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June 2016

Nappy Kinky Coily with Ivy Hunter

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Nappy, Kinky, Coily is a place that is dependable, where customers can trust that their ideas for their image, can, and will be designed to complement them. Detroit is a fine location for the business because most of the patrons live in Detroit or work in Detroit and they will like being able to get to their salon quickly. The salon will be one meaningful business in a collaboration to make great use of Detroit’s spaces.

Detroit Fireworks

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Detroit is Different has a goal to share a mix of the many perspectives of Detroiters to provide a better context of what Detroit means to Detroiters. The Annual Detroit Fireworks (Freedom Fireworks) celebration taking place tonight, is one of the most monumental events for Detroit. Annually the Freedom Fireworks brings together hundreds of thousands of Detroiters every year. Today I offer a collection of stories about the Freedom Fireworks. Quintessentially Detroit this 8 minute feature has stories of Family, Fun, the tragedy of violence, and more.

The Detroit is Different Fireworks piece features: Writer Sylvia Hubbard, PC/Pick-up & Lawrence Technology Owner Tom Lawrence, Hip-hop Artist Sheefy McFly, Cabresto Tequila Owner Antonio Lopez, Hip-hop Artist Nick Speed, Hip-hop Artist Big Gov, Comedian Josh Adams, Moonlight Mixer Owner Steve Coy, and Glam Suite Owner Kristina the Glam Tech.

Terri’s Cakes Detroit with Garnet Terri Gullett

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Terri’s Cakes is the family started business that specializes and premium baking for weddings, birthdays, and more. Garnet Terri Gullet is caring on the tradition of the business from the footsteps of her Mother who cared on the tradition from her Father. Today Garnet is leading the opening of Terri’s Cakes first store front operation to be located in Corktown Detroit on Michigan Ave. Watch the interview with Garnet and find out more about Terri’s Cakes.

Tribute to Attorney Jeff Edison on 40 Years of Service

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A series of tributes taken from the Celebration of Jeffrey L Edison, Esq. 40 Years of Service Friday May 6, 2016 @ Bert’s Warehouse Theatre 2739 Russell Street. The event was hosted by Shaakira Edison, Family, and Friends.  The event was filled with fun, live music, and dancing. In the heart of Detroit’s historic Eastern Market Attorney Jeff Edison Esq. partied the night away celebrating Justice, Equality, and Humanity.

Bamboo Detroit with Amanda Lewan

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Bamboo Detroit has grown to 105 co-working customers at their 1442 Brush Street location. However, they have been turning away customers and unable to hold large events based on the current size and space limits. Now Bamboo Detroit is building out a new space at 1420 Washington BLVD for a future home that better serves their customer base providing a mix of dedicated desks, private offices, additional conferences rooms along with open co-working and offers larger event space for our community programming.

Nawara Blue the Reality TV Producer

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Nawara Blue is a Wayne State University Grad. Her education is in PR. Today she is a Reality TV producer. She’s worked on Dancing with the Star’s, the Real World, and many other shows. Her true start was working as a PA on ‘Pawn Stars.’ There she honed her skills and has gathered the skills to manage, direct, produce, lead, and pitch. Watch this exclusive with Nawara Blue. (photo by  Tee Blue of ElevenOne Creative)

Patrick Beal of Detroit Training Center

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Meet Detroit Training Center! Detroit Training Center is a vocational education company that helps individuals, contractors, non-profits, and governmental entities achieve their career goals in areas of high and growing employment demand. Located at 5151 Lorraine Street, Detroit Training Center educates students in industries such as construction, heavy equipment, facility maintenance, landscaping, and commercial truck driving. This week’s Small Biz Stories features their journey to winning the Motor City Match program.

DJ Stacey Hottwaxx Hale & Mahogany Jones of the Foundation

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DJ’s and Emcees are the essence of Hip-hop music. DJ Stacey Hottwaxx Hale & Mahogany Jones talk about their bond to music. The Foundation will lead the inaugural Women in Hip-hop Conference June 16 – 19 during the Allied Media Conference. Hottwaxx & Mahogany are full of character and charm sharing their pasts into music and love for the upcoming conference.

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