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Meadow Brook Theatre celebrates 50th season

Meadow Brook Theatre celebrates 50th season

For 50 seasons, Meadow Brook has been producing professional theater on the campus of Oakland University.

A discussion at Bamboo Detroit

Join us April 16 for "Scaling up in the Food Industry," a speaker series event

On Thursday, April 16, join Metromode, Model D, and Southeast Michigan Startup at Bamboo Detroit for a special panel event where local food entrepreneurs will discuss their experiences growing businesses in the region.

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You've heard about urban agriculture, but people are farming the suburbs, too

Urban agriculture in Detroit is a hot topic in the media and on social networks. Less talked about, however, are the projects that have quietly grown up in the city's backyard. That's right, a "suburban" farming movement is alive and kicking in southeast Michigan.

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.

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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.

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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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