Eastern Michigan University-sponsored job fair to include 100-plus Michigan employers
Eastern Michigan University is sponsoring a job fair for recent and soon-to-be college graduates on March 21 in Livonia.
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Fri Mar 07, 2014
Opportunity Detroit: Don't Miss the Latest and Greatest
Hey you! Paul W. Smith and Stephen Luigi Piazza have a lot to fill you in on, so tune into WJR-760 AM tonight at 7 p.m. to hear their weekly Opportunity Detroit radio show.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
The Windsor Star
Several Detroit-area billionaires listed among richest in the world
In this file photo, Quicken Loans founder and Chairman Dan Gilbert outlines plans for a livelier retail-centred in downtown Detroit on Thursday, March 28, 2012.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Different strategies for Gilbert, Ilitches as they reshape downtown Detroit
Downtown is being reshaped by two self-made billionaires who keep adding to their vast land holdings but take starklydifferent approaches in executing their grand designs.
Silicon Alley Insider
3 Elite Grads Share Why They Moved To Detroit
As Detroit leaders work to pay back the city's estimated $18 billion in debt , one entrepreneur is building a rich startup culture that he hopes could revive the Motor City.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Detroit Free Press
Local sports owners on Forbes' list of billionaires
Forbes put out its list of the world's 1,645 billionaires. Here's where a few sports types are on the list: NO.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Are You a Human debuts PlayThru for Video technology
Ever count down the seconds before you can click through the commercial preceding an online video.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Opportunity Detroit: Warming Up Even with Frigid Temps
Staying warm in the D? Despite the bone-chilling temps, you can still tune into WJR-760 AM tonight at 7 p.m. to hear about the latest and the greatest in and around the city of Detroit.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Is Dan Gilbert Detroit's New Superhero?
Stop talking about how to save Detroit. Local billionaire Dan Gilbert is playing up the city's strengths to make it vibrant once again.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Dan Gilbert gets ULI Michigan's 2014 Placemaker Award for massive downtown Detroit...
After purchasing dozens of buildings and spending more than a billion dollars in downtown Detroit through his Rock Ventures umbrella company, Quicken Loans founder Dan Gilbert is being awarded the Urban Land Institute of Michigan's 2014 Placemaker Award.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Detroit's Agony Shows Why Black America Needs a People's Plan for the Cities
Hundreds of low-wage surveyors scour the depopulated streets of Detroit, mapping the extent of "blight" that has consumed the city.
Detroit Free Press
Michigan business briefs: New product boosts brand recall; 5 Michigan firms gain support
START-UPS A Detroit start-up with an unusual name, Are You a Human, has released a new product, PlayThru for Video, that aims to make it easier for people to skip ads at the beginning of a video, but still interact with the brand.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Charles Schwab Bank: $500 Off Mortgage Loan Closing Costs
Charles Schwab Bank is offering $500 off towards the closing costs on any new purchase or refinance loan provided by Quicken Loans.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
The Detroit News
Downtown Detroit squeeze forces out longtime tenants
The $100 million-plus renovations for a proposed arts district in downtown's Capitol Park are underway and so is the displacement of the low-income tenants, many elderly or handicapped, who reside in two buildings.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
, Free Press may have found new home
The original building of the former Federal Reserve at 160 W. Fort in downtown Detroit was built in 1927.
Black History: Putting U.S. Military Veterans To Work Back Home
Retired Air Force Master Sergeant John Gardner says he loves his job; especially when his air force recruits become his Quicken Loans recruits.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Are You a Human Launches PlayThru for Video Ad Unit
Are You a Human, a Detroit startup that specializes in creating alternative ways for brands to interact with users instead of annoying them, today announced that it has launched PlayThru for Video.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
1,000 stripped to their undies and ran through downtown Detroit for charity
This is the second year Cupid's Undie Run has come to Detroit as people run a mile in their underwear to raise money for The Children's Tumor Foundation.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Detroit Free Press
Greektown Casino-Hotel loses $31M but hangs its hopes on $125M renovation
Greektown Casino-Hotel lost nearly $31 million in 2013 and predicts another money-losing year in 2014, but hopes to eventually turn a profit with help from $125 million to $150 million in coming renovations courtesy of its new owner, Dan Gilbert.
Valentine's Day - Opportunity Detroit Style
Can you feel the love in the air on this Valentine's Day? No matter your answer, we're all fortunate because a radio show that we all love is on the air tonight! That's right, join Paul W. Smith and Stephen Luigi Piazza for a Valentine's Day edition of the Opportunity Detroit radio show.