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10 things to do this Labor Day weekend
News 2 weeks ago
10 things to do this Labor Day weekend

Listen to smooth jazz at the Detroit Jazz Festival.Head to the Hamtramck Labor Day FestivalCheck out live music, food and more at Arts, Beats and...

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Detroit to begin $800,000 Spirit Plaza project after Jazz Fest
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Detroit to begin $800,000 Spirit Plaza project after Jazz Fest

Detroit will begin an $800,000 construction project to make Spirit Plaza park downtown permanent following the Jazz Fest this Labor Day weekend....

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Orbion Space Technology raises $9.2 million amid rising demand for plasma thrusters for satellites
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Orbion Space Technology raises $9.2 million amid rising demand for plasma thrusters for satellites

Houghton-based Orbion Space Technology tests an Orbion Aurora plasma thruster in its manufacturing facility. A company in Houghton that developed a...

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Streetscape construction in Southwest Detroit has business owners anxious, excited
News 3 weeks ago
Streetscape construction in Southwest Detroit has business owners anxious, excited

Bagley Street between 24th Street and Fisher Service Drive in southwest Detroit is closed to traffic until November for a street resurfacing...

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Art Van buildings in Livonia, Shelby Township, Howell listed for sale
News 3 weeks ago
Art Van buildings in Livonia, Shelby Township, Howell listed for sale

The building that houses the Art Van Furniture LLC store on Hall Road in Shelby Township is for sale as part of a five-property portfolio for $56...

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Strong fall apple harvest forecast for Michigan orchards
News 3 weeks ago
Strong fall apple harvest forecast for Michigan orchards

Michigan apple growers are expecting another strong showing this fall. A crop estimate of 25.25 million bushels was announced Friday. That's about...

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Solar panels could be cash crop for farmers
News 3 weeks ago
Solar panels could be cash crop for farmers

Farmers discuss plans to put solar panels on farmland as a "cash crop" Two family farmers in Eaton County and Saginaw County jumped into the solar...

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Coppercraft Distillery scores 3-year deal with Lions at Ford Field
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Coppercraft Distillery scores 3-year deal with Lions at Ford Field

Fans will have the opportunity to enjoy a wide range of Coppercraft Distillery products at Ford Field this season, including its spirits and canned...

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New details released for restaurants, bar atop RenCen to open in mid-November
News 3 weeks ago
New details released for restaurants, bar atop RenCen to open in mid-November

The new restaurant planned for the space formerly occupied by Coach Insignia on the top of the Renaissance Center in downtown Detroit will be...

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Detroit Zoo to use 100% renewable wind power through DTE's MIGreenPower program
News 3 weeks ago
Detroit Zoo to use 100% renewable wind power through DTE's MIGreenPower program

Last year, the Detroit Zoo installed a Smartflower, a ground-mounted solar panel system that produces more than 4,000 kilowatts of electricity per...

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Changes in store for Hydrofest boat races this weekend
News 3 weeks ago
Changes in store for Hydrofest boat races this weekend

New this year is a sensory-friendly tent The Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers Hydrofest will feature a dozen 24-foot Grand Prix boats from Canada, New...

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Sphinx to put $1.5 M in grants behind increasing diversity in classical music field
News 4 weeks ago
Sphinx to put $1.5 M in grants behind increasing diversity in classical music field

The Sphinx Organization has been on a mission to increase the number of musicians of color in the classical music sector for the past 23 years. And...

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Developer builds on mixed-use campus in Detroit's Core City, branches out
News 4 weeks ago
Developer builds on mixed-use campus in Detroit's Core City, branches out

Opening expected early next month for Magnet, a follow-up restaurant from chef of Takoi in Corktown Detroit-based developer Prince Concepts built a...

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Cannabis is legal in Michigan. We're not talking enough about whether it's safe.
News 1 month ago
Cannabis is legal in Michigan. We're not talking enough about whether it's safe.

Federico Mariona, M. D., is founding director, division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, and clinical professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology,...

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Competition targets female entrepreneurs
News 1 month ago
Competition targets female entrepreneurs

Applications are open for a new pitch competition, which will provide $10,000 to one woman entrepreneur with a vision to benefit the city of...

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Let educators set school calendars 'when they please'
News 1 month ago
Let educators set school calendars 'when they please'

For far too long, we as citizens have accepted the slow and constant decline of our education construct here in Michigan. This did not happen...

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Is it time to send Michigan's post-Labor Day school start law on a permanent vacation?
News 1 month ago
Is it time to send Michigan's post-Labor Day school start law on a permanent vacation?

Tourism industry experts say Michigan's post-Labor Day school start law has become 'feckless' as waivers are granted on-demand. Education advocacy...

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Monica Wheat is building an equitable tech ecosystem
News 1 month ago
Monica Wheat is building an equitable tech ecosystem

Career ladder: Wheat began her career in the automotive industry, working in the engineering field for companies that include General Motors Co....

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Anesthesia Associates wins temporary halt to clinician recruitment by Trinity
News 1 month ago
Anesthesia Associates wins temporary halt to clinician recruitment by Trinity

Trinity said it is concerned anesthesiologists unhappy with A4, worried group might again terminate payer contracts. Anesthesia Associates of Ann...

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Oak Park gets $600,000 from state for long-planned Union Joints restaurant
News 1 month ago
Oak Park gets $600,000 from state for long-planned Union Joints restaurant

The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy awarded the city of Oak Park a $600,000 brownfield grant to help clean up an old...

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Horizon Global to sell Asia-Pacific business for $230.5 million
News 1 month ago
Horizon Global to sell Asia-Pacific business for $230.5 million

Troubled towing and trailer equipment supplier Horizon Global Corp. entered into an agreement to sell its Asia-Pacific business unit to Australian...

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Bell's to release Light Hearted IPA
News 1 month ago
Bell's to release Light Hearted IPA

Bell's Brewery Inc. is preparing to release its new Light Hearted Ale - a brew with about half the calories and half the alcohol of its widely...

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The historic bell tower at Mariners' Church of Detroit is being restored
News 1 month ago
The historic bell tower at Mariners' Church of Detroit is being restored

Renovations on a bell tower with historical significance are underway on East Jefferson Avenue at Mariners' Church of Detroit on the city's...

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Historic bell tower at Mariners' Church of Detroit being restored
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Historic bell tower at Mariners' Church of Detroit being restored

Renovations on a bell tower with historical significance are underway at Mariners' Church of Detroit along the riverfront. The tower that holds the...

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Dance-cardio studio AKT steps into metro Detroit
News 1 month ago
Dance-cardio studio AKT steps into metro Detroit

A dance-cardio fitness chain developed by celebrity trainer Anna Kaiser is stepping into the metro Detroit market with two studios set to open this...

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Bowlero Lanes to reopen in Royal Oak with retro feel, cocktail lounge
News 1 month ago
Bowlero Lanes to reopen in Royal Oak with retro feel, cocktail lounge

With an eye for retro design and to compete with trendy cocktail bars, a team of owners is readying to reopen the old Bowlero bowling alley in...

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Troy-based Rehmann to open first Detroit office in newly renovated Farwell Building
News 1 month ago
Troy-based Rehmann to open first Detroit office in newly renovated Farwell Building

Troy-based Financial services firm Rehmann is opening a new 6,000-square-foot office in Detroit's Capitol Park. Troy-based financial services firm...

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Troy-based Rehmann to open Detroit office in newly renovated Farwell Building
News 1 month ago
Troy-based Rehmann to open Detroit office in newly renovated Farwell Building

Troy-based Financial services firm Rehmann is opening a new 6,000-square-foot office in Detroit's Capitol Park. Troy-based financial services firm...

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Why Bedrock's brokerage decision for Monroe Blocks is key
News 1 month ago
Why Bedrock's brokerage decision for Monroe Blocks is key

Construction on the first phase of the Monroe Blocks project on 3.66 acres is now expected to start in the early part of next year following what...

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Consumers Energy proposes settlement for solar developers in Michigan
News 1 month ago
Consumers Energy proposes settlement for solar developers in Michigan

A major backlog of commercial solar developments in Michigan could be relieved if the Michigan Public Service Commission approves a proposed...

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