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Detroit Fellowship Program Started for Software Developers

Grand Circus, a business incubation, training, and co-working lab in Detroit’s Broderick Tower, has teamed up with Invest Detroit to launch a fellowship program that connects graduating computer science majors with Michigan-based startups.

$10M Fund at U-M Health System to Help Families With Cardiovascular Care

The University of Michigan Health System in Ann Arbor announced Tuesday a $10 million bequest from two New York City-based philanthropists and U-M alumni.

Zehnder’s and Bavarian Inn Tops in U.S. with Number of Guests Served Last Year

Zehnder’s of Frankenmuth and the Bavarian Inn, both popular restaurants among Michiganders, have also received national accolades by ranking No. 1 and No. 2 for having served the most guests in 2013, says a new report from Restaurant Business magazine.

Five Qs: Taubman’s Lisa Payne on CARE House of Oakland County

Lisa Payne, vice chairman and CFO of Taubman Centers Inc. in Bloomfield Hills, a large developer and owner of luxury shopping malls, spoke with DBusiness Daily News about her involvement with CARE House of Oakland County, a child abuse and neglect council based in Pontiac where she serves as a board member.

Hamtramck and Highland Park to Begin Surveying Blight

City officials from Hamtramck and Highland Park on Monday will begin surveying and assessing the scope of blight at more than 13,000 property parcels in both cities.

Garden Fresh Gourmet Execs Highlight Making It In Michigan Conference

Garden Fresh Gourmet founder Jack Aronson and co-CEO John J. Latella will share the Ferndale-based salsa company’s story of developing an iconic brand and building consumer engagement at the seventh annual Making It In Michigan Conference and Premier Specialty Food Show on Nov. 12.

U-M Art and Design School Gets New Graduate Program

The University of Michigan Stamps School of Art and Design announced Wednesday a new two-year graduate program in integrative design beginning in fall 2015.

Large Screens, Reclining Seats to Enhance Iconic State Wayne Theatre

Phoenix Theatres, which operates three southeast Michigan theaters, is in the process of renovating each auditorium in the historic, four-screen State Wayne Theatre in downtown Wayne.

DMC Heart Hospital First in U.S. to Use New Device to Treat Vascular Disease

Doctors at the Detroit Medical Center are the first in the country to use a new drug coated balloon catheter — the only technology of its kind approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for use in treating peripheral arterial disease.

Consumers Energy Gas Storage System Saves Winter Heating Costs

Consumers Energy saved Michigan homeowners and businesses approximately $295 million in utility costs during last winter’s, with its dreaded polar vortex, in part due to the utility’s elaborate underground storage system, company officials said Monday.