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Eastern Market is Detroit's Saturday marketplace for fresh fruit and veggies, plus a growing number of foodie entrepreneurs. All week long, however, the neighborhood is home to great restaurants, bars, shops, lofts apartments, and small businesses.
Higher wages and split tips: Working for fair pay in the Detroit service industry
Monday, November 14, 2016
The tipping system is the cheapest, easiest legal way for restaurateurs to maintain a staff, but it also has unfortunate side-effects for that same staff. Some in the service industry, however, are rethinking the tip.
Restoring memories and forging futures with Carl Nielbock of CAN Art Handworks
Sarah Rose Sharp
Monday, September 05, 2016
CAN Art Handworks, a metalsmithing facility that specializes in the restoration of historic architectural metalwork, might best be summed up in this simple mission statement: learn from history in preparation for the future.
Eastern Market's 10-year plan will shape our region's food economy
Monday, August 22, 2016
The ambitious plan will modernize the market by creating an enterprise zone for food processing and a new entity to act as broker between Southeast Michigan farmers and commercial consumers.
1xRUN is the future of art
Monday, December 14, 2015
In November 2015, 1xRUN (one-time-run) celebrated its fifth anniversary of delivering limited-edition, time-released prints through its e-commerce store.
5 ideas for creating public spaces for everyone in Detroit
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
On Wednesday, Nov. 18, Model D readers gathered at the Outdoor Adventure Center to discuss what we can learn from welcoming public spaces like the Detroit Riverfront and Eastern Market. Here are some takeaways.
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Clothing, gifts, and more: New retail storefront coming to Eastern Market
For the first time in 40 years, a retail storefront will occupy 1440 Gratiot Ave., and the tentant is the accessories shop Well Done Goods.
It's a match! MCM winners use grant money to help cushion construction costs
Traveling retail event with focus on socially-conscious businesses comes to Eastern Market
Creative writing center 826michigan to open Eastern Market storefront
August development news round-up: Residential, residential, and more residential
Motor City Match completes first year of programming, 11 more businesses awarded grants
Motor City Match seeks business and commercial property owners for third round of grants
All-natural cocktail mix makers put down roots on Service Street, plan for growth
Building Hugger to host open house at new HQ in Eastern Market
2016 will be a year of big improvements to Detroit's cycling infrastructure
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BizGrid Live! event to increase connection between entrepreneurs and service providers
BizGrid Live! will take place on November 2 at Eastern Market and feature networking, a happy hour, and the opportunity for service providers and entrepreneurs to connect.
Detroit Ento to host five-course dinner featuring edible insects
Source: Eating Insects Detroit
Detroit's Venture for America Fellows compete for Innovation Fund startup capital
Source: Eleanor Meegoda
Weigh in on the idea you like best to replace downtown's I-375
Source: Detroit Economic Growth Corporation
Conde Nast Traveller checks in on Detroit food scene
Source: Conde Nast Traveller
News: 'New Wave' brings energy to greater downtown
Source: Detroit News
DTE Energy partners with Eastern Market on $750K social space
Source: Detroit News
Greenway construction begins on link from RiverWalk to Hamtramck
Source: Detroit Free Press
Link Detroit, extension of Dequindre Cut, set to begin construction
Source: Mode Shift Move Together
$1 million MEDC grant for Shed 5, kitchen in Eastern Market
Source: Detroit News
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