“Suicide” conditioning drills, strength training and plenty of sweat tell just part of the story Garnett Mims envisions for a fitness and community center opening this fall in Detroit’s English Village. The renovated 12,000-square-foot building at 16246 East Warren will welcome anyone looking to shed pounds and tone up, but the other part of the […]
At 53, Tack-Yong Kim could almost pass for one of the students or 30-something regulars who filter in and out of the busy lunchtime crowd at Slows Bar BQ on Michigan Avenue. Soft spoken and gentle in demeanor, Kim’s appearance is still boyish and youthful, except for the dark blazer and glasses that give him […]
New navigators emerge daily amidst explosive development opportunities that now characterize Detroit. But, there are few more formidable than Thomas Group Consulting Principals Buzz and Terence Thomas. Respected by corporate and community stakeholders alike, these native Detroiters are garnering increased recognition for their capacity to chart the course of community-minded development efforts throughout Detroit. With […]
An easier, cheaper way to pay your bills with cash? That’s what’s on the horizon at a neighborhood store near you. Cash will be king thanks to a partnership between DTE Energy and Ferndale-based DivDat, which created a kiosk technology that allows cash payments to DTE with no convenience fee. That is great news for […]
3andathird has one goal: To constantly come up with creative ways to help show off your love for Detroit.
First, Nadir Ali found a house of his own in Detroit. Then he started a decal business to share his love of the city. And then he met the woman of his dreams to share all of the above. Now he’s surging ahead with marketing. Ali, 31, is a man of much determination. The child […]
When customers walk into an urban party stores with a hunger for food, their options often lack nutritional value and taste, says Noam Kimelman, who hopes to do something about it through his Detroit-based company, Fresh Corner Cafe L3C. The executive director wants to provide better options for hard working Detroiters and is working feverishly […]
Detroit is hot! Yes, when it comes to entrepreneurship, it’s on a roll with new businesses sprouting up across the city. According to a recently published report, nearly two dozen restaurants, stores and service businesses have opened in Detroit’s Midtown neighborhood over the past year, and at least a dozen more are on the way […]