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Feature StoryDavid Hardin Jr., owner of Heavy Weight Cuts


Feature StoryJulia Cuneo, one of DRCC's founders, with kids

Detroit Radical Childcare Collective: Not your typical babysitters



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Feature StoryMama Hanifa, education and outreach director of the Detroit Black Community Food Security Network, explaining the earth oven to a guest

Feature StorySamantha Magdaleno



Feature StoryRendering of shared street on Bagley


Feature StoryBruce Retterath demonstrates use of a telepsychiatry system.

Feature StoryMichael Dones oversees Mo-Flo Community Garden


Feature StoryBrendan Bielat selling cucumbers and yellow squash. Based in Richmond, MI, his company Brendan Bielat Greenhouses has been selling at the wholesale market for close to 40 years.

Photo Essay: Eastern Market, before sunrise







Feature StoryJefferson Chalmers Historic Business District




Feature StoryToyia Watts, president of the Charlevoix Villages Association


Feature StoryRiders on the Dequindre Cut


Feature StoryMetroCAD is an annual gathering for industry research presentation.


Feature StoryPamela Lewis

Feature StoryGeamill Gibson and her son buy produce using a doctor's prescription at the Flint Farmers Market.

Feature StoryErica Hill, manager of the 10,000 UP Program


Feature StoryDr. Steven Lipschultz

VIDEO: Michigan researchers innovate to end childhood disease




Feature StoryFashion show at Light Up Livernois - photo by Desmond Love


Feature StoryPort of Oakland


Feature StoryThomas Typinski



Feature StoryThe troupe practices during a rehearsal

Feature StoryThe Urban Consulate "team"

A conversation on black space and the importance of dialogue in a changing Detroit



Feature StoryKen Schneider coaches his team the Stars

Feature StoryWard and Bradley

Feature StoryMose Primus

Feature StoryNancy Lopez with her daughter, Victoria

Feature StoryShaunte Oliver received support services from Strong Beginnings while she was pregnant with her daughter Alona.

Feature StoryAbess Makki, founder of CityInsight

8 Detroit startups that could change the world






Feature StoryHubert Massey

Avenue of galleries: How art enriches life in Live6



Feature StoryReading a book

Feature StoryEzekiel Harris, executive director of MACC Development, inside what would become The Commons, a community space, coffee shop, and laundromat (June 2017)

The future of Detroit depends on equitable development



Feature StoryLuis Ali and Tanya Saldivar-Ali

Feature StoryKenyetta Campbell outside of the Cody Rouge Action Alliance's office space in Don Bosco Hall

Feature StoryPamela Beltran-Mayan, 17

Feature StoryJames Rigato, chef at Mabel Gray

12 Detroit area chefs share their favorite local dishes



Feature StorySTEM learning event for kids at the Michigan Science Center

Feature StoryKids playing at a FitKids360 event


Feature StoryChris Thomas is co-founder and partner at Fontinalis Partners

Detroit can seal the deal with a mobility institute




















Feature StoryMichelle Smith helps put on a toddler's shoes

VIDEO: Treating mental health in Michigan's kids and teens




















Feature StoryThe Brooks Barron Residence

The most interesting houses in Detroit, part 2







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VIDEO: Pennies from Heaven breaks down employment barriers





Feature StoryRiverfront at Grand Traverse

VIDEO: Rotary Charities expands equitable access to the waterfront in Grand Traverse




Feature StoryHygrade Deli on Michigan Avenue

12 classic Detroit restaurants you forgot about






Feature StoryThe Hamilton, formerly Milner Arms

Detroit's inclusionary housing ordinance, explained









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Building minds: How Detroit grows mobility talent



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VIDEO: Sturgis Area Community Foundation invests in rural neighborhood revitalization



Feature StoryThe stage at Baker's Keyboard Lounge

7 must-visit spots on the Detroit border



Feature StoryOnyx Ashanti

3 lessons the rest of Detroit can learn from the North End






Feature StorySuperintendent Nikolai Vitti works with a student on a personal computer at Cooke STEM Academy

Detroit district aims to give a laptop to every student, starting with three schools















Feature StorySoulardarity founder Jackson Koeppel

What we're looking forward to in 2018




Feature StoryNew construction on East Grand Boulevard

The most exciting developments in Detroit for 2018



Feature StoryEliza Lae

Photo Essay: The people of the North End




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Overcoming racism in Michigan



Feature StoryLucy Frye, AKA Nandi, in her cafe

Our favorite stories from 2017









Feature StoryA safety technician inspects a child's car seat

Video: Why car seat checks keep Michigan's children safe



Feature StorySamoy Smith

Bagley residents lead grassroots effort to build pocket park














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SPECIAL REPORT: Taking the 'high road'




Feature StoryRoger Margerum House

The 10 most interesting houses in Detroit







Feature StoryCollins giving a tour of the techno museum

How the North End became Detroit's home base for techno














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Facing a changing future, Midland reimagines its identity







Feature StoryImani Mixon and Cornetta Lane

Meet Model D's On the Ground team







Feature StoryAlana Baldwin, 18-year-old senior at River Rouge High School

Seeking help: how metro Detroiters heal from childhood trauma



Feature StoryJerry Hebron on the porch of her house at Oakland Avenue Urban Farm

Introducing "On the Ground": North End












Feature StoryPoint Aux Barques Lighthouse

Explore some hidden gems along Michigan's Thumb coast





Feature StoryThe Improve Detroit app

Detroit pursues better government through technology




Feature StoryA couple at the Hope Center

Why Detroiters should care about cuts to the Farm Bill






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10 great places to swim in metro Detroit's natural waters



Feature StoryFarmington Hills Boy Scout Joe is learning to identify the invasive Buckthorn from DNR Stewardship Coordinator Echo Prafke-Marson. Photo by Imad Hassan

DNR's volunteer stewards safeguard Michigan's natural areas




Special ReportTeacher Tamika Nicks in one of Winston Head Start's updated classrooms

The importance of facility quality in early education






Feature StoryJerry Hebron

Video: Oakland Avenue Urban Farm's Jerry Hebron explains what her farm means to the community



Feature StoryNiles Heron speaks as rest of panel looks on

5 lessons on failure from Detroit entrepreneurs
















Feature StoryFlying kites at a kite pop-up

Community takes flight at the Detroit Kite Festival




Feature StoryFeodies Shipp III at U of M Detroit Center

Do Ann Arbor and Detroit need stronger ties?






Feature StoryRunner

5 of the best running routes in metro Detroit



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'Detroit 1967' excerpt: It can happen here





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Incubator kitchens help launch new Michigan food businesses







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Out of Balance: The story of salmon in Lake Michigan



Feature StoryEzekiel Harris

Video: Ezekiel Harris, young nonprofit exec, tells the story of The Commons development





Feature StoryNikolai Vitti, superintendent for Detroit Public Schools

Q&A: New Detroit superintendent Nikolai Vitti on living in Detroit and first steps








Feature StoryNed Staebler

Voices: TechTown CEO on the value of failure



Feature StoryThe patio at Ottava Via




Feature StoryAlex Clark

Video: Alex Clark of Bon Bon Bon at Startup Story Night











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Michigan Nightlight Voices: Reading saved my life



Feature StoryBabies at a WIN meeting

What will it take to make Detroit a "baby friendly" city?









Feature StoryColleen Cartwright facilitates a workshop a the Matrix School of Theatre

Michigan Nightlight Voices: Inclusive inquiry through drama











Feature StoryJoe Spencer, owner of Louisiana Creole Gumbo

Video: Joe Spencer of Louisiana Creole Gumbo at Startup Story Night










Feature StoryJevona Watson, owner of Detroit Sip, outside her coffee shop

Video: Detroit Sip owner hopes to be catalyst for Live6 corridor




Feature StoryIllustration of a mastodon in Michigan.

Why does Michigan have a Thumb?











Feature StoryU.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officer

Is Detroit a sanctuary city? Depends on who you ask







Feature StoryNorma Heath in her kitchen, where kids come to use her laptop.

Bridging Detroit's massive digital divide



Feature StoryKentucky memorabilia

Beans and dobros: Preserving what's left of Appalachia in Detroit






Feature StoryArtist rendering of Baltimore Station

7 of the most exciting developments in Detroit for 2017







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Harnessing art to spur entrepreneurship in Live6




Feature StoryKids at Lil Brilliant Mindz

The first school: expanding access to quality daycare in Detroit



Feature StoryPeacock Farms

Michigan tree farms keep Christmas real







Feature StoryAkello Karamoko, a farmer with KGD

Digging deep: Detroiters work to clean up city's toxic soil




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You're invited to Urban Exchange Speakeasy





Feature StoryMVU Pete Bush

The evolution of online learning in policy and the classroom



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Guest column: What Michigan can learn from Bolivia's water crisis




Feature StoryStarlett Simmons (right) of Five Star Cake Co. with her daughter, Kai Taalib

Entrepreneurship and motherhood: Family first







Feature StoryMan and child attending Hamtramck peace rally

Photo essay: Hamtramck rallies for peace and unity




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Can Metro Detroit's municipalities cooperate?



Feature StoryCherry Capital Foods

Food hubs are the future of Michigan's food economy







Feature StoryWest Virginia University College of Pharmacy Guests at Parke-Davis Home Laboratories in Detroit (1959)

In search of the Hillbilly Highway






Feature StoryRon Gurdjian has tended bar at Tom's Tavern since "the late 70s"

In praise of the chill bar







Feature StoryPamela Lewis

Pamela Lewis





Feature StoryTepfirah Rushdan chows down on red clover heads


Feature StoryAlexis El-Amin, owner of The Mason Jar: Get Holistically Healed, a food store at 4088 W. McNichols Road. El-Amin recently moved to Detroit from Wilmington, N.C. and opened her store not long after in the University District.

Photo essay: This is Live6



Feature StoryKeShon Demps, owner of Ingrid's Bakery & Shon Benson's Candy Creations

Love on Livernois: What Sweetest Day looked like in Live6




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3 regional transit systems Metro Detroit can learn from









Feature StoryShakiya Robertson with her kids, from left to right, Kye'Ren, Kyi'Lei, Davion, and Ky'Shaun in front of their home

In search of solutions to Detroit's foreclosure crisis



Feature StoryAudra Kubat


Feature StoryGreen infrastructure panel

4 things to know about Detroit and green infrastructure



Feature StoryTerryn Hall

Meet Terryn Hall, Model D's next On the Ground editor



Feature StoryNerissa Street

Immersive "idea lab" celebrates artists as community leaders




Feature StoryExterior of the Hawkins Ferry House

Five of the greatest modern buildings in Metro Detroit




Feature StoryDavid Alade, left, and Steven Harris, right, on the steps of a building newly purchased by Harris

A new beginning for the North End




Feature StoryFormer site of Saint-Étienne’s military manufacturing activities, the Manufacture

Three things to know about Detroit's City of Design designation



Feature StoryKresge Mayor's Fellow Diana Flora

Open data: How access to public data is growing in Detroit




Feature StoryHopCat Detroit

HopCat: the 'anti-chain chain'



Feature StoryChinatown kiosk at Peterborough and Cass



Feature StoryGreen Alley List

Harnessing Detroit's green infrastructure potential



Feature StoryFlash Delivery

Founders of Detroit's Flash Delivery keep their plates full




Feature StoryTom and Vicki Zilke of Zilke Vegetable Farm

Eastern Market's 10-year plan will shape our region's food economy



Feature StoryThe Mercy Mignight Storm Robotics Team. From left to right, mentors Rachel Aptowitz and Nada Alhamdi, students Brianna Bryant and Kandis Chow, and Keysha Camps

This all-girls robotics team wins competitions and minds







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In search of alternatives to urban sprawl



Feature StorySafety and traffic are big questions when cycling in Michigan.

Biking Michigan: Politics and safety








Feature StoryBiking in Michigan can take you through both peninsulas.

Biking Lake Michigan: A long-distance adventure





Feature StoryKhali Sweeney

The Downtown Boxing Gym is much more than a boxing gym




Feature StoryThe 36th District Courthouse

Small Claims: A slow journey to justice in the 36th District Court






Feature StoryWalter Wasacz

10 Years of Change: Harnessing the power of P-Funk



Feature StoryA Slow Roll ride in Detroit

Opinion: Slow Roll has lost its way



Feature StoryCarbonell and Hooton get a lesson from Talea de Castro farmers

Local coffee shop gives back to Mexican farming town




Feature StoryRosa Parks Transit Center

Rosa Parks Transit Center to get facelift



Feature StorySarah Pappas of Fresh Cut Detroit

Foraging for flowers with Fresh Cut Detroit







Feature StoryEl Moore's facade

The greenest apartment building in Detroit








Feature StoryElliot Wilhelm, director at the DFT

Despite few theaters, Detroit's film culture proves resilient





Feature StoryMayor Karen Majewski

The strong, tolerant women leading Hamtramck





Feature StoryPeterboro's seaweed salad

It's never been easier to eat vegan in Detroit





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Aviation Subdivision: A neighborhood in two cities




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Regional transit: DDOT, SMART join forces on express bus service





Feature StoryAuthor Sean Ammirati

Venture capitalist to speak in Detroit about "The Science of Growth"





Feature StoryBoating on the Grand Canal in the early 1900s

Belle Isle and Olmsted's forgotten legacy



Feature StoryThe Avenue of Fashion

From the Archives: Boulevard of dreams






Feature StoryDr. Tonya Matthews

Opinion: How to combat bias in STEM




Feature StoryKamal Rahman of BAPAC at Aladdin Sweets and Cafe

The future of Hamtramck is being built today



Feature StoryShaka Senghor

Shaka Senghor




Feature StoryLining W. Grand Boulevard

How Detroit became a city of trees







Feature StoryPatronicity team at work

Detroit's civic funding scene gets crowded



Feature StoryJames "Famous" kicks

Commuting to school with a "Famous" student



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Parking lot Gerry



Feature StoryAnu Rangarajan, Cornell Univesity; Nicola Binns, Marlboro-Essex Community Garden; and Lorenzo Herron Detroit Urban Farmers Network

7 ways to build a healthy food system in Detroit




Feature StoryKarla Henderson

Karla Henderson's varied career in Detroit leadership






Feature StoryUrban Consulate

We, the people, of the United Cities of America



Feature StoryTerry Schwarz

Terry Schwarz






Feature StoryDetroit satirist and Dirty Show founder Jerry Vile

Finally, Detroit can stop taking itself so seriously







Feature StoryCity of Design

What does it mean for Detroit to be a 'City of Design'? DC3 wants your input



Feature StoryBrian Rebain

Ruins to riches: Brian Rebain and the architecture of revival



Feature StorySkating on the ice rink at Clark Park

Defrost your heart at Clark Park's annual Valentine's Day skate





Feature StoryL to R: Sam Vaughn, Neighborhood Change Agent; Rohnell Robinson, Peacemaker Ambassador; and Devone Boggan

Devone Boggan





Feature StoryFood Justice Fridays hosted by People's Kitchen Detroit

Can Detroit become a food-sovereign city?




Feature StoryClaire Nowak-Boyd in front of the now-demolished Park Avenue Hotel in Detroit

Opinion: Buildings belong to all of us



Feature StoryChief Holt in WSU's public safety command center

How Midtown became Detroit's safest neighborhood



Feature StoryHistoric Elmwood Cemetery

Historic Elmwood Cemetery designated Detroit's first arboretum



Feature StoryDetroit Sip

Second round of Motor City Match grants announced



Feature StoryAn Offworld Arcade pop-up at Checker Bar

Gaming goes Offworld in Detroit



Feature StoryThe Michigan Central Railway tunnel under construction in 1910

The 7 man-made wonders of Detroit




Feature Story1983, Gratiot and Chene, Detroit

Steve Shaw, Detroit photographer



Feature StoryJohn Brown III and Fletcher Sharpe, co-hosts of The Outer Drive, a podcast about soccer in Detroit

Detroit podcasts you need to be listening to



Feature StoryMatthew Piper

10 Years of Change: A writer's reflection



Feature StoryYpsilanti Transit Center

3 things that could transform metro Detroit in 2016



Feature StoryDetroit Green Map icons

Thanks to a new tool, it's easier being green in Detroit



Feature StoryYoung Detroit chess players wait to play Grandmaster Hikaru Nakamura

Our favorite stories of 2015






Feature StoryLauren Hood, director of Live6

Adapting the Midtown model to the neighborhoods




Feature Storyregionalism

Regionalism in metro Detroit 1850-2015: An abbreviated timeline




Feature StoryPiety Hill residents enjoy working out in their neighborhood

How one community group is using vacant lots to build a healthy 'hood




Feature StoryDan Armand and Jesse Cory

1xRUN is the future of art






Feature StoryHumbug Marsh, Detroit International Wildlife Refuge

The 7 environmental wonders of southeast Michigan





Feature StoryDawn DeMuyt of Labrosse Farms making ketchup

Charting a new course for Detroit's farm-to-table movement



Feature StoryNoel Night

Stop by Model D's Noel Night pop-up marketplace on Dec. 5



Feature StoryThe A. Alfred Taubman Center for Design Education at CCS

Inside the Argonaut, Detroit's creative hub



Feature StoryDan Carmody, president of Eastern Market Corp.

5 ideas for creating public spaces for everyone in Detroit



Feature StorySoil

Notes for the Beginning Gardner: Building your soil in the fall




Special ReportCreative economy

The state of the creative economy in Michigan




Feature StoryAn infill single family home in Morningside

A brief history of housing in Detroit





Feature StoryA tyke on a trike on Farnsworth Street

In search of Detroit's most beautiful blocks








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Moving with Detroit: ARTLAB J, a different kind of dance company







Feature Story7 Brothers Bar

Where Detroit's actors drink: The story of 7 Brothers Bar




Feature StoryScott Hocking stands in front of his barn boat

A new American Gothic








Feature StorySooshin Choi, Provost of the College for Creative Studies

Selling world-class talent on Detroit



Feature StoryFuture Proofing Detroit

4 ideas for future-proofing Detroit



Feature StoryA bike lane on Van Dyke in Warren

What are metro Detroit's most bike-friendly communities?





Feature StoryGlobal Detroit

Reshaping the Rust Belt through immigrant talent




Feature StorySandstorm Hits the Temple

Detroit art cars go to Burning Man




Feature StoryNina Bianchi

10 Years of Change: Taking little steps for the long run




Feature StoryResident Teronto Robinson speaks with a colleague at the Thea Bowman Clinic, a partner of the DMC

How Detroit anchor institutions are developing local talent



Feature StoryKhalil

10 Years of Change: A Detroit for us, by us



Feature StoryJarrod Bell leads a workout at CrossFit BMW

Detroit gets tough: Fitness culture on the rise in the city




Feature StoryDavid Egner

Life after elephants: Detroit's entrepreneurial awakening



Feature StoryMike Score, president of Hantz Woodlands

Nowhere to go but up: Growing metro Detroit's tree canopy




Feature StoryA young Detroiter in the produce aisle

Fighting food insecurity in Detroit



Feature StoryTeach for America Detroit Danielle Stringer, Peter Grace, Kammy Webb, Latoya Asaya

Why teacher diversity matters in Michigan



Feature StoryWaiting on the bus

Detroit, one man, one month, no car





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10 Years of Change: Giving the downtown Y its due



Feature StoryPaulette Auchtung, planetarium coordinator and staff astronomer at the Michigan Science Center

Inspiring curious minds: Detroit women in STEM









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10 Years of Change: An argument against widening I-94








Feature StoryFrank McGhee, director of NSO YIP, mentoring a group of young Detroit men

Detroit groups work to develop young men of color into leaders









Feature StoryAnnette May, founder of Know Beer

So you think you know beer?




Feature StoryGreg Baise in Peoples Records on Gratiot

The three quiet kings of Detroit's music scene










Feature StoryGirls Rock Detroit

Girls Rock Detroit empowers local girls to get loud




Feature StoryOn the Madison Roof

Photos: Looking back on the Forward Cities Detroit convening





Feature StoryUrban Innovation

Power to the people: New series to spotlight urban innovators








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Examining the borders that define metro Detroit



Feature StoryDetroiters buying local at Great Lakes Coffee

So you want to be a localist? Three ways to up your game



Feature StoryDetroit Riverfront

Four cities come together in Detroit to learn lessons to take home



Feature StoryMain Library's grand staircase

7 wonders of Detroit Public Library's Main Branch









Feature StoryCycling the Windsor riverfront

Freewheeling in Windsor: A short journey to the deep south of Canada



Feature StoryMotor City Pride

Is Detroit on its way to becoming a gay-friendly city?



Feature StoryStudents at Cooke Elementary watch the DSO via webcast

DSO webcasts bring classical music to Detroit classrooms












Feature StoryMovement Electronic Music Festival in Hart Plaza

Your guide to Movement 2015
















Feature StoryClement Brown, Jr.

Clement Brown, Jr. and the FAME Shop



Feature StoryStacey Burdette

Kalamazoo women get a place of their own to hack away



Feature StorySmith Shop

Ponyride, more than just a makerspace












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Your guide to Record Store Day in metro Detroit






Feature StorySMART bus

Will metro Detroit suburbs buy into regional transit?





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Your guide to Art X Detroit



Feature StoryCurt Bailey

An artist's argument for STEAM education











Feature StoryDetroit blues musicians

13 ways Detroit can assert itself as a music capital



Feature StoryDetroit Experience Factory's new welcome center

The Detroit Experience Series kicks off with "Green Detroit" tour on April 25








Feature StoryCo-working List

10 essential networks for Detroit creatives







Feature StoryDr. T List

What it takes to transform Southeast Michigan into a STEM Hub







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Making paczki with Sister Pie




Feature StoryChefs List

How four young chefs ignited Detroit's restaurant renaissance














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Fellowship helps Detroiters find their way home




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How 'smart' is Michigan's electrical grid?






Feature StoryJohn's Carpet House List

Five things to look forward to in 2015



Feature StoryDetroit Innovation List

Video: Looking back on three years of Detroit innovation



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Abick's Bar, a neighborhood institution for more than a century










Feature StoryPryors List

Detroit's first family of the arts: Dell and Sharon Pryor





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Fractured Water: Can metro Detroit reconnect its watersheds?



Feature StoryCity Bird List

Model D's guide to shopping local this holiday season



Feature StoryNoel List

Stop by Model D House during Noel Night on Dec. 6




Feature StoryPingree List

Detroit Public Library unveils remarkable digital collections



Feature StoryLiterary Tour List

A literary tour of Detroit













Feature StoryTawnee McCluskey

Want to get people back to work? Fill the basic skills gap



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John Corvino, the 'Gay Moralist' of Detroit




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Doing business differently: IdeaLab returns Nov. 14









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What makes a city 'smart,' anyway?



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Why Detroit's improv comedy scene is no joke




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Why Michigan is a leader in place-based education






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Amateur auto racers hit the track on Belle Isle





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The Culture of Co-Working: A Model D Speaker Series event




Feature StoryKnight Arts List

Winners of 2014 Knight Arts Challenge revealed





Feature StoryTom Brennan List

A conversation with Tom Brennan, Detroit's green building guru



Feature StoryMotor City Mapping List

A brief introduction to Detroit's civic tech ecosystem



Feature StoryFallList

Your guide to fall colors in the city





Feature StoryGreen Bldg List

A green building culture is emerging in Detroit



Feature StoryBeth Olem List

A peek inside Beth Olem, the cemetery that was swallowed by a GM plant





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Portraits of Detroit innovation



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Can small ideas add up to big change for cities? 13 projects that prove they can (VIDEO)



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Detroit blogs you need to be reading



Feature StoryEncore List

'Encore entrepreneurs' add vibrance to Detroit's small business scene



Feature StoryPassalacqua List

Detroit's Passalacqua mix hip hop with community



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Shinola's workers, the new faces of Detroit manufacturing







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How the arts inspire change in Detroit







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Small-scale, big deal: UIX invites urban innovators to exchange ideas in Detroit









Feature StoryYear to date list

Model D's top stories of 2014 so far






Feature StoryAction Sports List

Action sports in Detroit: A year after the X Games bid



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How the rise of electricity transformed urban life in Detroit




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Summer weekends in the suburbs: A guide for Detroiters








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The state of social entrepreneurship in Detroit







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Barbara Barefield: Dynamo of the Uptown arts scene





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Top spots to watch the World Cup in Detroit



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Not just a young man's game: Women in Detroit's growing tech scene










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Pashon Murray and the Detroit work ethic



Feature StoryPlayworks List

Video: Playworks teaches kids how to play the right way











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An insider's guide to Movement 2014





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Announcing Detroit Sound Conservancy's inaugural conference



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From China, with love: Bringing tea culture to Detroit





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Electric transmissions: Why London loves Detroit techno








Feature StoryA big game of Jenga at Five Points Alley in Cincy

Urban alleys become pathways to revitalization




Feature StoryBelle Isle List



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Satori Shakoor and the power of telling true stories



Feature StoryRecordStoreList

A record lover's guide to Detroit



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Rock the red tape: Navigating City Hall




Feature StoryChampions List

How Detroit became America's greatest sports city



Feature StoryPractice Space List

Detroit's newest space for growing business ideas




Feature StoryAndrea Perkins List

Inclusive crowdfunding: Andrea Perkins and Benevolent



Feature StoryDCDC List

Designing with Detroiters: DCDC turns 20




Feature StoryDetroit Books List

Onward! New narratives for an old town



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UIX: Jacob Corvidae and EcoWorks



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Open City recapped: "Starting Slow and Small"



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Moving on, but not too far



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Immigrants translate skills, find jobs in Michigan



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State of Detroit music: Entrepreneurship in the arts



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Reflections of an old new guy



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Bill Rauhauser's decisive moment



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Model D TV: New signage lights up Avenue of Fashion



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Beware the Nain Rouge! A chapter of Detroit folklore



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UIX: Francis Grunow and Marche du Nain Rouge



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Playing house on the porous border



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UIX: Khalilah Gaston and Vanguard CDC



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Open City: Pop-up Detroit, starting slow and small




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BRT in Cleveland: No mistake by the lake



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Embracing Detroit music as economic, cultural force



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Hamtown rocks!



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UIX: Alessandra Carreon and Better Block Detroit



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Deadline approaches for Knight Arts Challenge



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Andres Duany: Community building through 'Lean Urbanism'



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Open City recapped: 'Every person is a brand'



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Paczki mayhem begins with wintry run through Hamtramck



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Dan Dirks: Building on 'heart and soul' of DDOT



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UIX: Social Club Grooming Company



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Urban dwellers: Detroit attracting city lovers with adventurous spirit



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City kids: Building networks for success



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Celebrate Year of the Horse at Detroit-Chinese gala event



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UIX: Jenny Feterovich and Parliament Studios



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This week in Detroit, love is all you need



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Detroit may be bankrupt, but it’s 600 feet above sea level



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Opinion: Social entrepreneurship is sick



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UIX: Welcome, Grand Circus



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Jazz mentoring hitting the right notes in Midtown



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Experience Detroit: Get your hyperlocal kicks with AirBnB



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Open City: Take your business to the next level



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UIX: Detroit Collaborative Design Center



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Detroit, get ready for transit-oriented development



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Open City's 'Who's the boss?' recapped



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Palmer Park's turnaround and neighborhood revival



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City Kids: Nurturing Detroit's gardens of love



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UIX: Jay Rayford and Social Sushi



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Is bike sharing success a real possibility for Detroit?



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UIX: Raquel Castaneda-Lopez of Council District Six



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New chapter begins in Detroit literary arts scene



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What if we really were one Detroit?





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Model D/UIX TV: Rebecca Willis and Bleeding Heart Design



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Opinion: Inspired DSO sets diverse course for the future




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Rebuilding Detroit's first and last neighborhood



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Open City preview: Who's the boss?



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Meet Model D's new development news editor



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Stabilizing neighborhoods by investing in Detroit Land Bank




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On the Ground: Brightmoor on film



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On the Ground: Panel discussion recapped



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Green City Diaries: 2013 in review



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UIX: Kurt Spieles and Spielhaus Toys



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Happy Holidays, from us to you



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On the Ground, in words and pictures



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Growing bold ideas for Detroit's future



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UIX: Riet Schumack and Neighbors Building Brightmoor



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Green Grocer: Finding fresh food in greater downtown



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Shop local: Our list of holiday shopping destinations



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Model D TV: Back on Livernois with the Lions and Hatch Detroit



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Open City recapped: "Loca-what?"



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On the Ground: Reinvesting in power of education



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Music is missing link in Detroit recovery



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UIX: Joe Rashid and Restore the 'Moor



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Speaker Series: What can we learn from Brightmoor?



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Dance Noel Night away at Model D house



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Green Grocer: University Commons and beyond



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Green Grocer: Fresh food shopping on Detroit's Lower East Side



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Zipcars bring pay-by-the-hour motoring to the Motor City



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City kids: Young Detroiters finding a voice



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On the Ground: Center of Brightmoor community life



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UIX: Ritchie Harrison and Jefferson East Inc.



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Happy Thanksgiving, see you in December



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IdeaLab: A look into the future



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On the Ground: From radical to reverend in Brightmoor




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Green City Diaries: Fab Lab and the language of nature



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Green Grocer: Remodeled food stores abound on Detroit's West Side



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UIX: Greg Willerer and Brother Nature Produce




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Green Grocer: East Side expands with fresh food choices



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Opinion: The enlightened path to social entrepreneurship



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Open City: Exploring innovative investing and funding models



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UIX: Elias Khalil and La Feria



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On the Ground: Brightmoor's art club for kids



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Detroit by District: Election day, time to vote




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Belle Isle to 8 Mile: Day of the Dead



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Declare Detroit: Endorsements for council and mayor



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Detroit by District: Gold Coast and the Villages



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Green Grocer: Fresh food aplenty in Southwest Detroit



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UIX: Lauren Hood and Deep Dive Detroit




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On the Ground: Youth entrepreneurship in action



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Green Grocer: A fresh food oasis in Northwest Detroit



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UIX: Andrea Scobie and Matrix Theatre Company



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What Cincinnati can learn from Detroit




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UIX: Detroit Vegan Soul



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On the Ground: Curbside economics in Brightmoor



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Brightmoor Alliance revisited



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Opinion: Change Michigan law, not yourself



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Permaculture: Green economy takes root in Highland Park



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UIX: Le'Ticia Fisher and PHAT Magazine



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Opinion: An Opportunity for Belle Isle to see a brighter day



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Open City: Introducing Detroit BizGrid



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Publisher's Notebook: Onward & upward



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On the Ground: Osborn's turnaround people



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UIX: Marcell Copeland and the MAN Network



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On the Ground: East, meet west




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Model D Speaker Series on transit recapped



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Artists, musicians take over Hamtramck



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Opinion: What if Dally was Daily?



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On the Ground: Youth making an impact



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UIX: Detroit, a city of superheroes





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Detroit by District: The promise of the Joy-Southfield community



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Tour de Troit: Much more than a big bike ride



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Taste of the Hamtown



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On the Ground: Visualizing Osborn



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Model D TV: Tom Nardone and the Detroit Mower Gang



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Global Detroit: Let's celebrate National Welcoming Week



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Game not over: New beats flow in Detroit hip hop scene



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On the Ground: Young and Hmong in Osborn



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Model D Speaker Series: Transit, Outside the Box



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Model D Speaker Series on creative education recapped



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UIX: Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit



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On the Ground: Community change makers




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Detroit by District: Linking generations in Southwest



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See you in September



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UIX: Elizabeth Garlow and Michigan Corps



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Innovation City: Join us for OpenCo Detroit



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Opinion: Keep DIA collection off the table




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Belle Isle to 8 Mile: Our guide to Detroit pizza



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UIX: Georgia Street Community Garden Collective



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Hatch Detroit: Meet the Top 10




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Green City Diaries: Honeybee buzz



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UIX: Joel Peterson and Trinosophes Cafe



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On the Ground: Looking toward the future



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On the Ground: Party in a hut (what?)






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On the Ground: Nurturing political activism in Osborn




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Global Detroit: Attracting immigrants key to Detroit growth



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UIX: Audra Carson and De:Tread



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On the Ground: Changing the culture of learning




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Opinion: Bankruptcy, the beginning of another opportunity



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On the ground and running



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Whole lotta local foods love



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Locavore shopping list: Our guide to Detroit vendors at WFM



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UIX: Detroit bids for X Games



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Support, outreach winning combo for DC Futbol Club



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Detroit Regional City talk recapped




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UIX: Monty Luke and Black Catalogue



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Hustling harder at Van Dusen Urban Leadership Forum



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Power up Detroit with a little giving



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Why good design matters, and who is Jeff Chalmers?



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We take a holiday break, see you July 9



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UIX: Jim Geary and Woodbridge Pub






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Small businesses as third places experience growth



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Opinion: Heart of Midtown threatened by widening of I-94



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Detroit by district: Restore the 'Moor



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Green City Diaries: Dig this



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DIY in Detroit: Allied Media Conference is this week



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UIX: Camilo Pardo and Art & Development Inc.



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Detroit, exported



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Belle Isle to 8 Mile: An insider's guide to ice cream parlors



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Growing bike culture a boost to local economy



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Joy & the city: A conversation with Candy Chang



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UIX: Signal-Return



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Model D TV: LGBT leaders of color roundup



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Model D Speaker Series: Detroit Regional City




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UIX: Sweet Potato Sensations



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Go blue, go green




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Driving urban vibrancy forward



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Say yes, Michigan: Marriage equality now



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UIX TV: Khalil Ligon and LEAP



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Michigan hosts the architectural & industrial design event of the year



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Rainwater man of Southwest Detroit



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Publisher's notebook: The Avenue, a love story



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Let's party, people



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Thanks for listening, Michigan!



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Detroit by district: It starts with a village



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Mike Kelley's last homecoming



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Opinion: Detroit needs a strong city council



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UIX: Erik Nordin and Detroit Design Center




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Now's the time: Let's get hitched in the city



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Our guide to planning your wedding in Detroit



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UIX: Haji Flemings and Brand Camp University



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Opinion: Vote, for Detroit





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Freshwater Metropolis in words and pictures: More than a concept



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UIX: Jason Hall and Detroit Bike City



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Detroit Revitalization Fellow: Owiso Makuku



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Belle Isle to 8 Mile: An insider's guide to Southwest edibles



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Detroit Revitalization Fellow: Erin Kelly



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UIX: Meghan McEwen and Honor & Folly