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Dearborn is known as a destination for Middle Eastern food -- as it should be. But there is a lot more going on in this city than just falafels. Cuisine from all around the world, independent boutiques, cozy pubs and thumping clubs can be found -- as can historic homes and, increasingly, lofts and townhouses.
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.
What AirBNB taught us about how metro Detroit sees itself
Thursday, September 18, 2014
You can learn a lot about a community by listening to the way its residents sell it. So, we here at
decided to dig into AirBNB and analyze what metro Detroiters talk about when they talk about themselves. What we found is that the more things change, the more they remain the same.
Maker Faire at five: The community it's forged and the future it needs
Thursday, July 24, 2014
This weekend marks the fifth summer The Henry Ford has produced Maker Faire, showcasing local inventors, innovators, artists and creatives to tens of thousands of metro Detroiters.
chats with a trio of makers who've been involved since the beginning about why the fair is important to them and what it needs to continue.
Making Space for Art in Dearborn
Thursday, February 20, 2014
There are community art centers and then there is what Dearborn has decided to do. Demonstrating a uniquely powerful commitment to arts and culture, the city plans to transform its former city hall building into ArtSpace, a place where nearly 50 artists will live, create and display their work. It's the first of its kind in Michigan.
Ann Arbor: Birthplace of the Ultimate Mobile Device?
Thursday, February 06, 2014
Are you ready for your car to go driverless? While it's arguable as to whether Michigan will remain the international manufacturing center for auto bodies and interiors, the Ann Arbor area is likely to remain the industry's brain center as research ramps up on wirelessly connected, self-driving car systems.
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Source: The Henry Ford
USA Today captures Michigan's natural and manmade beauty
Source: USA Today
Metro Detroit home prices climb 20% in June
Source: M Live
Local school districts rank as best communities for music education
Source: NAMM Foundation
Calling all tinkerers: Entries open for Maker Faire Detroit
Source: Maker Faire Detroit
Detroit-filmed movie, "Misled," to premiere at Florida film festival
Source: Miami Herald
Arab Film Festival coming to Arab American National Museum
Source: Miami Herald
The Henry Ford Museum featured in Conde Nast Traveler
Source: Conde Nast Traveler
Four Metro Detroit cities make list of best places to find a job in Michigan
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