Fox 2 visited us as part of their Made in Michigan segment! What better place than the Inside Detroit Welcome Center (1253 Woodward) which features over 50 local artists/designers creating Detroit merchandise. See it all by clicking on the following links from ourFacebook page and in this video from Fox 2 Detroit!!
“Shop Detroit” with Detroit Synergy and Inside Detroit on December 11
Annual Holiday Event Celebrates Shopping in the City and Small Businesses
For the seventh consecutive year, Detroit Synergy is inviting metro Detroiters to “Shop Detroit!” This year, Synergy teams up with fellow non-profit, Inside Detroit, to encourage people from across Southeast Michigan to enjoy the fun and excitement of an urban shopping experience, and to celebrate shopping local small businesses. Shoppers can explore recent additions to the Detroit retail scene, as well as hit their old favorites. Traditionally, this event has brought 200–300 shoppers to the city. The free event takes place this year from 10am to 4pm on Saturday, December 11th.
The day begins downtown, with check-in at Inside Detroit’s Welcome Center, located at 1253 Woodward Avenue, where shoppers can collect a map of participating merchants, as well as information on special discounts and promotions offered to “Shop Detroit 2010” participants.
In addition to the free area map highlighting more than 75 places to shop and snack, free shuttle service to the Midtown shopping district and Eastern Market, along with several other stops, is being arranged courtesy of Inside Detroit. Other goodies and surprises are also in store for shoppers.
New additions for 2010 include the participation of the Virgil H. Carr Cultural Arts Center/Arts League of Michigan and their gallery shop. Returning participants include Bureau of Urban Living in Midtown and the world-famous Henry the Hatter. Other unique retailers include Good People Popcorn for gourmet popcorn delights, Woodhouse Day Spa for total relaxation, The Runway, Scentsations, and Spectacles.
The event is free but please RSVP at http://shopdetroit2010.eventbrite.com. The first 50 people that RSVP will receive a Shop Detroit Reusable Shopping Bag!!