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A more efficient beer: Metro Detroit's greenest breweries
Thursday, November 20, 2014
When you consider what it takes to make your favorite microbrew, there's no getting around the fact that it is an energy- and resource-intensive process.
checks in with our most green-minded breweries and what they're doing to make a more sustainable beer.
Best/Worst: Bikes & borders in metro Detroit
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Metro Detroit communities struggle with the legacies of the past, the demands of the present, and the needs of the future. Some do a good job of balancing those concerns. Others, not so much. Our newest series points to the good and bad choices local communities make and what we can learn from them. In the cross-hairs this month: Ann Arbor and Grosse Pointe.
Collaboration and entrepreneurship: Metro Detroit's most innovative nonprofits
Thursday, November 06, 2014
From creative ways of raising revenue to forming partnerships, nonprofits are becoming more entrepreneurial in order to sustain themselves into the next generation. Area nonprofit leaders share the ways and means by which the social sector is becoming more like the business sector.
Toby Barlow sinks his teeth into the local ad industry
Thursday, October 23, 2014
The auto industry has rebounded but the ad industry is in a state of flux. So what does that mean for metro Detroit firms?
sits down with Team Detroit's Toby Barlow to get his thoughts on where things are, where they're headed, and how local agencies fit in.
Rummaging through Metro Detroit: 5 great places to upcycle
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Throw a stone in the air and you're bound to hit a resale, recycling, reuse or junk shop. But which places offer the best trash-to-treasure odds?
takes you on the nickel tour of the region's top upcycling destinations.
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DFCU Financial breaks ground on Plymouth branch
The Bird & The Bread offers Euro-style, family-friendly eats in Birmingham
Blumz growing Ferndale-based flower biz with new Ann Arbor store
Closed metro Detroit Caribou Coffees come back as Peet's Coffee & Tea
Getting Michigan cities redevelopment ready
Growing ridership on Amtrak may translate to a train-ready region
New rail cars are tested for two proposed commuter rail lines
Changes to Pontiac-Detroit-Chicago rail line topic of state DOT meetings
Growing Moonlink Studios' opens production space in Southfield, Ann Arbor
Streets for all. Designing cities that welcome all forms of transportation
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Innovation & Job News
SE Michigan firms dominate Accelerate Michigan competition
Carlisle/Wortman Associates opens office in Troy
CoFoundersLab aims to connect Metro Detroit entrepreneurs
DFCU Financial distributes $23M in dividends to members
Draper Triangle Ventures expands into Metro Detroit with new VC fund
Encore Event Group adds 3 people, eyes move to city
Pure Michigan Social Entrepreneurship Challenge announces winners
Michigan VC industry grows, bucks national downward trend
Credit Suisse Director Kelly Williams dishes on Michigan VC
Metro Detroit firms score Michigan Microloan Fund financing
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In the News
Contests become launchpads for Detroit startups
Source: USA Today
Local school districts rank as best communities for music education
Source: NAMM Foundation
Dickinson Wright is tops in U.S. News' "Best Law Firms" 2014 report
Source: U.S. News & World Report
Ford and U-M team up to open battery lab
Source: Yahoo News
Ann Arbor to Detroit commuter rail plans move forward
Source: Press & Guide
Ford Motor Co. & U-M to open battery research & manufacturing lab
Source: Minneapolis Star-Tribune
Amtrak, state on board with higher speeds, Wi-Fi on Michigan trains
Source: San Francisco Chronicle
Ann Arbor's Domino's Pizza debuts DomiCopter, the future of pizza delivery
Silicon Valley company finds Metro Detroit just right
Source: Tech Crunch
State awards $5.25M to SE Michigan to fuel tech innovation
Source: Crain's Detroit Business
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