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Berliner Dimitri Hegemann to discuss plans for Fisher Body 21 at community talk on Nov. 29
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Hegemann, a Berlin entrepreneur who has played an important role during over two decades of revitalization and reinvention in that city, will be back in Detroit on Nov. 29 to talk about how strategies from Berlin can be used to catalyze growth in Detroit's creative economy.
Open City: Crowd Power! to explore the benefits of community investment in small business
Model D Staff
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Interested in harnessing the power of community investing for your small business in Detroit? Then Open City's Nov. 17 "Crowd Power" forum is for you.
How teens are helping program the city's premier contemporary art museum
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
The MOCAD Teen Council is a select group of young creatives from metro Detroit who come together with museum professionals to produce and plan programming for youth and adults.
Passenger breathes art, new life into a long-vacant Detroit space
Tuesday, November 04, 2014
After years of vacancy and neglect, an old Capitol Park building where tobacco products were once manufactured is getting new life as Passenger, a nonprofit space for supporting the city’s art, creativity and entrepreneurial spirit.
Original hipster: Marsha Music, cultural icon and griot of Detroit
Model D Staff
Friday, October 31, 2014
Over the next few weeks, we'll check in with original hipsters who have helped make Detroit cool for the young upstarts claiming Detroit cred. Up first, Marsha Music, a local icon and a self-described "griot, storyteller, and talker."
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Stories from the new economy: New Michigan Media
New Economy Initiative
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
New Michigan Media launched with the goal of cataloging minority media outlets throughout Michigan in order to build a network that could bring minority concerns and issues to a broader audience, tear down restrictive silos, and create stronger voices for minority communities at policy discussions. It had never been attempted.
Stories from the new economy: NEIdeas, rewarding ideas for business growth
New Economy Inititiative
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Last week, the New Economy Initiative launched NEIdeas, a challenge that will award $500,000 in prizes to existing businesses in Detroit, Hamtramck, and Highland Park.
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100-year master plan for Palmer Park revealed
Photo and audio exhibition chronicles life in Delray before the bridge
After a three-year fight, West Village community garden buys land from city
New Midtown co-working space to offer painting classes on weekends
Skate park campaign suspended as city puts target property up for sale
Brightmoor residents to open food co-op and community kitchen
Brightmoor's Wellspring youth development center to triple in size after securing $400K in funding
Twenty new 'Little Free Libraries' sprout up across Detroit
Mobile food truck delivers fresh produce to senior citizens and students, looks to grow downtown
West Village gains a record store, community hub with Paramita Sound
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NY Times: Mass mobs are the latest trend in Rust Belt Catholicism
Survey wants your insights on downtown Detroit
How Detroit grew around Hamtramck and Highland Park
Write A House selects first winner, poet Casey Rocheteau of Brooklyn
Source: Write A House
Park(ing) day comes to Detroit on Sept. 19
Source: Wayne State University Office of Economic Development
Finally! A biergarten on Belle Isle
Source: Belle Isle Conservancy
Detroit Food Academy is raising funds to support young food entrepreneurs
Source: Detroit Food Academy
Bus rapid transit comes to Michigan
Source: Rapid Growth Media
Knight Arts Challenge People's Choice vote ends August 29
Source: Knight Arts Challenge Detroit
'I Was Here' event to highlight experiences of homegrown Detroiters
Source: Ryan Barrett and Lauren Hood
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