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Fore Play

A bright spot in the region’s economy has been the outdoor recreational sector, especially among private clubs, as the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic that began in March encouraged more people to golf, swim, sail, boat, play tennis, race cars, and dine on patios and in courtyards.
Bobby Nahra in kitchen

Inside the Kitchen

How one chef balanced interests in a restaurant, a banquet center, and a catering operation, and launched food and beverage services at the Hotel St. Regis — all while constrained by a pandemic.
30 in Their Thirties

30 in Their Thirties 2020

The 2020 Class of 30 in Their Thirties dug deep for an extra measure of fortitude to meet the outbreak of COVID-19 and, along the way, developed new products and services, sought out cutting-edge business models, and pivoted into unchartered waters.
sports betting illustration

Futures Bet

Michigan’s casinos prep for new revenue from sports betting this spring and online gaming later this year.
Mark Nickita, Dorian Moore

Metropolis Reborn

As large corporations and major benefactors tried to rejuvenate Detroit, a small group of urban planners set the stage for what today is America’s comeback city.
Andrew Niemczyk with portable hydraulic drilling rig MAZL

Miracle Grow

Exlterra in Hazel Park is out to revolutionize the agricultural sector and take a bite out of world hunger with its patented technology that enhances the growth of trees and vines.
Renee Blair, Kylie Morgan

Music League

Serial entrepreneurs Jeff and Rich Sloan of Birmingham have taken the popularity of fantasy sports leagues and applied it to the entertainment industry.
30 in their Thirties

30 in Their Thirties 2019

The 2019 Class of 30 in Their Thirties volunteered their time during Life Remodeled's Six-Day Project in Detroit (Aug. 5-10). The nonprofit group, located at the Durfee Innovation Society (formerly Durfee Middle School), helps transform neighborhoods and lives of residents.
Greektown Casino and Hotel

Coming Up Aces

Penn National Gaming’s acquisition of Greektown Casino brings capital to Detroit.

Death of a Tradition

After selling Gas Station TV in Detroit, Mark Alhermizi used his technical skills to transform how people share the news and memories of a deceased loved one.

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