Archives for category: May 02

As more Americans, particularly college-educated young adults ages 25 to 34, opt for urban lifestyles, cities scramble to revitalize their central business districts.
The Detroit Environment http://realestate.msn.com/10-up-and-coming-downtowns#5

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Wednesday, May 1, 2013FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestThe Detroit Bus Company gets it doneFounded in 2009 by Andy Didorosi, who’s only 26 years old, the Detroit Bus Company is a bit of an anomaly in this city—not only do their bio-fuel powered buses fill a rather sizable gap in the Motor City’s mass…
The Detroit Environment http://www.shinola.com/journal/detroit-bus-company-gets-it-done

It is really simple. The socket attaches to a window like a leech to human skin. On its underside, it has solar panels.
The Detroit Environment http://grist.org/list/just-stick-this-portable-outlet-to-your-window-to-start-using-solar-power/?utm_campaign=socialflow&utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=update

Detroit has been good to Michael Symon since he opened Roast in the Westin Book Cadillac in 2008. So good, the Iron Chef is bringing his burger restaurant called B Spot to the Motor City, according to a press release. B Spot won the best burger in America distinction in 2010, 2011, and 2012 from …
The Detroit Environment http://www.crainsdetroit.com/article/20130502/BLOG006/130509977/iron-chef-michael-symon-looking-to-open-2nd-restaurant-in-detroit

The Jane Fonda Kit House — aka JF-Kit — by Spanish Elii studio is designed for generating energy and keeping fit.
The Detroit Environment http://inhabitat.com/brilliant-jf-kit-house-produces-energy-while-you-exercise/

Plants need TLC just like any other living thing, but sadly, they’re not really great at telling you what they want. Bitponics is looking to take a bit
The Detroit Environment http://www.engadget.com/2013/05/01/bitponics/?utm_medium=feed&utm_source=Feed_Classic&utm_campaign=Engadget

Walter Robb, co-CEO of upscale grocer Whole Foods, says he’s opening the chain’s first store in Detroit for reasons other than just making money — specifically, to take down elitism and racism. Robb was one of five CEOs and chairmen who appeared Monday on a panel called “Value and Values: Building…
The Detroit Environment http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/30/walter-robb-detroit-whole-foods_n_3185204.html