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Smooth Operators - The husband-and-wife team of Pam Vivio and Mijo Alanis launched Beyond Juicery + Eatery in 2005 with a location in Birmingham. Today, there are 38 locations in Michigan and Ohio, with more planned. // Courtesy of Beyond Juicery + Eatery
Sportswriters close in on Ben Hogan at the Oakland Hills Country Club after he retained his U.S. Open Golf Championship crown by shooting a 3-under-par 67 in the final round. // Courtesy of Getty Images
John DeLorean with His Automobile

Shifty Engineering

The hidden camera captures a man lifting a heavy suitcase onto a coffee table, then releasing the latches. It’s Oct. 19, 1982, and the...
Illustration by James Yang

Perfect Storm – Retail is Changing, and Fast

For the past two decades, the retail industry has undergone a metamorphosis as consumer spending habits have shifted with the growth of online shopping,...

Head of the Class

The moving assembly line, automobiles, and the Motown sound are things closely associated with Detroit. But football helmets? If Xenith has anything to say about...

30 in Their Thirties 2022

The 2022 class of 30 in Their Thirties  oversees operations on multiple fronts, from building residential, commercial, and industrial developments to running major medical...

The Century Club – 2022

♦ Detroit Historical Society ♦ Lear Corp. ♦ Team Schostak ♦ Harness IP ♦ ♦ Bagnasco and Calcaterra Funeral Homes ♦Back and Forward From yesteryear’s ‘Cabinet...
Beauty Boost - After witnessing the potential damage hair treatments can cause, Gwen Jimmere started Naturalicious in Livonia. The company offers a line of hair and full-body care products. // Photographs by Matthew Lavere

Good Hair Day

After seeing the documentary “Good Hair,” which showed a tub of hair relaxer dissolving a soda can, Gwen Jimmere — who used the product...
Real Savings - Thea Tuto, a licensed real estate agent, launched RealtyOffer in Northville last year to help homebuyers and sellers save costs. // Courtesy of RealtyOffer

Digital Move – Saving Money on Real Estate Commissions

Multiple factors go into buying or selling a home, including location, the condition of the residence, and its age. The formula hasn’t changed much,...
Ups and Downs - When the Urban Air Adventure Park in Sterling Heights was closed in March 2020 due to COVID-19, co-owners Amer Batal and Wassem Ayar thought of selling the operation, but they decided to hold tight. // Courtesy of Urban Air Adventure Park

Catching Air

Long before buying into an Urban Air Adventure Park franchise, Amer Batal and Wassem Ayar came with their families to the U.S. from the...
Passion Projects - Sachse Construction in Detroit has built and restored multiple buildings, including the Detroit Athletic Club, The Assembly, The Hamilton Midtown Detroit, and Chrysler House. // Courtesy of Sachse Construction

Cultural Lead – The Inaugural DBusiness Top Corporate Culture Awards

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit in March 2020, employers large and small were faced with difficult decisions to keep their businesses afloat. Decisions resulting...
Outer Space - An aspiring astronaut, Samantha Snabes (at left, dark hair) never made it to the outer dimensions, but she and her business partner, Matthew Fiedler, launched re:3D in southeast Houston. // Courtesy of Re:3D

Bridging the Divide – Bringing 3-D Printing to Developing Communities

As co-founder and CEO of re:3D, a company that pioneered and developed a 3-D printer it calls the Gigabot, Samantha Snabes boldly describes the...

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