The U.S. Marine Corps has awarded Sterling Heights-based BAE Systems a nearly $104 million contract, beating out three other manufacturers, to develop and manufacture a next-generation amphibious combat vehicle program.
A robotic butler named Botlr — capable of assisting hotel staff in delivering amenities from the lobby to guest rooms — will be a temporary new feature at the Aloft Hotel inside the David Whitney Building in downtown Detroit beginning next month.
A new partnership between Macomb Community College and Wayne State University in Detroit will allow qualified students to concurrently enroll at both institutions, getting a head start on a bachelor’s degree at WSU while completing a Macomb certificate program or associate degree.
The Thanksgiving Day Parade in downtown Detroit on Thursday marks 25 years since Art Van Elslander wrote a personal check to prevent the annual holiday event — that started in 1924 — from shutting down. DBusiness Daily News talked with Van Elslander, owner and chairman of Warren-based Art Van Furniture, about his decision to save the parade, and what it means to the community at large.
The AUSA Arsenal Of Democracy Michigan Chapter and Women in Defense-Michigan held a party to celebrate Michigan's veterans and raise funds to benefit Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs on Nov. 21 at Sterling Ponds Court in Sterling Heights. Guests enjoyed a strolling dinner by Andiamo and a service dog demonstration.