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McClure's Pickles

Welcome to the Year of the Gazelle, a series looking at metro Detroit's fastest growing companies

Over the next year, we will identify the fastest-growing local companies and tell you the behind-the-scenes stories of the entrepreneurs, investors, and the resources that are building Michigan's new economy.

Curt Bailey

An artist's argument for STEAM education

It would be a shame if kids with a passion for art were somehow led to believe that there is not a place for them in the world of science, technology, and innovation, argues designer and inventor Curt Bailey, which is why he believes it important to insert an 'A' for arts into the STEM acronym.

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Will metro Detroit suburbs buy into regional transit?

In the wake of the story about megacommuter James Robertson, some metro Detroit communities are reconsidering their stance when it comes to regional transit.

Geoff George

Opinion: Film incentives are good business for Detroit and Michigan

With the future of Michigan's film tax incentives in question, Detroit cinematographer Geoff George makes the case for why we can't afford to give up on them yet.

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For metro Detroit families, financial literacy can be the difference between poverty and stability

For the working poor, it's not enough to be employed. An innovative program is helping people reach financial stability by learning how to manage their money.

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In Pontiac, historic neighborhoods are key to city's revival

Pontiac's historic neighborhoods are not only testaments to the city's former economic and industrial might, but also to its potential for future redevelopment.

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Dearborn's Arab American Museum celebrates 10 years of national significance

The Henry Ford isn't Dearborn's only museum of national significance. In its 10th year, the Arab American National Museum continues to celebrate Arab American culture while dispelling stereotypes and misconceptions.

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Seed capital helps 365 Retail Markets become one of metro Detroit's fastest growing companies

Joe Hessling built 365 Retail Markets from nothing. After scoring $1 million in seed capital, the company is among the Gazelle 100, our list of the fastest-growing startups in metro Detroit.

Downtown Ferndale

The future of development and parking in downtown Ferndale

Ferndale recently ended talks with 3-60 LLC, a group of developers who sought to build a large-scale, mixed-use development on city-owned parking lots. Now the city must decide what kinds of development it wants in the future.

Co-working List

10 essential networks for metro Detroit creatives

Whatever role you play in the creative economy, an abundance of local networks and resources exists to support you. Here are 10 especially good ones.

Public Pool List

Uncool in all the right ways: Five years of Public Pool, Hamtramck's storefront art space

This Saturday, Hamtramck art space Public Pool is celebrating five years of solo and group shows, music and dance performances, panel discussions, and readings. The anniversary show is called "I Only Want to See You Underneath" and features the work of Public Pool co-founder Tim Hailey.

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How metro Detroit became a national leader in mead making

Collaboration and good-natured competition have propelled metro Detroit's meaderies into a class of their own.

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Saving the Leonard Mill, a 19th century agricultural relic in Oakland County

Parts from a doomed historic mill in South Lyon will be used to restore a similar mill in the Village of Leonard, creating a historic destination on the Polly Ann Trail.

Dr. T List

What it takes to transform Southeast Michigan into a STEM Hub

Building a STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) economy is widely seen as a pathway to prosperity. So what would it take to make Southeast Michigan a STEM Hub? Dr. Tonya Matthews, CEO of the Michigan Science Center, has a few ideas, starting with putting people first.

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Madison Heights, the Asian food capital of metro Detroit

The small city in Oakland County is home to dozens of restaurants specializing in cuisine from practically every country in Southeast Asia, as well as a handful of specialty grocery stores offering spices, produce, and a variety of dried goods that can't be found anywhere else in the region. 
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