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David Gamlin

VOICES: Why our current K-12 curriculum is failing students

David Gamlin, vice president and program director for the Midnight Golf Program, believes that future success in life is based on communication, collaboration, and creativity—not memorizing the contents of a book. 

Quiana Broden

Cooking with Que: Detroit foodie to launch school program out of new food incubator and kitchen

Food blogger Quiana Broden will open a new culinary hub, called simply The Kitchen, in New Center. But what she's most excited about is working with 10 schools to provide free courses on food purchasing, cooking, and kitchen skills.

Detroit Vegan Soul on Agnes Street

How one block can change a neighborhood: the case of Agnes Street and West Village

Two buildings were renovated to accommodate four businesses on Agnes Street. Since, the West Village has been on an upward economic trajectory that doesn't seem close to slowing down.

Tunde Wey, chef and founder of Saartj

Q&A: Tunde Wey on his dinner series, where guests pay different amounts depending on their privilege

At the dinner series Saartj, you pay different amount depending on your degree of privilege. We spoke to chef Tunde Wey about bringing the dinner to Detroit, how being an immigrant influenced his thoughts on racial disparity, and more. 

Rufus Bartell, owner of Simply Casual

Business leaders on Avenue of Fashion explore new era for the historic corridor

The Avenue of Fashion is back. With the renewed energy and interest along the strip, business leaders are thinking about how to harness that energy for long-term growth.

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Which Detroit neighborhoods are most vulnerable to major change? New reports uses data to find out

Data Driven Detroit just released Turning the Corner, originally an attempt to develop a predictive model for resident displacement. The final result, however, is possibly more interesting and useful.

Dr. Steven Lipschultz

How Michigan physician scientists are saving kids' lives through translational research

Talented Michigan physician scientists are leveraging the power of a discipline called translational research to find treatments and cures for cancer and other childhood diseases.

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Michigan Council on Future Mobility makes key recommendations

The Michigan Council on Future Mobility has presented its second annual report to Gov. Rick Snyder, and it outlined key recommendations for policy changes regarding mobility.

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One foot at a time: 3 unique dances building community in Detroit

Where there is music, there is dance. And since music has always been an essential part of life in Detroit, so has dance. These three unique dance styles are engaging Detroiters and building community.

Student Naomi Contreras, working on her art

Detroit teens lead their own artistic journeys at The SPOT

A part of Living Arts' curriculum for adolescents, the SPOT centers around the idea that teenagers thrive artistically when they are given time to wander creatively without the pressure of assignments.

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Autonomous vehicles will impact the environment in metro Detroit. But how?

As the Detroit region leads the charge in electric, connected, and autonomous vehicle innovation, environmental stakeholders are asking questions about how a radically new way of moving people, goods, and services will impact the environment.

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LTU Detroit design center gathers mobility experts for panel discussion

Creative entrepreneurs are moving into Detroit just as discussions about next-generation mobility build momentum.The first speaker series at LTU's Detroit Center for Design and Technology talks up "Mobility in the City."

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This Moroccan-style housing and community space hopes to bring people together in the North End

In partnership with the Ghana ThinkTank, a group of makers and developers are creating a Moroccan "riad" in the North End that will have a central courtyard filled with art, gardens, and public space.

Bert's Entertainment Complex Owner Bert Dearing Jr.

For over 30 years, Bert's Marketplace has served food and preserved black history in Detroit

The 24,000 square foot Bert's Marketplace is much more than a bar and restaurant. It's also a hangout, music venue, and place to celebrate black history in Detroit. 

Kim Gamez, co-founder of Mi Padrino

VIDEO: Kim Gamez of Mi Padrino on the challenges of juggling a business and family

On Friday, Feb. 16 this year, four Detroit entrepreneurs told their stories of business ownership at Startup Story Night, sponsored by Model D and the New Economy Initiative.
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