Work Detroit
May 16, 2014

Detroit Doers: Filming The World In Motion

By: Patrick Hayes

Detroit Doers is an email campaign launched in partnership with Deadline Detroit that showcases profiles of people who are doing new and interesting things in the city and samples of their work.  Name: Logan Siegel Age: 30 Occupation: Cinematographer, editor and freelance producer Works in: Detroit…

Live Detroit
May 15, 2014

Neighborhood Spotlight: Lafayette Park

By: Rachel Perschetz

Lafayette Park Overview This design hotbed offers a mix of housing styles and open space at a strong value, within walking distance or a short drive of downtown. The Lowdown In architecturally significant Lafayette Park, you can buy a townhouse…

Work Detroit
May 14, 2014

Detroit's Startup Tech Resurgence: Be Part of the Inaugural Tech Week

By: Patrick Hayes

Guest post written by Ted Serbinski on April 22, 2014 at TedSerbinski.com Detroit’s inaugural Techweek celebration will take place May 19-25th in downtown Detroit. Sign up here and be part of the largest tech conference for entrepreneurs in Detroit.Full disclosure: I am the Chairman of Techweek’s Detroit…

Live Detroit
May 13, 2014

Flower Day at Eastern Market Is Back

By: Miranda Crace

Every green-thumbed person’s favorite day is quickly approaching! Eastern Market’s 48th annual Flower Day event is next Sunday, May 18, from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Stop by the market to pick up your favorite annuals, perennials, hanging baskets and…

Work Detroit
May 12, 2014

SOLO Detroit: Stand Out Live Original

By: Nate Segall

Opportunity Detroit caught up with clothing company, SOLO Detroit, and asked a few questions about their brand and the great city of Detroit.

Detroit City News
Sam Friedman Art - Opportunity Detroit Blog
May 9, 2014

Library Street Collective Presents Sam Friedman's "Easy"

By: Aaron Vince

Following a successful showing in New York City last month, New York’s Sam Friedman will bring his trademark work to Library Street Collective this Saturday for his first solo showing in Detroit.

Play Detroit
May 8, 2014

How to Enjoy a Detroit Tigers Game for $100

By: Nate Segall

I promise – you can make this great day happen with just one crisp Benjamin Franklin. From tickets and parking to food and souvenirs, here’s how you can go to a Tiger’s game at Comerica Park for $100 or less.

Live Detroit
Rosa Parks Transit Center - Opportunity Detroit Blog
May 7, 2014

2 Women 4 Wheels Explores Detroit by Bike and Bus

By: Victoria Araj

Julie Funke may work in nonprofit finance, but her other passion – telling the story of what it’s like to navigate Detroit and southeast Michigan via bike and bus – piqued our interest here at Opportunity Detroit. Learn more about 2 Women 4 Wheels, the blog site she maintains with friend Melissa Damaschke, which talks about bus and bike adventures around the Motor City.

Work Detroit
May 6, 2014

Homes Eyewear - Sunglasses Made in Detroit

By: Aaron Vince

Achille Bianchi is a charismatic, goal-determined, 28-year-old, die-hard Detroiter. A little less than a year ago, Achille came up with an awesome concept that would allow the wood from vacated homes to one day serve a purpose again. Since then Bianchi has…