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Detroit Landmark: Bagley Memorial Fountain
Jun01

Detroit Landmark: Bagley Memorial Fountain

Visitors to downtown Detroit often notice a fountain made of beautiful pink granite, with carved lions spouting water, in Cadillac Square Park. The Bagley Memorial Fountain was named after the 16th governor of Michigan, who paid for the creation of the fountain. But the fountain traveled to a surprising number of homes before it came to rest in Cadillac Square. Bagley served as a Detroit alderman from 1860–61 and as police...

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And the answer is…..

Growing up I had always dreamed of living in a big city. I used to think to myself  “Man, what would it be like to live in a place like New York or Los Angeles. “ In my mind I thought that if you didn’t live in either of those two cities, then you must’ve been doing something wrong.  Yes, that also means I was giving my own family the “side eye.” It wasn’t until recently that I realized how fortunate I am to have been born and raised...

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PACE Law Progresses in Michigan 12-4-14
Dec05

PACE Law Progresses in Michigan 12-4-14

Nearly 100 people attended dedication of the first Michigan building retrofitted for energy savings under the new PACE law and delivered by Lean & Green’s CEO, Andy Levin. Government officials, other building owners, 1-800-LAW-OFFICE staff, sustainable contractors, utility representatives, banking officials, green energy proponents and others were on hand to share in the celebration along with various media sources that covered...

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Detroit Dog Rescue Teams With Pet Company to Break World Record
Aug01

Detroit Dog Rescue Teams With Pet Company to Break World Record

As part of its mission to help the stray dogs of the city, Detroit Dog rescue recently teamed with Pet Supply Plus to raise awareness of need for adoptive homes while also breaking a world record. Detroit Dog rescue started when Detroit-area rapper, producer and actor Daniel “Hush” Carlisle teamed up with television producer Monica Martino in 2010 to be part of a series for the Discovery Channel called “A Dog’s Life,” following stray...

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A $100 million commitment to Detroit’s financial well-being
Jun01

A $100 million commitment to Detroit’s financial well-being

A $100 million shot in Detroit’s economic arm arrived in late May 2014 courtesy of JPMorgan Chase & Co., helping boost the city’s financial prospects for the foreseeable future. The five-year commitment from the global financial firm will aid Detroit’s community development, blight mitigation efforts, job skills training, small business promotion and other economic growth drivers. “This commitment from JPMorgan Chase represents a...

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“Ask Dr. Nandi” Joins Detroit City Limits
Feb01

“Ask Dr. Nandi” Joins Detroit City Limits

When he was approached by one of his nowproducers in 2011, Partha Nandi never expected to have a national, let alone an international audience. A gastroenterologist by day, Dr. Nandi has become a nationally syndicated and Emmy Award winning medical talk show host rooted here in Detroit. Through daily episodes, the “Ask Dr. Nandi” show covers topics like lung cancer, asthma but also autism, yoga and meditation. And he is now joining...

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