Monday, August 27, 2012

Detroit Labs futzing its way to success

This is a cool article discussing the growth and success of Detroit Labs as well as its desire to become an innovation factory, dedicating one day a week to product development. Detroit's tech story continues to pick up steam.
When asked how he counters Detroit skeptics, you can hear Glomski winding up into a less-than-mild-Midwesterner riposte. “Here’s where you’ll find a company like Detroit Labs, where in a year’s time we’ve done amazing things,” he says. “We won a Gold Lion at Cannes Creativity Festival. We’ve grown a talented group of 20 developers and designers that companies like Zynga and Facebook would love to have. We make real revenue; we’re profitable. How many startups in San Francisco or New York could you say that of in their first year?”

Monday, August 13, 2012

Dequindre Cut, Detroit

Dequindre Cut's newest graffiti addition. Check out the artist's website to see more.

Saturday, August 11, 2012


Walk into this bar 10 years ago and you'd likely find two American chaps tending bar. One would be wearing brown shoes colored black with a permanent marker. Both would likely eat the remaining food scraps from your plate.