Daily Archive: March 4, 2013

    Actor Don Cheadle in the spotlight

    When you see Don Cheadle on the screen, or when his name is brought up in conversation, certain words might come to mind. They include “talented,” “convincing,” “versatile,” “consistent” and you could add “highly visible” — in the Samuel L. Jackson, Denzel Washington, Morgan Freeman sense.You might have seen him recently in “Flight,” the riveting h…

    Good People Popcorn delivers delicious community conscious treats

    Hometown favorite Good People Popcorn is enjoying nearly four years of success in Detroit’s Bricktown area. Located at 633 Beaubien, the family business owned by sisters Sarida Scott Montgomery and Crystal Mott along with cousin Kimberli Heard is a labor a love and a testament to turning your passions into something profitable and s…

    Local inventor rolls out product on national TV

    Local inventor Lawrence Hardge launched a national campaign to roll out his newest product, KnockOut 360. More than 15 years in the making, KnockOut 360 is an advanced fire extinguisher made of environmentally safe chemicals. According to Hardge, the product terminates fires instantaneously without leaving residue like…

    Scroogled E-mail users find Gmail isn’t really free after all

    Think of the most personal e-mail you sent this week. Now imagine d eciding to bcc: the folks at Gmail, because in a world as complicated and open as ours, there really is no longer any need for privacy. Of course that is not true, and none of us would really do that. But the fact of the matter is, for those who have a Gmail…

    Pop-up businesses change Detroit’s economic landscape

    Detroit is reinventing itself and the way businesses operate in the city. A new business model in Detroit appears to be pop-up businesses which are springing up in key areas, including Midtown, Corktown and the Villages. The emergence and success of pop-ups will be discussed Thursday, Feb. 28, during the Detroit Policy…