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Grand Circus Hosts a Free Tech Industry Career Fair on Thursday, November 17 - Opportunity Detroit
November 10, 2016

Grand Circus Hosts a Free Tech Industry Career Fair on Thursday, Nov. 17

By: Allison Hendricks

Grand Circus Detroit (GCD) continues to invest in the city of Detroit through their growing technology and IT programs and bootcamps, providing countless opportunities to enrich the new generation of technical professionals. If you have an interest in the tech…

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Isn’t It Grand? New Microlofts Inspire City Living - Opportunity Detroit
November 4, 2016

Isn’t It Grand? New Microlofts Inspire City Living

By: Allison Hendricks

With the ongoing revitalization of Detroit, comes the ever-growing need to accommodate more people interested in living in the city. The development of 28Grand microlofts fills the need of affordable and accessible living as the first ground-up residential building in…

Detroit City News
‘Come As You Are’ to Greenwich Time Pub - Opportunity Detroit
November 3, 2016

‘Come As You Are’ to Greenwich Time Pub

By: Allison Hendricks

Tucked away on the corner of Cadillac Square is Greenwich Time Pub, a bar that has truly stood the test of time. Surviving the economic downturn and witnessing the revitalization of the city of Detroit, Greenwich has remained the same…

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The Spirits of the Whitney’s Ghost Bar
October 31, 2016

The Spirits of the Whitney’s Ghost Bar

By: Allison Hendricks

The Whitney Mansion, located in Midtown at 4421 Woodward Ave., is home to many rooms once maneuvered by David Whitney Jr., a lumber baron and once wealthiest citizen in the city of Detroit, his wife Flora McLaughlin and four children,…

Detroit City News
Up, Up and Away to Hygrade Delicatessen on Michigan Avenue - Opportunity Detroit
October 21, 2016

Up, Up and Away to Hygrade Delicatessen on Michigan Avenue

By: Allison Hendricks

Great Scott! Hygrade Delicatessen has been a long-standing, local presence for over 30 years. Surviving relocation and the modernization of an ever-changing city, Hygrade represents the respect for the past, family devotion and the resiliency of Detroit itself. I had…

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The Big Game Detroit Rally Returns October 12 & 26 - Opportunity Detroit
October 10, 2016

The Big Game Detroit Rally Returns October 12 & 26

By: Allison Hendricks

Touchdown! The Big Game Detroit sets and hikes for the second year of food, field games and football in Campus Martius Park and Cadillac Square. This year, the event returns with twice the fun! Instead of a one day event,…

Detroit City News
8th Annual TEDxDetroit Inspires Innovation and Creativity in the Motor City - Opportunity Detroit
October 4, 2016

8th Annual TEDxDetroit Inspires Innovation and Creativity in the Motor City

By: Allison Hendricks

Thousands are expected to attend the 8th annual TEDxDetroit on Thursday, October 6 from 8:00 a.m. — 5:00 p.m., in historic Fox Theatre to discuss new and exciting ideas about technology, entertainment and design (TED). The event attracts creators, designers,…

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Avalon Bakery to host Gilmore Girls Theme Coffee Shop, Luke’s Detroit - Opportunity Detroit
October 3, 2016

Avalon Bakery to host Gilmore Girls Theme Coffee Shop, Luke’s Detroit

By: Allison Hendricks

Oy, with the poodles already! If you like coffee with your oxygen, join Avalon International Breads (AIB) as they transform their bakery into Luke’s Detroit, Wednesday October 5 from 7:00 a.m. – noon. Wondering what Luke’s is and why it’s…

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Open Streets Detroit Offers Free Street Fair Activities on October 2 - Opportunity Detroit
September 29, 2016

Open Streets Detroit Offers Free Street Fair Activities on October 2

By: Allison Hendricks

Imagine: Within the bounds of an industrial, busy city, there are opportunities to walk, bike, and maneuver through residential and business districts of Detroit. Enter Open Streets Detroit, the first ever program in the Motor City to shut down Michigan…