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Saving Henry

The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant in Detroit transforms into a major museum and training center.

Kroger Re-opens Birmingham Store Following $5.5M in Upgrades

Kroger will re-open its Birmingham store on Friday, following a $5.5 million renovation that introduces a new layout, new products, and includes an area with tables and chairs to have sushi, soup, or a sandwich — all prepared daily on site.

Punch Bowl Social Opens in Detroit on Wednesday

Punch Bowl Social — a bar and entertainment venue that spans two levels of a 24,000-square-foot space, providing more than enough room for bowling, retro video games, foosball, pool, darts, shuffleboard, and private karaoke — will open on Wednesday in The Z building in downtown Detroit.

CEO Gift Guide 2014

Thrills and Chills In this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, your executive will suit up at Oakland County International Airport, climb aboard a current production of the Marchetti SF-260, an Italian-built fighter, and engage in simulated combat. Cloud...

Temporary Computer Store in Ypsilanti Part of Pop-Up Business Program

A new computer store selling refurbished laptops and desktops in downtown Ypsilanti is part of a new pop-up program that lets business owners temporarily set up shop in the city’s vacant storefronts to determine if their business model is viable.

Clawson’s International Bancard Becomes Red Wings Official Credit Card Processor

The Detroit Red Wings and Olympia Entertainment announced a multi-year partnership with Clawson-based International Bancard, making the payment processing company the official credit card processor for the Detroit Red Wings as well as various offerings at Joe Louis Arena, Hockeytown Café, Comerica Park, and the Fox Theatre.

$2M Donation to Support DIA’s Grand Bargain, Japanese Collection

The Japan Business Society of Detroit announced today that more than 20 of its local business members have teamed up to donate $2.2 million to the Detroit Institute of Arts.

Traverse City Tire Maker, Timberland to Create Footwear from Recycled Tires

Traverse City-based Omni United USA, which offers a complete line of passenger, truck, and bus tires, is teaming up with Timberland — an outdoor-themed footwear, apparel, and accessories retailer — to create a co-branded line of tires designed to be recycled into footwear outsoles after their journey on the road is complete.

Beaumont Hospital to Open $6M Karmanos Center for Natural Birth

The new $6 million Karmanos Center for Natural Birth, which opens Monday at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, will offer private birthing suites equipped with large hydrotherapy tubs, massaging showerheads, and other special amenities for women giving birth.

Zehnder’s $20M Atrium Expanded Waterpark Opens on Halloween

Following a one-year, $20-million expansion, Frankenmuth-based Zehnder’s Splash Village Hotel and Waterpark has added a giant-sized retractable roof that covers two distinct waterparks, more than doubling the size of the park to 50,000 square feet.