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Grace Turner

Grace Turner is associate editor of DBusiness magazine, DBusiness Daily News, DBusiness Tech and Mobility News, Detroit 500, and Michigan Makers. Along with writing for these publications, she maintains the magazine’s online content and manages DBusiness’ internship program. She received the Mentor of the Year Award from the University of Michigan-Dearborn in 2019 for her work with interns. Before working at DBusiness, Turner was the education reporter at the Times Herald in Port Huron. While a student at Oakland University, she was managing editor of The Oakland Post and president of the university’s Society of Professional Journalists chapter. She also served as a content writer and project coordinator at the Oakland University Communications and Marketing department. Turner has degrees in journalism and French and was awarded Oakland University’s College of Arts and Sciences Meritorious Achievement Award, given to two students graduating from Oakland’s College of Arts and Sciences each semester. In her spare time, Turner enjoys traveling, practicing circus arts, painting, drawing, reading, and sewing formal gowns.
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30 in Their Thirties 2021

Racheal Allen // Candace Bowman // Will Butler // Chase L. Cantrell // C.T. Charlton Caroline De Paula Correa // Melanie D'Evelyn // Katelyn Shelby Davis // Adam Fenton Eric Frehsée // Christina Hines //...
Catherine Gusmano

Catherine Gusmano Named CEO of Better Made Snack Foods

Detroit-based Better Made Snack Foods has named Catherine “Cathy” Gusmano, chairman of the board, to the position of CEO. She will now serve in both roles.Gusmano is a second-generation family member and has been...
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Crate and Barrel to Open Twelve Oaks Mall Location

Illinois-based Crate and Barrel has announced a new location at Twelve Oaks Mall in Novi after serving shoppers at The Somerset Collection in Troy for more than 27 years.The location will open June 3....
"The Reef Diver" mural by Chris Dyer

Detroit to Host Inaugural Augmented Reality Art Festival Starting in June

Ann Arbor-based BrandXR, a no-code augmented reality platform, has announced a partnership with Detroit’s Electrifly Co., an immersive art company, to produce Detroit’s inaugural augmented reality art festival, which will run from June 1...
The Color Bloc

The Color Bloc, a Benjamin Moore Retailer, Opens in Detroit

Area entrepreneurs Nicholas and Nicole Piach, owners of Banner Sign Co. and Digital Print Specialties, have opened The Color Bloc, the only independently owned and authorized Benjamin Moore retailer, and the first in the...
Jennifer Dukarski

Butzel Long’s Jennifer Dukarski Named to Transportation Research Board Committee

Jennifer Dukarski, attorney, shareholder, and leader of Detroit-based Butzel Long’s connected car and autonomous vehicle specialty team, has been appointed to the Transportation Research Board’s standing committee on emerging technology law. Her term runs...
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GMC Tests Off-roading for Hummer EV, Chevrolet Expands Fellowships to Black Journalism Students

The GMC Hummer EV Pickup from Detroit’s General Motors Co. announced the continuation of off-road testing in the lead-up to a production debut in the fall. The vehicle is the first all-electric supertruck going...
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MSU Researchers: LED Lighting Speeds Growth for Local Flower Growers

Researchers at Michigan State University in East Lansing are working on research that will help local cut-flower farmers grow their crops in a more sustainable and profitable way.About 80 percent of the cut roses,...
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Detroit Riverfront Conservancy Starts Work on Final Link of the Riverwalk

The Detroit Riverfront Conservancy and its partners today broke ground on the Riverwalk extension along the Uniroyal site, which is the final piece of the East Riverfront. The project will complete the conservancy’s vision...
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Troy Company Partners with Microsoft on 3-D Imaging Cameras

Troy-based Orbbec, a 3-D camera manufacturer, has announced a collaboration with Washington’s Microsoft to develop products and technologies in 3-D imaging. The partnership will leverage Microsoft’s 3-D sensor technology and Orbbec’s camera design knowledge,...