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Barry Kramer in his office

Creem Team

A hip downtown startup before hip downtown startups were a thing in Detroit, or at least a thing anyone talked about, Creem magazine blew the doors off conventional rock ’n’ roll publishing.
Dr. Kongkrit Chaiyasate holding infant skull

Medical Factories

The rapid adoption of 3-D printing is turning hospitals into production centers that help improve surgical outcomes, enhance training, and limit medical stays.
cannabis plant

The Next Gold Rush?

Complexity, risk, and frustration abound as the recreational cannabis industry in Michigan moves out of the shadows.
Renee Blair, Kylie Morgan

Music League

Serial entrepreneurs Jeff and Rich Sloan of Birmingham have taken the popularity of fantasy sports leagues and applied it to the entertainment industry.
Joe Hinrichs

Engineer & Pioneer

The road to running Ford’s automotive operations wasn’t a smooth ride, but now that Joe Hinrichs has the reins, he won’t let anything stand in the way of making the Blue Oval the market leader in global mobility.
Nissan IMQ concept

Demand Load

A slew of electric vehicles that collectively represent billions of dollars in investment are about to hit the market. Yet even with all that firepower, consumers remain lukewarm to the idea of plugging in.
30 in their Thirties

30 in Their Thirties 2019

The 2019 Class of 30 in Their Thirties volunteered their time during Life Remodeled's Six-Day Project in Detroit (Aug. 5-10). The nonprofit group, located at the Durfee Innovation Society (formerly Durfee Middle School), helps transform neighborhoods and lives of residents.
Jody Levy

Juicing a Business

Jody Levy grew up in Bloomfield Village and went on to co-found a watermelon juice company that’s ecological and sustainable.
Dark Stores

Dark Stores

Since the Great Recession, many big-box stores across the state have successfully appealed community assessments to the Michigan Tax Tribunal. As a result, there’s less money for infrastructure, public safety, and education.
John Hantz

Urban Nutrient

Can John Hantz’s tree farm in Detroit be a model for turning around struggling neighborhoods?

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