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Faith, fashion, and the art of head-wrapping on display at multicultural expo in Dearborn
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
The exotic head wrap is once again having a fashion moment. Nowhere was this more visible than at the Headwrap Expo, an event that celebrated the art of head-wrapping last weekend in Dearborn.
Building a community-based company, Hacienda Mexican Foods in southwest Detroit
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Today, Hacienda Mexican Foods is a multi-million-dollar business that employs 60 people and just signed a partnership with Meijer to make flour tortillas, corn tortillas, and tortilla chips.
One block in Hamtramck: A little bit of everything on Caniff
Monday, May 18, 2015
From live music to chai tea to Middle Eastern cuisine, one block of Caniff in Hamtramck has got it all.
Specialized skills and knowledge sharing are hallmarks of emerging local 'maker movement'
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
In a city that has experienced a decades-long decline in manufacturing jobs, a class of specialized laborer and craftsperson -- the so-called "maker" -- has seen a modest revival.
A quiet leader in Detroit's food renaissance, Goodwells Market provides a model for success
Tuesday, May 05, 2015
As more chain stores make their way to rebounding Detroit, smaller businesses may feel the pinch. Even more pressing is how black-owned businesses in Detroit, such as Goodwells, will fare as the city moves forward.
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NEIdeas challenge returns for second year of grants to small businesses in Detroit
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Applications for 2015 NEIdeas grants open on Thursday, May 7.
Detroit Revitalization Fellows hustle harder
Detroit Revitalization Fellows
Tuesday, February 03, 2015
In this video, three Detroit Revitalization Fellows talk about their day jobs, which are all focused on improving life in the city, and their extracurricular entrepreneurial activities, which do much the same.
TechTown SWOT City spreads opportunity to neighborhood businesses
New Economy Initiative
Tuesday, December 02, 2014
SWOT City empowers neighborhood businesses, providing them with expert analysis to help them identify their strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats.
Stories from the new economy: D2D business connect
New Economy Initiative
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
By helping large Detroit institutions and corporations purchase goods and services within the city of Detroit, D2D is creating an environment where all Detroit-based businesses can thrive.
Hamtramck's (revolver) restaurant might just blow your underpants off
Tuesday, September 09, 2014
A combination supper club and social experiment, (revolver) features a rotating host of chefs that changes each week, from home cooks looking to launch their own concept to seasoned professionals of national note looking to do something different and have a little bit of fun.
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Detroit Pop LLC
Detroti, MI 48226
440 Burroughs St. Suite 390
Detroit, MI 48201
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Inside La Palma Mediterranean Cuisine's expensive Midtown expansion
New management company seeks to improve historic Virginia Park shopping center
Corktown Farmers Market to celebrate grand opening May 21
Eastern Market: Newly renovated Shed 5 sets standard for regional food hubs
Grandmont Rosedale bookstore to celebrate grand opening on Independent Bookstore Day
Pop-ups, bike racks, and daffodils: Placemaking on Springwells Street
Restaurant and bike shop to join tattoo parlor and beer store in old Chinatown building
Jolly Pumpkin Pizzeria & Brewery celebrates Midtown opening
Royal Oak's Black the Salon to open second location in Corktown
Venture capital competition will offer $120k in prizes to local minority-owned businesses
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Urban agriculture moves indoors
Source: Detroit Free Press
Acclaimed director Werner Herzog makes short film about Corktown's Ponyride for American Express
NEIdeas challenge returns for second year of grants to Detroit businesses with ideas for growth
Marche du Nain Rouge seeks businesses to host parade parties
Source: Marche du Nain Rouge
Get connected to resources for your Detroit business at BizGrid Live on Oct. 21
Detroit Food Academy is raising funds to support young food entrepreneurs
Source: Detroit Food Academy
Grist: Is Detroit making the Model T of bicycles?
Social Club Grooming Co.'s "Shop Talks" not your average panel discussions
Source: Social Club Grooming Company
D:Hive Build expands with Build Bazaar, a roving pop-up marketplace
Source: D:Hive Build
Pop-up in Grandmont Rosedale: REVOLVE Detroit is seeking applications
Source: REVOLVE Detroit
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