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The Senate Theater launches crucial crowdfunding campaign

The Senate Theater on Michigan Avenue, home to one of the largest Wurlitzer organs in the world, hopes to raise $150,000 in a GoFundMe campaign.

Gwen Jimmere makes all-natural hair care product and list of 100 influential African-Americans

In just three years, Gwen Jimmere has quickly gone from creating an all-natural hair care product out of her kitchen to being picked up by international beauty product distributor Jinny Beauty Supply.

Third round of grant program seeks to give $2M to Detroit non-profits

The Kresge Foundation expects to award the grants to 15 to 20 nonprofit groups across the city, including at least one in each of Detroit's seven city council districts.

'Impromptu performance space' to open along Dequindre Cut

The Campbell Memorial Terrace, an outdoor performance space located near the southern end of the Dequindre Cut, will officially be unveiled this Thursday, October 13.

Living Arts commemorates Mexican tradition with month-long series of events

?Living Arts, an organization that supports youth arts programming and does a lot of work with Southwest Detroit's Mexican-American community, will be holding an event on October 29 to honor the Dia de los Muertos.

TechTown awards ceremony to recognize excellence in entrepreneurship

The Salute! Awards, which takes place on October 13 at TechTown, will recognize standout entrepreneurs.

Traveling retail event with focus on socially-conscious businesses comes to Eastern Market

The Mercantile, which began September 25 in Nashville and ends December 4 in Los Angeles, makes the second of three stops at The Eastern events space in Detroit's Eastern Market.

City of Detroit to develop two large, vacant Midtown sites; will include low-income housing

These won't be typical developments—both will be upwards of 60 units, 20 percent of which will be dedicated to low-income housing.

Detroit green infrastructure mapping project kicks off

Detroit's environmental leaders are convening to map the city's green infrastructure—one project at a time.

Stretch of Brightmoor sidewalk to become interactive running track

A group from the University of Michigan has won a $40,000 grant to build an interactive play space called FitLight along a broken stretch of sidewalk in the Brightmoor neighborhood.

New digs for city dogs: Detroit Animal Care and Control moves to new and improved building

The new headquarters is being heralded as a dramatic improvement for DACC in a year that has already seen its fare share. 

5 tips for growing a startup with Rocket Fiber's Marc Hudson

Rocket Fiber co-founder Marc Hudson will be speaking at the next High Growth Happy Hour event. To encourage this sort of growth from other ventures, Hudson has shared five of his tips for growing an innovative startup in the city.

Conference on preserving Detroit's musical legacy enters third year

Hosted by the Detroit Sound Conservancy, the 3rd Annual Music Conference will convene people integral to music preservation for the purpose of discussing how to harness Detroit's musical legacy.

This Detroit manufacturer is making pre-fabricated houses cool -- and green

Phoenix Haus subscribes to the Passive House approach of high energy efficiency building design and construction, which they accomplish by pre-fabricating their houses. 
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