Detroit-based Public Lumber & Millwork’s custom services are propelling its growth

Detroit-based Public Lumber & Millwork’s custom services are propelling its growth

Craig Sarafa says the intersection between Seven Mile Road and I-75 is known for its busy traffic. The passing vehicles often pull into nearby gas stations and fast food restaurants. Many drivers pay little attention to Sarafa’s property, although it’s been there for decades. Public Lumber & Millwork focuses on selling manufacturing wood products such […]

Detroit STARS shine at World of Dance Championship

Detroit STARS shine at World of Dance Championship

For all it’s gone through as a city, Detroit still knows how to move. Want proof? STARS Elite Training Center won first place in the “Small Group 12 and Over” category in the World of Dance Championship in July in Seacaucus, NJ. Located at 19600 Grand River, STARS Elite Training Center also took fifth place […]

A powerful combination: Business owners gain brand recognition through partnering with other businesses

A powerful combination:  Business owners gain brand recognition through partnering with other businesses

The Detroit Kombucha Brewing Company hopes not only to expose people to the positive powers of kombucha, but also to become a successful business in the community. Co-founders Joanna Oaks and Kelley Davis Lyne started formulating the idea for the Detroit Kombucha Brewing Company, a.k.a. DKBCo, nearly three years ago. Kombucha is a fermented beverage […]

Avenue of Fashion shop owners open hearts and doors

Avenue of Fashion shop owners open hearts and doors

Finding the right gift for anyone can be a challenge. For young women who’ve faced hardship in their lives it can be even harder to know what gesture will have the greatest impact. Fifty youths will receive a gesture from a Detroit businesswoman who can relate to some of their experiences Aug. 17 when Alternatives […]

Evening on the Ave highlights the best of Detroit’s shopping district August 10

Evening on the Ave highlights the best of Detroit’s shopping district August 10

If anything, Detroit’s downtown retail corridor is unique. Full of one-of-kind eclectic shops and restaurants and the kind of big name retailers we always hoped would come home to Detroit, our shopping district is infused with energy, newfound hope and enterprising entrepreneurs.  Now it’s time to celebrate and enjoy them. On August 10 they’ll be […]

Tech entrepreneurs to pitch startups Aug. 10

Tech entrepreneurs to pitch startups Aug. 10

You might call it “Shark Tank,” tech-style. Not unlike that barely contained enthusiasm of contestants in the popular ABC reality series, the eager excitement of local entrepreneurs will be on display at TechTown Detroit, 440 Burroughs St., Aug. 10. DTX Launch Detroit’s 2017 Showcase welcomes tech entrepreneurs to pitch their savvy ideas or innovative products, […]

Space Place: Co-working spaces enchant entrepreneurs citywide

Space Place:  Co-working spaces enchant entrepreneurs citywide

Nicole Bien’Aime, co-owner of Voluptuous Bien’Aime in Rosedale Park, found a location for her full-figured ladies’ boutique and an ocean of advice by attending a 20-week entrepreneurial training program offered at Grand River WorkPlace. Her picture window, pop-up store is the buzz of the neighborhood and a jewel in the co-working space on Detroit’s northwest […]

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