Trends in consumer car purchases shift to online — partly Car consumers aren’t all the way there when it comes to doing 100% purchasing online. Yet, industry waters are saying the trend is slowly shifting. The clear-cut definition of online car-buying is blurring. Most consumers begin the purchasing process by researching and comparing different [...]
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Makeover at Royal Oak salon part of women’s journey back from addiction, homelessness 6 to model in Grace Centers of Hope fashion show fundraiser A makeover with hair and makeup stylists in Royal Oak was the latest stop for a half dozen women making the passage back from addiction and other challenges [...]
Elissa Welle Detroit Free Press Community members combed the sidewalks and parks in southwest Detroit for three hours Saturday morning looking for small, silver canisters known as chargers or whippets, emptied of the nitrous oxide they contained by people seeking to get high. It was the second cleanup hosted by the Southwest Detroit Whippet WipeOut [...]
By Dave Spencer and David Komer online producer TROY, Mich. (FOX 2) - A man with a plan says he knows what to do with the Oakland County Mall in Troy. This afternoon he laid out plans to re-purpose the two million-square-foot commercial property. Thanks to online shopping and next-day delivery, the American mall has been mostly reduced [...]
‘We are going to wake it up,’ owner says TROY, Mich. – The parking lot at Oakland Mall may never be as full as it once was, but the mall’s new owner said he has plans to improve. In recent years, when long-standing malls have come under new ownership the plans have often involved demolition. Oakland Mall’s [...]
Southwest Detroit Whippet Wipeout Campaign Coalition formed in 2019 to address nitrous oxide abuse DETROIT – Community leaders, organizations and volunteers gathered on Saturday to clear whippet canisters from the streets of Southwest Detroit. The Southwest Detroit Whippet Wipeout Campaign Coalition joined forces with other community organizations, businesses, leaders and allies to dispose of littered canisters [...]
A work force comprised of individuals with varying backgrounds and cultures is essential to cultivate an innovative mindset. By CHRISTIAN DALLMAN Partner at the Troy, Mich., office of Fragomen, which offers immigration support in more than 170 countries The structure of the H-1B “visa lottery” system quota was created more than 30 years [...]
Supply points driving prices higher for both gas and EVs By Marx Layne A Detroit-based automotive public relations and digital media agency Thanks to the microchip shortage found in many vehicles, the cost of used cars — in several cases — is driving prices higher than shiny, brand-new ones. Both slightly-used SUVs and smaller [...]
JAISHREE DREPAUL-BRUDER | TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 2022 This story is part of the series Exploring Economic Equity, supported and directed by Detroit Future City. This Model D and Metromode series aims to report everyday Detroiters and their experiences as they live their lives and make choices about their neighborhoods, health, education, jobs, transportation, and other factors [...]
Phoebe Wall Howard Detroit Free Press While lakes are still filled with ice, summertime plans for the historic around-the-clock sailboat race from southern Lake Huron to the Straits of Mackinac are underway with a sense of early celebration. Canadians get to compete again. And COVID-19 deaths have dropped dramatically. A tradition that began in 1925 [...]