The Institute of Museum and Library Services today that The Detroit Historical Society is among 10 recipients of the 2018 National Medal for Museum and Library Service. The nation’s highest honor given to libraries and museums that make significant and exceptional contributions to their communities is attributed to the 1967 Detroit project.
allethub has named Holland the best small city in America to start a small business for the second-straight year. The West Michigan city of 33,000-plus people finished just ahead of St. George, Utah, Aberdeen, S.D., Wilson, N.C. and Cheyenne, Wyo.
Howell Main Street Inc. was named the winner of the 2018 Great American Main Street Award by Main Street America Monday night in Kansas City. A jury comprised of economic development and historic preservation professionals from across the country selected Howell as this year's winner.
HOMES Brewery, 2321 Jackson Ave., recently learned that its nearly 5,000-square-foot, industrial-style brewery and taproom has been nominated for USA Today's 10Best contest for Best New Brewery.
Forbes named Detroit to a list of "coolest" travel destinations within the U.S. Among other reasons the article states, Detroit’s renaissance is a testament to the city’s resilient, creative locals, who’ve revived the once moribund metropolis and set the stage for a compelling, quirky place to explore."
Lending Tree, an online lending company, has ranked the Grand Rapids real estate market as being the nation's third best for first-time home buyers. The city ranked 3rd behind Little Rock, Ark. and Birmingham, Ala. The study reached its conclusion by looking at the credit data from FHA for home buyers in 100 U.S. housing markets.
Thirteen Detroit neighborhood businesses were awarded a total of $600,000 from Detroit Economic Growth Corp.’s Motor City Match program. The program, which awarded its 10th round of grants, aims to help revitalize Detroit’s neighborhood retail by helping businesses start or grow.
The Beer Connoisseur, a web magazine dedicated to craft beer, recently released its 2017 best beers list. The list broken down by popular beer styles included Atwater Brewing Company's Better Life Choices IPA on the IPA list and New Holland Brewing's Dragon's Milk Reserve Triple Mashed on the American Porter and Stouts list.
Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales was recognized in Draft Magazine's Top 25 Beers of 2017 ranking for its Gigantic Phuket; It's Not That Far From Laos, the only Michigan beer in a list of international and American brews.