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Uncovering the Native American trails of southeast Michigan

Remnants of trails that guided native peoples through the region since time immemorial persist to this day, even if they aren't so obvious as they once were.

New center at MSU to help Michigan cities get finances in order

Michigan State University recently created a new center to help municipalities get their fiscal houses in order before they reach the point of financial emergency.

Southeast Michigan's second shipping container house completed in Royal Oak

On Rochester Road in Royal Oak, developer ModEco just completed construction of a house made from five shipping containers.

Lost cemetery discovered on grounds of abandoned Westland hospital complex

Over 3,000 graves have been uncovered so far.

Curbed highlights Cranbrook's design legacy

Curbed's Patrick Sisson digs deep into the design legacy of one of metro Detroit's most important cultural institutions, the Cranbrook Academy of Art.

The ascendance of metro Detroit's family foundations

It's hard to believe, but just 30 years ago, metro Detroit had no endowed family foundations. Today, however, several are making a huge impact on local philanthropy.

What are metro Detroit's safest (and most dangerous) communities for peds, cyclists, and drivers?

A new interactive map lets you view where traffic-related fatalities occurred in your community over the course of a decade.

The most interesting billionaire in metro Detroit you've probably never heard of

The Wall Street Journal recently profiled Manoj Bhargava, the billionaire behind 5-Hour Energy drinks who plans to give away 90 percent of his wealth and invest in new water and energy technologies.

Dearborn moves statue of segregationist ex-mayor from old city hall to historical museum

A symbol of segregation in metro Detroit has been removed from Dearborn's old city hall and will find a new home in a historical museum.

Make art in metro Detroit? You could win a MI Great Artist cash prize

?If you live, work, or go to school in one of eight counties in southeast Michigan and make visual art, you are eligible for the MI Great Artist competition and a share of the $16,000 in prize money.

NAACP branch in the works for the Grosse Pointes

A group of residents hopes to make the Grosse Pointes more welcoming to people of color by establishing a local chapter of the NAACP.

Significant upgrades coming to SMART's fleet of buses

SMART is set to purchase 80 40-foot buses at a total cost of $34.6 million.

Schoolcraft College to offer certificate programs in brewing and distilling

Renowned for its culinary arts program, Livonia's Schoolcraft College is expanding its food and drink focus by adding certificate programs in brewing and distilling.

In Southfield, man ditches lawn for native habitat

Amid the tidy suburban yards of Longcrest Street in Southfield, Michigan, John DeLisle's lawn sticks out like a sore thumb. Well, it's not so much a lawn as it is a prairie filled with chest-high wildflowers and deep-rooted native plants.

Cheers! Let's drink to the Michigan beer industry's $6.6 billion economic impact

According to a recent study by the Beer Institute and the National Beer Wholesalers Association, Michigan's beer industry contributes over $6.6 billion to the state's economy and generates over 35,500 direct jobs.
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