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9 and Woodward Intersection
There aren't many Metro Detroit intersections more happening than Woodward and Nine Mile. The once-sleepy hamlet of Ferndale has become the arbiter of hip in Metro Detroit. Great shopping, dining and people-watching meet affordable housing a mere jump away from Detroit and Royal Oak. Location, location, location.
Metro Detroit: Under the radar
Thursday, October 02, 2014
Feeling a bit like you're doing the same old, same old in metro Detroit? Looking for something a tad less obvious to do or see?
Nicole Rupersburg gives you the down low on places, events and venues that are off the beaten path, under the radar, or just plain under-appreciated.
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.
Ferndale's latest visual effect: Think So Animation studio
Thursday, September 11, 2014
The Michigan Film Incentive may be a pale shadow of what it was a few years ago, but that doesn't mean all the movie talent has fled the state. Case in point: Deb Scott and Think So Animation. A New York transplant with big screen cred, her Ferndale studio will offer classes to those who want to learn the art of computer graphics and animation.
Cool Jobs: Irina Cotfas, Aerial Artist
Thursday, June 19, 2014
Some metro Detroiters sit behind a computer all day. Others see patients, clients, customers, what-have-you. Irina Cotfas defies gravity. For a living. If you ever wondered what it would be like to run away with the circus, this Ferndale aerialist is your answer.
Lessons From Downtown: Ferndale, Detroit and a Nation of Main Street Stories
Thursday, May 22, 2014
Over 1,300 downtown professionals are making the journey to Detroit this week for the National Main Street Conference. Ferndale will be in the house, learning what Motown has to teach about revitalizing downtown development and, in turn, educating the Motor City about its Main Street successes.
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Twisted Tavern puts twist in Ferndale's nightclub/restaurant scene
Secreto Cigar Vault opens in downtown Ferndale
M-1 Brew in Ferndale is all Michigan, all the time
Treasure Trove expands high-end resale biz to Ferndale
Transformative downtown Ferndale development under consideration
Detroit BBQ & ice cream maker Treat Dreams team up in Ferndale
M-Brew gives customers a ride through Michigan's food, drink, vibe
Nature's Playhouse opens playspace and wellness center in Ferndale
Birmingham Wine retailer opens in downtown Birmingham
Ferndale to add bike lanes on Livernois Road
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Innovation & Job News
Livio Radio co-founders launch new tech venture, Tome
Canine To Five looks for larger Ferndale space
ePrize becomes HelloWorld, hires 50 people
Ford acquires Internet radio startup Livio
Livio hires 4 in Ferndale, looks to hire 4 more
ZeroBase cuts ribbon to new HQ in Ferndale
LithFire-X finds niche with energy storage fire suppression technology
Detroit Wallpaper Co puts avant-garde spin on wallpaper
Search Optics hires 30-plus workers in Ferndale
Boutique advertising agency Driven Ferndale adds 4 jobs
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In the News
Gourmet food-truck bandwagon rolls in Metro Detroit
Source: Detroit Free Press
Thrillist eats up Detroit's hottest new restaurants
Local inventor's trash bag hanger to be sold at Wal-Mart, manufactured in Ferndale
Source: USA Today
Metro Detroit home prices climb 20% in June
Source: M Live
Ferndale thrift store advises how to "dress for success"
Source: Life On Mars
National Main Streets conference & events land in Detroit, Ferndale this weekend
Source: Miami Herald
Tonight is Bike Nite in downtown Ferndale
Source: Ferndale DDA
National Main St. Conference's Get in Gear reception to be held in downtown Ferndale on May 17
Source: Ferndale DDA
Business-friendly Ferndale experiences boom in new enterprise
Source: Crain's Detroit
Metro Detroit brewery and meaderies make Ratebeer.com's Best Beers list
Source: Rate Beer.com
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