UIX invites urban innovators to exchange ideas in Detroit
Matthew Lewis & Claire Nelson
Sunday, August 10, 2014
Cities are reinventing themselves in creative new ways. Can small-scale projects have big impact? Join us Sept. 24-26 in Detroit to explore creative projects driving neighborhood transformation and trade ideas for the future.
FoodLab: Weaving the network for a good food system in Detroit
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Jess Daniel, founder of
Detroit, discusses network weaving versus networking, and how FoodLab utilizes the network weaving strategy to help build a strong good food system here in Detroit.
UIX: Portraits of Detroit Innovation
Monday, September 15, 2014
For the last 3 years, UIX has been documenting the growing movement of artists, makers, entrepreneurs and innovators leading creative neighborhood transformation in Detroit. In this look back, photographer Doug Coombe shares some of the people, projects & places he has captured along the way. Want the full experience? Join us at #UIXDET Sept 24-26, 2014 in Detroit. Music: "Baptism" by Passalacqua, off their new album
VIDEO: Peter Dalinowski and Tunde Wey, (revolver)
Friday, August 29, 2014
Detroit's scrappy, resilient DIY mentality is perhaps most evident in its burgeoning food scene - one filled with fluorishing urban farms, trendy bars and restaurants, artisan food start-ups, and pop-ups aplenty.
in Hamtramck is a pop-up that doesn't pop back down. A combination supper club and social experiment, (revolver) features a rotating host of chefs that changes each week, from home cooks looking to launch their own concept to seasoned professionals of national note looking to do something different and have a little bit of fun. Co-owners Peter Dalinowski and Tunde Wey discuss their concept and why so many people are drawn to it. Video by
VIDEO: Dan Carmody, Eastern Market
Friday, July 18, 2014
Dan Carmody, President of
Eastern Market Corporation
, discusses the importance of Eastern Market to the city and the region and why it's about more than just food. Video by
VIDEO: Jackie Victor at TEDxDetroit
Monday, March 03, 2014
To those who think Detroit is closed for business,
Avalon International Breads
owner Jackie Victor says think again. Jackie opened her organic bakery in Detroit's Midtown in 1997 and she's seen a lot of changes in the city during the past 17 years, with more changes still to come.
VIDEO: Amy Kaherl
Thursday, December 12, 2013
For our last issue of 2013, we're taking a look back at one of our favorite videos from the first two years of UIX. In case you missed it the first time, here is Amy Kaherl from Detroit SOUP talking about their monthly fundraising dinner to support local projects. Video by
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