"As long as I can remember I've been a part of businesses, bringing people together." — Andrew Landau
Andrew Landau started his first business running "carnivals" at age five. His mother drove him around to birthday parties, where he would entertain guests with ring toss or
I didn't know what to expect when meeting Gobble Gobble Gives's founder Barry Walker. The name struck me as, well, silly, and one reason I suggested an in-person interview is that I'm new to LA and will take any opportunity for a mini adventure. In
Hugh Yaro is eating an apple. Maybe he’s not. It could be that he ate the apple before I arrived, but during the course of our conversation he is waving an apple core. That’s something like 90 minutes of action, hands and apple core floating through the air. Which I interpret as a sign of wisdom
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates have big plans for the Detroit Riverfront. Fifty million dollars worth. As the Winner of the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy’s international design award, the New York based architect firm behind Brooklyn Bridge Park in New York and Max Daley Park in Chicago will be giving
Riding high. And higher still.
On Tuesday, voters in Michigan passed a proposal legalizing marijuana. Making it, in the words of Detroit Free Press writer, Kathleen Gray, "the first state in the Midwest to free the weed." Which: A.) Lies. Weed is not free. It still
Detroit has a Night Time Economy Ambassador. His name is Adrian Tonon, and, as you might expect, he lives in a bi-level loft between Midtown and New Center, two of the city’s trendier neighborhoods. What you might not expect is that his living room is cluttered with instruments
Piet Oudolf is a garden designer. His projects include The High Line in New York City, Lurie Garden in Chicago, Toronto Botanical Gardens, and soon Belle Isle in Detroit. He launched his career with the establishment of his own garden at Hummelo in the Netherlands, where he still lives—and from where we spoke to
TIME Magazine recently named the Detroit Foundation Hotel one of the World’s Greatest Places of 2018. Which probably has something to do with Peter Shin.
Sure, he didn’t design the place—McIntosh Poris & Associates had something to do with that. Nor did he design the menu—that’s the work