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Life on the Border: Blurring the lines that separate Detroit and Grosse Pointe Park

Race and class collide along the stark border separating Detroit and Grosse Pointe Park. Can these two communities come together as neighbors?
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Video: Healing the Great Lakes with green infrastructure

Across the Great Lakes, water resource systems in urban areas have been heavily altered by human development. But a new vision is emerging; one in which cities move from fragmentation to integration, treating water as a single, holistic resource.
Development News

Transit-oriented plan for west Dearborn wins $10K PlacePlan grant

The design calls for a pedestrian-oriented, mixed-use, livable district adjacent to several key sites in Dearborn.
In The News

Stephen Colbert returns to TV...on public access in Monroe, Mich.

Stephen Colbert made a triumphant return to television yesterday...as a substitute host for a local access program in Monroe, Michigan.
Development News

Ford House renovations to restore historical elements, enhance visitor experience

Changes to the estate include major electrical upgrades and a new stormwater management system, as well as a bridge to Bird Island.
Innovation News

Boutique PR firm, Identity, grows thanks to creative vision and streamline operations

The 17-year-old company has grow its revenue by 20 percent over the last year and is aiming to hit 30 percent growth this year.
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So you want to be a localist? Three ways to up your game

Do you believe in the power of small business to restore community? If so, you might be a localist. Here are three simple suggestions for how to contribute to the localist movement in a meaningful, holistic way.
Innovation News

Great Lakes Angels elects new president to lead investment group

Great Lakes Angels recruits new people with deep pockets into the local investing community.
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What do you do with a dead mall?

Is there life after the enclosed shopping center? Metromode investigates how metro Detroit communities might repurpose their dead and dying malls.
Innovation News

WorkForce Software hires nearly 100 people

WorkForce Software, a Livonia-based software firm, has added 86 new jobs in 2015, expanding its staff to 520 people, most of whom are based in southeast Michigan.

Inspiring stories from The Henry Ford's Innovation Nation: Coin

The Henry Ford's Innovation Nation shares inspiring stories that showcase change makers and the possibilities for future progress. Discover three inventions that could replace your wallet. 
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Wyandotte

Wyandotte is Downriver's artistic hub, with its annual art fair second in size to only Ann Arbor's. Lots of water access and affordable brick housing stock make Wyandotte an increasingly popular place to live for a younger generation. Plus, there's brew pubs and other fun stuff like that lining Fort Street.

Check out the metromode Wyandotte page for:
- The latest news and features about Wyandotte;
- Guides on how to visit, live & invest in the city;
- Maps and driving directions.

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