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Accelerating Community Capital (part one)… at the BALLE 2012 conference

I spent the day in Grand Rapids, participating in a workshop on new models that are evolving for local businesses to raise capital from lenders, investors and donors, at the 10th annual conference of the Business Alliance for Living Local Economies (BALLE). What follow are my rough notes, for those of you who care about […]

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Stompin’ at the Savoy

I was just reading, about a week ago, that Ypsilanti’s Club Divine, was one of the area’s most successful bars, at least based upon wholesale liquor purchases. The local dance club was number six on the list, with $134,079 in ’09 liquor purchases, based on data released by the Michigan Liquor Control Commission. The thing […]

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