From the Magazine

R.J. King

Letter from the Editor: Outpace and Outrun

As we move into the new year, metro Detroit and Michigan can expect a steady economic recovery once the COVID-19 vaccine(s) is widely distributed. But there’s a lot of work ahead of us, too.
2021 Venture Capital report

2021 Michigan Venture Capital Report

When COVID-19 hit Michigan in March, many companies, including those involved in venture capitalism, feared the worst — that 2020 would be a really bad year. Fortunately, most businesses, including venture capital firms, have been steadily rebounding ever since they were allowed to operate.
Albert Kahn

Master of Modernism

Albert Kahn revolutionized industry, yet never lost sight of classical architecture.
hand sanitizer production at Stone Soap Co.

Liquid Return

In response to COVID-19, Stone Soap Co. in Sylvan Lake moved from producing car wash detergent to hand sanitizer in two weeks’ time.
A Moot Point

A Moot Point

“You’re not going to go into the biggest game of your life and never practice,” says former Judge Henry W. Saad, who leads a new appellate consultation and mock oral arguments service at Farmington Hills-based Young and Associates, a law firm specializing in complex business litigation.
Flint River

The Flint Settlement

The legal challenges in the water crisis in flint near an end as a federal court reviews a $641.3-million resolution that could be the largest such disposition in Michigan.
broken road

A Dam Shame

Two large earthen dams breached by heavy rains in mid-May wiped out hundreds of businesses and homes in and near Midland. Damages, estimated at $200 million, have property owners seeking relief through the courts while questioning the role state leaders played in the disaster.
crops at The Farm on Jennings

Home Grown

Local small farm diversifies to thrive.
hotel room stock photo

Top Hotels in Metro Detroit 2021

Selected by AAA and DBusiness for hospitality excellence

Brain Health

Recent studies suggest a large majority of people don’t fully recover from concussions, as was previously believed, which could lead to larger problems if left untreated.