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Heal Detroit: A Holistic Health Approach to Revitalization

This post is the third in a series written by some of Detroit’s Emerging City Champions. To become the Emerging City Champions representing Detroit, young people in the Metro Detroit area presented their ideas for community revitalization in Detroit to judges from 8 80 Cities and The Knight Foundation. Posts will follow the City Champions … Continue Reading →

K880 Emerging City Champions Detroit Fellows

K880 Emerging City Champions: From Toronto to Detroit

This post is part two of a series written by some of Detroit’s Emerging City Champions. To become the Emerging City Champions representing Detroit, young people in the Metro Detroit area presented their ideas for community revitalization in Detroit to judges from 8 80 Cities and The Knight Foundation. Posts will follow the City Champions … Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

Opening Day in the D

It’s Opening Day! Today gives everyone in the Detroit area a little boost every year, and we hope you’ve found just the right way to celebrate the beginning of another Tigers season in the D. Check out Opening Day through the years here, and follow the News’ live blog of opening day all afternoon here. … 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 →

Uniting two Detroits

Policy conferences can be a little… er… boring. But the Detroit Regional Chamber’s Policy Conference is a bit more enjoyable than most! This Thursday the conference will take place at Motor City Casino, and promises a solid lineup of speakers and topics. Our editorial page editor Nolan Finley will be moderating a panel based on a theme many … Continue Reading →