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Many cities have Main Streets, but everyone in Metro Detroit finds their way to Royal Oak's. Its multitude of dining options and nightspots lure in the crowds around the clock, but the city's charming bungalows, high-end lofts and townhouses, as well as plentiful parks, are what make it a premier residential borough.
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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.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. revs up for success
Thursday, July 31, 2014
From their Royal Oak basement to the stages of Lollapalooza and Bonnaroo, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. is yet more evidence that metro Detroit is both
destination and birthplace for contemporary music. The indie duo explains why our local music scene continues to rock, pop and rap with the best of them.
OpEd: Grab a Friend and Get On the Bus
Melissa Damaschke & Julie Funke
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Yes, it's very possible to travel daily around Detroit without touching a steering wheel. Year-round bike/bus commuters Melissa Damaschke and Julie Funke share their experience and opinions on the better integration of Detroit's bus systems, People Mover, and the future M-1 Rail.
OpEd: Why Oakland Schools Technical Campuses has a Working Relationship With Business
Paul Galbenski, Mary Kay Aukee, & Cynthia Scherphorn
Thursday, June 12, 2014
As Michigan reinvents its economy, educational institutions are getting in synch with employers' changing needs. Leaders from the Oakland Schools Technical Campuses discuss the importance of retooling to supply the state's emerging high-tech industries with new talent.
OpEd: Closing the Gap Between Food Producers and Consumers
Thursday, May 15, 2014
The biggest barrier to consumer access to fresh, locally-grown food is the distance between food providers and suppliers, says Rachel Leemis, founder of Monty's Beef Company, a Piedmontese beef retailer that keeps its own herd of cattle. But new state support for rural development is planting the way for the state's 52,000 farms to meet this growing trend.
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Source: Crain's Detroit Business
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Source: M Live
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Source: Business Insider
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Source: San Francisco Chronicle
It Follows to film around metro Detroit this fall
Source: Michigan Film Office
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