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May 25, 2017

Shed 5 Flea Returns to Eastern Market June 11, July 9 and August 13

By: Allison Hendricks

Back by popular demand, Shed 5 Flea returns to Eastern Market Detroit every second Sunday of June, July and August, featuring over 75 handmakers, shopkeepers and vintage purveyors selling vintage home decor, furniture, garden art, apparel, specialty foods and much…

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The QLine with it's new wrap prior to opening, May 2017. The light rail traveling on Woodward Avenue past Campus Martius.
May 12, 2017

QLINE Detroit Rolls Down Historic Woodward Avenue

By: Allison Hendricks

The QLINE celebrates its grand opening today, Friday May 12, marking the first time in nearly 60 years that Detroit will have a streetcar system operating on Woodward Avenue. Gathered together at Detroit’s Grand Circus Park, the launch of the…

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April 21, 2017

Under Armour says “I Will” as They Open on Woodward Avenue

By: Allison Hendricks

Now open at 1201 Woodward Ave., Under Armour (UA) Brand House Detroit offers men’s, women’s and children’s athletic apparel and accessories in a unique space that pays homage to both Detroit and Under Armour’s hometown, Baltimore, through art and design.…

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Detroit Hosts the 62nd Annual NAACP Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner - Opportunity Detroit
April 14, 2017

Detroit Hosts the 62nd Annual NAACP Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner

By: Allison Hendricks

On Sunday, April 23 at 5:00 p.m., the Detroit NAACP Branch will host the 62nd annual Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner, a night where the community comes together to celebrate the NAACP’s many triumphs, recognize its tireless, century-long fight for…

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La Pecora Nera Opens Up Shop in Downtown Detroit - Opportunity Detroit
April 7, 2017

La Pecora Nera Opens Up Shop in Downtown Detroit

By: Allison Hendricks

Translating to “The Black Sheep,” La Pecora Nera, a new Italian deli located at 1514 Washington Boulevard, lives up to its name by selling fresh sandwiches, gelato and espresso in a hole-in-the-wall café in downtown Detroit. In fact, the restaurant…

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GoKid, Spatial and Waymark, Finalists at the Fourth-Annual Detroit Google Demo Day - Opportunity Detroit
March 31, 2017

GoKid, Spatial and Waymark, Finalists at the Fourth-Annual Detroit Google Demo Day

By: Allison Hendricks

Thursday evening, Grand Circus hosted the fourth-annual Detroit Google Demo Day, an event where startups pitch in front of a panel of judges, investors and Detroit peers. Each startup has three minutes to pitch, along with two minutes to answer…

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Men’s Retailer Bonobos Sets Up Guideshop on Woodward Avenue - Opportunity Detroit
March 2, 2017

Men’s Retailer Bonobos Sets Up Guideshop on Woodward Avenue

By: Allison Hendricks

New to the Woodward Avenue retail scene is Bonobos, an e-commerce-driven menswear brand that provides a personal customer service experience led by style experts, referred to as “Guides.” The 1,700 square-foot store, referred to as a “Guideshop,” offers shoppers the…

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Shake Shack Shakes Up Downtown Detroit with Grand Opening on Woodward Ave - Opportunity Detroit
March 1, 2017

Shake Shack Shakes Up Downtown Detroit with Grand Opening on Woodward Ave

By: Allison Hendricks

Downtown Detroit is quickly becoming a hot spot to grab a good burger and gather with friends. Just last summer, we celebrated the grand opening of Wahlburgers on Monroe Avenue. Thursday afternoon, we welcomed downtown Detroit’s newest burger bar: Shake…

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Detroit’s Going Vertical with Hudson Site Construction Plan - Opportunity Detroit
February 24, 2017

Detroit’s Going Vertical with Hudson Site Construction Plan

By: Allison Hendricks

Wednesday afternoon, Bedrock released renderings for the upcoming construction on the Hudson site, finally filling the hole in the heart of the city after 20 years. The two-acre site, former home of J.L Hudson’s Department Store, will sport a 734-foot…