The Hunt Street Journal

Working from Home Vs. Working In Office

Working from Home Vs. Working In Office

Over the last few months, you've most likely heard an influx of reasons as to why people are leaving their jobs, restructuring their lives post-lockdown, and choosing between having more quality time with their loved ones by seeking out job opportunities that serve...

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Welcoming Our New Community Manager, Javier

Welcoming Our New Community Manager, Javier

As many of you may now know, Ashley has departed her position as the Hunt Street Station Community Manager. She has decided to make the decision to place her efforts full-time in her own business, Moxy. While it is bittersweet to see her leave, we will nonetheless...

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It’s a Woman’s World

It’s a Woman’s World

Who runs the world!? … I think we all know the rest. Oh, what the heck, I still need to say it... WOMEN! I mean none of us would be here if that one special lady didn't bring us into the world, right? Women are strong. Women are intelligent. Women are admirable. Women...

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Black Health & Wellness

Black Health & Wellness

This year’s black history month theme is Black Health and Wellness – set by the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH). A task that I had no idea was even being done. A task that this organization has been researching and setting for...

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Habits That Stick

Habits That Stick

Starting the year off on the "right foot" can be a challenge for all of us. Fortunately, another one of our core values here, at Hunt Street Station, is Member Success. "We help our members build better businesses through teaching, learning, and sharing resources."...

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Looking Back On 2021

Looking Back On 2021

As vaccines helped us open back up in 2021, we were all able to spend more time together and do more of the things we love. As a space designed to bring people together, we found that especially refreshing! This year, we were able to host more events, welcome more new...

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Special Holiday Events at Hunt Street Station

Special Holiday Events at Hunt Street Station

The weather may just have turned, but we’re already thinking about making the holidays special at Hunt Street Station! This year, we’re proud to once again host the Hunt Street Station Giving Tree, but we’re also very excited to announce our Christkindl Market! Read...

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We Planted Some Trees!

We Planted Some Trees!

Sometimes you just need to get outside and play in the dirt! Supporting the local community is one of Hunt Street Station’s core values. We regularly schedule clean up days and other volunteer opportunities to help contribute to the surrounding neighborhood. Last...

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Establishing Great Work Routines

Establishing Great Work Routines

Fall is a great time to get back to routines. After the chaotic fun of summer, full of impromptu road trips, weekends up north, and evenings with friends, cooler evenings and longer shadows seem to call for a more orderly pace. Routines help us in many ways, from...

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Choosing The Right Coworking Space

Choosing The Right Coworking Space

Experiencing tremendous growth over the last several years, the coworking industry, especially in Detroit, leaves entrepreneurs, non-profits, and small businesses spoiled for choice. The process of choosing the right coworking space can actually be a little daunting,...

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What Is Coworking?

What Is Coworking?

To many, this is a new idea, still foreign to the world of business. To others, it has been here for a while and is finally getting the recognition that is warranted. For me, I am somewhere in-between. I learned about the idea of coworking about five years ago when a...

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A Reflection During Pride Month

A Reflection During Pride Month

Written by Holly Wickham When I see the rainbow window displays at corporate banks, I wonder if those same places would have denied my partner health benefits just 6 years ago before the marriage equality act. This doubt comes from a place of fear and survival...

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Are You Starting A Business After COVID?

Are You Starting A Business After COVID?

There is much to be mourned about the effects of COVID. But just as a forest fire gives new seedlings light and space to grow, so does an economic downturn provide space and opportunity for new businesses to make their mark. As the vaccinated world reopens, and people...

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Earth Day At Hunt Street

Earth Day At Hunt Street

This week we’re celebrating Earth Day. And since it’s the place we all call home, we think everyone should celebrate it! To that end, we’ve created a list of 6 ways you can join in to celebrate, improve, and protect our planet. Hunt Street Stations has done all these...

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Celebrating Women at Hunt Street Station

Celebrating Women at Hunt Street Station

March is Women’s History month and March 8th is International Women’s Day. To celebrate, we’re dedicating this month’s blog post to all the incredible women out there making a difference in the world and all the entrepreneurial women at Hunt Street Station blazing...

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Hunt Street Station Black History Month

Hunt Street Station Black History Month

Black History at Hunt Street Station We wanted to take a moment to share a black story with our readers involving Hunt Street Station. This is a story of a police officer named Ben Turpin, the historic 3rd police precinct's first-ever black police officer. There isn't...

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Personal Recap of a Detroit Coworking Space

Personal Recap of a Detroit Coworking Space

Intro Into Coworking Nobody forgets their first. I remember when we met on that warm day 5 years ago. I walked down St Clair street, stepped in the door, and looked up. There were people drinking whiskey, zipping around on electric hoverboards, and the room was full...

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What’s Happening in the McDougall-Hunt Neighborhood?

What’s Happening in the McDougall-Hunt Neighborhood?

Mcdougall-Hunt Neighborhood Update Good things are happening in the McDougall-Hunt neighborhood. As a community of close-knit neighbors and stakeholders, we have been coming together regularly to address issues and find workable solutions in our community. Throughout...

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‘Tis Almost The Season

COVID Can't Stop The Holiday Spirit 'Tis almost the season for seemingly endless holiday music, celebrations, and food! Despite the weather, it's one of our favorite times of the year. While COVID has put a halt to many things this year, we won't let it put a halt on...

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Technology for Virtual Learning by Adam Letica

Technology for Virtual Learning by Adam Letica

Macro Connect & Virtual Learning Macro Connect has spent the spring and summer in close collaboration with both educators and technology providers and we have a few well-vetted recommendations that will help you make the most of a virtual learning environment....

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Hunt Street Station COVID-19 PPT

Our COVID-19 Health and Safety Policy The novel COVID-19 has taken its toll on everyone. I do not believe there is a person in the world who hasn't been impacted by this in some way, shape, or form. Although the past few months have been tumultuous, we've worked hard...

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A Message To Our Community on Black Lives Matter

A Message To Our Community on Black Lives Matter

From our Community Manager, Alex Mayo. "Good Afternoon Members, I wanted to send everyone an email regarding the recent events surrounding police brutality, and the death of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and so many others. I encourage you to take a moment to read...

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Hunt Street Station Building Improvements

Our Silver Lining It's hard not to note the impact of COVID-19 over the past few months. This is a pandemic that has affected every single person on Earth. Because of that, it can be difficult to escape the constant chatter of the economy, conspiracies, shutdowns,...

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Earth Day 2020

Earth Day 2020

Happy Earth Day! We love mother Earth at Hunt Street Station. We believe it's our job to be more than just a profitable business, but one that is ethical and environmentally friendly. It's not enough to just talk about making changes, we must act. That's why each...

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Businesses in Quarantine

Businesses in Quarantine There's no secret that almost all entrepreneurs and small business owners are struggling during the COVID-19 shutdown. It seems many small businesses we're even unable to receive financial aid promised by the government. A majority of our...

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Resources for Small Businesses during COVID-19

Resources for Small Businesses during COVID-19

Hunt Street Station's Response to COVID-19 As the world moves through this time of crisis, we are keeping a close eye on the Novel Coronavirus and are taking proper precautions to ensure the safety of our members and community. We realize, however, many businesses and...

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Our Core Values

Our Core Values

Why Core Values Matter You've probably heard of them before. Whether it be with the organization you work with, or perhaps you even have core values that govern your own life. A select list of words that withhold the fundamental beliefs of an organization or...

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Hunt Street Station’s Plans for 2020

Hunt Street Station’s Plans for 2020

We're dreamers of the day T.E Lawrence once said, "All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds, wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act on their...

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