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A Taste of Detroit’s Food Economy

The first comprehensive analysis of the food system of the City of Detroit provides a roadmap for leveraging the system’s economic impact to benefit Detroit residents, businesses, and institutions…



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Bringing Resilience to Two Bridges

A multi-year new economy initiative works strengthen the economic, physical, and food supply infrastructure in the Two Bridges community of Manhattan’s Lower East Side in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy...

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Building Hip Hop's Legacy

Plans are underway to build the first national museum to chronicle and preserve hip hop's past while cultivating an institution that can help nurture its future...


Learn more about Urbane’s management team, their thoughts on the company, and how The Wire influences their work…

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Year of the Goat

Grocery at the Neighborhood Scale: Large & Small

Greetings and Happy Chinese New Year! In this year of the goat (or alternatively ram or sheep), we hope 2015 heralds great things for all of our Urbane family, near and far. The New Year brings with it a spirit of rejuvenation, one that was in full blossom last week as Urbane was hitting the […]