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Five Qs: Charlie Wollborg on Positive Flow at TEDxDetroit

Charlie Wollborg, founding partner at Curve Idea Accelerator in Pontiac, and curator of TEDxDetroit, spoke with DBusiness Daily News about the TEDx event at the Detroit Opera House on Sept. 30.

Beer Growler Take-Out Concept Coming to Oakland County

There will be 26 beers, two hard ciders, and two craft sodas on tap at the former Lois Gross Cleaners at Southfield Road and 13 Mile in Beverly Hills, starting in mid-to late October. But with seating for 15 and daily closing scheduled for 8 p.m., this won’t be your standard late-night bar.

$68M Medical Office Building Breaks Ground Today in Midtown

Midtown Project LLC will break ground today on a $68-million medical office building that will help centralize nearby providers of the Wayne State University Physician Group into one location.

Public Artist Livens Up Detroit’s Madison Building with Giant Mural

After nearly three weeks of sometimes 12-hour days, artist Alex Brewer — known professionally as HENSE — will officially unveil his six-story, 10,000-square-foot mural gracing the south wall of the Madison Building on Monday in downtown Detroit.

Detroit Ranks No. 11 in the U.S. for Millionaires

The U.S. has 4 million people with investable assets between $1 million and $30 million. Nearly 3 percent — representing $431 billion — are in metro Detroit, ranking the city at No. 11 for the number of millionaires in the nation.

Carhartt Marks 125th Anniversary with Specialty Beer from New Holland Brewing

A barrel-aged American pale ale that “celebrates craftsmanship and hard work” is the result of a yearlong collaboration between two well known Michigan-based brands: Holland-based New Holland Brewing Co. and Dearborn-based work brand clothing retailer Carhartt.

Keith Famie Highlights Female Aging Experience in DPTV Series

Film maker Keith Famie doesn’t shy away from asking the hard questions, as evidenced in the first episode of the 13-part series, Embrace of Aging: The Female Perspective of Growing Old, set to premiere in October on Detroit Public Television.

Sea Life Michigan Prepares for Spring 2015 Opening in Auburn Hills

Construction of Sea Life Michigan — a 35,000-square-foot aquarium that will soon be home to more than 5,000 creatures including sharks, stingrays, and sea horses — is under way at Great Lakes Crossing Outlets in Auburn Hills, and is expected to open in spring 2015.

Detroit’s Oppos Takes Girls’ Apparel Business Nationwide

Tom Ervin, co-owner of Detroit-based Oppos, expects to see his company’s mix-and-match leggings for girls cropping up throughout the United States, with a retail presence in nearly 25 malls and shopping centers by next fall.

Brand Camp Summit to Encourage Diversity of Detroit’s Startup Ecosystem

Detroit’s startup ecosystem is booming, and to make sure no one gets left behind, this year’s Brand Camp Summit — a homegrown tech entrepreneur conference that first launched in 2008 — is focusing specifically on inclusivity.