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Video: Healing the Great Lakes with green infrastructure
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Across the Great Lakes, water resource systems in urban areas have been heavily altered by human development. But a new vision is emerging; one in which cities move from fragmentation to integration, treating water as a single, holistic resource.
Opinion: Film incentives are good business for Detroit and Michigan
Monday, March 23, 2015
With the future of Michigan's film tax incentives in question, Detroit cinematographer Geoff George makes the case for why we can't afford to give up on them yet.
Youth Transit Alliance needs $97K to keep giving Detroit kids free rides to after school programs
Serena Maria Daniels
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Youth Transit Alliance safely transports kids between their homes in Southwest Detroit and after-school programs throughout the city. The program must raise $97,328 by March 25 in order to keep providing free rides through the end of the school year.
Video: Looking back on three years of Detroit innovation
Tuesday, January 06, 2015
For the past three years, our partners at Urban Innovation Exchange have been following hundreds of small projects making a big impact in Detroit. In this video, Detroit Lives! captures the essence of that work.
Thirty established Detroit businesses win $10K each for their ideas for growth (VIDEO)
Model D Staff
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Last month, the New Economy Initiative did something unusual for a philanthropy: it granted money directly to small businesses in Detroit, Hamtramck, and Highland Park for their ideas for growth. In this video you'll hear their stories.
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Video: Get ready for a summer of robots and discovery at the Michigan Science Center
Cass Corridor Films
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
From its planetarium to its new RobotLab exhibit, the Michigan Science Center has a little something for everyone. Get a sense of the sights and sounds of the museum before your next visit to Michigan's STEM hub.
Stories from the new economy: Michigan Women's Foundation
New Economy Initiative
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
The Michigan Women's Foundation's mission is to transform the state to achieve equality and empowerment for women and girls.
Stories from the new economy: Technology Commercialization at Wayne State University
New Economy Initiative
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Wayne State University's Office of Technology Commercialization is responsible for protecting and commercializing the intellectual properties developed at Wayne State, helping researchers and practitioners translate bedside and laboratory discoveries into products that can change lives.
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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New documentary film follows struggle for community benefits agreement in Delray
Better living through transit: Detroit firm seeks to improve public transportation throughout region
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New Center Park's summer series returns with movies, music, 'Macbeth,' and more
Source: Midtown Detroit Inc.
Detroit to be featured on Esquire TV's "Best Bars in America"
Source: PJ's Lager House
Acclaimed director Werner Herzog makes short film about Corktown's Ponyride for American Express
Knight Arts Challenge launches for third year
Source: John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
Tavis Smiley, late night king of PBS, to tape five episodes in Detroit
Source: Detroit Public Television
Get hype! Detroit City FC releases video teaser of 2015 season
Detroit Food Academy is raising funds to support young food entrepreneurs
Source: Detroit Food Academy
Detroit Voices Film Fest Accepting Applications
Source: Cinetopia International Film Fest
Local drone enthusiast documents the D
Source: The Atlantic Cities
Freep Film Fest features Michigan-based docs, panel discussions March 20-23
Source: Detroit Free Press
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