May 2014 News
Cincinnati artist Joe Girandola, whose installation last year at Auto Body Fixit Shop was the talk of the ArtPrize 2013, will install an arch made of 1,826 milk crates in Louis Campau Promenade for the sixth annual exhibition and $560,000 competition opening in September.
Over 900 people packed the Amway hangar Thursday, May 22, to hear the dramatic retelling of the NASA’s memorable Apollo 13 moon mission by astronaut James Lovell and flight director, Gene Kranz, at the West Michigan Aviation Academy’s Leaders of Tomorrow Gala.
Huron River Ventures isn’t just a venture capital firm looking to build a portfolio of startups and investors. It’s working to build its own little entrepreneurial ecosystem in Kerrytown.
Crowdshipping is the delivery of goods based on the selection of a courier closest to the delivery route. The service was inspired by crowdsourcing, or the act of enlisting a group of people to help with a project, and is already growing quite rapidly. Couriers typically provide one-day shipping (or less) and the cost is frequently less expensive than traditional shipping methods.
Eco-conscious Calgarians can now buy drinking water in 500 millilitre cartons — an option that’s better for the environment than plastic bottles, according to the U.S. manufacturer.