Home Authors Posts by Ashley White

Ashley White


Film Incentives Approved for ‘Moontrap,’ ‘Crash Course’

tMoontrap: Target Earth and Crash Course are the two latest films to be approved for incentives from the state. While Moontrap will receive $192,347 on $607,721 of projected in-state expenditures, Crash Course has been...

Baker College Shifts Classroom Setting with New Business Center in Flint

Baker College of Flint has opened its new 10,000-square-foot Center of Business, offering a major shift from the typical classroom setting, says John Cote, dean of business administration. “It’s a dramatic positive change for our...

Consumers Energy Launches Waste Conversion Pilot Program

Consumers Energy announced Wednesday plans to buy electricity capacity from facilities using anaerobic digesters, which generate electricity from waste and biodegradable material.

Encore Detroit: Leno Takes Ricardo’s Technology for a Spin

Van Buren Township-based Ricardo makes a cameo in the latest video on Jay Leno’s Garage, a website devoted to the comedian’s automotive interests. In the 16-minute segment, Leno test-drives a modified Ford Focus featuring Ricardo’s...

Walsh College Alumni Positive About Michigan Economy

Walsh College alumni are more positive about the direction of the economy in Michigan than they are of the United States, says a recent survey from the Troy-based business college. “We were hurt more deeply...

Henry Ford Health System Cuts Fat From Hospital Meals

The implementation of healthier food choices at Henry Ford Health System has involved cutting seven tons of fat from food options in its hospital cafeterias and increasing fruit and vegetable purchases by 10 percent annually.

Marais in Grosse Pointe, the H Hotel in Midland Earn AAA’s Four Diamonds

Marais in Grosse Pointe, which opened in late 2013, is the latest restaurant recipient of AAA’s Four Diamond rating for hospitality industry excellence, a distinction for establishments considered to be upscale in all areas. The...

New Report: Health Care is Michigan’s Largest Private Sector Employer

The health care industry employs more than 570,000 Michigan residents, making it the largest private-sector employer in the state, says a new report by the Partnership for Michigan’s Health. “Hospitals and health care providers produce...

Opportunity Detroit Plans 3-on-3 ‘Hoops’ Tournament on Riverfront

Opportunity Detroit revealed today plans for the MetroPCS Motor City Hoops Classic, a 3-on-3-basketball tournament that will benefit the Detroit Goodfellows and the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy. The event, to be held adjacent to the Detroit...

Taubman Redevelops International Market Place in Hawaii

Bloomfield Hills-based Taubman Centers Inc. broke ground today for the International Market Place in Waikiki, Hawaii. The 360,000-square-foot shopping center, scheduled to open in spring 2016, will support The Queen’s Medical Center, the state’s...