Detroit is no stranger to outdoor activities. You have the thousand-strong Slow Rolls that draw visitors from around the globe — and your fair share of 5K's and running events. But, the city also has a flourishing skate culture that was able to shine this
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In this second installment of our “In Talks” Panel Series in partnership with Morgan Stanley on October 3rd, we will discuss challenges facing Detroit as it grows and evolves. Panelists include leaders, innovators, experts, and startups, with whom we will provoke and entice new directions
Eastern Market After Dark. Love Eastern Market on a Saturday afternoon? Just wait until you see it on a Thursday night! Celebrating the end of the growing season this Thursday with our favorite market night of the year—and our top three activities: shopping, gallery hopping,
If you haven't heard of Jay OhSo, now's your chance. He's a lyricist at the top of his game, spittin' rhymes for the better half of the 2010s. He is also gearing up for the release of a new body of work, as well as
The Tobacco Industry. It is a phrase that does not make you think of Detroit, but if you add cheap labor, space to grow, and shipping access, Detroit was a prime center for cigar making.
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For a time in the late 1800s, Corktown Resident and carriage maker, John Shire, was the only velocipede manufacturer in Detroit.
Velocipede = Bicycle.*
Shire’s bikes were predecessors to the safety bike—two equal(ish) sized wheels with rubber tires. Except his bikes had wooden frames and steel tires and thus called bone-shakers because they literally
Dreaming isn’t just for dreamers. Power couple Seun and Omonye Phillips started My Dream Big Club to share insights and create community around goal building and accountability. What started as a passion project to share resources and insights from friends and collogues with the broader community has transformed into a membership-based organization that has touched over 1,000 individuals since its inception.
The Peacock Room in the Park Shelton was once part of Detroit’s most posh hotel dining rooms. Back when it was the Wardell Apartment Hotel. in 2011, when Rachel Lutz was signing the lease on her first boutique, the similarities weren’t that obvious.
The room’s elegance was disguised in drop ceilings and drywall
Cass Corridor lives on in Dally in the Alley. The one-day festival is Detroit’s largest and longest running community run festival in the city—and no small feat for an event known to generate crowds of 80,000 +. Nor is it something to be taken for granted in a neighborhood that’s starting to feel more corporate than we’re
Charlie G is our kind of influencer. She’s gracious, charming and super nice. Like even when she forgets to respond to an interview related text you don’t mind because you know she’s actually busy, even if she never outright says it—because, let’s face it, those people are kind of the worst.
At the same