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Black Rock Bar and Grill to Expand in Michigan, Midwest, and Florida

Black Rock Bar and Grill, with locations in Novi and Hartland, is set to expand in Michigan, Ohio, Illinois, and Florida after winning America’s Next Top Franchise, a national contest that judged the design, profitability, sales, and uniqueness of nearly 450 different businesses.

Troy Realtor Featured on Upcoming ‘House Hunters’ Episode

Christa Buchanan, a Realtor at Real Estate One in Troy, says she never stopped moving during the filming of an upcoming episode of HGTV’s House Hunters, scheduled to air next month. “I felt like I...

Michigan Ranks 16th Nationally for Structurally Deficient Bridges

Nearly 12 percent of Michigan’s 11,022 bridges are structurally deficient, meaning the deck, superstructure, or substructure are in “poor” condition, while 16 percent — or 1,720 — are classified as functionally obsolete, according to a report released Thursday by the American Road & Transportation Builders Association.

Izzo, Dantonio to Teach Business Management through Sports

Seven coaches from Michigan State University, including Mark Dantonio and Tom Izzo, will join faculty from the school’s Eli Broad College of Business for a collaborative educational program to teach business professionals about successful management from an athletic perspective.

Farmington Hills Firm Signs JV in China to Improve LED Fixtures

Farmington Hills-based Electro-Matic Products Inc. is teaming up with Kingsun Optoelectronic Co., a commercial and industrial lighting solutions firm in China, as part of a joint venture to improve the efficiency and reliability of its LED fixtures.

‘Octopi Hockeytown’ Puts Red Wings Fans on City Billboards

The Detroit Red Wings are again offering fans the chance to have their photos featured on digital advertisements and city billboards throughout metro Detroit as part of their “Octopi Hockeytown” campaign, which aims to generate support and enthusiasm for the team during the Stanley Cup Playoffs, which begin tonight in Boston. 

Detroit’s Fathead Expands to Include Permanent Surface Decor

Fathead — a graphics company based in Detroit known for its sports and entertainment wall decals — is expanding to include more permanent interior designs that allow customers to transform any room into a...

Detroit Launches Online Auction for Vacant Homes, Improve Parks

The city of Detroit has launched a new auction website, buildingdetroit.org, in an effort to better connect potential homebuyers with vacant city-owned houses. Starting May 5, one home will be auctioned through the website...

Hundreds of Filmmakers Focus on Detroit — For One Day

Detroit is one of 11 cities to take part in the 24-hour filming campaign through the One Day on Earth Foundation, which aims to put the conversation of a city’s future back into the...

New App Taps U-M Research to Combat Jet Lag

A new iPhone app released today — developed by University of Michigan mathematician researchers — aims to help travelers better manage jet lag by “snapping their internal clocks to the new time zones.” “Overcoming jetlag...