Eric Yelsma, founder of Detroit Denim, stands in the middle of the workshop where the handmade jeans are cut and assembled. (By Edward Cardenas)

Detroit Denim Founder: ‘I Wanted To Be A Maker’ (Video)

Eric Yelsma has gone from tailoring his own jeans as a teen to starting a company in Detroit which is taking the denim world by storm.

CBS Detroit–11/12/2014

Local business leaders met with Congressman Gary Peters Tuesday as part of Startup Day Across America. (By Edward Cardenas)

Detroit Entrepreneurs Meet With Rep. Gary Peters On ‘Startup Day’ (VIDEO)

“Startups and small businesses are the engines of job creation and economic growth in Michigan, and when they thrive, so does our economy” said Rep. Peters.


(credit: Amelia Kanan)

Scene In Detroit: Happenstance-ing In The City

A few weeks ago I happened upon a beach party. It was in the parking lot of Ponyride, a Corktown warehouse that provides studio/work space for artists and entrepreneurs.

CBS Detroit–10/03/2012