Silicon Valley transplant Jerry Paffendorf chose Detroit: "I thought I should look at big problems. You know, let’s get real."

In addition to her retail shop, Margarita Barry runs a design business and a website for young entrepreneurs.

Alicia and John George faced down financial hardship and endless bureaucracy to create the only coffee shop for miles.
When a much-touted light-rail project stalled, 26-year-old Andy Didorosi stepped in: "We're the other option, all of us scrappy folks."

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Anonymous said...

Yeah Detroit! I moved to London 15 years ago and I'm amazed at your transformation into a place of wonder and growth and real culture. You're fab :-)

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