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ModeFun: Your curated list of events

See a flick outdoors in Ferndale, check out MO POP on the Riverfront, and have tea with the Mad Hatter in Wyandotte. All that and more in this week's calendar. Enjoy the weekend!

Forward Cities nominee discusses scholarship for "mapping the world"

Detroiter Jerry Paffendorf of Loveland Technologies received a scholarship to the Aspen Institute's Ideas Festival earlier this month.

Developers take lead installing public art in downtown Detroit

Public art is fast becoming part of Detroit's redevelopment. According to artist Nicole MacDonald, it's "all about empowerment."

Brooksie Way minigrant deadline draws near

Have an idea to make your Oakland County community healthier and more active but need a little cash to make it happen? You have until July 15 to apply for a Brooksie Way Minigrant. 

What's a metro Detroiter?

Metromode's new managing editor, Nina Ignaczak, muses on what unites and divides us in southeast Michigan.

Emerging leaders convene to talk #solutionsjournalism

Metromode convened a group of emerging leaders to help advance our solutions journalism on metro Detroit's most pressing issues. Here's what they had to say, and here's your opportunity to weigh in.

Emerging leaders: Help us tell the story of metro Detroit

Are you an emerging leader in metro Detroit with big ideas about how to make the region better? If so, we want to hear from you! Apply now to join our editorial advisory board in partnership with Metro Matters. You'll have the opportunity to inform Metromode's solutions-based journalism on our region's most pressing issues.

U.S. Census Bureau says metro Detroit grew in 2015

As recently as 2009, metro Detroit experienced the largest population losses in the country. In 2015, the region grew, albeit modestly.

New data suggest that metro Detroit's 'brain drain' is over

According to new research from the Brookings Institution, metro Detroit leads the nation in retention of graduates of local colleges and universities.

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.
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