Month: January 2015

Growing a Community

We hear the word community used a lot these days, so much so that it is often diluted to mean any situation in which a group of people are assembled.  But simply having a group of people working or living in close proximity to one another does not, by itself, create a community.  It’s only when meaningful relationships begin to …

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Walking Around the El Moore Neighborhood: Source Booksellers

The El Moore, a beautifully restored historic residential apartment complex that is designed to be a model of urban sustainable living, is located at 624 West Alexandrine at Second Avenue in the heart of the Midtown area of Detroit. As Tom Brennan, the co-founder of the Green Garage and the El Moore likes to say, …

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Michigan’s Changing Seasons: Why We Love Them

  Make no mistake; Michigan is not Palm Springs, nor is it South Florida. The sun most certainly does  not shine all the time, and a good portion of our days are cold ones. To everything a season, and Michigan most definitely has all four. It’s that 365 days-a-year spirit that the El Moore‘s Seasons is expected to bring to …

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