Since 2020, the Secret Service initiated more than 3,850 pandemic related fraud investigations.
On Wednesday the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation and the City of Detroit announced that Detroit Means Business received millions of dollars which will soon be available to help small businesses prosper.
It's been almost six decades since Roger and Rod's Barbershop in Livonia first opened up shop. But after 58 years, it's time to say goodbye.
Jackson, the chief procurement officer, says the city has about $5 billion in contracts, as well as $800 million in American Rescue Plan funds. He says they're trying to make it easier for smaller businesses to bid on contracts - to have access to loans and financing and to get paid faster.
On this National All Things Detroit Day, thousands came out to celebrate and shop at the Eastern Market.
Developers Akunna Olumba and Marcus Jones are hoping to bring about change and bring livelihood, to the Livernois Six-Mile road area in Detroit, with their new business, Detroit Pizza Bar.
The Better Business Bureau said that the Marsh & Sassi Monument Company had an "F" rating.
Dates for the draft have not been set, but the plan is to have it staged in Campus Martius Park and Hart Plaza with other events Downtown.
Female entrepreneurs battle it out for more than the cash prizes.
After more than 50 years, Louisiana Creole Gumbo in Detroit is being forced to close its original location after the landlord opted to sell the building.
Applications are now being accepted for the 12-week Retail Boot Camp held in spring, and the application process is expanding its reach beyond Detroit including Highland Park and Hamtramck.
The Receptor is the first through-the-wall delivery bin. It is advertised as a safe, secure, and weatherproof space where delivery drivers drop your packages, food orders, and up to eight bags of groceries. It's accessed by a keypad code and is controlled through your smartphone.
“There’s other neighborhoods where it is literally just a gas station or a liquor store," said Raquel Castañeda-Lopez. "The food products they have there, are so incredibly limited. And can you imagine coming home from work, wanting to pick up a quick bite, there’s literally nothing.”
This holiday slice of Downtown Detroit is lined with local vendors eager to make a sale - and a connection.
While battling fires for 27 years as a lieutenant with the Ypsilanti Fire Department, Michael Wells was cultivating skills that would eventually make him the first African-American owner of a vineyard in southeast Michigan. A path he started out on, as a little boy.
U.S. regulators say Americans who work at companies with 100 or more employees will need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by Jan. 4 or get tested weekly.
Estellas is open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from noon to 6, Chantele Jones is selling her confectionary concoctions free of animal products - a cause close to her heart.
"I stopped using all those delivering companies, I don’t do business with (any) of them," said Luigi Cutrato, the proprietor. "Sometimes the food (was) sitting for 30 to 45 minutes."
"My sister is a disabled veteran and she was always really good with sewing," she said. "That’s what inspired us to start our business and I am a retired teacher, I taught for nearly a decade. So I wanted to create something that was educational and has purpose behind it."
The new location, which opened its doors to its first customers at 7 a.m. Wednesday, will sell a mix of delivered food and locally-grown options from nearby vendors.