Unique Fabricating of Auburn Hills to supply 1 million face shields to Michigan hospitals in April

Unique Fabricating of Auburn Hills to supply 1 million face shields to Michigan hospitals in April

Two months ago, you may have thought PPE was some annoying internet slang. Now we all know it stands for Personal Protection Equipment, and hospital employees are at risk because of a shortage as they fight the coronavirus. Unique Fabricating Inc. in Auburn Hills quickly stepped and is now producing an average of 30,000 face […]

Small shops work with city, state to keep afloat and social distancing from becoming social disaster

Small shops work with city, state to keep afloat and social distancing from becoming social disaster

With entertainment and restaurants shutdown, downtown Detroit is almost empty. Auto plants have come to a halt. Throughout the region residents are bouncing off the walls from social distancing. The coronavirus has left its mark on Detroit, and small businesses across the region are nervous. Calling on their Motor City determination. small businesses are working […]

Students interested in improving their community can apply for Bank of America paid summer internship program by Jan. 31

Students interested in improving their community can apply for Bank of America paid summer internship program by Jan. 31

What does a high schooler do for summer vacation? Family road trip? Work at a local convenience store or restaurant? For those interested in something  more civic-minded and rewarding, there is the Bank of America 2020 Student Leaders Program. The philanthropic program helps high schoolers from Detroit and across the nation build job and leadership skills […]

GETTEES to open locally-made clothing store in Eastern Market

GETTEES to open locally-made clothing store in Eastern Market

The garment industry in America all but died long ago.  Everyone wants to send the work oversees.  It’s been that way for decades.  Mathew Hunt decided metro Detroit was the perfect place to buck that trend. The founder of metro Detroit-based clothing manufacturer GETTEES makes shirts in unused space in his dad’s automotive parts factory […]

Bank of America invests $1.5 million in 0% interest rate program to help Detroiters with home repairs

Bank of America invests $1.5 million in 0% interest rate program to help Detroiters with home repairs

Bank of America has invested $2.5 million to help Detroit residents repair their homes with 0% interest rates and support improvements and growth in Detroit’s neighborhoods The $2.5 million investment includes a $1.5 million reinvestment in the 0% Interest Home Repair Program, which began in 2015, and a $1 million operating grant to Invest Detroit to […]

Shears & Shaves Barber and Spa opens on Livernois Avenue of Fashion

Shears & Shaves Barber and Spa opens on Livernois Avenue of Fashion

Thirty-two years ago Dawn Sanford found herself pregnant and needing not only money, but a career. While that was a start of her happy family, it was also the beginning of a dream. Despite having no inclination to ever become a barber, she graduated from the Michigan Barber College and took up a chair at […]

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