Small businesses to be featured at Detroit summer parks events

Small businesses to be featured at Detroit summer parks events

Small businesses will make a big splash at events in downtown Detroit parks this summer. The Downtown Detroit Partnership (DDP) is asking Detroit-based vendors to apply to be featured at Downtown Street Eats, Market Thursdays, Market Fridays and the Night Markets at Beacon Park. The events attract thousands of weekly visitors. Downtown Street Eats, Michigan’s largest […]

Report shows optimistic outlook for entrepreneurs

Report shows optimistic outlook for entrepreneurs

Starting a business can bring life-changing prosperity, but research shows timing is key to success. Newly published research by Bank of America suggests this year is a good time to take the next step toward becoming an entrepreneur. A survey of 1,000 owners participating in the 2018 Bank of America Business Advantage Small Business Owner […]

On Que: Vegan kitchen to open on Woodward in August

On Que:  Vegan kitchen to open on Woodward in August

Quiana Broden is the picture of health, but that wasn’t always the case. A vegan for the past five years, Broden – or Que, as she is called by most – turned to an animal-and-dairy-free lifestyle after she was diagnosed 10 years ago with sarcoidosis. It’s an autoimmune disease that she quips “can piss everything […]

Southwest Detroit invites local business support at week-long Cinco de Mayo bash

Southwest Detroit invites local business support at week-long Cinco de Mayo bash

Few communities bring as much joy to Cinco de Mayo as Southwest Detroit. The annual Hispanic holiday,  which translates to “Fifth of May,” commemorates the Mexican army’s historic 1862 victory in battle against French troops during the Franco-Mexican War. But in America the occasion lets Latinos and Latino descendants celebrate their heritage, often with meals […]

Mexicantown-Hubbard Communities receives Michigan Main Street designation

Mexicantown-Hubbard Communities receives Michigan Main Street designation

Southwest Detroit officially has a new reason to celebrate the success of its neighborhood business and cultural center. The State of Michigan has designated Mexicantown-Hubbard Communities a Michigan Main Street Program, recognizing its potential to help revitalize the city and region. Mexicantown-Hubbard Communities will share details of the news recently announced by Southwest Detroit Business […]