Entrepreneurship

Women's History Month: Esther Gordy Edwards

Everyone knows of the legendary Berry Gordy Jr., but not all know of his business-savvy sister, Esther Gordy Edwards.  She was the woman behind the man, who just happened to be her younger brother.  During Motown’s “hay” Gordy Edwards served as a company executive, managing artists such as: Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye and … Continue Reading →

K12 Edtech and Detroit

By Miguel Davis  Amid the usual negative chatter around Detroit’s school system, folks are often surprised to hear that Detroit is consistently recognized as a breeding ground for innovative school models. Cornerstone Charter Schools, the Education Achievement Authority, Starr Detroit Academy, and Utica Community Schools are just a few examples of schools that have put … Continue Reading →

Falafill fills up Midtown

Midtown’s Falafill offers great value to heath-minded individuals.  Detroiters can roll up their sleeves and get full off the Falafill experience…a Mediterranean from-scratch eatery…just think Chipotle for Mediterranean!  The franchise was named the “Best Falafel Sandwich in Chicago” by Chicago Magazine, and two local restaurateurs couldn’t resist the opportunity to bring the restaurant to Detroit. … Continue Reading →

Live.Work.Detroit returns this month

The Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) is inviting college students and recent graduates from around Michigan and beyond to Live.Work.Detroit., a career networking event taking place Friday, Feb. 27 from 2:00-8:00 p.m. at the Majestic Theater in Detroit. “Detroit is making global headlines for its amazing transformation by attracting new businesses, visitors and young professionals, … Continue Reading →

The Dirt Label collaborates with Rocco Ritchie

Lifestyle brand, The Dirt Label, released a limited edition line of shirts in collaboration with Madonna’s son, Rocco Ritchie. Shirts can be purchased online The Dirt Label’s retail location. The project first came to light when Madonna visited Detroit in June and visited The Dirt Label’s Warehouse space located inside of Ponyride in Corktown. “Madonna … Continue Reading →

Get to Know the DC3

Have you heard of the DC3 – the Detroit Creative Corridor Center? The DC3 is an economic development organization in downtown Detroit that provides support to the city’s creative industries. Led by one of nicest, hardworking, and most knowledgeable Detroiters around, Executive Director Matthew Clayson and his team strive to align Detroit’s creative community with … Continue Reading →