Michigan Radio posted this inspiring story to Facebook today. It may be easier and more fun for those who don’t live here to presume that Detroit is an irredeemable dump, that our work force is lazy, entitled, and uneducated, and all the other crap I hear on a daily basis. But there are a lot of people here proving those perceptions wrong.

Here’s another account of an out-of-state company looking to Michigan to meet its needs for production of green energy components, and a story about some Detroit residents who are opening businesses and artistic ventures in the city (Slows Bar-B-Q, referenced in the article, is an amazing restaurant).