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07Jun

Detroit's Femology HQ partners with Saks Fifth Avenue to embrace women entrepreneurs

Femology HQ, Detroit’s first modern business lounge for women, is taking its programming from East Jefferson to Fifth Avenue.

The coworking space, co-founded by CEO (and Neighborhood Native) Meagan Ward and COO Yliana Guzman, is linking with department-store chain Saks Fifth Avenue for its 50 Female Founders campaign, which celebrates women from various walks of life and backgrounds through a hand-picked, peer-nominated process.

06Jun

With stylish BravoBravo!, Michigan Opera Theatre turns its eye toward millennials

Picture an audience at the opera. Who do you see? You’re probably not thinking about anyone under the age of 60 and that’s what the team at the Michigan Opera Theatre is working to change. 

For 20 years, the MOT and the Detroit Opera House has introduced young professionals to the art and experience that is the opera. Their annual event, BravoBRAVO!, gets young people in the doors of the beautiful theater on Broadway Street in hopes of changing their perceptions of opera.  

20Feb

Cobo Center, named after racist Detroit mayor, to be renamed at end of year

A long-overdue name change is in store for Cobo Center following a growing Michigan bank’s acquisition of the 60-year-old convention hall’s naming rights, announced Wednesday morning by the authority which maintains the center.

The Midland-based Chemical Bank, which is growing its presence in Detroit, says it will decide on a new name for Cobo at the end of 2019. It will remain Cobo Center until that time, officials say.

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