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Cycle & Row Brings Unique Workout Program to Metro Detroit

It’s time to tone up, metro Detroit. So say mother-daughter duo Karen and Samantha Kelman, who are launching a new fitness studio concept that offers rowing and spinning classes under one location.

Tigers Hit Home Run for Comerica Bank on Naming Rights

The Detroit Tigers may have had a short run in the playoffs, but thanks to the team’s strong performance during the regular season, Comerica Bank received about $10.9 million in “exposure value” during home games broadcasted regionally and nationally.

Five Qs: Evonne Xu on Building Chinese-U.S. Business Relations

Evonne Xu, an attorney and counselor at Royal Oak-based Howard & Howard, spoke with DBusiness Daily News about her experience in bringing Chinese investment and businesses to the U.S. and Michigan.

Local Firms Join Forces to Produce Independent Films in Detroit, Chicago

Detroit-based SOS Productions and Novi-based Digitelio Film Development are teaming up to offer a one-stop shop for independent film production in Detroit and Chicago.

Drones May Assist Detroit Fire Department in Day-to-Day Operations

A partnership between Detroit Aircraft and the Detroit Fire Department may bring drone-assisted firefighting into the city as early as next spring, the two organizations announced today.

Five Qs: Treger Strasberg of Humble Design

​Treger Strasberg, co-founder CEO of Pontiac-based Humble Design, a nonprofit that furnishes homes for families leaving shelters across metro Detroit, spoke with DBusiness Daily News about the organization’s mission and its impact.

Five Qs: Michael Melfi on Running for Water

Michael S. Melfi, partner at Birmingham-based Melfi Associates, will be one of thousands to participate in the 2014 Detroit Free Press/Talmer Bank Marathon on Oct. 19. He spoke with DBusiness Daily News about his goal to raise $5,000 for Hope Water Project, which will use the funds to bring a fresh water well to the Pokot African tribes.

Detroit Entrepreneur Brings Second Season of ‘Start Up’ to Public Television

Start Up — a television docuseries that highlights entrepreneurs and businesses across the United States, including Meckley’s Flavor Fruit Farm in Hillsdale County — is returning this October to more than 350 public television stations nationwide.

Beer Grotto to Bring Howlers, Growlers to Lansing and Ann Arbor

Beer Grotto — a new bar concept which opened its first location in Dexter this summer — has set its sights on Ann Arbor and Lansing, where it plans to open storefronts in November and early spring, respectively.

Fajita Republic Cantina Comes to metro Detroit, Offers 101 Different Tequilas

Six months after opening its first location in Grand Rapids, Fajita Republic Cantina is expanding into metro Detroit with a new restaurant in Utica, expected to open in December.