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What does it take to make a startup work in Detroit? Our conversation today is with Andrew Landau.

His Detroit-based e-commerce company, Jewel, was recently purchased by banking giant Capital One.

They’re going to stay, grow and hire in Detroit, even after the acquisition. We also talk about why he’s choosing the Motor City, and what tips he has for other entrepreneurs.

Oh, and they’re hiring.

Also on the show:

A suburban school district votes to close two schools.

There’s new life for the site of the old Hazel Park Race Track.

The cold truth is that Cold Truth, a popular soft-serve joint in Eastern Market, is temporarily closing. Also, The Villages Biergarten may be no more.

However, one of Detroit’s notorious dive bars, with a history they say is connected to the infamous Purple Gang, may be reopening this fall. 

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