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June 12, 2019

Detroit Demo Day is June 14

By: Emma Tomsich

Nearly everyone dreams of one day starting their own business. However, not everyone has the guts, grit, and goals to actually turn their dreams into real business models. Thankfully, Quicken Loans® and the Quicken Loans Community Fund believe in supporting…

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June 10, 2019

Motor City Pride Fills Hart Plaza with Celebration, Remembrance, and Acceptance

By: Lauren Nowacki

Motor City Pride took place in Hart Plaza on June 8-9. Didn’t attend the popular festival or parade? Here’s a recap of what you missed.

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June 6, 2019

Father’s Day Fun for Every Type of Detroit Dad

By: Emma Tomsich

With Father’s Day just around the corner, many metro Detroit families are scrambling to find plans and presents to celebrate their dad with on June 16, 2019. Though it may not always be easy to tell your dad how much…

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May 17, 2019

2019 Eastern Market Flower Day

By: Raven Cooper

Are you ready to add some color to your yard? Well, get your wagon ready and make space in your vehicle as a springtime tradition since 1967 at Eastern Market is back! The 52nd annual Flower Day is returning this…

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May 16, 2019

Donut Fest is Coming to the Eastern This Saturday

By: Alayna Bell

Cue the glitter and confetti, the Donut Fest is taking over The Eastern on Saturday, May 18th, at 9 a.m.  It’s time to get your mouth ready for some sugary, deep-fried treats. The Donut Fest is making its way to…

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April 1, 2019

Detroit Tigers Opening Day

By: Lauren Hughes

The Detroit Tigers’ Opening Day is officially right around the corner! If you are unfamiliar with Opening Day, it is when professional baseball players have their first game of the season. There are some people who really look forward to…

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March 26, 2019

Detroit Demo Day Applications Now Open

By: Molly Grace

Quicken Loans, the nation’s largest mortgage lender, believes that small businesses are the backbone of the local economy. If our small business ecosystem thrives, our community thrives. That is why they are focused on helping entrepreneurs in Detroit start, grow…

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March 22, 2019

Fiat Chrysler to Open New Assembly Plant in Detroit

By: Megan Kirk

Detroit will soon be the new home of Jeep as Fiat Chrysler announces its plan to spend $4.5 billion on Detroit’s first new assembly plant in nearly 30 years. FCA plans to renovate the dilapidated Mack Avenue Engine Factory, along…

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March 15, 2019

Where to Find the Best St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations in Detroit

By: Molly Grace

It’s officially the luckiest (and greenest!) time of the year. St. Patrick’s Day is this Sunday, March 17, and Detroiters are ready to go all out for the holiday. Prepare to don all the green gear you can find and…