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Grown in Detroit, but not in the ground: The next evolution of urban agriculture

Some urban agriculture ventures in Detroit are moving beyond the city lot and into buildings. Read about a pair of ventures that are raising crops and fish indoors in the latest installment of our Food Economy series.

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National Main Streets Conference brings 1,300 downtown professionals to Detroit

The National Main Streets Conference was in Detroit this week. Natalie Burg has this report on why downtown advocates from Metro Detroit and around the country were excited to participate.

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Berlin, Detroit, and reinvention through "creative industries": A conversation with Dimitri Hegemann

Hegemann, a Berliner who is in town for a the Detroit-Berlin Connection, a conference coinciding with the Movement Festival, shares with Walter Wasacz his thoughts on how music and creative industries can spur economic growth in cities.

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The Detroit-Berlin Connection: A Model D speaker series event

Walter Wasacz, a co-organizer of the Detroit-Berlin Connection, previews the one-day conference that hopes to forge a stronger bond between the two capitals of the electronic music world. The event kicks off Memorial Day/Movement weekend on Friday, May 23 at the MOCAD.

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An insider's guide to Movement 2014

The Movement Electronic Music Festival returns on Memorial Day weekend. Here's a day-by-day guide to this year's festival by our resident electronic music expert and Movement veteran Walter Wasacz.

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Intern in Michigan program helps students stay in state and build skills

Since it launched in 2011, Intern in Michigan has matched 250,000 students with Michigan-based employers. Veronica Grandison has this story on how this free matchmaking service is helping keep talent in state.

City List

Le Rouge set new attendance record, win second straight match

Le Rouge of Detroit City FC are establishing themselves as a force to be reckoned with in the National Premier Soccer League. On Friday, DCFC set an attendance record and defeated a league rival 3-0.

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Announcing Detroit Sound Conservancy's inaugural conference

On Friday, May 23, the Detroit Sound Conservancy will host its inaugural conference at the Main Branch of the Detroit Public Library. DSC founder Carleton Gholz tells us what to expect.

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From China, with love: Bringing tea culture to Detroit

From our China bureau, Marvin Shaouni reflects on his experience exploring China's tea culture with Detroit entrepreneur Joseph Uhl. He shares some beautiful photos, too.

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Over the river and through your speakers: AM 580 plays Motor City favorites

From our Ontario bureau, Glen Morren has the backstory on CKWW, Motor City Favorites, an AM radio station that pumps out Detroit's hits of yesteryear at 580 KHz on the AM dial. 

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One Detroit, one world: Re-imagining Detroit through diversity and inclusion

Raquel Castaneda-Lopez represents District 6 in Detroit City Council. She recently wrote this piece calling for a more inclusive and global Detroit for our partners at Urban Innovation Exchange.

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Electric transmissions: Why London loves Detroit techno

From our London bureau, ISKA Films and Cass Corridor Films show us why Londoners can't get enough Detroit techno.

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'Hip hop is in everything, everything is hip hop': Piper Carter and the 5e Gallery

Our partners at Urban Innovation Exchange share this profile of Piper Carter, who is helping build a community around hip hop, sustainability, and DIY culture at Midtown's 5e Gallery.

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Breaking down city hall's bureaucracy at Open City's season finale

The 2013-2014 season of Open City concluded last week at Cliff Bell's, where a panel of city officials and a small business owner broke down the bureaucracy of city hall and discussed how to streamline licensing and permitting processes for Detroit businesses. Aaron Mondry has this recap.

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Choosing to raise kids in Detroit: Why and how local families are doing it.

It's no secret that young professionals have gravitated to Detroit's urban center in recent years, but what happens when they start having kids? Nina Misuraca Ignaczak spoke with some families who have made the commitment to stay and raise their kids in the city.
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