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For high-end independent boutiques, the discriminating shopper should look no further than Birmingham. Its downtown is almost intimidating in its perfection, and its parks, school system and network of cultural amenities are second-to-none. Yeah, it's pretty much perfect.
Urbanizing Metro Detroit's Suburbia
Thursday, March 06, 2014
The lines between suburban and urban are finally blurring in some Metro Detroit communities. And none too soon. Though our region ranks last in terms of urban revitalization among the 25 largest metros, things are looking up. "You're moving in the right direction," says Christopher Leinberger, senior fellow at The Brookings Institution.
Distilling the Greatness of Michigan-Made Spirits
Thursday, September 19, 2013
With all the enthusiasm for locally sourced products, micro-brew culture, and craft cocktails, it seemed inevitable that micro distilleries would be the next big thing. And with recent changes to Michigan's liquor laws it has. Nicole Rupersburg drinks in metro Detroit's growing (and award-winning) spirits industry.
Where's the Beef in Metro Detroit? (& Lamb, Pork, & Duck)
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Man does not live by gluten-free vegan cuisine alone. Some might argue that's not living at all. For all the love that's given to the how-green-is-my-garden folks,
Nicole Rupersburg feels it's time to give a big bloody hug to locals who want to put their incisors to good use.
Metro Detroit's Hottest Home Markets
Kim North Shine
Thursday, May 09, 2013
Houses are selling before they're listed. Buyers are getting into bidding wars. Sound familiar? No, it's not a return to the crazed real estate market of 2003... but a few metro Detroit communities are coming back with a vengeance. Why? Well, vibrant urban cores have a lot to do with it.
From Up North to Your Door: Cherries & Grapes
Kim North Shine
Thursday, February 28, 2013
There's little doubt that Michigan is the midwest's Horn Of Plenty. But how to wrangle all those delicious wines, ciders, jams, and treats from around the state into your pantry? The folks at Cherries & Grapes intend to make being a true-blue locavore as easy as a few clicks on your computer.
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Source: Eater Detroit
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Source: University of Michigan News Service
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Source: Oakland Press
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