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Downtown Detroit Days Are Back!

Posted on August 15th, 2013 in Detroit, Detroit Business, Detroit Events, Detroit Landmarks
 Downtown Detroit Days return this weekend, August 16th through 18th, at the corner of Woodward and Congress. In the mid-1950s, Detroit stores came together to create just such a shopping extravaganza for their customers. And this was a powerhouse of retailers. Hudson’s was founded in 1881 and located at 1206 [...][...]
 

Loving the City of Detroit // Loving the Lofts of Merchants Row

Posted on March 26th, 2013 in Detroit Business, Detroit Videos
Detroit businesses share the background of their companies and their love for the city of Detroit. The Lofts of Merchants Row is proud to be in the heart of the city and spreading valuable information on local businesses, events and the latest news in our community. View our blog for more information on the life of [...][...]
 

Detroit: Home for the Holidays

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Maybe other people have different experiences of the holidays. I am not talking about the actual ‘day’ itself, or the importance (if not always ease) of being surrounded by family and friends.  I am talking about the preparation for the holidays. Say, for instance, putting up a Christmas Tree. Where I grew up, [...][...]
 

Then & Now Detroit: Foran’s Grand Trunk Pub

Posted on July 17th, 2012 in Detroit Business, Detroit Food
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Normally the way this works is that the customer bellies up to the bar and spills his or her story into the ear of a sympathetic bartender. We’re going to reverse that today. This is the story of a bar. Then: 1870s, Detroit. A retail hub springs up along Woodward Avenue and the Traub Brothers Building, a 4-story [...][...]
 

Detroit City Lofts in The Lofts of Merchants Row, VIP Party

Posted on August 24th, 2011 in Detroit Business, Detroit Videos
The Lofts of Merchants Row in Downtown Detroit and the Somerset Collection are working together to bring shopping to Detroit! The City Lofts will be open on the last weekend of every month in the Lofts building and we captured some footage from the launch [...][...]
 

71 POPS! New Design Studio Sparkles in Midtown’s 71 Garfield Building

Posted on August 2nd, 2011 in Detroit, Detroit Business
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As the founder of local blog I Am Young Detroit, Margarita Barry made a name for herself profiling Who’s Who in the Motor City’s future. But positivity, on its own, won’t bring a city back. Barry, a gifted web designer in her own right, had a better idea — showcasing the work of the [...][...]
 

Somerset Collection at Lofts of Merchants Row

Posted on July 25th, 2011 in Detroit Business, Lofts News
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The Lofts of Merchant’s Row has exciting news for Downtown Detroit residents and visitors to Detroit. In Crain’s article Somerset Collection to open temporary retail space in Detroit’s Lofts of Merchants Row they explain that the Somerset Collection is taking over 4,000 square feet of retail space in [...][...]
 

Homeslice: Designer Emily Thornhill’s new clothing line is all Detroit.

Posted on July 14th, 2011 in Detroit Art, Detroit Business
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Homeslice founder Emily Thornhill. Photo courtesy of Homeslice. Question: What’s a girl to do when she can’t sport her own handmade designs throughout the day? Answer: Start a brand-new badass clothing line. Dub it “Homeslice.” Through 2010, sewing superstar Emily Thornhill was one-half of the [...][...]
 

An Intelligent Convo About The Detroit Census

Posted on May 4th, 2011 in Detroit Business, Detroit Videos
We sat down with Mark Nickita, owner of Archive Design Studios, city planner and lifelong Detroiter, to discuss the recent news of the Census saying 25% of Detroit has left. Mark has a different look at the discussion… one we appreciate, and agree with. View Part 2 of this interview: The Woodward Corridor and [...][...]
 

Hear that? It’s the sound of a tech job explosion in Downtown Detroit

Posted on February 11th, 2011 in Detroit, Detroit Business
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A few weeks ago, we wrote about recent acknowledgment of Detroit as a city of innovation, with the U.S. Government with plans to open a satellite Patent Office. Just over a month later, Dice.com, a leading career website for technology and engineering professionals, reports Detroit is the fastest growing metro area [...][...]