Feed your hunger for Detroit on city tour

Feed your hunger for Detroit on city tour

When three out-of-town sisters descend on Barbara Simons apartment near Belle Isle, they want her to plan a fun tour with delightful food and a culinary education. She seldom disappoints. Recently, she invited her sisters from Philadelphia, Syracuse, N.Y., and Prescott, Arizona, to sample a “Feet on the Street Tour,” a day before Barbara was […]

Lear opens new Innovation Center in downtown Detroit

Lear opens new Innovation Center in downtown Detroit

Automotive seats in coming years will reflect the collaboration announced this week between Wayne State University engineers, College for Creative Studies design students and Lear Corporation. The Southfield-based auto supplier opened a $10-million Innovation Center in downtown Detroit to accomplish this goal. “We are very excited to be opening a new Innovation and Design Center […]

Spicing Up Detroit: Detroit entrepreneur’s salsa brings a bit of local flavor to grocery aisles

Spicing Up Detroit: Detroit entrepreneur’s salsa brings a bit of local flavor to grocery aisles

Browse the isles of various specialty stores in and around Detroit and you’ll find Mason jars bearing a brand new, made in Detroit product, Mrs. Pruitt’s Cha Cha Gourmet Salsa. On testing days you’ll meet the purveyor, Linda K. Williams. As CEO of Fall Harvest Urban Farms LLC, she coordinates the purchase, manufacturing and distribution […]

Neighborhood Services Organization has plans to end homelessness in Detroit

Neighborhood Services Organization has plans to end homelessness in Detroit

When Sheilah Clay became CEO of Neighborhood Services Organization 16 years ago one of her goals was to end homelessness as we know it. She’s making progress and other organizations are also picking up the momentum and developing some spectacular solutions. “We are working to rapidly re-house the homeless population to break the cycle of […]