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Business Incubator Established based on livingLAB Planning Process

We couldn't be more excited to brag about the latest happenings in Harbor Springs, MI. The scenic summer playground has become the home of the state's newest incubator for tech and cutting-edge lifestyle startup companies - a recommendation straight out of the Vision Workshop we hosted for Harbor Sp

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livingLAB Speaks at SMART Global Retreat

livingLAB's Jamison Brown spoke during the SMART Global Retreat "Perspectives from Entrepreneurs, Connecting Transportation & Energy" on March 8th. The event was part of a 3-day event hosted by University of Michigan and NextEnergy. Jamison presented PechaKucha style to a group of local and glob

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Southwest Detroit Greenlink Wayfinding

We are wrapping up the year on a high note: livingLAB was unanimously selected by The Southwest Detroit Business Association to lead their Greenlink Wayfinding project. Looking forward to starting this project in 2013.

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Hamtramck Making Big (No-Mo) Plans for 2013

We can't wait to get started updating the City of Hamtramck bike lane/non-motorized plan. The good folks at the City have a goal of completing construction of the citywide network next fall. Let's do this!

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Bike Share in the City? Yes, Here in the D.

Couldn't be more excited! livingLAB will be working together with ALTA Planning + Design on the Wayne State University led Bike Share Feasibility Study for the City of Detroit this winter. Keep up with the project by following us here, on Facebook, linkedIN or twitter.

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livingLAB to work with MSHDA on Planning and Placemaking

livingLAB will begin working with the Michigan State Housing Development Authority on Placemaking and Planning this year. MSHDA is in the process of awarding grants for community development projects located in a downtown or adjacent neighborhood. livingLAB can assist municipalities, for-profit and

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MDOT Prequalifies livingLAB for LA Work

Great news folks: MDOT has prequalified livingLAB for landscape architecture. What's even better? We are well on our way to receiving our DBE certification too. Stay tuned!

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Park(ing) Day 2012: Flint, Michigan

livingLAB, once again, participated in Park(ing) Day to raise awareness of the need for more parks and open space in urban communities. This year, we replicated historic Atwood Stadium in Flint, Michigan. Passers-by were able to kick a mini field goal and tailgate with the LABpartners. Click here

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Michigan Municipal League + livingLAB

Michigan Municipal League Field Operations Manager, Caroline Kennedy, followed livingLAB during our five-day charrette in Harbor Springs. and details the exciting event in the September/October 2012 issue of the League's publication 'The Review'. You can read the article here:

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After an exhausting 5 day (often 14 or 16 hours long!) public engagement process in the lovely town of Harbor Springs, Michigan we delivered the Vision back to the community. After listening to the hopes and desires of over 500 passionate and energized people we were thrilled to be able to translate

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