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Hamtramck Business Introduces Detroiters to the Game of Fowling

Nearly 15 years ago, Chris Hutt and his friends were tailgating at the Indianapolis 500 when they came up with the idea for fowling (pronounced FOH-ling), a game that incorporates the fun of throwing a football with the skill of knocking down bowling pins.

Sea Life Aquarium Plans January Opening at Great Lakes Crossing Outlets

Sea Life Michigan Aquarium, a 35,000-square-foot attraction in Great Lakes Crossing Outlets in Auburn Hills, announced today it will open on Jan. 29.

Shepler’s Mackinac Island Ferry Invests $3.8M to Expand Fleet

Shepler’s Mackinac Island Ferry has tapped Moran Iron Works in Onaway, located southeast of Cheboygan, to build the company’s sixth and largest commercial ferry — a $3.8 million undertaking.

Crispelli’s to Open French Bakery and Commissary in Royal Oak

Crispelli’s is opening a new 6,000-sqaure-foot French bakery and commissary in Royal Oak, says Kent Butler, vice president of the local branch for commercial real estate firm Colliers International, which brokered the deal.

New Luxury Theater in Macomb Township Teams Up with Plymouth’s Ironwood Grill

Emagine Entertainment, which operates seven theaters throughout southeast Michigan, will unveil a new nine-screen, luxury cinema in Macomb Township on Dec. 19.

Five Qs: Pradip Sengupta on the Opportunities in Health Care IT Consulting

Pradip Sengupta, founder of Troy-based IPS Technology Services, which provides a diverse range of IT and staffing services, spoke with DBusiness Daily News about his “20/20” vision and the opportunities he sees ahead with health care.

The Festival of Speed to Replace the Gold Cup Hydroplane Races in 2015

The Detroit River Regatta Association will retire the Gold Cup Unlimited hydroplane race, which has been held on the Detroit River for nearly a century, in favor of a revamped event that celebrates motors on both land and water in August rather than the traditional races in mid-July.

Swing, Hunt, Shoot: Play Golf 365 in West Bloomfield Brings Sports Indoors

With the recent cold snap, most golfers have packed away their clubs for the season. However, thanks to a West Bloomfield business, local players can still get in a round or two even when the weather doesn’t permit, while hunters and police officers can practice and conduct shooting drills.

C/D/H Continues to Grow, Merges with Blue Sphere Solutions

Grand Rapids-based technology consulting firm C/D/H has merged with Blue Sphere Solutions, a software development firm also based in Grand Rapids.

St. Clair Shores Firm Develops Device to Ease Pain for Amputees

St. Clair Shores-based Advanced Amputee Solutions will soon begin testing on a prototype for a cushioning device that reduces pain and discomfort caused by prosthetic limbs.