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Sister Pie - Detroit
September 18, 2014

Introducing Sister Pie

By: Rachel Perschetz

Lisa Ludwinski, a Detroit area native, returned to her local roots in 2012 to launch Sister Pie, a bakery serving up seasonally driven pies and cookies. A graduate of Kalamazoo College, Lisa had no formal culinary education, but fell in…

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September 17, 2014

Successful Expats Return for Inaugural Detroit Homecoming

By: Dawn Jamison

Detroit will soon experience the homecoming of the century – the Detroit Homecoming! Crain’s Detroit Business has organized an inaugural three-day summit for successful Detroit expatriates who are coming back to town to show their support and share their vision…

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September 15, 2014

Tour de Troit 2014

By: Rachel Perschetz

This weekend (Saturday, September 20) brings thousands of bike riders to Detroit’s streets for the city’s largest cycling event, Tour de Troit. The weekend’s main event is a 30-mile, police-escorted ride through the city’s historic neighborhoods. For a limited number…

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September 10, 2014

Techonomy Detroit 2014

By: Nate Segall

Techonomy returns to Detroit for the third straight year next Tuesday, September 16, 2014!

Live Detroit
September 9, 2014

New Property: City Place Detroit

By: Rachel Perschetz

City Place Detroit is one of greater downtown Detroit’s newest rental properties. The former Skyview Towers was acquired by a new owner earlier this year and the property is now undergoing a complete transformation. Located in Lafayette Park, City Place…

Detroit City News
September 8, 2014

Opportunity Detroit Radio: August Guest Highlights

By: Dawn Jamison

Paul W. Smith (WJR) and Stephen Luigi Piazza (Quicken Loans) spent most of August trying to stay dry with all of the unseasonal rain showers. You can hear their Opportunity Detroit radio show on WJR-760 AM every Friday night to…

Detroit City News
September 4, 2014

Guide to an Exciting Detroit Sports Weekend: Things to Do September 7 and 8

By: Nate Segall

Get ready for an awesome sports weekend in Detroit highlighted by ESPN’s coverage of the Detroit Tigers on “Sunday Night Baseball” and the Detroit Lions on “Monday Night Football.”

Detroit City News
September 4, 2014

Dally in the Alley Prepares to Celebrate in Cass Corridor

By: Miranda Crace

For years, alleys have been one of the most underutilized parts of the city, often forgotten about and left to decay. In 1977, a group of Detroiters had a different idea for alleys. One day a year, Dally in the Alley transforms…

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Ellis Island Tropical Tea - Opportunity Detroit Blog
September 3, 2014

Detroit-Brewed Ellis Island Tropical Tea Is a Labor of Love Nearly 100 Years in the Making

By: Victoria Araj

Make one product and make it good. Sounds pretty simple, right? Detroit native Nailah Ellis-Brown, founder of Ellis Island Tropical Tea, has learned it’s anything but. We caught up with Ellis-Brown, who is dedicated to making hibiscus tea the way…