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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,…

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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…

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MGM Grand Detroit Leader Inspires City to Be Green - Quicken Loans Zing Blog
September 28, 2016

MGM Grand Detroit Leader Inspires City to Be Green

By: Dawn Jamison

I know most people on Earth believe that “little green men” don’t really exist. But after meeting Jeff Jackson, touring MGM Grand Detroit and learning about the casino’s recycling program, I’m beginning to think they’re real, although perhaps they’re not…

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September 23, 2016

The Ten Sets the Bar High for Perfect Polishes and Spectacular Services

By: Allison Hendricks

The Ten Nail Bar celebrated its grand opening today, welcoming in a crowd of eager patrons ready for a perfect polish. Located at 1215 Griswold St. inside the Malcomson Building, The Ten offers affordable service with an up-scale salon experience,…

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The 6th Annual Detroit Design Festival Returns September 21 – 25 - Opportunity Detroit
September 22, 2016

The 6th Annual Detroit Design Festival Returns September 21 – 25

By: Allison Hendricks

The Detroit Design Festival (DDF) celebrates the creative and innovative spirit of Detroit, uniting designers and enthusiasts for a common goal of visibility and city planning. Now in the 6th year of production, DDF returns September 21 – 25 with…

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Murals in the Market Returns to Eastern Market - Opportunity Detroit
September 21, 2016

Murals in the Market Returns to Eastern Market

By: Allison Hendricks

Now through September 23, join Eastern Market for the second annual Murals in the Market (MITM), a 10-day event showcasing more than 50 local and international muralists as they perform live paintings on various buildings and alleyways in the area.…

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The Rattlesnake Club: An Inside Look at a Detroit Riverfront Favorite - Opportunity Detroit Blog
September 13, 2016

The Rattlesnake Club: An Inside Look at a Detroit Riverfront Favorite

By: Allison Hendricks

Just along a tree-lined path, near the RiverWalk and nestled in a historic brick building is the Rattlesnake Club: A Detroit restaurant that’s been servicing the city for over 25 years. Rattlesnake prides itself on high-end quality food that’s locally…