Children are the future, and it is for this very reason that non-profits incentivizing and supporting youth are vital. Detroit schools suffer from a 62% chronic absence rate, 10% or more of the school year is missed by students. Detroit’s third-grade reading proficiency rate among students
Design is integral to our modern world. It makes up the skyline of a city, the layout of our kitchens, the clothes we wear, and the packaging of the food we eat. Design is also the arrangement of public transportation and the invention of new
There is such a feeling, walking into a studio that has been brought to life by its artist. For Lisa Spindler’s private art studio in downtown Detroit, life seems to show in the exposed ceilings and original, industrial-style walls. The ambiance of the interior brings
The last six months have seen increased use of hand sanitizer, a lessening of daily errands, and “mask” being added to the panicked “keys, wallet, phone” check before we leave our house. Retail store owners, however, are being affected on a great scale by the pandemic.
Right now we hear a chorus. It chants, “Black lives matter, support Black-owned businesses.” For a lot of us, this means switching purchases from Sephora to The Lip Bar, or from Target to Detroit is the New Black. But support doesn’t have to stop there.
The IT List: Top 10 is a series that runs from March 2020 - March 2021, with each listing category premiering per month. The goal is to highlight 120 tastemakers, power players, and icons in the City of Detroit, and let the audience choose who
Innovation is alive and well in Detroit today as Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, along with Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan, and Wayne County Executive Warren Evans are joining together with Stephen M. Ross, Philanthropist and Chairman of Related Companies, Matt Cullen, CEO of Bedrock, and University
Remember those cute yellow dresses the girls at Third Man used to wear? Are they still a thing? Anyway, Anna Sui designed them, and she's coming to town. We're stoked.
The talk is free and open to the public. Just come early—seats are limited, and we