Mexicantown-Hubbard Communities receives Michigan Main Street designation

Mexicantown-Hubbard Communities receives Michigan Main Street designation

Southwest Detroit officially has a new reason to celebrate the success of its neighborhood business and cultural center. The State of Michigan has designated Mexicantown-Hubbard Communities a Michigan Main Street Program, recognizing its potential to help revitalize the city and region. Mexicantown-Hubbard Communities will share details of the news recently announced by Southwest Detroit Business […]

Sylvan Learning Center to open in Brightmoor

Sylvan Learning Center to open in Brightmoor

When Alexander Ho walks through the Sylvan Learning Center he runs in West Bloomfield, he chats with students and knows them all by name. He also knows just what they need help with to achieve academic success. That’s Sylvan’s goal. Its personalized tutoring is focused on building academic confidence, igniting intellectual curiosity and inspiring a […]

Small business owners can learn to grow at annual workshop

Small business owners can learn to grow at annual workshop

Small businesses can mean big business for Detroit. The city has increasingly proven fertile ground for entrepreneurs to pursue their visions in everything from restaurant and boutique ownership to opening bookstores and repair shops. Presented by Fifth Third Bank, the Small Business Workshop will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 3 at […]

One of Michigan’s oldest furniture company’s celebrates 78 years of Detroit commitment

One of Michigan’s oldest furniture company’s celebrates 78 years of Detroit commitment

For multiple decades and generations Danto Furniture has been a staple in Southwest Detroit and the company will recognize its success March 24 – although 78 years isn’t a typical milestone. “I know it’s an odd number to celebrate, but every year is another triumph for us,” says Ashley Danto Silverman, sales director and fourth-generation […]

Detroit company thrives for 10 years, boosting small publisher industry

Detroit company thrives for 10 years, boosting small publisher industry

There are comic book characters with traits like real human mental and physical health conditions as traits, but not many use disabilities, disorders or gender identity as super powers. A Detroit publishing company’s new comic, The Xtras: Forces of Courage and Change, uses heroes to help reduce society’s stigmas. The idea by Eunice Howard inspired […]

Detroit business owner capitalizes on new dining trend with traditional twist

Detroit business owner capitalizes on new dining trend with traditional twist

Sunday dinner is a long-established tradition in countless American households, and now a downtown Detroit small business is inviting the community to its version of the favorite family meal. House of Pure Vin recently announced its “Last Sunday Supper Pure Vin Experience” series, welcoming the city to enjoy creations by local chefs, combined with wine […]

Social Sushi pop-up will soon plant west side roots with a restaurant on Livernois

Social Sushi pop-up will soon plant west side roots with a restaurant on Livernois

Something was calling Jay Rayford back to the city after living in different states for several years. Even with a professional job in electrical engineering, he had to return home. Social Sushi – a pop-up that brought sushi to various social and networking events – was Rayford’s gift to Detroit. The business went on to […]

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