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Annalisa Esposito Bluhm with a Cadillac ELR Engineering Mule for Maven car sharing technology

The future of car technology isn't in Detroit or Silicon Valley. It's in Ann Arbor.

Detroit may be the Motor City, but Ann Arbor is becoming ground zero for the industry-disrupting wireless and autonomous innovations that will usher in the next generation of automobiles.

Barbara Ciaramitaro, lead professor of IT and cyber security at Walsh College in Troy

Michigan colleges lead the pack in cyber security education

Five Michigan colleges have received the National Security Agency's highest designation for their cyber security curricula.

Edsel and Eleanor Ford House

Look to the suburbs to understand the eclecticism of Albert Kahn's architecture

Architect Albert Kahn designed hundreds of commissions in Detroit, but some of his most interesting work lies beyond the city's borders.

A student skates by CCS's Art Centre dormitory

How WSU and CCS transformed from commuter schools into 24-hour campus communities

By building on-campus housing and improving spaces for students and the public, Wayne State University and the College for Creative Studies are quickly losing their reputations as commuter schools and becoming places that are active 24 hours a day.

Food Justice Fridays hosted by People's Kitchen Detroit

Can Detroit become a food-sovereign city?

Undeniably, Detroit's local food movement has exploded. But can it one day feed the entire city?
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Making sauerkraut at the Brinery

Could one of these metro Detroit food startups be the next Garden Fresh?

Ferndale salsa maker Garden Fresh recently sold to Campbell's Soup Co. for $231 million. Could one of these three businesses be the next big story out of metro Detroit's food economy?

Detroit Sip

Second round of Motor City Match grants announced

The second round of Motor City Match grantees, who will receive a combined $500,000 in awards, are located throughout Detroit. They include a gourmet slider restaurant, a neighborhood pharmacy, a bike and coffee shop, among others.

An Offworld Arcade pop-up at Checker Bar

Gaming goes Offworld in Detroit

Don Behm started his vintage arcade business, Offworld, by tinkering with classic games in his garage. 

Jon Oberheide and Dug Song of Duo Security

Bigger partners, bigger risks: The cybersecurity challenges of scaling a startup

Expanding to work with larger partners or clients is exciting for any small business. But it also brings with it some significant new risks in terms of cybersecurity.

The Michigan Central Railway tunnel under construction in 1910

The 7 man-made wonders of Detroit

Detroit's wonders might not be as obvious as those of other cities, but what they lack in grandeur they make up for in their quality of engineering and the practical advantages they give our region.

Sara Cusack making a pour over at Lab Cafe

The best cafes in downtown Ann Arbor to get work done

Let's face it, sometimes working from home can be a drag. Which is why coffee shops have become the go-to alternative for telecommuters. Concentrate gives you the run-down on downtown Ann Arbor's most work-friendly java joints.

Mike Hammoud in front of his bigfoot house in Dearborn Heights

Bigfoot houses: The new trend in metro Detroit's compact communities

"We fell more in love with the lot than the house."

Ypsilanti Transit Center

3 things that could transform metro Detroit in 2016

The Regional Transit Authority millage, partnerships between Silicon Valley and Detroit, and sprawl are a few things we'll be keeping a close eye on this year.

John Brown III and Fletcher Sharpe, co-hosts of The Outer Drive, a podcast about soccer in Detroit

Detroit podcasts you need to be listening to

There's something for everyone in Detroit's exploding podcast scene. Here are a few of our favorite shows to get you started listening local.

John Birko supervises a student in the AAPS Homebuilding Class

Washtenaw County's 5 most innovative high school classes

The modern high school curriculum doesn't look quite like it did a decade ago. While the core subjects remain, new ideas about how to teach to the next generation are finding their way into the classroom. Concentrate highlights five of the most innovative high school classes in the county.
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