College for Creative Studies 91st Annual Student Exhibition May 13th!

May 2, 2016 by  
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College for Creative Studies 91st Annual Student Exhibition Opening 2016 Location A  Alfred Taubman Center for Design Education 460 W. Baltimore in Detroit’s New Center Area Free parking is available on both campuses with shuttle service to and from the Taubman Center Opening Night: Friday, May 13 Open May 14-27 to public – Free Saturday – Wednesday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Thursday and Friday:

Applications Are Open For The 2016 Comerica Hatch Detroit Contest!

May 2, 2016 by  
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Photo: Freep.com Comerica Bank and Hatch Detroit announced the return of The Comerica Hatch Detroit Contest. The 2016 contest will include an expanded benefits package for the $50,000 grand prize winner as well as additional support for entrepreneurs and Hatch Alumni. Comerica is more than doubling its commitment for the contest, investing more than $125,000 to help launch even more small

Vote Now For Who Will Win $30K In The Comcast Business I4E Contest

May 2, 2016 by  
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It’s Time to Vote! It's now time to decide which of the 30 Regional Winners will be the Comcast Business I4E Grand Prize Winners! Public voting is now open and will be through May 13, 2016. Cast your vote to help determine which six will win an additional $20,000 and a special trip to Philadelphia– where they will meet with Business Innovation Experts to discuss how to put their technology

Why Detroit Should Be Your Next Long Weekend Getaway

May 1, 2016 by  
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Detroit has inspired a lot of nicknames: Arsenal of Democracy, Motor City, City of Trees, Hitsville, Hockeytown. All are out of date. Military spending headed west after World War II, the car industry started moving south in the 1950s, Dutch elm disease leveled the great archways of foliage in the '60s, Berry Gordy Jr. shipped Motown Records to L.A. in 1972, and the Red Wings haven't vied for

WSJ: Detroit Listed As One Of 5 Cities Leading the Way in Urban Innovation

April 26, 2016 by  
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The city (Detroit) hopes to encourage startup businesses and small-scale redevelopment projects by creating ‘pink zones’ with a simpler approval process. PHOTO: SKIDMORE, OWINGS & MERRILL Cities are the future. In 2008, for the first time in history, more human beings lived in cities than in rural areas. The United Nations projects that by 2050 nearly two-thirds of the world’s projected 9.7

The Born-In-Detroit Cocktail That Has Spawned Countless Variations

April 25, 2016 by  
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DAC Drink Menu From 1916 “We didn’t even take credit for the drink at first,” Kenneth Voyles, communications director and historian for the Detroit Athletic Club, told me as I scurried after him through the DAC’s art-and-mahogany-adorned hallways. “We just couldn’t find anything definite on it.” I’d shown up at the worst possible time, the evening of a major wine dinner and the day before

Red Bull House Of Art Artists Share Culmination Of Their Residency In Opening Exhibition

April 24, 2016 by  
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Red Bull House of Art will present our first selection of nationally curated artists at the Residency 1 Exhibition at 1551 Winder in Eastern Market on Friday, April 29th.  Katy Ann Gilmore, Carl Rauschenbach and Scott Vincent Campbell will share the fruits of their labor and culmination of their three-month stay in Detroit.  Join us to celebrate their success and inspiration as artists,

NYT: In Debt For Detroit Dream

April 24, 2016 by  
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Many residents of high-cost areas entertain the dream, at least occasionally: Give up the rent or mortgage grind, liquidate assets and start over someplace cheaper, perhaps one that could use a few spirited new residents. Amy Haimerl and her husband, Karl Kaebnick, fell hard for Detroit and thought they could make their own dream of financial freedom come true when they moved here in 2013.

Bon Appetit: We’d Visit Detroit Just to Eat at This Pie Shop

April 21, 2016 by  
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Toasted Marshmallow Butterscotch Pie “Pick out whichever mug you like from the piebrary.” The woman behind the bakery counter gestured toward a black hutch. I scoped out the eclectic collection of mugs and chose one emblazoned with the logo of the National Organization for Women. I hadn’t even eaten, and I already loved this place. Lisa Ludwinski opened Sister Pie just about a year ago in

3rd Annual Denim Day Detroit, Proceeds To Support Enough Said

April 15, 2016 by  
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Mahogany Jones, PURE Magazine, BombaRica Cultural and Performing Arts, Hip Hop Caucus, 5e Gallery, and The Foundation present DENIM DAY DETROIT feat. Music, Poetry, Talk Show-style Discussions, Photo Shoots and more to raise awareness, end victim blaming, and raise funds to help process Detroit’s 11,000 backlogged rape kits (DNA evidence). We know that Sexual Assault is a heavy topic,

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