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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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Gilbert's Big Bet On Downtown Detroit

Reuters | Posted 04.21.2013 | Detroit

By Nick Carey DETROIT, Feb 19 (Reuters) - Dan Gilbert has a vision for downtown Detroit that many would find hard to s...

Dan Gilbert Gambles On Greektown

Posted 01.16.2013 | Detroit

Detroit developer Dan Gilbert is taking a break -- surely a short one -- from purchasing downtown buildings and has now gambled on the Greektown Casin...

The Year Of Dan Gilbert

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 12.31.2012 | Detroit

It's been a busy year for Detroit developer Dan Gilbert. The founder and chairman of Quicken Loans and chairman of Rock Ventures finished 2012 wit...

OMG: Dan Gilbert Bought HOW Many Buildings?!

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 12.31.2012 | Detroit

Dan Gilbert just made another big investment in Detroit. Quicken Loans founder, Cleveland Cavaliers owner and all-around busy billionaire announc...

Crain's: Dan Gilbert Adds Another Building To The Collection

Crain's Detroit Business | Posted 12.17.2012 | Detroit

Make that one more for Dan Gilbert. The downtown business owner and investor has closed on the purchase of the building that once housed the S.S. ...

Dan GIlbert Buys ANOTHER Skyscraper

Posted 12.03.2012 | Detroit

Detroit billionaire and Quicken Loans founder Dan Gilbert added another valuable piece of Detroit's downtown skyline to his real estate portfolio on M...

Matt Ferner

Tin Horn Prayer Talk 'Grapple The Rails'

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 11.21.2012 | Denver

Earlier this month, Denver rootsy, folksy, Tom Waits-inspired punk rockers Tin Horn Prayer released their latest album "Grapple The Rails." Recorded a...

Dan Gilbert's Latest Development Is All New

Detroit Free Press | John Gallagher | Posted 01.01.2013 | Detroit

Quicken Loans founder and Chairman Dan Gilbert's real estate arm announced today it will build a 1,300-space parking garage with 33,000 square feet of...

Expect More Detroit

Jason Lorimer | Posted 12.11.2012 | Detroit
Jason Lorimer

Detroit is unique in many ways, of course, but in the context of solving globally applicable problems, this city's current state combined with an ever-growing influx of creative thinkers are creating a one-of-a-kind platform for innovation.