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All-natural cocktail mix makers put down roots on Service Street, plan for growth

Wolf Moon, which formed three years ago, is setting up for expansion, including increased distribution and e-commerce capacities, a stronger bar and restaurant presence, and even a potential tasting room.

Crowdfunding and matching grant campaign begins for public space at 6 Mile and Wyoming

A vacant lot at the corner of McNichols and Wyoming will be transformed into the Charles McGee Community Commons, a green space and public art venue.

Placemaking projects seek to re-energize struggling section of Michigan Avenue

Organizers hope efforts like the installation of bike racks and the painting of murals will help breath life into a struggling commercial section of Michigan Avenue.

20 Detroit-based projects named finalists for Knight Cities Challenge

Twenty of the 158 Knight Cities Challenge finalists are Detroit-based projects. The winners will be announced later this spring.

Detroit first and only American city to be named City of Design

Detroit has been named to the UNESCO Creative Cities Network as a City of Design.

Handcrafted goods from India, Bollywood dance lessons come to Sugar Hill Arts District

The retail store features a variety of one-of-a-kind goods selected by proprietor Ojas Akolkar and brought from her native India.

Retail Bootcamp complete, Detroit startups work to establish permanent locations

Five startups that recently graduated from TechTown's 2015 Retail Boot Camp will receive a share of $40,000 to help them make the transition to brick-and-mortar locations.

Detroiters in film, music, and the live arts to vie for $25,000 fellowships

Now in its eighth year, Kresge Arts in Detroit will award $25,000 fellowships to 18 local artists in film, music, and the live arts.

International design community collaborates with Detroiters on Culture Lab product line

The products will be available to the public at the Midtown store Nora from Oct. 30 through Nov. 15.

Artists seek to transform Livernois with installation along Avenue of Fashion

Detroit artists Mandisa Smith and Najma Wilson are hoping to liven up the Avenue of Fashion with an installation that will fill the empty space of a Livernois Avenue boulevard median. 

Font fight: Preserving Detroit's visual cultures

"A lot of these signs are disappearing," says Krcmarik. "I've always liked the visual landscape here. Some of the anti-blight measures kind of destroy things. I have to keep it alive in some way even if I can't stop them from tearing down a building."

New arts venue to celebrate Eastern Market grand opening

Wasserman Projects, a venue specializing in art, design, and music programming, will open its doors in concert with the Detroit Design Festival on Friday, Sept. 25.

Paintings in Eastern Market, Woodbridge to celebrate Detroit's literary heritage

Ten writers, poets, and publishers, each with their own unique connection to the city of Detroit, will be the focus of an art unveiling Sunday, Sept. 20, at Eastern Market.

Developing Midtown: Negative and Print helps keep film photography alive

Negative and Print on Third Street is a full-service photography lab, complete with all of the equipment necessary for developing actual film.

Banglatown to be subject of food-themed art installation

On Sept. 4-5, Washington, D.C.-based artist Carmen C. Wong will offer "Tactile Taste of Banglatown," a theatrical installation where visitors will experience neighborhood straddling Detroit and Hamtramck by sight, sound, taste, and more.
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