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Clark Park ‘HealthPark’ to Launch in Southwest Detroit

Healthy Detroit plans to launch an eight-week pilot program devoted to preventive health activities — including fitness programs, cooking demonstrations, and screenings and immunizations — at Clark Park in southwest Detroit this month.

U-M’s Ross School of Business to Undergo $95M Addition, Renovation

Construction has officially started on renovations at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, with a scheduled completion in summer 2016.

Detroit’s Cobo Center to Host International Cyber Summit

The 2014 North American International Cyber Summit is headed for Detroit’s Cobo Center this November, the Michigan Department of Technology, Management, and Budget announced today.

Detroit’s Rattlesnake Club, Eastern Market Debut Cooking Series

The Rattlesnake Club Detroit and Eastern Market have joined forces to create a monthly online series called, Bon Appetit, Detroit!, to highlight farm-to-table recipes, particularly meals made with locally sourced and seasonal ingredients.

MJR Theater to Open in Taylor By End of Year

Bloomfield Hills-based MJR Digital Cinemas announced today it will open a 10-screen, 1,100-seat theater in Taylor in December at the site to the former Star Taylor on Eureka Road and Racho Boulevard, across from the Southland Mall.

TechTown Detroit, Brightmoor Alliance to Launch Fenkell Street Market

TechTown Detroit and the Brightmoor Alliance will launch a community market next month, aimed at building density and driving foot traffic in the northwest Detroit neighborhood.

Chrysler to Invest $63M in Warren Stamping Plant

Chrysler Group will invest $63 million to expand capacity at its Warren Stamping Plant, the Auburn Hills-based automaker announced today.

New, Expanded Businesses to Invest $90M in Oakland County

Twelve companies either expanded or landed in Oakland County in May — the most economic development projects the county has seen in a single month since it began keeping track 10 years ago.

Study: Millennials Rely on Social Media for Shopping Decisions

Millennials, those born in 1982 or later, are nearly three times more likely than other generations to reference social media networks when making purchasing decisions; and they’re not just turning to Facebook, says a new study from Livonia-based Market Strategies International.

New Commuter Train From Detroit to Ann Arbor Gets Closer

A new commuter railway between Detroit and Ann Arbor moved a step closer to reality on Monday, following the approval by the State House of an amendment to the Regional Transit Authority’s proposed M-1 Rail line in Detroit.