U-M student-led FrostGear develops motorcycle helmet cooling tech

Zachary Hwang has been riding motorcycles for years. The temperature inside his helmet has, well, been less than comfortable. "Heat has always been a big problem in the summer," Hwang says. "There is no air conditioning." That inspired the University of Michigan student to launch his own startup, FrostGear. Hwang and two of his fellow …

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New Ypsi glam bar opens with numerous beauty services

Fierce Vixens Glam Bar opened in April on W. Michigan Ave. in Ypsilanti offering services ranging from hair extensions to teeth whitening.  "My friend has a Detroit-based hair boutique and I had hair salon," says Litrece Walker, who owns Fierce Vixens Glam Bar with partner Shawn McCoy. "We wanted to expand, so we combined our …

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U-M student-led FrostGear develops motorcycle helmet cooling tech

Zachary Hwang has been riding motorcycles for years. The temperature inside his helmet has, well, been less than comfortable. "Heat has always been a big problem in the summer," Hwang says. "There is no air conditioning." That inspired the University of Michigan student to launch his own startup, FrostGear. Hwang and two of his fellow …

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Ann Arbor historic architecture captured in new book

A hero to some, a villain to others, there's little doubt that The Ann Arbor Historical Foundation has deep love and appreciation for Ann Arbor's architectural identity. To wit, they have released a new book: Historic Ann Arbor: An Architectural Guide, which describes over 350 vintage local buildings. There's a book signing event with the …

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EMU, U-M chosen for Google Community Leaders Program

EMU joins Wayne State University, the University of Michigan-Dearborn, and the University of Michigan for a Google-sponsored program that teaches search optimization and digital marketing experience to students in order to help them support local businesses. Excerpt: "Five Eastern Michigan University students have been accepted into Google's Community Leader's Program, a volunteer operation in which …

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U-M student-led FrostGear develops motorcycle helmet cooling tech

Zachary Hwang has been riding motorcycles for years. The temperature inside his helmet has, well, been less than comfortable. "Heat has always been a big problem in the summer," Hwang says. "There is no air conditioning." That inspired the University of Michigan student to launch his own startup, FrostGear. Hwang and two of his fellow …

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New Ypsi glam bar opens with numerous beauty services

Fierce Vixens Glam Bar opened in April on W. Michigan Ave. in Ypsilanti offering services ranging from hair extensions to teeth whitening.  "My friend has a Detroit-based hair boutique and I had hair salon," says Litrece Walker, who owns Fierce Vixens Glam Bar with partner Shawn McCoy. "We wanted to expand, so we combined our …

Read more New Ypsi glam bar opens with numerous beauty services

Ann Arbor historic architecture captured in new book

A hero to some, a villain to others, there's little doubt that The Ann Arbor Historical Foundation has deep love and appreciation for Ann Arbor's architectural identity. To wit, they have released a new book: Historic Ann Arbor: An Architectural Guide, which describes over 350 vintage local buildings. There's a book signing event with the …

Read more Ann Arbor historic architecture captured in new book

EMU, U-M chosen for Google Community Leaders Program

EMU joins Wayne State University, the University of Michigan-Dearborn, and the University of Michigan for a Google-sponsored program that teaches search optimization and digital marketing experience to students in order to help them support local businesses. Excerpt: "Five Eastern Michigan University students have been accepted into Google's Community Leader's Program, a volunteer operation in which …

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U-M student-led FrostGear develops motorcycle helmet cooling tech

Zachary Hwang has been riding motorcycles for years. The temperature inside his helmet has, well, been less than comfortable. "Heat has always been a big problem in the summer," Hwang says. "There is no air conditioning." That inspired the University of Michigan student to launch his own startup, FrostGear. Hwang and two of his fellow …

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New Ypsi glam bar opens with numerous beauty services

Fierce Vixens Glam Bar opened in April on W. Michigan Ave. in Ypsilanti offering services ranging from hair extensions to teeth whitening.  "My friend has a Detroit-based hair boutique and I had hair salon," says Litrece Walker, who owns Fierce Vixens Glam Bar with partner Shawn McCoy. "We wanted to expand, so we combined our …

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Real Baked Goods to bring handmade treats to Packard St. neighborhood

Cinnamon rolls and chocolate chip cookies are in store for the small storefront next to Arbor Vacuum on Packard St. Alan Caldwell's Real Baked Goods will be serving up sweet and savory delights beginning later this year.  "I'm very excited about it. It's going to be baking from scratch," says Caldwell, who is returning to his first …

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Duo Security’s Dug Song named Leader & Innovator of the Year

It's no secret that Concentrate has a soft spot for local CEO Dug Song and his tech firm Duo Security. Seems like others are starting to catch up… Excerpt: "he Leaders & Innovators program was developed in 2005 by Lawrence Tech to recognize Michigan business executives who are engaged in cutting-edge professions and industries expected to be …

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