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In Returning to the Cavaliers, LeBron James Exemplifies Two Rare Leadership Qualities

Shayne Hughes | Posted 09.23.2014 | Business
Shayne Hughes

If we had more leaders embodying this leadership mindset, we'd be well on our way to creating a better future.

Show Them a Different Side of Detroit

Jamison Doran | Posted 09.22.2014 | Detroit
Jamison Doran

I'm certainly not a world traveler, but I have been to a fair number of cities and states in the United States and the people of Detroit are some of the nicest, most resilient and inspiring people I've ever met.

Jordan Schultz

LeBron James Heads Back To Cleveland, But Let's Go Easy On The Hero Talk | Jordan Schultz | Posted 07.14.2014 | Sports

After four years with the Miami Heat, LeBron James has returned to play for his hometown Cleveland Cavaliers. He's once again working with team owner ...

LeBron James: The Dark Knight Returns

Colin Liotta | Posted 09.11.2014 | Sports
Colin Liotta

Love him or hate him, LeBron James's announcement transcends the world of sports. And, when looking at his life and career, it is hard not to think of him as the NBA's version of Batman.

King James Goes Home

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 09.10.2014 | Sports
Joe Peyronnin

At 29 years old, LeBron James is the biggest superstar in the world. Yet this kid from Northeast Ohio, who had a difficult childhood, is a doting father, a loving husband and a wonderful son. His Akron roots run deep.

Heat Owner Took LeBron's 2014 Decision A Bit Better Than Dan Gilbert In 2010

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 07.11.2014 | Sports

Haters of comic sans font may be as relieved as fans of the Cleveland Cavaliers. After LeBron James announced that he would be returning to the Cavali...

Return Of The King: The Case For And Against LeBron's Return To Cleveland

Evan F. Moore | Posted 09.09.2014 | Sports
Evan F. Moore

After the way they've acted in recent years, LeBron James might want to take a pass on coming back to Cleveland. However, it seems that LeBron has shown more maturity than the people who cursed his name four years ago.

Cavs Owner's LeBron-Trashing Letter Disappears

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 08.07.2014 | Sports

Remember that scathing letter Cleveland Cavs owner Dan Gilbert wrote to his fanbase after LeBron James announced his decision to take his talents to S...

Detroit's New Task Force Report Is "Blight" On Cue

Chloe Taft | Posted 07.29.2014 | Detroit
Chloe Taft

The lessons from the past, including resistance that led to rethinking the top-down approach and discrimination embedded in the postwar federal urban renewal program, suggest that efforts to reshape American cities' landscapes will not succeed without community buy-in.

Laurie Anderson Surprises Us All

Tim McHenry | Posted 03.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Tim McHenry

Laurie Anderson once said on stage at the Rubin that the essence of good art is that it should have the ability to surprise. It no longer surprises me...

Dan Gilbert: 'Detroit Will Thrive Again'

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 07.19.2013 | Detroit

On the day Detroit filed for bankruptcy, at least one businessman was still putting his faith -- and potentially millions of dollars -- in the city. ...

Dan Gilbert: Buying A JAIL?

Detroit News | Posted 09.17.2013 | Detroit

Rock Ventures LLC, a unit of Dan Gilbert's business empire, will offer today to buy the unfinished Wayne County Jail at Gratiot and Madison, as well t...

To Live And Rise Detroit

Cecilia Pagkalinawan | Posted 08.19.2013 | Small Business
Cecilia Pagkalinawan

I got on my plane to NY after 48 hours in Detroit with tears in my eyes. Why was I so moved by the people, entrepreneurs, and start-ups I met during such a short visit? Trips to London, Milan, Los Angeles and San Francisco have never affected me in such a way.

Dan Gilbert, King Of All He Surveys, Buys More Buildings

Detroit News | Posted 08.18.2013 | Detroit

Dan Gilbert's Rock Ventures added two adjacent buildings on Woodward Avenue to its vast downtown Detroit collection. The buildings are 620 and 630...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

LOOK: These Are The Winning Hudson's Site Designs | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 06.13.2013 | Detroit

When one of Detroit's most iconic landmarks was reduced to rubble 15 years ago, an open stretch of land was left where the 25-story Hudson's departmen...

LOOK: Detroit Landmark's Past And Present

Posted 06.12.2013 | Detroit

The iconic Hudson's department store in Detroit closed 30 years ago, and its demolition 15 years late left one more open space in the heart of the cit...

Ashley Woods

Gilbert's Company Has Good Reason To Get Jail Out Of Downtown | Ashley Woods | Posted 06.04.2013 | Detroit

Developer Dan Gilbert has worked to transform Downtown Detroit into a lively cultural destination. So it's not surprising that he'd like to help a cou...

Some Billionaire's Folly: Is Detroit an Incredible Investment Opportunity?

Alex Alsup | Posted 08.03.2013 | Detroit
Alex Alsup

Most say Detroit is done for, finished. But I just can't reconcile that attitude with what I think is plain to see: Detroit is the best investment opportunity since some numbskull bought Alaska for $7 million.

Do Sunny Days Make You Feel Good About Life?

Art Markman, Ph.D. | Posted 07.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Art Markman, Ph.D.

There are a few studies out there that also examine the relationship between weather and measures of well-being, including mood and overall life satisfaction.

ICYMI: Yet Another Glowing Gilbert Profile, This Time From Across The Pond

The Guardian | Posted 06.16.2013 | Detroit

Sandra Patterson's face lights up at the mention of Dan Gilbert. She works the car valet desk at Detroit's Greektown Casino Hotel, which the entrepren...

NYT Lauds Billionaire's 'Rescue Mission' For Detroit

New York Times | Posted 04.14.2013 | Detroit

THE best way to experience all that is strange and a little otherworldly about downtown Detroit is to walk the streets around 5 p.m. on a weekday. At ...

Ashley Woods

Dan Gilbert's Plan For Detroit | Ashley Woods | Posted 03.30.2013 | Detroit

Detroiters can expect many changes to downtown after developer Dan Gilbert explained his vision for a district geared toward pedestrians and brimming ...

Dan Gilbert Buys ANOTHER Building?!

Posted 03.26.2013 | Detroit

Those of us who wondered why billionaire and developer Dan Gilbert had only purchased one Detroit building this year after his real estate shopping sp...

Gilbert Snags Another Downtown Building

Posted 03.19.2013 | Detroit

Rock Ventures announced Tuesday the company had bought yet another building in Detroit. 1001 Woodward Avenue is just the latest downtown real estate i...

Help Design Hudson's 2.0

Detroit News | Posted 03.01.2013 | Detroit

Detroit -- An international design competition on a potential $75 million development on the former Hudson's department store site in downtown Detroit...