• This post is for all the gardeners out there! This time of year, we’re excited about combining our love of gardens with our love of prize giveaways. Whether you’re new to the gardening game or have years of experience in the backyard, this contest is for you.

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  • Summer has arrived! Keeping your kids occupied and off the couch can be a difficult task. Here are five lifesaving backyard activities that are easy and fun for everyone!

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  • In recent months, my wife and I have been on the hunt for a house. Fortunately the search is over, but in the course of looking for our dream home, we were treated to a few – shall we say – interesting approaches to decorating. These screaming, shrieking examples of what NOT to do,...

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Quicken Loans Group Buys Madison Theatre Building

Quicken Loans Group Buys Madison Theatre Building

Historic Detroit Building to be Transformed into Unique Entrepreneurial Hub for Tech-Based Start-up Companies DETROIT, January 26, 2011 – Madison Theatre Building LLC, a new partnership formed by Dan Gilbert, Founder and Chairman of Detroit-based Quicken Loans Inc., announced it has completed the purchase of the historic Madison Building, located at 1555 Broadway Street in downtown Detroit. The building was originally designed by architect C. Howard Crane and constructed in 1917 as part of the Madison Theater complex. The building will be converted to an exciting, open, colorful space designed to encourage partnership among local entrepreneurs and their budding projects and companies. The building’s two street level tenants – Angelina Italian Bistro and Stub Hub – will remain open for business, while the upper floors are being renovated. “Detroit 2.0 is well on its way,” said Gilbert. “The Madison building project is another step in the WEBward Avenue vision for a technology and web centered corridor of growth and activity up and down Woodward Avenue in the heart of downtown Detroit. This historic building will be molded into an exciting center where young entrepreneurial enterprises will collaborate, innovate and build the kind of 21st century businesses that the majority of our new economy in Detroit and Michigan will be based upon.” The Madison Building project is the most recent milestone in a series of meaningful moves announced by the Quicken Loans family of companies since last year when the nation’s largest online home lender moved its headquarters and 1,700 of…

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Home Fire Safety in Winter

Home Fire Safety in Winter

The rising cost of utilities has influenced many homeowners to choose alternate sources of home heating. However, the risks associated with these sources are a major contributing factor in residential fires. Keep these tips in mind if you are considering alternative heat sources or simply want to make safety your top priority when heating your home.

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