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Detroit: Submit Your Idea to the Knight Arts Challenge, Deadline April 13

Knight Foundation, 3/16/2015

Can the Bid for Walkability Make More Cities Take Responsibility for Sidewalks?

NextCity, 3/25/2015

Does the U.P. Need to Rebrand to Compete for Business and Tourism?

Upper Peninsula's Second Wave, 3/25/2015

ArborBike Bike Share Relaunches for Spring

The Michigan Daily, 3/23/2015

Pure Michigan and Google Team Up for Tourism

MiBiz, 3/23/2015

Brothers' Lofty Idea 30 Years Ago Gave Eastern Market Something to Build Upon

Crain's Detroit Business, 3/21/2015

What 'Tactical Urbanism' Can (and Can't) Do for Your City

CityLab, 3/20/2015

Oak Park One of Nine Communities to Receive Free Livability Technical Assistance

Project for Public Spaces, 3/12/2015

Snyder Creates Agency Focused on Energy Policy

Crain's Detroit Business, 3/18/2015

More than 13,000 Jobs Expected to be Added in Washtenaw County by 2017

Milive, 3/19/2015

Zingerman's Founders, Dingell Among 7 to Receive UM Honorary Degrees

Crain's Detroit Business, 3/20/2015

Skilled Workforce has Place in Michigan's Recovery

Hometownlife, 3/19/2015

Revived Bandshell Where Bob Seger and the MC5 Played Could Bring New Music to Downtown Lincoln Park

Metromode, 3/19/2015

Getting Americans to Walk More Using DIY Guerrilla Wayfinding Signs

Slate, 3/18/2015

Grand Rapids Said to Have Lowest Rental Vacancy in the Country, Millennials and Empty-Nesters Moving Back into City Center

MiBiz, 3/16/2015

Could Placemaking Become the New Golf? Repurposing Obsolete Courses

Huffington Post, 3/16/2015

An Online Design Platform to Make Your City More Walkable

Hyperallergic, 3/16/2015

State to Launch Talent and Economic Development Department March 16

Crain's Detroit Business, 3/16/2015

Michigan's Business Climate is Warming, Study Says

Crain's Detroit Business, 3/15/2015

School and Community Partners Explore Great Lakes Citizen Science Opportunities through Place-Based Education Practices

MSU Extension, 3/15/2015

Arts Contribute $2.5 Billion to Michigan Tourism

Lansing State Journal, 3/13/2015

Lansing Project Would Nearly Double Michigan's Solar Capacity

Midwest Energy News, 3/11/2015

How Detroiters are Mapping a Better Future for the City

Model D, 3/10/2015

The Future of Development and Parking in Downtown Ferndale

Metromode, 3/12/2015

How Lathrup Village Overcame Inertia and Opted in to Regional Transit

Metromode, 3/5/2015

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder Signs Budget Hole Bills to Cut Spending, Shift School Aid Money

Mlive, 3/10/2015

Survey Says UM's Cook Legal Research Library is 'Most Amazing College Library' in the Nation

Mlive, 3/10/2015

Grand Rapids Emerges as Finalist in Bloomberg Public Art Competition

Grand Rapids Business Journal, 3/10/2015

DIY Walkability Toolkit

Knight Foundation, 2/26/2015

Detroit is Taking the Lead in the Community Benefits Movement

Next City, 3/10/2015

Millennials and Money: Politics and Young People in Michigan

National Center for Business Journalism, 3/9/2015

Michigan Environmental Council Seeks to Green Michigan with Greener Policies

Mlive, 3/9/2015

Reimagining Our Streets as Places: From Transit Routes to Community Roots

Project for Public Spaces, 3/3/2015

Conferences at Cobo Set to Attract Young Talent

Crain's Detroit Business, 3/8/2015

West Michigan Ahead of the Class in Business, School Collaborations

Mlive, 3/5/2015

Education, Skills Power Economic Growth in Michigan

Detroit News, 3/4/2015

REPORT: Creative Sector Leads in Michigan Tourism, Billions of Dollars Generated

PR Newswire, 3/4/2015

DNR: Big Projects Slated for Belle Isle in 2015

Detroit Free Press, 3/3/2015

The Future of Urbanism According to the 27-Year-Old Mayor of Ithaca

The Washington Post, 2/27/2015

Not Your Average Public Hearing: How West Michigan City is Getting Input on this Vision

Mlive, 2/26/2015

Gov. Snyder Speaks at Michigan Governor's Economic and Education Summits, 3/2/2015

Sault Ste. Marie to Host Placemaking Workshop March 23

Sault St. Marie Evening News, 3/1/2015

Study: Michigan's Public Universities Outperform Peers

Detroit News, 2/26/2015

Capital Region Prosperity Project has Intriguing Plans for Placemaking & Transportation

Lansing State Journal, 2/27/2015

Mass Transit Discussed at Detroit Policy Conference, 2/26//2015

Detroit Soup, TechTown and Others to Participate in Tunisia Trade Mission

Crain's Detroit Business, 2/26//2015

Challenge Detroit Invites Aspiring Leaders to Apply for Fellowship

Crain's Detroit Business, 2/26//2015

U.P., Grand Rapids, Alma Projects Approved for State Incentives

Mlive, 2/25//2015

Placemaking Workshops Will Result in Strategies for Regions Throughout Michigan

MSU Extension, 2/24//2015

Why this Solid Anti-Proposal 1 Advocate is Voting YES and Why you Should, too

Eclecta Blog, 2/22//2015

Pure Michigan Brand Wins Awards from International Hospitality Organization

Mlive, 2/24//2015

Shark Tank's Daymond John to Host Miller Lite Business Competition in Detroit

Crain's Detroit Business, 2/24//2015

Officials Voice Big Ambitions for Detroit's M-1 Rail System, Regional Transit

Mlive, 2/24//2015

Survey: Michigan's Local Government Leaders Say Roads Need Major Funding Boost from State

Click on Detroit, 2/23//2015

Chevy Commons Project in Flint Expected to Move Forward in Spring

Crain's Detroit Business, 2/24//2015

Is our View of Place too Short-Sighted?

The Academy of Urbanism, 2/23//2015

Michigan must Invest more in Higher Education to Prosper in the 21st Century

Mlive, 2/22//2015

Placemaking: Fueling Detroit's Resurgence

MSU Extension, 2/20//2015

Placemaking and Place-Led Development: A New Paradigm for Cities of the Future

Project for Public Spaces, 2/20//2015

Duggan Creates Web Portal on Detroit Information

Detroit News, 2/20//2015

Without Viable Neighborhoods, there will not be a Viable Detroit

Crain's Detroit Business, 2/19//2015

New Contest for Pontiac Silverdome Reuse Ideas

Detroit Free Press, 2/18//2015

Snyder Creates Middle-Eastern American Affairs Panel

Detroit News, 2/19//2015

What are the Best Indicators for Measuring the Sustainability of Cities?

Sustainable Cities Collective, 2/18//201

Detroit Transit may take Cue from Grand Rapids

Detroit News, 2/17//2015

Michigan Governor Pushes Blue-Collar Jobs

Detroit News, 2/17//2015

Michigan Remains on Top of Automotive Manufacturing Despite Regional Shifts

MiBiz, 2/15//2015

Proponents Hope to see Ann Arbor to Traverse City Train Service Happen by 2025

Mlive, 2/17/2015

How Motor City Mapping became a Template for Citywide Collaboration

Model D, 2/13//2015

Pair Launch Equity Crowdfunding Platform for Small-Biz Owners

Crain's Detroit Business, 2/15//2015

The Future is Here: Artplace America's Latest Big Move on Creative Placemaking

Inside Philanthropy, 2/13//2015

Royal Oak Invites Artists to Compete for 11 Mile Space

Detroit Free Press, 2/13//2015

Passenger Train Service between Ann Arbor and Traverse City being Discussed

Mlive, 2/11//2015

Applications Accepted for Program Promoting Multicultural Understanding Through Art

Dearborn Patch, 2/13//2015

Metro Detroit Ranks No. 1 Nationally in Engineering, Auto Jobs

Crain's Detroit Business, 2/12//2015

Fairlife, Coca-Cola's New Milk Drink Made in Coopersville, Expected to 'Rain Money

Mlive, 2/12//2015

Magic's Team Plans Stores, More at Old Michigan State Fairgrounds

Detroit Free Press, 2/13//2015

Metro Detroit's Technology Economy Strong, Growing

Macomb Daily News, 2/12//2015

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder Proposes $54B Budget with Investments in Education, Public Safety

Mlive, 2/11//2015

Emerging Local Leaders: Erik Tungate, City of Oak Park

Emerging Local Leaders, 2/11//2015

State of the City: Duggan Turns Focus to Neighborhoods, Where it Belongs

Detroit Free Press, 2/11//2015

How Art Brings Vibrancy to Communities

Knight Foundation, 2/4//2015

UICA, Experience Grand Rapids Launch Public Art Contests

Mlive, 2/10//2015

Hello, Expats: West Michigan Group Aims to Woo You Back

Crain's Detroit Business, 2/8//2015

James Robertson's 21-Mile Walk To Work Puts Face on Area Transit Needs

Crain's Detroit Business, 2/8//2015

11 Reasons Why Trains, Buses, Bikes, and Walking Move Us Toward a Brighter Future

Project for Public Spaces, 1/29//2015

Detroit was 27th Most-Traveled City in U.S. in 2014

Crain's Detroit Business, 2/5//2015

Great Lakes to get Extra $12M for Infrastructure Upgrades

Crain's Detroit Business, 2/5//2015

Calix Unleashes the First Gigabit Community Networks in Oregon and Michigan

Calix , 12/9//2014

U.S. Says Deal Near to Build Detroit Bridge Plaza

Detroit News, 2/3//2015

A Review of "Dead End: Suburban Sprawl and the Rebirth of American Urbanism"

Huffington Post, 2/3/2015

De-malling Strategy Pays off for West Michigan Developers

MiBiz, 2/1/2015

Traverse City Named to Top 20 Cities in Arts Vibrancy

Traverse Ticker, 1/31//2015

Duggan Gets High Marks in Year 1; Challenges Now Turn More Complex

Crain's Detroit Business, 2/2/2015

How You'll Get to Grand Rapids' Medical Mile in the Future

Mlive, 2/2/2015

Ann Arbor, DTE Move Forward on Solar Farm at City's Airport

Crain's Detroit Business, 2/3/2015

School is Cool: Campaign Seeks to Persuade Michigan Kids

Detroit Free Press, 2/2/2015

Our Precious Great Lakes Power Michigan's Blue Economy

Mlive, 1/30//2015

Marquette Earns Spot on International List of 25 Best Places to Travel in 2015

Gear Magazine, 1/30/2015

MiNeighborhood Program, Which Supports Neighborhood Revitalization, Accepting Applications

RealEstateRama, 1/29/2015

Thumbs Up Detroit to Host Conference, Expo in March

Crain's Detroit Business, 1/29/201

Report Names Owosso in Top 10 for 'Best Midwest Places to Start a Small Business'

Mlive, 1/27/2015

Snyder, in Rare Visit to State Commission, Outlines Civil Rights Priorities

Crain's Detroit Business, 1/27/2015

Other Routes to No-Cost Higher Education in Michigan

Crain's Detroit Business, 1/26/2015

Hiking, Biking Route from Belle Isle to U.P. Named Iron Belle Trail

Detroit Free Press, 1/26/2015

State Superintendent Endorses Road Proposal

Detroit Free Press, 1/23/2015

Michigan is Overdue for a Complete Transportation System

Mlive, 1/24/2015

Big Steps Toward Making it Easier for Americans to Walk

Project for Public Spaces, 1/15/2015

Detroit Offers Home Discount to City Workers

Detroit Free Press, 1/26/2015

MEDC Funnels $328K to Boyne Area for Infrastructure Upgrades for Condos, Alpine Coaster

Mlive, 1/22/2015

Snyder: Detroit could be 'Template' for Education Reform

Detroit Free Press, 1/23/2015

Free Community College a Worthy Idea

Detroit News, 1/23/2015

Michigan Retailers Optimistic after Sales Increases in 2014

Crain's Detroit Business, 1/22/2015

How to Decipher Gov. Snyder's State of the State Mentions of Energy Policy

Crain's Detroit Business, 1/22/2015

Among World Cities,Grand Rapids' Economy is Ranked 69th by Brookings Institution

Mlive, 1/22/2015

Detroit Public Transit Advocates to Discuss the State of the Region's Transit

Metro Times, 1/21/2015

'People-centered Approach' to Services: Expect more on this from Snyder

Crain's Detroit Business, 1/19/2015

Michigan to Force Amazon, other Stores to Collect Sales Tax

Crain's Detroit Business, 1/16/2015

New Tourism Chief Excited About Michigan's Possibilities

Lansing State Journal, 1/15/2015

10 Finalists Chosen for Annual Collaboration for Enterpreneurship Challenge

Crain's Detroit Business, 1/15/2015

Ignition 2015 at NAIAS: When the Motor City becomes Startup City

Crain's Detroit Business, 1/14/2015

Snyder, at Auto Show, Confident Voters will Approve Sales Tax Hike for Roads

Crain's Detroit Business, 1/14/2015

MEDC Launches Effort to Grow Michigan's Pool of Design Professionals

Crain's Detroit Business, 1/13/2015

Michigan Officials Expect Benefits from Manufacturing Hub

Crain's Detroit Business, 1/13/2015

Plans for Former Saginaw Newspaper Building Include Farmers Market

Crain's Detroit Business, 1/14/2015

Michigan's Career Tech System Pays Off with Careers for Students

Mlive, 1/13/2015

Auto Show Showcases Michigan

The Detroit News, 1/12/2015

New Michigan Legislature's Early Agenda Depends on May Vote

Crain's Detroit Business, 1/11/2015

Beer and Tea Business Taps New Way to Find Investors Amid the Crowd

Crain's Detroit Business, 1/11/2015

Problem Solving and Programs: 7 Highlights from Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's 2nd Innauguration

Mlive, 1/2/2015

Pilot Program Lines up Michigan Students with Jobs

The Washington Times, 1/11/2015

Problem Solving and Programs: 7 Highlights from Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's 2nd Innauguration

Mlive, 1/2/2015

M-1 Rail Receives Second Phase of Federal Tax Credit Funding

Crain's Detroit Business, 12/29/2014

Travel to Ann Arbor for World-Class Public Art

Tulsa World, 12/28/2014

Michigan's Environment is Cleaner Than it's Been in More than 100 Years

Michigan Capitol Confidential, 12/20/2014

Michigan Council for Arts Awards $9.7 Million in Grants for 2015

Mlive, 12/19/2014

Michigan Municipal League Releases PlacePlan for Marquette's Baraga Avenue

U.P. Second Wave, 12/10/2014

Lawmakers OK Deal to Put Sales Tax Hike for Road Fixes on Ballot

Detroit Free Press, 12/19/2014

Tighter Internet Sales Tax Collections Approved

Crain's Detroit Business, 12/19/2014

Hamtramck Comes out of Emergency Management

Crain's Detroit Business, 12/18/2014

Michigan Road Funding Talks Down to Final Day

Crain's Detroit Business, 12/18/2014

Snyder to Announce New Michigan Agency to Develop Talent

Detroit Free Press, 12/18/2014

Wind Park Starts Service in Michigan's Thumb Area

Crain's Detroit Business, 12/17/2014

$300M Great Lakes Bill Stalls in U.S. Senate

Crain's Detroit Business, 12/18/2014

12 Michigan Cities Get Funding to Fight Blight

Detroit News, 12/16/2014

Michigan Road Money Talks Remain Stalled

Detroit News, 12/15/2014

Federal Transportation Needs Attention, Too

Detroit Free Press, 12/16/2014

How Local Real Estate Developers are Giving New Life to some of Detroit's Shuttered Schools

Model D, 12/16/2014

Michigan Small Businesses Win Cash, Prizes in Macomb-OU INCubator Pitch Contest

Oakland University, 12/16/2014

Dearborn Dedicates New Rail Station Named for Dingell

Detroit News, 12/15/2014

Downtown Snapshots: In Plymouth, your Favorite Stops Quite Possibly Have the Same Owner

Crain's Detroit Business, 12/13/2014

Why are Certain Neighborhoods Ideal Candidates for Creative Placemaking Funding?

Inside Philanthropy, 12/15/2014

Road Funding Tops Agenda for Michigan Senate

Crain's Detroit Business, 12/15/2014

Ann Arbor's Arts Alliance Earns NEA Art Works Grant

Mlive, 12/13/2014

Placemaking: A Concentration of Infrastructure Attractive Across Generations

Mlive, 12/11/2014

Senate OKs Tighter Internet Sales Tax Collection

Crain's Detroit Business, 12/12/2014

Snyder Approves $2.7M in Disaster Funding

Crain's Detroit Business, 12/11/2014

Michigan Road Funding Talks Could Lead to Vote Next Week

Crain's Detroit Business, 12/11/2014

Lowell, Michigan Cops Shock Drivers with Gifts Instead of Tickets

USA Today, 12/10/2014

First Train Pulls out of New Dearborn Amtrak Station

Detroit Free Press, 12/10/2014

Ann Arbor and DTE Energy Announce Plans for Large Solar Farm at City Airport

Mlive, 12/11/2014

Techstars to open shop in Detroit

Crain's Detroit Business, 12/11/2014

See how much Money your School District could Lose if Roads Plan Passed by Michigan House becomes Law

Mlive, 12/10/2014

Road Funding Bill Headed to Conference Committee

Crain's Detroit Business, 12/10/2014

Investment in Michigan Sees Fewer Deals in 2014, but more Dollars

Crain's Detroit Business, 12/7/2014

Accelerate Michigan Farm System Slow Cooks Startups

Concentrate, 12/10/2014

Macatawa Area Express Opposes Bolger Transportation Bill that would Lead to Deep Cuts

Holland Sentinel, 12/8/2014

Webinar: The Strategic Value of Budget Transparency for Smaller Cities & Counties

Socrata, 12/9/2014

Plan Invests $24.7M in Michigan Recreation Projects, Land

Detroit Free Press, 12/8/2014

A New Report Distills Lessons in Community Revitalization from Macon's College Hill Corridor

Knight Foundation, 12/2/2014

Local Transit Leaders Chafe at House-backed Transportation Bill

Traverse City Record-Eagle, 12/6/2014

Galapagos Art Space Moving from Brooklyn to Motown

New York Times, 12/7/2014

Automation Alley Launches Entreneurship Program

Detroit Free Press, 12/8/2014

National Endowment for the Arts Gives 30 Grants to Michigan Organizations

Mlive, 12/5/2014

Diverse Funders are Converging on Placemaking

Project for Public Spaces, 12/5/2014

Placemaking Main Street into a Destination Downtown

Project for Public Spaces, 12/4/2014

Walkability, Quality Public Spaces can be Created in Communities of Any Size

Crain's Detroit Business, 11/24/2014

Why One 21st Century City Put a Telephone Booth on Main Street

Mlive, 12/3/2014

Construction Starts in Dearborn for State's First Artspace Community

Metromode, 12/4/2014

Michigan Road Funding: Bolger's Plan Means Hundreds of Millions Less for Schools, Study Says

Mlive, 12/2/2014

Why Place Matters

The Rapidian, 12/2/2014

Snyder Pushes $1.4B Gas Tax Hike to Improve Roads

Crain's Detroit Business, 12/2/2014

A Fine Grained Economy - Encouraging Startups, Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners

Strong Towns, 12/1/2014

Southeast Michigan Public Transit will Need Push

Crain's Detroit Business, 12/1/2014

Roads Top Michigan Legislature's Lame-Duck Agenda

Crain's Detroit Business, 11/29/2014

Knight Cities Challenge Receives over 7,000 Ideas; Continuing Resource of Ideas Podcast Available

Knight Foundation, 11/14/2014

Public Transportation can be Key to Detroit's Revival

Crain's Detroit Business, 11/23/2014

Detroit Art Museum Hitting the Suburban Trail in Washtenaw County

9&10 News, 11/22/2014

Flint Joins other Michigan Cities Named 'Bicycle Friendly Communities' by National Group

Mlive, 11/19/2014

Placemaking Projects Don't Have to be Large Scale to Have Large Impact

MSU Extension, 11/19/2014

Detroit Featured in National Small Business Saturday Video

Crain's Detroit Business, 11/19/2014

Holland is soon to be Energized by the Georgetown University Energy Prize

Rapid Growth, 11/20/2014

Royal Oak Moves to Create Small 'Smart Park' in Downtown with Crowdfunding, State Grant

Daily Tribune, 11/18/2014

Immigrants, Schools Focus of Macomb County Diversity Program

Macomb Daily, 11/19/2014

Advocates: Transit can Fuel Business in Metro Detroit

Detroit News, 11/18/2014

Walkable Urbanism on the Rise

Future Structure, 11/17/2014

Michigan Gas Tax Hike Could Provide Some Relief for Detroit Transit Riders

Streetsblog USA, 11/17/2014

New Regional Transportation Authority Chief Ready to Sell Transit

Detroit News, 11/16/2014

Placemaking Projects Key to Lansing's Future

Lansing State Journal, 11/15/2014

PR Newswire, 11/13/2014

New National Initiative Will Fuel Arts and Cultural Investments in Low-Income Communities

PR Newswire, 11/13/2014

The Belt, an Art-Filled Alley, Unveiled in Downtown Detroit

Crain's Detroit Business, 11/13/2014

Troy City Leaders Aim to Make Big Beaver Corridor More Pedestrian-Friendly

Oakland Press, 11/13/2014

Can Metro Detroit Plug the Brain Drain with Employee Perks?

Metromode, 11/13/2014

Recovering Detroit Region Still Drives Michigan's Economy

Mlive, 11/11/2014

$100M Fund to Support Minority Business in Southeast Michigan

Crain's Detroit Business, 11/12/2014

As West Michigan's Hispanic Population Rises, so do Opportunities

Crain's Detroit Business, 11/11/2014

Woodward Avenue Rapid Transit Lanes, Detroit Buses Discussed at Transportation Riders United Meeting

Mlive, 11/10/2014

6 West Michigan Companies Share Work Space to 'Rub Shoulders' in Creativity

Crain's Detroit Business, 11/10/2014

Grand Rapids Community College Partners with Schools to Launch W. Michigan's 3rd Middle College Program

Mlive, 11/10/2014

Judge OKs Detroit's Bankruptcy Plan; A 'Miraculous' Outcome

Detroit Free Press, 11/7/2014

Battle Creek Receives 2014 MEDC Award for Economic Leadership in Energy Efficiency

Business Wire, 11/6/2014

Placemaking can Work in Rural and Smal lTowns in Michigan: Top 10 Planning Practices

MSU Extension, 10/27/2014

What Rust Belt? Michigan's Two Largest Cities Ranked in 'Top 5' for Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Jobs

Mive, 11/6/2014

What's Next for Downtown Marquette?

U.P. Second Wave, 11/5/2014

MEDC Exec Touts 'Michigan Entrepreneurship 2.0' But Sees More Opportunities

Crain's Detroit Business, 11/5/2014

Local Food Summit Convenes in Marquette

ABC 10 News, 11/5/2014

Detroit Entrepreneurship Network Aids High School Students with Innovation

The Michigan Daily, 11/3/2014

Placemaking: 5 Easy Ways to Build the Human Connection

Net Impact, 10/31/2014

Traverse City as Outdoor Art Gallery

My North, 11/3/2014

Creative Placemaking: What it is and Why it's Important for Communities

The Aspen Institute, 10/31/2014

How Wearable Tech Will Transform Walkability of our Cities

Tech Cocktail, 11/2/2014

6 Reasons Grand Rapids Earned a Place on the Great Transit Map

Next City, 10/31/2014

Yankee Air Museum Changing Name, Mission in Expansion

Detroit Free Press, 10/30/2014

Detroit RiverWalk is One of America's 10 Best Riverfronts

USA Today, 10/30/2014

Bills Could Make Michigan the First State with STEM Education Certifications on High School Diplomas

Mlive, 10/30/2014

Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition to Showcase NextEnergy Clients

Oakland Press, 10/28/2014

State Employees to Receive 'Etiquette' Training as Michigan Moves to Welcome Workers with Disabilities

Mlive, 10/28/2014

Detroit-to-Chicago Rail Plan: 110mph, 10 Daily Trips

Detroit Free Press, 10/29/2014

Charter One Announces Grants to 32 Local Food Businesses, Part of Growing Communities Program

Crain's Detroit Business, 10/28/2014

Four Startups Receiving Funds from Invest Michigan

Michipreneur, 10/29/2014

Two West Michigan Programs Awarded Arts, Culture Grants from Youth Advisory Board

Mlive, 10/27/2014

New Law Aims to Create Market for Equity Crowdfunding

MiBiz, 10/26/2014

Michigan is Making it Easier for Start-Ups to get Investor Financing; League Legislative Victory Chronicled

New York Times, 10/25/2014

Northville Ranks #15 of the 50 Best Suburbs in America

Business Insider 10/24/2014

By 2060, a Much More Multiracial Michigan will Emerge

Detroit Free Press, 10/24/2014

Like Art Prize? Then you'll Love Ludington's new "History Prize"

Michigan Radio, 10/24/2014

Mosaic Sets Tone for Dearborn Transit Center

Detroit Free Press, 10/25/2014

Small Town Blues: Township-based Police Departments on the Way Out with more Policing Options

Mlive, 10/23/2014

Why Detroit is a Great City for Female Entrepreneurs

Fortune, 10/22/2014

Changing Face of West Michigan's Diversity

WZZM, 10/22/2014

MSU to Co-Host Built Environment Showcase Nov. 7

Farmers Advance, 10/22/2014

Restored Movie Theater Helps Albion Downtown Hopes

Crain's Detroit Business, 10/23/2014

Entrepreneurs: Win Cash to Make Your City Successful

Michipreneur, 10/16/2014

Live. Work. Detroit Set for Friday to Tout City as Career Destination for Young Professionals

Crain's Detroit Business, 10/21/2014

NEA Invites Creative Placemaking Proposals for Our Town Grant Program

Philanthropy News Digest, 10/19/2014

Downtowns are Attracting New Residents Across the U.P.

Upper Peninsula's Second Wave, 10/15/2014

How One Family Pharmacy Just Might Bring Flint Back to Life

Fortune, 10/17/2014

Frankfort Film Festival Brings Business & Culture to Area

9 & 10 News, 10/19/2014

How Micropolitan Communities are Punching Above their Weight Class

Government Executive, 10/14/2014

Economic Gardening is Growing, But What Is It?

Governing, 6/27/2014

Kalamazoo PlacePlan: In the Edison Area, High Hopes for a Healthy Hub

Southwest Michigan's Second Wave, 10/16/2014

Grand Rapids Laker Line: $45.5M Bus Rapid Transit Proposal Hopes to Roll in 2018

Mlive, 10/14/2014

Flint's Mayor Walling Cites the Work of the League in a Presentation on the Future of Michigan Cities

The Michigan Times, 10/13/2014

Growing D:hive to Split into Two New Organizations

Crain's Detroit Business, 10/12/2014

Regional Transportation Agency Seeks Public Comment on Rural Transit in Muskegon, Lakeshore Community

Mlive, 10/12/2014

Lansing Art Center Nears Crowdfunding Goal

Lansing State Journal, 10/11/2014

Huge Financial Questions Hang Over Future of Michigan's Cities

Detroit Free Press Editorial, 10/10/2014

Troy Transit Center to Open Oct. 14

Crain's Detroit Business, 10/9/2014

Detroit, Wayne County Bundle Properties to Fight Blight

Crain's Detroit Business, 10/8/2014

Detroit Among the 10 Most Innovative Cities in America

CNN Money, 10/7/2014

The Most Influential Cities in the Country, According to Mayors - Sterling Heights & Farmington Hills mentioned

The Washington Post, 10/7/2014

East Lansing OKs 1% for Public Art Policy

Lansing State Journal, 10/7/2014

Grand Rapids-Area Team Wins $10,000 Code Michigan Grand Prize

Crain's Detroit Business, 10/8/2014

Seattle Adopts an Old Way to Pay for New Parks

Governing, 10/1/2014

Lake Superior's Cities Bring More to the Urban Shores

Lake Superior Magazine, 6/16/2014

Allegan is 'Redevelopment Ready' Certified

Allegan Co. News, 9/25/2014

Announcing 58 Winners in the Detroit Knight Arts Challenge!

Knight Arts, 10/6/2014

First-Ever 'Maker Week' Begins in Lansing

Lansing State Journal, 10/6/2014

Remembering the Human Scale in Walkable City Neighborhoods

Huffington Post, 10/6/2014

U-M Sees Record Number of Inventions, Business Start-Ups

Detroit Free Press, 10/5/2014

From MSU, Solar Technology with a Clear Advantage

Detroit Free Press, 10/5/2014

Holland Public Art Project Nearing Completion

9 and 10 News, 10/3/2014

Business Events in October: From Civic Apps-Making to Urban Entrepreneurship

Crain's Detroit Business, 10/2/2014

Growing Roofs, a Market, a Business

Traverse City Record-Eagle, 9/30/2014

Detroit Leaders Display the Art of Governance

Livingston Daily, 10/1/2014

Former Houghton City Manager to Consult for Michigan Municipal League

Upper Michigan Source, 10/1/2014

Detroit's Eastern Market Shaping Vision for the Future

Knight Foundation, 9/26/2014

Kellogg Introduces Battle Creek Economic Project

Crain's Detroit Business, 9/30/2014

National Endowment for the Arts Announces Our Town Grants for Creative Placemaking

Western Arts Alliance, 10/1/2014

3 SE Michigan Farmers Markets and Local Food Initiatives Get Local Agriculture Grants

Crain's Detroit Business, 10/1/2014

A Milwaukee Suburb Turns to Complete Streets to Spur Business

Streetsblog Network, 9/29/2014

Snyder: With 26 Sessions Days Left, Let's Fix Crumbling State Roads

Crain's Detroit Business, 9/29/2014

State Policy Helps Undermine Local Governments

Detroit Free Press, 9/27/2014

Placemaking's Ripple Effect: How a Beach Downtown is Making Waves in Detroit

Project for Public Spaces, 9/26/2014

Downtowns Now and Then: Why They're Important to Michigan's Economic Development

Mlive, 9/14/2014

Detroit Officials Regain Most City Control; Orr to Stay on Through Bankruptcy

Crain's Detroit Business, 9/25/2014

ArtPlace America Invites Letters of Inquiry for Creative Placemaking Projects

Philanthropy News Digest, 9/25/2014

Center for Community Progress Seeks Community Applicants for Vacant Property Technical Assistance

Center for Community Progress, 9/26/2014

Financing for Historic Rehabilitation Projects Available Through New Grant Program

MSHDA, 9/19/2014

Tecumseh Brewing Company Launches with a New Kind of Crowdfunding

Concentrate, 9/24/2014

Marquette Skate Plaza Crowdfunding Campaign Needs Your Help

WNMU-FM, 9/24/2014

Central Michigan University Earns Magazine's Diversity Award

Mlive, 9/23/2014

ArtServe Renamed, Highlighting Economic Impact of the Arts

Crain's Detroit Business, 9/23/2014

U.S. Gives Detroit $25.9 Million to Add 50 Buses

Crain's Detroit Business, 9/23/2014

Why Biking is Big Business in Traverse City and other Michigan Cities

Traverse City Record Eagle, 9/20/2014

Do Greener, Healthier Cities Need an "Elevator Speech"?

Switchboard, 9/22/2014

Placemaking is Critical for the Local Economy

Better Cities & Towns, 9/18/2014

For Second Year, WMU Earns Diversity Award from National Publication

WMU News, 9/19/2014

Goldman Sachs CEO: Grads of Small Biz Program Poised to Contribute to Detroit's Revival

Crain's Detroit Business, 9/18/2014

Artists Turn Benches into Works of Art in Downtown Lapeer

Michigan Radio, 9/17/2014

MiCities Conference Explores Ideas on How Technology Can Improve Urban Planning and Revitalize Cities

micities, 9/18/2014

Princeton Review, Entrepreneur Magazine Rank U-M's Graduate Entrepreneurship Program No. 3 Nationally

Mlive, 9/16/2014

Knight Cities Challenge Offers $5 Million to Uncover Ideas to Make Cities More Successful

Knight Foundation, 9/16/2014

Michigan Tech Receives Diversity Award for Third Year in a Row

Upper Michigan Source, 9/16/2014

SEMCOG Hosting Public Input Session on Regional Non-Motorized Plan at Ypsilanti City Hall

The Ypsilanti Courier, 9/17/2014

Ann Arbor and Grand Rapids Rank in Top 100 Places to Live in U.S.

Mlive, 9/15/2014

A Michigan Town Prepares for Warm Climate Without Saying So

Crain's Detroit Business, 9/14/2014

DIA Seeks Towns in Oakland, Macomb, Wayne counties to Display Art

Crain's Detroit business, 9/13/2014

Getting Detroit Kids to Care About Historic Preservation in their Neighborhood

Model D, 9/11/2014

East Lansing is No. 8 in the Nation for Walking to Work

Lansing State Journal, 8/18/2014

15-Year-Old Automation Alley Helped get Southeast Michigan Recognized as Tech Center

The Detroit News, 9/11/2014

MEDC Leader Mike Finney Says Michigan's Comeback Needs Help from Communities like Kalamazoo

Mlive, 9/10/2014

University of Michigan Continues to Foster Entrepreneurship

Michipreneur, 9/10/2014

$12.2M Federal Grant to Help Complete Detroit's M-1 Rail Project Along Woodward

The Detroit News, 9/9/2014

Suttons Bay Receives Placemaking Grant

Second Wave, 9/9/2014

Code Michigan: A Contest to Create Mobile and Web Apps 'For the Public Good'

Mlive, 9/8/2014

Seventh Annual HomeGrown Festival Celebrates Local Food, Culture

The Michigan Daily, 9/9/2014

Spin Cities: Grand Rapids Among Communities Benefiting from Being Bike-Friendly

Crain's Detroit Business, 9/7/2014

ArtPrize 2014: New Tech Tools Will Change How You Experience the Sixth Event in Grand Rapids.

Mlive, 9/5/2014

East Lansing Ranks as one of the Most Walkable Cities in U.S.

The State News, 9/4/2014

U.P. Communities Create "Next Michigan Zone" to Foster Economic Opportunities

ABC 10 News, 9/3/2014

Rochester's Annual Art and Apples Fest is Ranked as one of the Best Fairs in the U.S.

The Detroit News, 9/2/201

Does Placemaking Help Democracy?

Knight Foundation, 8/29/2014

How Tactical Urbanism Can Help Build a Better Main Street

National Main Street Center, 8/28/2014

New Main Street Manager Wins Praise from Associates

Mlive, 8/25/2014

Rural Smart Growth to Reinforce Regional Placemaking

MSU Extension, 8/27/2014

Mesick Teachers Training How to Use More Technology in Classroom

9 & 10 News, 8/28/2014

MSU Receives Two Grants to Support 'Good Food' in Michigan

MSU Today, 8/27/2014

Facelift Helps Grow Local Businesses in Kalkaska

Up North Live, 8/26/2014

Federal Grant Given to Restore Manistee's Vogue

Crain's Detroit Business, 8/27/2014

Code Michigan Civic Coding Event Will Take Place in Marquette this Year

Second Wave, 8/27/2014

Are You Considering the Zingerman's Approach to Business?

Crain's Detroit Business, 8/26/2014

Yale Urban Design Exhibit Includes the Detroit-Windsor Crossing

New Haven Register, 8/27/2014

How Transit, Walkability Help Make Cities More Affordable

Huffington Post, 8/25/2014

Michigan Ross Students to Launch a Business to Connect Detroit Youth to Entrepreneurship

Market Watch, 8/25/2014

Which Mode of Travel Provides the Happiest Commute?

City Lab, 8/20/2014

The Cities that Spend the Most on Bike Lanes Later Reap the Most Reward

Fast Co-Exist, 8/15/2014

Fortitude, Tradition Help Finns Flourish in Brutal U.P.

Detroit Free Press, 8/25/2014

How Southeast Michigan Could Stem the Tide When the Next Storm Hits

Crain's Detroit Business, 8/25/2014

Midtown Detroit Exceeds $50,000 Crowdfunding Goal for Green Alley Project

Crain's Detroit Business, 8/22/2014

Midwesterners See Economic Opportunity, but some Challenges in 'Placemaking'

University Research Corridor, 8/22/2014

Bing Goei Builds a Welcome Culture for Michigan

Corp!, 8/21/2014

Brazilian Immigrants Launch Pastry Biz, Doce Brigadeiro

Southeast Michigan Start-Up, 8/22/2014

Michigan Tops in Employment Recovery Post-Recession; Promising Economic Future Ahead

Metromode, 8/21/2014

Shinola Bikes for Rent in Downtown Birmingham

Metromode, 8/21/2014

Placemaking Done Right: Three Successful Approaches

Smart Growth America, 8/19/2014

Retire Here: 4 Top Michigan Cities

Market Watch, 8/20/2014

Moooo-ter City: CowParade to Bring 16 Cows to Detroit this Fall

Crain's Detroit Business, 8/19/2014

Detroit and Michigan Among Best for Tech Talent and Jobs

Detroit Free Press, 8/19/2014

New Economy Initiative Pumps $11.5M into Programs to Build Businesses, Jobs in Detroit

Crain's Detroit Business, 8/18/2014

Investor Pool Plans $40M Downtown Pontiac Redevelopment

Crain's Detroit Business, 8/18/2014

Traverse City Train: A Locomotive for Development?

Crain's Detroit Business, 8/18/20

Study Concludes You Don't Have to Ride the Bus to Benefit from Public Transit

Cadillac News, 8/18/2014

Trading Cars for Transit Passes "in the Middle of the Corn and Soybeans"

Streetsblog USA, 8/15/2014

Oakland County Program Announced to Improve more Downtowns

Prosper, 8/13/2014

Houghton is One of the 16 Greatest Places to Live in America

Outside Magazine, 8/12/2014

Why Andrés Duany is so Focused on Making 'Lean Urbanism' a Thing

City Lab, 3/4/2014

Crowdfunding Placemaking in Michigan

Michigan State University Extension, 8/13/201

Gov. Snyder Touts U.P.'s Potential for Technology Businesses

ABC 10 News, 8/12/2014

Southwest Detroit: Connecting the Great Divide Between East Vernor/West Vernor

DBusiness, 8/12/2014

Is the Cost of Attracting Young Talent too High for your Firm?

Crain's Detroit Businessl, 8/12/2014

Singapore Delegation Learns Best Practices from Michigan's Workforce Development Agency

Lansing State Journal, 8/9/2014

A Short 'Walkability' Tour in Downtown Kalamazoo Shows Need for Roundabout, Narrower Lanes, Crosswalks

Mlive, 8/8/2014

Michigan Will Be the Startup Capital of the Midwest

Huffington Post, 8/7/2014

Walkable Communities Expert Dan Burden Will Present Walkability Audit of Kalamazoo Streets

Mlive, 8/6/2014

Snyder: Vocational Schools Key to Economic Growth

Crain's Detroit Business, 8/6/2014

Food Entrepreneurs Dominate Hatch Detroit

Crain's Detroit Business, 8/7/2014

$200,000 Grant Aimed at Getting West Michigan Businesses to Practice Social Entrepreneurism

Mlive, 8/5/2014

Alleys Can Lead to Better Integration of Automobile and Foot Traffic in a Neighborhood - and Improved Walkability

MSU Extension, 8/5/2014

Detroiter Who Shows Love for His Blighted Block Gets Love, Donations in Return

Detroit Free Press, 8/5/2014

Teams from Knight Communities - including Detroit - to Travel to Scandinavia on Livable Cities Tour

Knight Foundation, 7/25/2014

How Civic Crowdfunding Can Foster Collaboration Between Cities and Citizens

PBS, 8/5/2014

Rise in International Students Boosts Universities' Bottom Line, Diversity

Crain's Detroit Business, 8/4/2014

$15B Upgrade for Utilities: New EPA Rules Stoke Consumers, DTE Move to Wind & Gas

Crain's Detroit Business, 8/3/2014

Inside Foot Traffic: Sub-urban Places and the Future of Walkability

Smart Growth America, 7/31/2014

The Right Kind of Startups

Crain's Detroit Business, 7/31/2014

The Glorious Potential of Cities; or, How Eight Square Blocks can Change the World

Model D, 7/29/2014

In West Michigan's Booming Tech Scene, Talent is the Final Piece of the Puzzle

Rapid Growth, 7/31/2014

Michael Moore Donates $250,000 to Launch Michigan-Based International Movie Program

Traverse City Record Eagle, 7/29/2014

Lake St. Clair Appreciation Day to Celebrate Role in Tourism

Detroit Free Press, 7/29/2014

To Thrive in the 21st Century, Ameria Must Be a Nation of Resilient Cities

Cities Speaking, 7/29/2014

Entrepreneurship Critical to Detroit's Economic Revival

Crain's Detroit Business, 7/28/2014

Construction Begins Today on M1 Rail

Crain's Detroit Business, 7/28/2014

A Walkability Paradox: Cars may Improve the Pedestrian Experience

Michigan State University Extension, 7/24/2014

4 More Michigan Cities Get Uber Ridesharing

Crain's Detroit Business, 7/25/2014

After Almost a Decade of Development, Grand Rapids' Deborah Johnson Wood Predicts the Future

Rapid Growth, 7/24/2014

Focusing Michigan on Mobile and Wireless Technologies

Metromode, 7/24/2014

Michigan Communities to Explore Racial, Cultural Issues and History with $1.7 Million Grant, 7/23/2014

The Inevitable, Accelerating Rise of Urbanization

Urban Land, 7/14/2014

Detroit's Grandmont Rosedale Provides a Template for Community Development

Model D, 7/22/2014

$100K Awarded for Arts and Culture Placemaking Activities along Hamtramck-Detroit Border

Model D, 7/22/2014

Four Farms Selected to Produce Energy for Utility

Crain's Detroit Business, 7/23/2014

Zingerman's Co-Founder Honored by White House

Crain's Detroit Business, 7/22/2014

Midtown Inc. Closes in on $50K Fundraising Goal for Green Alley Project

Model D, 7/22/2014

Detroit Rink City: Illitches' Grand Plan to Supersize the Entertainment District

Crain's Detroit Business, 7/20/2014

Michigan 'Most Improved' in Ranking of Pro-Business States

Crain's Detroit Business, 7/18/2014

Arts Groups Looking to Get in on Creative Placemaking

Inside Philanthropy, 7/18/2014

Teaching Artists How Not to Starve

Crain's Detroit Business, 7/18/2014

Economic Leaders Look to Harvest Agritourism in Northwest Michigan

Traverse City Record Eagle, 7/13/2014

Jack Lessenberry: Proposal 1 Critical to Michigan’s Economy; Vote Yes

Michigan Radio, 7/15/2014

$5 Million Grant Supports STEM Education Initiative

Morning Sun, 7/10/2014

Code for America Picks Ann Arbor Startup as One of Five Nationally for 2014 Accelerator Class, $25K Grant, 7/10/2014

Ann Arbor's Blake Transit Center Reopens on Fifth Avenue

The Michigan Daily, 7/9/2014

J. P. Morgan Chase to Unveil 5.5M Program to Rehab Detroit Homes, Help with Down Payments

Crain's Detroit Business, 7/10/2014

Harrison Township Envisions a Bustling Waterfront along Lake St. Clair

Detroit Free Press, 7/7/2014

$115M in Summer Michigan Roadwork Projects Announced by Lawmakers

Detroit Free Press, 7/3/2014

Consumers Energy Continues 'Experiment' Projects with Businesses, Homeowners to Produce Solar Energy, 7/1/2014

These 12 Midwestern Spots Are Actually Awesome in Summer (top 3 are in Michigan!)

Huffington Post, 6/30/2014

Placemaking: Coming Soon to a Library Near You!

Project for Public Spaces, 6/30/2014

Want a Walkable Community? Start with the Main Drag

High Country News, 6/30/2014

M-1 Rail Construction to Start July 28; Downtown Woodward to Close for 4 Months

Detroit Free Press, 6/28/2014

Southeast Michigan's 25 Most Innovative Companies

Crain's Detroit Business, 6/29/2014

ArtPlace America Gives $14.7 Million in Grants for 'Creative Placemaking Projects' Across 31 States (including Michigan)

Broadway World, 6/25/2014

State Gives U-M Center for Entrepreneurship, Ann Arbor Companies $3M for Business Investments, 6/25/2014

MSU Land Policy Institute Report: People Value Placemaking as an Economic Development Tool

MSU Today, 6/24/2014

Detroit City Council Approves M-1 Rail Construction, Operation Agreements

Detroit Free Press, 6/24/2014

$2.5M Federal Grant Supports Michigan Shoreline

Crain's Detroit Business, 6/24/2014

Groups Announce Economic Development Project for Detroit Neighborhood

Crain's Detroit Business, 6/25/2014

From Place to Place: Shifting the Transportation Paradigm with Placemaking

Project for Public Spaces, 6/23/2014

How to Build a Better Neighborhood

New York Times, 6/18/2014

Ming Chuan University to Open Michigan Campus at SVSU

Midland Daily Newsl, 6/21/2014

MDOT to Study Rail Line that would Connect Grand Rapids, Lansing, Detroit

Lansing State Journal, 6/19/2014

More than 50 Businesses Move to Downtown Flint: How they got there with the New Farmers' Market, 6/19/2014

Green Grocer Project Offers Detroit Stores up to $50,000 to Improve Exteriors

Crain's Detroit Business, 6/19/2014

Lawmakers Have Until July 1 to find $115M in road projects

Crain's Detroit Business, 6/18/2014

Nearly 1 Million Small Businesses Open in Michigan

Crain's Detroit Business, 6/18/2014

Metro Detroit Ranks Low for Walkability but its Future is Bright, Report Says, 6/17/2014

Diversity Comes to the Grosse Pointes

Metromode, 6/19/2014

Municipal Millennials: Three Metro Detroit City Officials Who Are Under 40

Metromode, 12/9/2013

Detroit's M-1 Rail Project in Jeopardy without Millions in New Fed Funding

Detroit News, 6/18/2014

Movellus Circuits, other Ann Arbor Companies Honored at Annual MiQuest Entrepreneur Conference, 6/17/2014

Job-Training Program Pairs Metro Detroit Companies with Potential IT Professionals

Crain's Detroit Business, 6/17/20

Social Entrepreneurs to be Honored at State Event

Crain's Detroit Business, 6/17/2014

Traverse City: One of Top 10 Foodie Cities 2014

Livability, 6/17/2014

Grand Rapids: Downtown Market Director Envisions New District

Grand Rapids Business Journal, 6/13/20

MPSC Report Continues Solar Push for Utilities

Crain's Detroit Business, 6/16/2014

Parklets for Placemaking: A New Guide from the City of Grand Rapids

MSU Extension, 6/13/201

$37-Billion State Budget Approved by the Legislature, Heads to Governor to Sign

Detroit Free Press, 6/12/2014

Marquette Vies for All-America City Award

ABC10 News, 6/11/201

Social Media Site Highlights Best in Michigan Education

Detroit News, 6/12/2014

Two NextEnergy Technology Demonstrations Selected as Finalists to White House SmartAmerica Challenge

Midland Daily News, 6/11/2014

New Public Art in St. Johns Symbolizes Economic Unity of Mid-Michigan

CapitalGains, 6/11/2014

Road Funding Deal could Include Tax Relief; Voters may Decide how State Pays

Detroit Free Press, 6/9/2014

Tech Start-Ups Invited to Engage in $6.8 Million Michigan Pre-Seed Fund 2.0

Digital Journal, 6/9/2014

Social Entrepreneurship Showcase Highlights Impact Investors

Model D, 6/10/2014

Ypsilanti Looking to Fill Vacant Downtown Windows with Youth Art

Mlive, 6/9/2014

These are the 10 Most Exciting Places in Michigan

Movoto, 6/9/2014

More West Michigan Firms Partner with Higher Education to Secure Talent

MiBiz, 6/8/2014

Detroit Zoo Director Joins Call for Regional Mass Transit

Advisor & Source Newspapers, 6/5/2014

Placemaking Begins and Ends with the People

Better Cities & Towns, 6/3/2014

How Parking Lots Became the Scourge of American Downtowns

Citylab, 6/5/2014

Michigan Road Funding: Fuel Tax Proposal may Stall Out Before Summer Break, 6/5/2014

Entrepreneurs to Compete for $50,000 in Comerica Hatch Detroit Contest

Crain's Detroit Business, 5/30/2014

Southeast Michigan Teacher Wins Einstein Fellowship, Will Serve in NOAA Office of Education

Michigan State University Extension, 6/3/2014

Wayne County Panel OKs $3 Million for M-1 Rail

Detroit Free Press, 6/3/2014

New Technologies to Help Seniors Age in Place

The Wall Street Journal, 6/2/2014

National Main Streets Conference Brings 1,300 Downtown Professionals to Detroit

Model D, 6/3/2014

Michigan Rolls out the Welcome Mat to Educated Immigrants

Crain's Detroit Business, 6/1/2014

Headed to Detroit? Hit up these Hip Suburbs

USA Today, 5/31/2014

15 Cities for Creative 20-Somethings that aren't New York or Los Angeles

PolicyMic, 5/27/2014

Report: Michigan a Leader in 'Blue Economy' Jobs

Crain's Detroit Business, 5/29/2014

Fundrise, a Crowdfunding Website, Raises $31 Million

The New York Times, 5/27/2014

When His City's Transit Service Stalled, One Man Built His Own Bus Company

NationSwell, 5/25/2014

Artists and Manufacturers Strengthening Place

Citizens' Institute on Rural Design, 5/25/2014

Place-making Summit: Interested in Promoting Your Piece of Macomb County?

Macomb Daily, 5/23/2014

GeLo's Beacon Technology Brings High Tech to Michigan Trails and May Make Signs Obsolete

Directions Magazine, 5/23/2014

Kalamazoo Promise Has Changed More Lives Than Just the Students'

Detroit Free Press, 5/24/2014

Michigan Activity Pass Program Begins Second Year

Observer & Eccentric, 5/25/2014

Editorial: Without Changes, the State is Setting up More Cities to Fail

Detroit Free Press, 5/25/2014

4 Ways Crowdfunding Can Make You a Better Investor - Just Ask Buffet, 5/22/2014

Suburban Detroit College Draws a Blueprint for Education

The Blade, 5/23/2014

AAATA CEO Chosen to Lead New Southeast Michigan Regional Transit Authority, 5/22/2014

Creativity Flows at Kalamazoo Placemaking Event

Southwest Michigan's Second Wave, 5/22/2014

Michigan Senate Amends Road Bills to Double Fuel Taxes

Crain's Detroit Business, 5/22/2014

Senate Leader Wants up to $1.5 Billion on Roads

Crain's Detroit Business, 5/20/2014

JP Morgan Chase to Invest $100M in Detroit Economic Development Projects

Crain's Detroit Business, 5/20/2014

New Investment in Old Buildings Needs Priority in Detroit

Crain's Detroit Business, 5/19/2014

Lawmaker: Time running out to fix Michigan's road funding crisis

Observer & Eccentric, 5/20/2014

Royal Oak Among Top 10 Best Cities for Kids 2014

LIvability, 5/20/2014

Repurposing Excess Road Capacity Could Bring New Life to Detroit Streets

Detroit Free Press, 5/18/2014

New Urbanism's Impact on Mid-sized and Smaller Cities

Better Cities & Towns, 5/16/2014

Main Street Oakland County Initiative: From Main Street, with Love

Oakland County Prosper, 5/16/2014

Berkley Adopts Bike Routes to Connect with Surrounding Cities

Observer & Eccentric, 5/2/2014

Program Dedicated to Rebuilding Downtrodden Downtowns has Success

The Detroit News, 5/14/2014

How the U.P.Can Fight Population Decline and Foster Economic Development

Upper Peninsula's Second Wave, 5/14/2014

Techweek Honors Top Tech Influencers with Techweek100 Detroit

Broadwayworld, 5/2/2014

Localstake Partners with Zacks CF Research on Intrastate Crowdfunding

Crowdfund Insider, 5/13/2014

Habitat for Humanity Kicks Off Pilot Program Creating Work/Live Spaces in Flint

Crain's Detroit Business, 5/13/2014

WALC Institute Co-Founder is Honored by the White House

Walkable and Livable Communities Institute, 5/13/2014

Time to Build Case for Backing Transit

Crain's Detroit Business, 5/11/2014

Grand Rapids Bets on the Success of its New Bus System

Crain's Detroit Business, 5/12/2014

Skyscrapers in the Subdivision: Far from Dead, the North American Suburb is Growing Up

Next City, 5/12/2014

WMU Launches New Entrepreneurship Opportunities for Students

WMU News, 5/9/2014

What Millenials Want - And Why Cities are Right to Pay Them so Much Attention

The Atlantic Cities, 5/5/2014

Crowdfunding is More Than Just the Money it Helps You Raise

Forbes, 5/7/2014

To Make Streets Safer, Michigan DOT Takes the Pedestrian's Perspective, 5/6/2014

At CrowdCon, Intrastate Crowdfunding Shows Opportunity to Grow

Michipreneur, 5/5/2014

The New Face of Change at Muskegon City Hall, 4/18/2014

Roundabouts: A Tool for Placemaking

Better Cities & Towns, 5/6/2014

Microbrewery Completes First Crowdfunding Campaign Under New Michigan Law

MiBiz, 5/4/2014

Entrepreneurship Growing in Michigan, Reports Find

Crain's Detroit Business, 5/4/2014

Aging Boomers Want Good Transit, Walkable Cities and Public Parks

Treehugger, 5/1/2014

Southwest Airlines' New Cause: 'Placemaking'

CNN Money, 4/3/2014

The Next Century of Sustainable Communities Will Be Organized Around Transportation

The Atlantic Cities, 4/29/2014

For Small Communities, What is the Difference Between Standard and Strategic Placemaking?.

Michigan State University Extension, 4/24/2014

Noquemanon Trail Network: An Ambitious Placemaking Initiative in Heart of the U.P.

Upper Peninsula's Second Wave, 4/23/2014

Local Municipalities Turn to Public Art for Placemaking

WKAR, 4/23/2014

Urban Alleys Become Pathways to Revitalization

ModelD, 4/22/2014

Why This Young Professional is Choosing to Stay in Michigan

Mlive, 4/23/2014

University Presidents Throw Support Behind AAATA Transit Expansion Proposal

Mlive, 4/17/2014

Two League Case Studies Featured: Hanging a Shingle in Detroit

The New York Times, 4/16/2014

Small Business Program to Award $500,000 in Detroit, Highland Park, Hamtramck

Crain's Detroit Business, 4/16/2014

Ferndale's Biz-friendly Moves Attract Companies, Spur Expansions

Crain's Detroit Business, 4/14/2014

Opportunity, Not Necessity, Drives More U.S. Startups

Forbes, 4/13/2014

Michigan Green Leaders for 2014 Announced

Detroit Free Press,.4/10/2014

Toy Store Manager Tries Crowdfunding to Make Business her Own

Detroit Free Press,.4/5/2014

Hackel Says Lawmakers More Concerned about Re-election than Fixing Roads

Detroit Free Press, 3/29/2014

Michigan Cities Slam State for Holding onto $6.2 Billion

Detroit News. 3/19/2014

Macomb Cities Lost More than $100 Million Due to State cuts

Macomb Daily Tribune, 3/22/2014

Report Says Flint Lost Out on Nearly $55 Million in Revenue Sharing in Last Decade

Flint Journal/, 3/19/2014

Michigan’s $6.2 Billion Raid on Revenue Sharing? See How Much Local Communities Lost Since 2003 statewide, 3/18/2014

Ann Arbor Among the Cities with the Best Well-Being

Mlive, 3/25/2014

2 apartment projects OK'd for downtown Detroit; Duggan takes hands-on interest

Detriot Free Press, 3/26/2014

Smart Cities and the Technology of Walking

FutureStructure, 3/24/2014

Editorial: Better connections among downtown, waterfront and beach would bolster community

MLive, 3/22/2014

State makes road funds available to cities to repair winter damage

The Voice, 3/23/2014

Editorial: Pension Retiree Health Care Problems Not Just a Detroit Problem

Freep, 3/16/2014

CNN Money: Top 10 Most Affordable Small Cities

HuffingtonPost, 3/11/2014


SmallTownUrbanism, 2/28/2014

Andrés Focused on Making 'Lean Urbanism' a Thing

TheAtlanticCities, 3/14/2014

Adelaide Council launches New 'Placemaking' Scheme

AdelaideNow, 9/6/2013

Have a Scrap of Sense and Pass Anti-Scrapping Bill

Freep, 3/7/2014

Ionia Residents 'Will Wake to a Bridge'

The Guardian, 2/28/2014

Menominee Mayor Details City's Progress, 2/25/2014

Muskegon City Manager's Report

Mlive, 3/4/2014

The Importance of Being Welcoming to All, 2/28/2014

Community input sought on Jackson PlacePlans project

Jackson Citizen Patriot, 3/4/2014

Detroit's first steps towards urban renewal

The Guardian, 2/28/2014

Mathewson Discusses FOIA Bills on WDET Public Radio

WDET, 2/12/2014

Queen City Project :: CoSign 2013

The Queen City Project, 2/25/2014

Mid-Michigan town in the midst of a growth spurt

ABC, 2/26/2014

Four Key Areas to Michigan's Long-term Success

Partnership for Place, June/2013

Working to grow the biking culture in Flint and Marquette

Michigan Public Radio, 2/26/2014

Pleasant Ridge’s New Mayor Plays the Numbers

Ferndale Friends, 2/26/2014

Three Michigan Communities Selected for Main Street

Program PR Newswire, 2/12/2014

Deal assures cities not hurt by business tax cut

The Detroit News, 2/23/2014

Detroit Bankruptcy Exit Plan

The Detriot News, 2/21/2014

How Marquette Became a Sustainable City

Second Wave & Detroit Free Press, 2/21/2014

Winter's Natural Traffic Calming Effect

Trans4m, 2/18/2014

The Daunting Costs of Municipal Bankruptcy

Governing, 2/18/2014

Making Room for Risk - and Reward - at City Hall

National League of Cities, 2/10/2014

Michigan Ranks Last on Per Capita Road Spending

Michigan Radio, 2/13/2014

4 Michigan Cities Among The Snowiest in America

Detriot Free Press, 2/11/14

Two Michigan Towns Among America's Most Romantic, 2/11/2014

Snyder Wants Boost in Local Revenue Sharing, 2/8/2014

They Saved the Esquire – and a Neighborhood, 2/6/2014

Crowbar Crowdfunding Incentive Program Launched

Arts Tasmania, 2/5/14

$10M Urban Loft Project Planned in Auburn Hills

Crain's Detroit Business, 2/5/2014

Meet the Sullivans, 1/30/2014

Creative Industries Pumped 3.6B in Wages into State

Crain's Detroit Business, 1/30/2014

How Marquette became the livable, walkable city to follow, 1/29/2014

Washtenaw Avenue: The region's next best place to live?, 1/29/2014

Poll: Voters Support Public Transit Funding

Detriot Free Press, 1/28/2014

Launching the Placemaking Movement!, 1/20/2014

New student study center opens in Downtown

City of Auburn Hills, 1/23/14

State would pledge $350 million to Detroit bankruptcy

Detriot Free Press, 1/22/2014

Study: Placemaking is in vogue for Michigan cities

Mlive, 1/22/2014

A wish list for millennials, as they come into their own

BridgeMi, 1/17/2014

Detroit Among Most Promising Tech Hubs of 2014

Techie, 1/6/2014

Detroit Among Most Promising Tech Hubs of 2014

Techie, 1/6/2014

The 10 Smartest Cities In North America

Fastcoexist, 1/15/2014

Editorial: Put road repairs ahead of tax cuts

LSJ, 1/13/2014

How to wean local governments off the habit of sprawl

Aspendailynewsonline, 1/14/14

Former Sackner Products Factory $21 Million Makeover

Mlive, 1/10/2014

Bookless Library Opens in Texas

Detroit Free Press, 1/3/2014

Marquette Among Best Places to Retire

CNN Money, 1/1/2014






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