Detroit’s NoJo kicks it

Detroit’s NoJo kicks it

A true collector knows his/her stuff and can spot value and quality a mile away. Baseball cards, little figurines, watches, cars – all sorts of items can demand big bucks and nearly become an obsession. Have you ever wanted an item so badly, you would spend upwards of $30,000 to get your hands on it? […]

Talking Points: Detroit radio show puts big value on small business

Talking Points: Detroit radio show puts big value on small business

Priscilla Archangel was enjoying a decades-long career in human resources and organizational development, but the pull of entrepreneurship wouldn’t let up. Having formed an LLC long before she ever used it, she eventually fulfilled her vision to create Archangel & Associates, a coaching and consulting firm. “Ever since then I’ve been really, really ecstatic about […]

Midtown Salon Creates Beauty from the Inside Out

Midtown Salon Creates Beauty from the Inside Out

Back before Detroit’s Midtown was such a happening place it was much different for residents and business owners. In the heart of what was then known as the Cass Corridor a hair salon sprung up. Of course, there are hundreds and hundreds of places to get your hair done in the Motor City. But Nefertiti […]

Open for business: How neighborhood business development efforts nurture job growth

Open for business: How neighborhood business development efforts nurture job growth

Larissa Carr sees the value of neighborhood job creation through a special lens. In December she’ll celebrate one year as a resident of Detroit’s Grandmont Rosedale community, where she also works full-time promoting business opportunities, as manager of Grand River WorkPlace, through the Grandmont Rosedale Development Corp. (GRDC). Carr supervises the popular “pop-up” storefronts that […]