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‘The Secret Life of Walter Mitty’ review: Ben Stiller film is clever, but a bit thin on ideas

Stiller directs, and stars alongside Kristen Wiig and Sean Penn. Full News here – Detroit Entertainment

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‘Europa Report’ review: Ideas trump style in lo-fi sci-fi movie

The film stars Sharlto Copley and Michael Nyqvist. Full News here – Detroit Entertainment

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Redevelopment ideas for 6.9-acre site in Southwest Detroit to be unveiled Friday

The Southwest Detroit Business Association (SDBA) and the Urban Land Institute (ULI) will reveal recommendations for the revitalization of a 6.9-acre, former Detroit Public Works site at W. Vernor and Livernois in Southwest Detroit on Friday morning. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Five ideas to save the Detroit Institute of Arts collection

Selling, or at least leasing, art from the Detroit Institute of Arts collective may now be a question of when and how – not if – as the city works it way through bankruptcy. Full News here – Detroit Entertainment

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Navigating Detroit: A VFA Fellow Discovers Ideas, Energy, Opportunity

Navigating Detroit: A VFA Fellow Discovers Ideas, Energy, Opportunity Kathy Cheng is used to walkable cities. She grew up near New York and went to college in Cambridge, Mass. Now she finds herself driving in the Motor City, as a Venture for America (VFA) fellow working at a startup in downtown Detroit. Cheng talked to … […]

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The Hatch Detroit Semifinalist Ideas, From Toys To Bras, Make City's Retail

The Hatch Detroit Semifinalist Ideas, From Toys To Bras, Make City's Retail … Comerica Hatch Detroit, a contest in its third year that will award $ 50,000 and other support to one winning brick-and-mortar business plan, announced its semifinalists Thursday at Ford Field downtown. Culled from over 200 submissions, the business … Full News here […]

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See ideas for Hudson’s site this weekend in downtown Detroit!

What should be done with the old Hudson’s site in downtown Detroit? You’re invited to view and vote on site ideas this Saturday and Sunday, June 8th and 9th. Opportunity Detroit, a community campaign powered by Rock Ventures that promotes downtown Detroit and the city’s revitalization, is hosting an open house for its design competition.  […]

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Voting opens on design ideas for former Hudson’s site in downtown Detroit this weekend

 DETROIT, MI – More than 1,000 artists, designers, architects and others have submitted about 200 ideas for what should go at the 92,421-square-foot parcel where Hudson’s Department store once stood in downtown Detroit, and the public will get a chance… Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Among ideas to revamp I-375: A boulevard

Among ideas to revamp I-375: A boulevard

Chris Gautz – The state is considering a revamp of I-375 that would raise a portion of the road to grade level and create a pedestrian-friendly boulevard designed to attract development. State and local officials caution that the idea is not a foregone conclusion, just one idea that is being considered along with other options, […]

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$3 million arts contest: Big ideas wanted!

Got a big idea for the arts in Detroit? You could win a share of $ 3 million to help make it become a reality. The goal of the Knight Arts Challenge is to engage and enrich the community. You don’t have to be an artist to enter. It’s open to anyone. There are signs […]

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Online ideas kickstart new Detroit businesses

Brick by brick, project by project, Detroit is being quietly rejuvenated by a movement funded by strangers helping residents launch unique ideas to improve overlooked areas of the city. Full News here – Metro/State News RSS from The Detroit News

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Tens of thousands of dollars for 150 words? Knight Foundation wants Detroit art ideas.

How often can you score tens of thousands of dollars — or more — with just 150 words? Put on your thinking caps, Detroit artists. This week the Knight Foundation, an organization dedicated to supporting communities through art and journalism, announced a grant of more than $ 19 million to the arts in Detroit. The […]

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What 4 business ideas won Grand Rapids firm OST’s ‘Think Big’ contest

Small start-ups in Grand Rapids, Metro Detroit and Minneapolis will get $ 5,000 worth of services. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Public transit, rainwater ponds, planting new trees in vacant areas among Detroit Works long-term ideas

The Detroit Works Long-Term Planning team unveiled more of its draft ideas this morning for remaking the city’s vacant land and public infrastructure. Among the ideas being floated: Creating rainwater retention ponds in vacant areas to ease stress on overtaxed sewer systems; reforesting vacant areas to create buffers for freeways and industrial areas; and greatly […]

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Behind-the-scenes peek at development of two Start Garden ideas ahead of Thursday Update Night

Rick DeVos venture capital fund has invested $ 130,000 in 26 ideas so far. Full News here – Oakland Business

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