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Sporting Detroit Stars throw-back uniforms, Tigers pay tribute to members of the Negro Baseball League. (Photo by Thomas Richardson/Tell Us Detroit)
May 21, 2014

The Detroit Tigers 2014 Negro Leagues Weekend Celebration

By: Nate Segall

It’s going to be a special weekend for your Detroit Tigers. Friday, May 23 marks the beginning of the Detroit Tigers 2014 Negro Leagues Weekend Celebration! Check out all the great things happening this weekend at the Opportunity Blog!

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May 20, 2014

Interview with THRIFT On The AVE Co-Owners

By: Melissa Campbell

THRIFT on the AVE (TOTA) is a partnership between husband and wife Christopher and TaNisha Prater. This engaging couple combined their fashion perspectives to complete the look and vision of THRIFT on the AVE. TOTA is a chic and sophisticated…

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May 19, 2014

Neighborhood Insight: Hubbard Farms

By: Rachel Perschetz

Hubbard Farms is a small community of historic homes, a bit west of Corktown, and right next to the restaurants and shops of Mexicantown. Here are a few reasons why it’s great to call Hubbard Farms home: Honey Bee Market Honey Bee…

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May 16, 2014

Detroit Doers: Filming The World In Motion

By: Patrick Hayes

Detroit Doers is an email campaign launched in partnership with Deadline Detroit that showcases profiles of people who are doing new and interesting things in the city and samples of their work.  Name: Logan Siegel Age: 30 Occupation: Cinematographer, editor and freelance producer Works in: Detroit…

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May 15, 2014

Neighborhood Spotlight: Lafayette Park

By: Rachel Perschetz

Lafayette Park Overview This design hotbed offers a mix of housing styles and open space at a strong value, within walking distance or a short drive of downtown. The Lowdown In architecturally significant Lafayette Park, you can buy a townhouse…

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May 14, 2014

Detroit's Startup Tech Resurgence: Be Part of the Inaugural Tech Week

By: Patrick Hayes

Guest post written by Ted Serbinski on April 22, 2014 at Detroit’s inaugural Techweek celebration will take place May 19-25th in downtown Detroit. Sign up here and be part of the largest tech conference for entrepreneurs in Detroit.Full disclosure: I am the Chairman of Techweek’s Detroit…

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May 13, 2014

Flower Day at Eastern Market Is Back

By: Miranda Crace

Every green-thumbed person’s favorite day is quickly approaching! Eastern Market’s 48th annual Flower Day event is next Sunday, May 18, from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Stop by the market to pick up your favorite annuals, perennials, hanging baskets and…

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May 12, 2014

SOLO Detroit: Stand Out Live Original

By: Nate Segall

Opportunity Detroit caught up with clothing company, SOLO Detroit, and asked a few questions about their brand and the great city of Detroit.

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May 9, 2014

Library Street Collective Presents Sam Friedman's "Easy"

By: Aaron Vince

Following a successful showing in New York City last month, New York’s Sam Friedman will bring his trademark work to Library Street Collective this Saturday for his first solo showing in Detroit.