• 13
    Sep
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    This week, ClickOnDetroit drew its readers’ attention to New Palace Bakery. The popular bakery in Hamtramck was recently on Thrillist’s “The 31 best donut shops in America” list. This is not the first Detroit establishment to get kudos from Thrillist. In August, the Sugar House in Corktown was included in…

  • 05
    Sep
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    Detroit has had Uber and Lyft for a while, and then the city built the QLine. Now other alternatives to automotive travel in the Motor City have been sprouting up as well, primarily bikes and electric scooters. To generate excitement around these new modalities, companies are offering early adopters discounted…

  • 29
    Aug
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    A few months ago, we talked about the benefits of making beautification updates to your boat at the beginning of the season. DiscoverBoating.com marks the boating season between Memorial Day and Labor Day, which means many are about to plan their last big weekend on the water. The time to…

  • 22
    Aug
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    Last week, we discussed the back to school season, specifically how schools across the world were using custom signs to prepare for the upcoming school year. This week, we have a similar story of a Detroit high school campus, University Prep, that is using wall graphics and signs in a…

  • 15
    Aug
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    Featured image by Justin S. Campbell via Flickr This week, there were several news stories about how schools were using custom banners to prepare for the upcoming year. In Illinois, a debate broke out over how inclusive banners for local high school sports teams should be, and in England, another high…

  • 09
    Aug
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    Featured image by Daniel Oines via Flickr We’ve been thinking a lot recently about cycling in Detroit. Americans appear to be getting friendlier toward bikes. While major roadways can still be dangerous for cyclists and pedestrians, bike lanes and greenways have emerged to give riders safe paths to travel. This…

  • 01
    Aug
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    Featured image of Scott Fountain by Joseph Novak via Flickr As one art fair in Southeast Michigan comes to a close, another is just starting to come to life. While the Ann Arbor Street Art Fair recently concluded on July 22nd, Detroit will be hosting the Belle Isle Art Fair on August…

  • 19
    Jul
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    Featured image by Dave Hogg via Flickr The central business district of Downtown Detroit is mostly free of billboards while other cities are flush with large outdoors signs mounted on the sides of their buildings. The reason for this is because of an ordinance that restricts advertisers from using billboards in the…

  • 12
    Jul
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    Featured image by S Jones via Flickr. Over the past month, we’ve noticed two news articles about vintage signs. One talks about a collection of them that went missing in Virginia while the other tells the story of a man who found several valuable pieces while renovating a house. However,…

  • 09
    Jul
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    Featured image by iboy_daniel via Flickr As we dive deeper into our series about design (follow the links to read our articles about logos and color psychology), we realized that the language we use for color is something worth exploring further. When we talk about colors, it can be hard to…