Economic Development

Feature Story Algonac residents Liz and Danny Walker started Ice Box Novelties in April 2021. In addition to peddling ice cream around the community, both balance full-time jobs.
Feature Story Colorful selection of produce at the Coleman Community Market.

New Community Market opens in Coleman Family Center


Feature Story Mackenzie Hopkins and Kaela Dolan, lifelong friends and now cousins, recently opened The Rebel Mamas storefront in downtown Midland at 126 Townsend St.

The Rebel Mamas rock downtown Midland


Development News Sterling Heights Police Chief Dale Dwojakowski says additional police officers and a social worker position proposed in the city's latest budget will "bolster community policing efforts".
Development News There are more than 100 nonprofits in the SHARE Detroit directory; the organization hopes to reach more than 250 by summer.
Development News Sterling Heights Mayor Michael Taylor joined a live Zoom session to share a "day in his life" with teen residents.
Longform Erica Edwards.
Longform A2EF DEI Internship Program participants Sabrina Xiao and Mohamed Said.
Innovation News Gary Horton in front of his mural at Go! Ice Cream in Ypsilanti.
Feature Story A worker adds installation in a new Jubilee Ministries mixed-income housing project being built in Holland.
Feature Story Good Samaritan Ministries is administering the MSHDA COVID-19 eviction diversion program. Pictured (from left) are Good Sam team members Virgenmina Calo, Jessi Christensen, and Andrew Zokoe.
Development News A cyclist takes the the pump park at Hines Park bike park for a ride.
Feature Story Steve Harryman

How hope and joy can be found in the darkest times


Longform Members of the cycling group Spoke Junkies head off on their bi-weekly ride from River's Edge Brewing Company in Milford.
Longform Members of the cycling group Spoke Junkies head off on their bi-weekly ride from River's Edge Brewing Company in Milford.
Longform Members of the cycling group Spoke Junkies head off on their bi-weekly ride from River's Edge Brewing Company in Milford.
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