Forbes: Detroit Gets Protected Bike Lanes As Its Cycling Craze Continues

June 23, 2015 by  
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Photo: Metro Mode Media People who think of Detroit as the Motor City aren’t always aware that it has an active bicycling culture that is helping to reinvent the city’s image. Those biking enthusiasts are about to get a feature that the world’s most bike-friendly cities have: protected bike lanes. The Detroit Free Press says construction will begin soon on Detroit’s first dedicated lanes

Cranbrook Institute of Science Invites Adults To Camp After Dark This Thursday!

June 23, 2015 by  
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Cranbrook Institute of Science invites adults 21 and over to experience a night of camp at the museum on Thursday, June 25 from 7-11 p.m. when its CIS After Dark program presents Camp After Dark. Who says kids get to have all the summer fun?  The Institute will blend well-loved summer camp activities with well-mixed cocktails and experiences for a-not-so traditional camp “After Dark” at the

Sweet Drone Footage Of Last Night’s Fireworks In Detroit!

June 23, 2015 by  
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2015 detroit fireworks from Green Sky Creative on Vimeo.

New Study Shows Walkable Urban Places Are Emerging In Michigan (Detroit)

June 23, 2015 by  
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After decades of disinvestment, a new trend is beginning to emerge in Michigan metropolitan areas, with Grand Rapids and Detroit-Ann Arbor leading the way: a shift back towards walkable urban places, referred to as “WalkUPs.” According to a new report released today at the LOCUS (a program of Smart Growth America) Michigan Leadership Summit by the George Washington University School of

Starting June 22nd: Week Of Events To Promote A More Livable Detroit

June 16, 2015 by  
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Beginning June 22, Detroit will host Gil Penalosa (photo above), an internationally renowned livable city adviser who is passionate about creating vibrant and healthy communities. Gil—whose mantra is “Every city should have a law of two words: Pedestrians First!”—founded 8 80 Cities, a nonprofit dedicated to the transformation of cities into places where people can walk, bike, access public

The Independent: Detroit Travel Tips. Where To Go And What To See In 48 Hours

June 11, 2015 by  
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Why go now? Detroit's balmy evenings are ideal for strolling on riverside paths and sitting on brew pub decks. That is, after you've visited the landmark exhibition, "Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo in Detroit", at the Detroit Institute of Arts (1), which explores the year the artist couple spent here in the Thirties. The city has been decaying for decades, but is now in the early stages of

NPR: Detroit Hopes To Drive Tech Startups Away From Silicon Valley

June 10, 2015 by  
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TechTown Detroit is located in an old General Motors factory built in 1927. About 40 small businesses work out of the building.Jason Margolis/NPR Many University of Michigan business students who have an entrepreneurial streak take Professor Jerry Davis' start-up class. Davis has lived in the Silicon Valley, he has a Ph.D. from Stanford University, and he has advice for young people:

If You Are To Watch One Video Online Today, This Is Is It!

June 10, 2015 by  
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Click HERE For All The Behind The Scenes Photos and Interview!

Today! 7-Eleven Debuts Faygo’s Rock & Rye Slurpee® at 7-Eleven® Stores!

June 9, 2015 by  
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Today 7-Eleven, Inc. unveils Faygo Rock & Rye Slurpee, the second Slurpee flavor inspired by Faygo Beverages’, a Michigan-based soda company, most popular flavors. Joining the Faygo Redpop Slurpee introduced in March, Rock & Rye Slurpee beverages will be available at more than 300 7-Eleven locations across Michigan and Ohio in June. “Thanks to the outpouring of suggestions from Faygo fans and

Check Out The Rainbow Painted Fiat This Weekend During Motor City Pride!

June 5, 2015 by  
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A specially wrapped 2016 Fiat 500X, gets some last minute touch-ups before it will lead many of Michigan’s 300 same-sex couples as grand marshal of the Motor City Pride parade, on Sunday, June 7 in downtown Detroit. The parade is part of the two-day Motor City Pride festival, which is the largest LGBT gathering in Michigan Each year, during the first weekend in June, Detroit is blanketed in

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