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 […]

Discover D1 Cash Flash festival to be held on Grand River Ave. June 26 to keep customers engaged during coming road work

Discover D1 Cash Flash festival to be held on Grand River Ave. June 26 to keep customers engaged during coming road work

When Grand River is torn up, there is no doubt plenty of anger, cursing, and all sorts of aggravation from drivers. However, the people really inconvenienced are those whose business are blocked by the construction. Councilman James E. Tate Jr., who represents District 1, has a plan to help his constituents keep their businesses turning […]

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