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Warby Parker Sets Sights on Detroit with Designer Eyewear - Opportunity Detroit
January 13, 2017

Warby Parker Sets Sights on Detroit with Designer Eyewear

By: Allison Hendricks

This past November, Detroit welcomed a new addition to the historic Woodward Avenue: Warby Parker (WP), an in-house designer of high-quality and fashionable eyewear at an affordable price. Located at 1449 Woodward Ave., this hipster-esque store is one of a…

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LuminoCITY Lights Up Detroit in a Spectacular Display of Color and Sound - Opportunity Detroit
January 9, 2017

LuminoCITY Lights Up Detroit in a Spectacular Display of Color and Sound

By: Allison Hendricks

The holiday decorations might be starting to come down, but the spectacular spirit of light and color will continue with LuminoCITY Detroit, a large-scale, interactive art installation. Now until February 18, experience the 16 outdoor art pieces in and around…

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January 6, 2017

Detroit’s Annual North American International Auto Show Returns Jan. 8 – 22

By: Allison Hendricks

Hit the brakes! The Annual Detroit North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) returns to Cobo Center Detroit January 8 – 22 to pay homage to American automotive innovation. Now in the 29th year as an international event, we have your…

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The Drive Home II: The Heritage Run Drives from Boston to Detroit - Opportunity Detroit
January 4, 2017

The Drive Home II: The Heritage Run Drives from Boston to Detroit

By: Allison Hendricks

Shift into drive and get in gear for the 2017 event, The Drive Home II: The Heritage Run, a 12-day, 2,150 mile road rally from Boston to Detroit showcasing 100 years of automotive history. The name, “The Drive Home” (TDH)…

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Ponyride Encourages Collaboration Among Artists and Entrepreneurs - Opportunity Detroit
January 3, 2017

Ponyride Encourages Collaboration Among Artists and Entrepreneurs

By: Allison Hendricks

Founded five years ago on the premise of perseverance and solidarity, Ponyride continues to create a unique space for artists and entrepreneurs to grow their businesses and ideas. “We think of it as an incubator space,” said Noah Morrison, director…

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Menorah in the D Lights Up Campus Martius Park on Dec. 27 - Opportunity Detroit
December 22, 2016

Menorah in the D Lights Up Campus Martius Park on Dec. 27

By: Allison Hendricks

What started as a small gathering of 500 people, grew into a holiday tradition attracting as many as 3,000 guests to stand together in the heart of Campus Martius to celebrate the annual Lighting of the Menorah Ceremony. Located at…

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People’s Records Preserves the Sound of Michigan Artists - Opportunity Detroit
December 20, 2016

Peoples Records Preserves the Sound of Michigan Artists

By: Allison Hendricks

It was a bitter cold evening as I stumbled into Peoples North Records on Livernois. Instantly, the warmth of the store welcomed my wind-whipped hair and frostbitten fingers. On the turntable spun a lively Jazz record, turning out tunes that…

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Experience a Blast from the Past in Four Unique Detroit Antique Shops - Opportunity Detroit
December 14, 2016

Experience a Blast from the Past in Four Unique Detroit Antique Shops

By: Allison Hendricks

Antiques are a piece of the past, preserved in time and reminiscent of a simpler era. They’re the newest craze, from rustic bedside tables to delicate fine china. Collectors rejoice, as Detroit has a hotbed of unique antique and vintage-inspired…

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Evening on the Ave Offers a Unique Retail Experience Thursday, Dec. 8 - Opportunity Detroit
December 6, 2016

Evening on the Ave Offers a Unique Retail Experience Thursday, Dec. 8

By: Allison Hendricks

Get into the Holiday spirit with a night of shopping, drinks, music and more “as the shoppers rush home with their treasures,” during Detroit’s Evening on the Ave. This Thursday, Dec. 8 from 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. join the…