Work Detroit
June 16, 2014

Fortress Studios

By: Danielle Fahs

Two guys, both named Steve, decided to join forces to create a space for emerging local artists. Not only did they set out to own a place that bred creation, but they also aimed to house the creators. In August…

Work Detroit
Rebel Nell - Opportunity Detroit Blog
June 13, 2014

Rebel Nell: Street Art Meets Street Smart

By: Victoria Araj

A little over a year ago, Detroiters Amy Peterson and Diana Russell founded Rebel Nell, a jewelry company that’s unlike any other. While running along the Dequindre Cut, Amy noticed graffiti chips on the ground that had fallen off some…

Play Detroit
June 12, 2014

Discovering the Detroit Institute of Arts

By: Dawn Jamison

If you haven’t visited the Detroit Institute of Arts, then you’re missing a real treat. This 130-year-old museum in the heart of Midtown has something of interest for everyone who visits. I had the pleasure of talking with some knowledgeable…

Detroit City News
June 11, 2014

Downtown Farmers Market

By: Rachel Perschetz

Thursdays this summer, Downtown’s Lafayette Greens is hosting an afternoon farmers market. Join them in their beautiful garden at the corner of Michigan and Shelby from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. for a summer celebration of locally grown food and local food producers. A host of vendors…

Live Detroit
June 9, 2014

Fresh Food Share Program Brings Produce to Detroit Neighborhoods

By: Miranda Crace

Access to healthy, fresh food can be limited in urban areas, and fairly expensive. The Green Ribbon Collaborative seeks to change that for Detroit. Greening of Detroit, Fair Food Network, Eastern Market Corporation and Gleaners Community Food Bank have teamed…

Detroit City News
June 6, 2014

Opportunity Detroit Radio: May Guest Highlights

By: Dawn Jamison

May was a busy and exciting month with the buzz that zoomed into town with the Grand Prix at Belle Isle! Get all of the updates you’ll need for the summer by tuning into WJR-760 AM to see what guests…

Detroit City News
Freshii Detroit - Opportunity Detroit Blog
June 5, 2014

Downtown Detroit’s Four New Eateries Emphasize Freshness

By: Victoria Araj

Bedrock Real Estate Services held a tasting event showcasing four new restaurants who are calling the Motor City home: Mike’s Kabob Grille; Wright & Company; 7 Greens; Freshii.

Detroit City News
June 4, 2014

Detroit Food Truck Guide 2014

By: Nate Segall

In preparation for Downtown Street Eats (which begins today!), here is a list of some of the best food trucks that will be serving delicious grub all summer long!

Play Detroit
June 2, 2014

Six Ways to Make Your Museum Visit Fun for Kids

By: Melissa Campbell

Are your kids a little too cool to enjoy a Saturday or Sunday morning at the museum? Would you rather get them out of the house and give them a well-needed break from the TV, iPad or whatever gadget is…