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Hatch Detroit

A couple of years ago, an idea was hatched to positively impact retail in Detroit. That idea resulted in the creation of Hatch Detroit, a non-profit organization that describes itself as…

Revitalizing the Detroit Riverfront

The Detroit Chapter of the American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) Urban Priorities Committee is sponsoring a people’s choice award for the 2012 Detroit Riverfront Competition. You might be wondering, “How…

Hockeytown Hit Hard by the NHL Lockout

This weekend, downtown Detroit should have been filled with hockey fans enjoying the Hockeytown Winter Festival and buzzing about the NHL Winter Classic between the Red Wings and Maple Leafs…

‘Tis the Season at Matrix Human Services

At the close of our presentations during our first challenge at Matrix Human Services back in October, I knew that this wasn’t the last I would see of Matrix. Hopefully Matrix knew…

The Man Behind the Transformation

As you can imagine, it’s quite an undertaking to convert an old manufacturing plant into a U-Haul Moving and Storage Center. A lot of people have spent a lot of…

Graffiti Street Art in Detroit

Just as music evolves, so does art. And graffiti, or street art, is becoming more and more popular every day. For instance, artists like Banksy, C215 and Dan Witz have…

Feel The Heat!

Detroit Thermal, LLC gives new meaning to the term, “blowing off steam”  This week the U-Haul Moving and Storage of Detroit got to feel the heat.  (Now I’ll never get…