Entrepreneurship

After 5 Intern Program kicks off summer of events

On Thursday June 11, with over 500 interns packing GM’s Wintergarden, After 5 Detroit kicked off its first of six events being held this summer to showcase the Best Detroit has to offer. At the event, interns from numerous different companies eat ice cream, mixed with other interns, and had the opportunity to speak with … Continue Reading →

Food trucks (and more) have returned to Cadillac Square!

The Food trucks (and more) on Cadillac Square are back! If you work around Campus Martius, you can get lunch from one of the trucks (parked along the north side of the first national building) or concession stands in Cadillac Square Park between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. every weekday through mid-October . The food … Continue Reading →

DXF Bar and Restaurant Checklist Challenge starts today!

Do you think you’ve been to every bar or restaurant downtown? Join the Detroit Experience Factory’s (DXF) Checklist Challenge and see what you’ve been missing! Starting today, DXF is bringing back the Checklist Challenge to inspire you to experience the 303 bars and restaurants on DXF’s Downtown Bars and Restaurants checklist (view and download the … Continue Reading →

Small businesses take on #MPC15

A little bit of Detroit took over Mackinac Island Thursday afternoon, as Rachel Lutz and her brainchild “Building Bridges to Small Businesses” took over the lobby of the Mission Point Resort for a ‘break-out session’ showcasing the importance of small businesses and entrepreneurs in the overall fabric of Michigan’s economic growth and sustainability. In true entrepreneurial … Continue Reading →

Michigan's global economy

Politicians are apt to hold press conferences for projects that announce even a few hundred jobs. Can you imagine the headline for a government action that produced 15,000 jobs that paid salaries ranging from $60,000 to even $100,000? Research from the Partnership for a New American Economy—a collection of forward-thinking mayors and CEOs who embrace … Continue Reading →

Music proves Detroit is "Structurally Sound"

Last Saturday night, the walls of Detroit’s Green Garage were reported to have been…singing. Or so it would seem to anyone walking along the “Green Alley” behind the Green Garage as the sun was setting. Upon further investigation, there is more to this story. The Green Garage is one of seven venues to have been featured so far … Continue Reading →