effect: […]
Hey people please do not forget to check out the Detroit Festival of the Arts this weekend. It’s one of my favorite events of the year and since I am an artist by nature and by schooling (Graphic Design), I will most definitely be down there.
This event is perfect for the family as there is […]
How many film festivals are there in Metro Detroit? We got Detroit Docs, the internationally successful Ann Arbor Film Festival, and many more themed film festivals throughout the year. And now there is the Detroit Windsor International Film Festival (DWIFF) which takes place from June 26 through June 29.
The Inaugural 2008 Detroit Windsor […]
Have you seen that Cash and Treasures show on the Travel Channel? A few times now they have featured locations in Michigan. For example they have one show where they hunt for Morel mushrooms in the Lower Peninsula. What are Morel mushrooms? Also known as Morcella they are a delicacy especially […]
September residential sales up in Detroit
Residential sales in the city of Detroit were up 10.2 percent for September compared with September 2006 figures from Farmington Hills-based Realcomp II Ltd.
The city also posted good numbers for the third quarter of 2007, showing an increase of 8.4 percent over the same period of 2006. Over the course […]
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 […]
New lot offers the cheapest parking in Ann Arbor-The Ann Arbor News
Downtown Development Authority Deputy Director Joe Morehouse said he thinks the low charge will lure downtown drivers who won’t mind walking a few extra blocks.
In about two months, the city is expected to turn the old city maintenance garage at 415 W. Washington into […]
Kalamazoo school chief leaves with Promise secret intact
Who are the wealthy donors making it possible for every Kalamazoo child to attend college in Michigan without paying a dime?
Brown says she’s still the only one who knows.
[via USA Today]
Detroit band gets loud in libraries
Singer-guitarist Josh Malerman is hitting the books again, and it has nothing to […]
Dreamy day to cruise Woodward
Sunny, and cool, Saturday was a perfect day for a leisurely drive or a family picnic.
So more than a million people and 30,000 or so cherished cars combined the two for the 13th Woodward Dream Cruise.
From Pontiac to Detroit, the 16-mile route was lined with lawn chairs, coolers and multi-generational families […]
Festival turns Hart Plaza into African mart
Yes, there’s a sensational variety of live musical performances, a step show that always draws a crowd and delicious African cuisine. But those aren’t the main reasons thousands of people flock to the African World Festival every year.
The festival turns Hart Plaza into a vibrant African marketplace, with fabulous […]