2016 "Thank You" Awards - New Business Recipients

Detroit Fiber Works, owner, Mandisa Smith & Najma Wilson

1935 Livernois Ave, Detroit, MI 48221
313-610-5111

www.detroitfiberworks.com

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Detroit Fiber Works opened in September 2013, as a result of Revolve Detroit ‘s “Light Up Livernois” initiative. We offer handmade, one of a kind items, including both decorative and functional art. We give local artists the opportunity to show and sell their work, we host visiting artists from other parts of the country and the world, and we teach fiber art techniques to children, teens and adults.

 

Detroit is the New Black. Owner, Roslyn Karamoko

1401 Vermont St. Detroit, MI 48216

 (313) 355-2201

www.detroitisthenewblack.com

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Détroit Is the New Black. is a fashion brand focused on men’s and women’s apparel and accessories, combining minimalism and high street to achieve the perfect balance of city chic. Founded in 2014, the label is inspired by the history and resilience of the City of Detroit while offering a neutral palette for a modern feel. Détroit Is the New Black is a mantra for rebirth, inspiration, authenticity and culture.

 

House of Pure Vin, owner, Regina Gaines

1433 Woodward Ave. Detroit, MI 48226

313-638-2501

houseofpurevin.com

House of Pure Vin partnered with Claudia Tyagi, a Master sommelier who is 1 of 3 in the state of Michigan to pick our wines. Open Thursday: 12pm-9pm, Friday and Saturday, 12pm-11pm and Sunday, 12pm-7pm.

 

Love Travels Imports, owner Yvette Jenkins

19452 Livernois Avenue, Detroit, MI 48221

313-623-5800

www.lovetravelsimports.com

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Love Travels Imports is a woman-owned Detroit-based Social Enterprise. We are committed to improving the lives of people within the creative realm. We bring a “regionally authentic” handmade womens accessories and home decor alternative to people seeking unique and high quality products for themselves and as gifts.

 

Sacred Space Yoga Centre, owner Trina Campbell

2930 E Jefferson Detroit, MI 48207

313.352.6788

sacredspaceyogadetroit.com

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Sacred Space Yoga Centre is a place of healing, transformation, and inspiration.  SSYC’S mission is to operate as an extension of God’s love by unselfishly serving, encouraging, and positively impacting the lives of others.  We are a holistic healing center offering yoga, reflexology, and massage therapy services to metro Detroit.  Our offerings include an extensive senior program, yoga for breast cancer survivors, beginner’s yoga classes, with new programs in the works.

 

Posh Fashions, owner Aisha Warren

11200 East Jefferson Ave, Detroit, MI 48214

313-466-3322

www.shopposhfashions.com

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Posh Fashions is a trendy and affordable woman’s fashions Boutique founded in August of 2015. Posh has done extensive research on body types, fits, and sizing which ensure that our customers are getting the best shopping experience at an affordable rate.

 

Cutz Lounge: The Grooming Shop, owner, Dante Williams

19655 Grand River Ave, Detroit, MI 48223

734-829-7118

facebook.com/cutzlounge

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Cutz Lounge The Grooming Shop is a modern but vintage style barber shop that focuses on the hair cutting discipline for men and women. Our goal is to present and provide a professional environment with professional service, in a timely fashion. Our motto is “Changing the world 1 haircut at a time.”  And withthe help of this great city we will do just that. We just opened on January 27th 2015.

 

Singing Tree LLC. owners, Emily Brent and Kevin Bingham

427 W Greendale St, Detroit, MI 48203

313-319-0583

singingtreedetroit.net

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Emily Brent and Kevin Bingham own and operate a family of small businesses that started officially in 2008.  The primary business is Singing Tree LLC, a tree service offering low impact, environmentally friendly services to Detroit and neighboring communities.  Singing Tree Garden LLC is a business that aims to recycle and reuse the wood waste created by the tree service. 

 

Ellis Island Tea, owner, Nailah Ellis-Brown

1545 Clay Street, Unit 6, Detroit 48211

313-570-0840

ellisislandtea.com

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Nailah started her trial and error by selling bottles of tea from the trunk of her car back in 2008.  In 2014, she opened her first beverage production and co-packaging facility in Detroit. Ellis Island Tea is currently sold in high-end niche markets, such as Whole Foods.

 

The Kid Network Daycare, LLC. Owners, Mahalia Arthur-Williams & Jamal Williams

18451 Joy Rd. Detroit, MI 48228

313-789-5555

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The Kid Network Daycare, LLC is a full-service childcare/development facility that cares for infants, toddlers, and children from birth to 12 years old (Latchkey:Before/After School). We aim to prepare our children to excel as young leaders of tomorrow by combining an exclusive collegiate-based curriculum, tailored specifically for children, with enhanced, first class childcare services.

 

Good Cakes and Bakes, LLC, owners, April Anderson & Michelle Anderson

19363 Livernois Ave

313-468-9915

www.GoodCakesandBakes.com

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Good Cakes and Bakes opened on September 20, 2013 on The Avenue of Fashion. We’re an organic bakery providing all natural delicious baked goods to our community and city. With the help of some great organizations (DEGC, BUILD Institute, TechTown SWOT City, The Mayor’s Office) in Detroit we have become a strong supporter of our neighborhoods and the community at large.

 

Dcreated Boutique, owners, Brianna Williams & Yolanda Williams

19480 Livernois Ave. Detroit, MI 48221

313-412-1982

Dcreatedboutique.etsy.com

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Dcreated Boutique opened in March of 2014 on the historical Avenue of Fashion on Livernois. The unique products are handcrafted by Brianna Williams and her mother Yolanda Williams in the store’s sewing studio. The stylish and creative items range from organic baby clothing, diaper bags, custom outfits and more.

 

Detroit Luxury Transportation LLC. Owner, Eric Peeples

3278 Bellevue, Detroit, MI 48207

800-908-1405

www.DetroitPartyCoach.com

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Detroit Luxury Transportation LLC (DetroitPartyCoach.com) is a transportation service in the Metro Detroit area. Our company specializes in Luxury Transportation, Executive Shuttle Services, Workforce and Private School Student transport & Party Bus rentals for all occasions. From weddings to corporate business events, concerts, sporting events, anniversaries, proms, birthdays, quinceañeras, and historical tours.

 

The Talking With Nana Show, owner, Nana Dansoa Paintsil

19120 Grand River, Suite 100, Detroit, MI 48223

313) 405-9254

www.talkingwithnana.com

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The Talking With Nana ™ show is an informative and engaging public affairs radio program that focus on Detroit's revitalization and uplifting small businesses. Guests are innovative leaders in their respective industry and are committed to sharing resources that empowers the audience. Nana Dansoa hosts, produces, and oversees each show. The Talking With Nana ™ show broadcasts live in primetime every Saturday from 4pm-6pm on AM 1200 WCHB and will be expanding to webisodes.

 

Priceless Preservations Construction, Owner, Jabari Long

18244 W. McNichols, Detroit, MI 48219

866-204-0553

www.PricelessPreservations.com

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Priceless Preservations Construction is licensed and insured in the State of Michigan and has over 30 years of combined professional experience. Priceless Preservations Construction’s mission is to provide their customers with superior service and craftsmanship while consistently maintaining a professional atmosphere and exceeding client expectations.

 

Central Kitchen+Bar, owners, Dennis Archer Jr., Chris Brochert, & Ken Karam

660 Woodward Ave #4a, Detroit, MI 48226

313-963-9000

www.centraldetroit.com

Central Kitchen + Bar features contemporary American cuisine in a casual and welcoming environment. With recognizable bar food serving as the foundation for our menu, our executive chef has given a new spin to the classics, upgrading them with inventive taste combinations using local and seasonal ingredients. From the selection of our purveyors of produce and meats, to creating our own coffee blend with the team from Zingerman’s, we are committed to offering our guests the highest quality products from start to finish.

 

Pages Bookshop, owner Susan Murphy

19560 Grand River Ave., Detroit, MI 48223

313-473-7342

www.pagesbkshop.com

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Pages Bookshop is a community-based bookstore that offers new, hand-selected books, literary-themed gifts and unique greeting cards. We provide a relaxing shopping experience and offer amenities such as free gift wrapping, custom orders, book clubs, a frequent buyer program, and online ordering. We believe that reading is a way to connect and bring people together. 

 

Camouflage Security & Investigation, LLC, owner Khoury Johnson

615 Griswold Suite 925, Detroit, MI 48226

313-338-8005

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Camouflage Security &Investigation is a full service, licensed, and bonded uniform security guard and private investigation agency in the state of Michigan. Providing realistic solutions to the critical needs of businesses and the general public is our priority. We provide a wide range of security such as commercial, construction sites, andpersonal protective services & solutions. Our security officers are professional and proactive protection specialists.