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Friends vying for $50K in Hatch Detroit competition, and how Ypsi could have done it first, if I’d had my shit together

Two of my friends, Joe Posch and Lisa Waud are in the running for a $50,000 prize in a competition called Hatch Detroit. The ultimate objective of the project, according to organizers Ted Balowski and Nick Gorga, is to get entrepreneurs moving into downtown Detroit, and trying new things. And, toward that end, both of […]

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The return of Hugh for the holidays

Last year at about this time, I ran an interview with a friend of mine named Joe Posch about a pop-up (temporary) shop that he was opening in Detroit. Well, the business, called Hugh, is back again this Christmas season, and I tracked down Joe to find out what was new, and what, if anything, […]

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Store for a Month

I don’t think it was an original idea. I must have heard it somewhere before. But, for the longest time now, I’ve been thinking that it would be neat to open a store here in Ypsi, in one of the otherwise unused downtown buildings, for a single day. The idea would be that it would […]

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