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The Make/Shift Project

We’ve had this idea rolling around for a few months. What if we took four like-minded people, put them in the city they love, and see what happens to their lives, their businesses, and their community over the course of a year? Enter: The Make/Shift. My name is Sabrina and I run a photography business; […]

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Welcome to Detroit

The majority of people I talk to think I am crazy for moving to Detroit…

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What a crazy two weeks!

HELLO!!! My name is Kimo Frederiksen and I am from Howell, Michigan.  I am a personal trainer and owner of True Body Fitness.  I was training for almost three years in my cozy little community.  At the beginning of September I received a very energetic phone call from Sabrina Fitzwilliams about the Make-Shift project.  She was asking me to […]

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Our Project

So here’s the story. We’ve been meeting a lot of dynamic people doing a lot of awesome things in Detroit lately. We’ve immersed ourselves within the community and have gotten involved with a couple interesting projects. But now we’re going to take it to the next level. We’re displaced Detroiters. We’ve been watching the city […]

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Ferndale welcomes Jacques Tacos as food trucks motor into metro Detroit

Give me taco trucks, cupcake wagons and road food of all kinds. Why is metro Detroit so far behind the road food curve? I’ve long wondered why a food-centric metropolitan area like ours hasn’t managed to embrace the trend that cities like Los Angeles, New York and Chicago have grabbed with open arms. You can’t […]

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One day left to help Becks Davis earn Good Mood Blogger gig

Becks Davis just wants to put you in a good mood. And if you’ve ever had the opportunity to meet her in real life, you already know that she has the ability to do that. But now she needs your help to do it in an official capacity. Davis is competing in the Good Mood […]

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‘Rock of Ages’ brings 80s rock, big dreams to the Fisher Theatre in Detroit

Like many of my 80s counterparts I was raised on radio and the early days of all mighty MTV. We’re talking chart-topping arena rock, glam bands, Headbanger’s Ball on Saturday nights. The very idea of the Sunset Strip in Los Angeles seemed so foreign, and so oddly glamorous to me as a kid. My older […]

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Detroit restaurants get nod from Zagat guide

Metro Detroit foodies, if you’re looking for a new spot to dine you might ask a friend for a recommendation or consult UrbanSpoon or Yelp. But the final word in food has often been given to Zagat. The national guide releases its annual edition and spouts off on the best restaurants based on the full […]

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‘Due Date’ delivers on laughs, opens today

My first glimpse at the trailer for Todd Phillips new comedy Due Date came in an unlikely pairing – just before the movie Inception. I was all poised and set for an intellectual layered drama and there I was, in theater full of people, just belly-laughing away. With just a few minutes of Robert Downey […]

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Girls in Tech Detroit hosting ‘Laptops for Ladies’

It’s a great time to be a tech lady in Detroit. Girls in Tech (GIT) Detroit is a social network enterprise specifically tailored to metro Detroit women who work in a tech-related industry. The group aims to engage, educate and empower these women and serve as a resource to help them further enhance their professional […]

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