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Ultra-modern Holiday Inn Express to Open in Farmington Hills

An ultra-modern, 105-room Holiday Inn Express will open in Farmington Hills next month. The hotel, at 32769 Northwestern Hwy. (near 14 Mile Rd.), will occupy the former location of RJ’s American Grille.

FCA US Invests $2.5M in Technical Center Upgrades

FCA US LLC showed off its $2.5 million upgrades at its Chrysler Technology Center in Auburn Hills today, including its updated climate test chamber capable of creating temperatures of 40 below zero and wind speeds up to 100 mph.

New Saline Brewery Features Beer Garden, Seasonal Menu

Salt Springs Brewery, a restaurant and brewery housed in a 115-year-old former church, will open in Saline, near Ann Arbor, on Friday.

5Qs: Hollywood Designer Tim Flattery on Joining the College for Creative Studies as Head...

Tim Flattery, the new head of entertainment arts at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit’s Midtown district, has had a successful career in Los Angeles as a film concept artist with more than 40 film credits to his name. Flattery designed a full-size construction of a Batmobile for "Batman Forever," and has worked on movies such as "The Hunger Games" and the upcoming "Star Trek 3." DBusiness Daily News spoke to Flattery about how the city of Detroit has inspired his work in Hollywood as well as his plans for the entertainment arts program.

New Coffee Shop to Open in Downtown Royal Oak

Atomic Coffee, a coffee shop that will feature bakery items and breakfast options, will open in the former location of Caribou Coffee in downtown Royal Oak.

Former ‘Top Chef’ Contestant to Revive Ann Arbor Restaurant

Eve Aronoff, former "Top Chef" television contestant and owner of Frida Batidos in Ann Arbor, has received city approval to reopen Eve The Restaurant, which closed four years ago.

New Metro Detroit-based App Offers On-Demand Lawn Care Services

LawnGuru, a lawn care company in metro Detroit, has launched an app that allows customers to schedule near immediate service much like Uber or Lyft.

5Qs: U-M Professor David Brophy on Detroit’s Growing Technology Industry

DBusiness Daily News spoke with David Brophy, a professor of finance in both the finance and entrepreneurial departments at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, about how universities can encourage students to explore careers in technology, and how Detroit fares against other cities in creating and attracting high-tech companies.

Berkley's Vinsetta Garage to be Featured on Esquire TV Tonight

Berkley's popular Vinsetta Garage, a restaurant known for its unique take on comfort foods served out of a former auto repair shop, will be featured on Esquire TV's show "Best Bars in America," which airs at 9 tonight.