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Forthcoming Mabel Gray signals new cool for Hazel Park, Michigan's top chef

Hazel Park is "under construction," says chef James Rigato. And, thanks in no small part to his forthcoming second restaurant Mabel Gray, it stands to become the next cool metro Detroit neighborhood.
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Why teacher diversity matters in Michigan

Of the roughly 100,000 teachers in Michigan, 91 percent are white, 6.5 percent are African American, and 1 percent are Hispanic. Compare this to a student population that's 68 percent white, 18 percent African American, and nearly 7 percent Hispanic. But does a teacher’s race matter when it comes to effective teaching and student success? ...
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A remarkable tale of slavery and opportunity in early Detroit

The history of an old church on Grosse Ile is a remarkable tale of slavery and opportunity in early Detroit. Here's the story of the church's founder, Elizabeth Denison Forth, an ex-slave who became the first black woman to own property in Michigan.
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"Invasive Species," a cautionary tale about non-native wildlife, takes over Northville theater

"Invasive Species" imagines a scenario in which the horrifying snakehead fish, which can breathe air and walk across land, invades our lakes.
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Vacationing in the trees: How forests are helping to grow Michigan's tourism economy

Sandy beaches and boating may be the quintessential tourist attractions in Michigan, but forests are driving a growing segment of the state's tourism economy. Here's why healthy trees matter for growing jobs and local economies in Michigan. 
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Hyatt Hotel, apartments, retail, office planned for vacant Royal Oak car dealership

Plans to turn a vacant car dealership on Main Street in Royal Oak into a Hyatt hotel with connected residential, retail, and office space are moving ahead following the approval of incentives from the state.
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Schoolcraft College to offer certificate programs in brewing and distilling

Renowned for its culinary arts program, Livonia's Schoolcraft College is expanding its food and drink focus by adding certificate programs in brewing and distilling.
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Billhighway focuses on employee career development to fuel growth

The Troy-based firm, which provides software for member-based associations and nonprofits, is hiring, but not with just an eye for putting bodies behind desks. It's looking to find people who can grow their careers along with the company.
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Baba's brings belly dancing, kibbeh to downtown Wyandotte

A new Lebanese bar & grill is adding variety to downtown Wyandotte's restaurant scene - and entertainment options.
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In Southfield, man ditches lawn for native habitat

Amid the tidy suburban yards of Longcrest Street in Southfield, Michigan, John DeLisle's lawn sticks out like a sore thumb. Well, it's not so much a lawn as it is a prairie filled with chest-high wildflowers and deep-rooted native plants.
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The changing face of the comics industry is on display in Detroit

This fall in Detroit, two new conventions will bring the work of women and people of color to the forefront of the comics industry.
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Community Choice Credit Union executes second merger of year

Community Choice Credit Union has executed its second merger in four months, expanding its reach even farther across metro Detroit.

Inspiring stories from The Henry Ford's Innovation Nation: Roundhouse

The Henry Ford's Innovation Nation shares inspiring stories that showcase change makers and the possibilities for future progress. Step inside the DT&M Roundhouse, the innovation responsible for moving the massive metal machines at Greenfield Village.
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Mt. Clemens

Bath City has evolved in recent years into "The Clem," the entertainment hub of Macomb County. With boating opportunities galore, historic architecture, and an art park under development downtown, Mt. Clemens is poised to epitomize a Michigan "Cool City."

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