Detroit wide open
Nifty little article in The New York Times this weekend about Detroit. It is by Toby Barlow and talks about the recent opening of French-inspired hot spot Le Petit Zinc in the city.
I was recently sitting at the bar of Le Petit Zinc talking to the owner, Charles Sorel, when he said something I found shocking: “I can't imagine opening a business anywhere but Detroit.”
Which leads to another entrepreneurial advantage Detroit possesses: instantaneous and automatic publicity. “Open a business anywhere else, and no one will notice,” Charles said. “Open it in Detroit and everyone talks about it.”
Read the whole thing here.