Business

Hip-hop entrepreneur finds ways to give back to the community through buy land initiative, run club

Joe Robinson and his company APX Management, which specializes in consulting and management for the arts and entertainment industries, has been making quite a name for itself in Detroit.   They’ve helped raise the profile of Motor City rappers like Earlly Mac and Prada Leary, collaborated with social media marketing star 40oz Van on the Detroit edition of his infamous ...

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Top 10 coolest rehabs in Metro Detroit

For rehab royalty Ann Stevenson and Curt Catallo, repurposing Metro Detroit’s iconic structures is about more than just good business. Co-owners of Union Joints, the couple are behind restaurants like the Berkley hot spot Vinsetta Garage (located in a former auto garage), Clarkston Union (in a former church), Fenton Fire Hall (housed in an old station) and Honcho (built on ...

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Speak Easy Storyteller’s Edition comes to North End on July 21

Nik Cole found herself going through a tough time in her life and felt alone while dealing with past traumas and personal challenges. She channeled those feelings and created The Speak Easy: Storyteller’s Edition in 2017. “I wanted to create a space where people could connect,” she says, a safe space based on trust and transparency. She wanted to connect ...

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Renderings released for new early childhood education center on Marygrove campus

Renderings for a state-of-the-art early childhood education center were unveiled in northwest Detroit over the weekend. Construction for the $15 million development on the Marygrove College campus should break ground by spring 2020 and be completed by mid-2021. Approximately 144 children ranging in ages from 0 to 5 years old will attend the 28,000-square-foot center, which will feature 12 classrooms, a ...

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Michigan providers seek to improve whole communities by integrating behavioral and physical health

This article is part of State of Health, a series examining integrated care and its potential to improve Michiganders’ health. It is made possible with funding from the Michigan Health Endowment Fund.   When Megan Sova was three years old, she began accompanying her father, Dr. David Sova, on his morning weekend rounds in Grand Rapids’ hospitals. Through the years, ...

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