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 […]

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 […]

Social Sushi pop-up will soon plant west side roots with a restaurant on Livernois

Social Sushi pop-up will soon plant west side roots with a restaurant on Livernois

Something was calling Jay Rayford back to the city after living in different states for several years. Even with a professional job in electrical engineering, he had to return home. Social Sushi – a pop-up that brought sushi to various social and networking events – was Rayford’s gift to Detroit. The business went on to […]

POST to hold free pet pictures with Santa event to benefit Detroit Dog Rescue, Dec. 16 – donations accepted

POST to hold free pet pictures with Santa event to benefit Detroit Dog Rescue, Dec. 16 – donations accepted

Dogs, get your pet parents and head out to the free photo event and shopping day at POST on Saturday, December 16, between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Located at 14500 Kercheval, in a former post office-turned-maker space and retail shop, POST’s event has a dual purpose. Besides hoping you find that great holiday gift, […]