5 of Detroit’s Best Breakfasts

Breakfast. The most important meal of the day. And in Detroit, it’s a meal dozens of restaurants seem to be perfecting.

The new arrival of businesses has proven to have a positive effect on the food scene and encouraged the opening of some new restaurants not to be missed. And in the midst of all the new restaurants, those oldies but goodies remain, ready to dish out some of the best breakfasts in Detroit.

We decided to do a little research of our own and have found 5 local favorites around town to jump start your day.

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What is Energy Aggregation?

Over the past ten years, more and more Ohioans have been taking advantage of deregulation to help control the price they pay for their energy supply. Instead the utility company giving all customers the same default rate, deregulation encourages competition by giving customers a choice when it comes to who supplies their natural gas and electricity.

Governmental energy aggregation is a by-product of deregulation and a proven method for communities to help their constituents control energy costs, thereby providing economic benefit to the community at large.

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6 Energy-Saving Christmas Gifts

It’s hard to believe we’re only a few weeks away from Christmas, but with each passing day, your time to pick out that perfect Christmas gift is dwindling! While everyone wants to pick out a special and unique gift for your loved ones, try to keep in mind the practical consequences of your gift. For example, does it have a costly upkeep? Does it require additional parts or regular maintenance?

One way to show extra thoughtfulness in your gift is to choose an option that either saves energy or is Energy-Star approved. While few would ask directly for a gift that saves energy, weeding through your options to find a variety that is low on energy use is like giving some extra cash with the gift. And who doesn’t want—or need—some extra cash?

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Ways to Save Energy on Thanksgiving

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, you’re probably already planning Thanksgiving dinner, deciding what side dishes should complement the beautiful, glistening turkey and whether you should make pumpkin pie, pecan pie or both. Holidays are about getting together with friends and family but let’s be honest, it’s all about the food! Turkey, dressing, cranberries, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes and the list goes on! With such an iconic meal to prepare, it’s no surprise the kitchen becomes ground zero on Thanksgiving, and the last thing on our minds is probably saving energy. However, a few minor adjustments really can save energy—which saves YOU money!

Here are few tips to keep in mind while you’re hustling around the kitchen:

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7 Energy-Saving Myths

It seems nowadays that everyone is talking about saving energy, which of course, translates to saving money. It’s unfortunate, however, that everything we read and hear just isn’t true! So, to save you some time, energy AND money, let us debunk some common energy-saving myths.

 

New Windows Will Save Energy
If you’ve noticed your home is somewhat drafty and/or doesn’t hold heat or air well, you might be considering replacing your windows. In some cases, this is a great investment that not only saves energy but can also increase the value of your home. However, don’t be quick to make the call. In some cases, the investment isn’t really worth it. Replacing the windows on your home means replacing all the windows on your home, a costly feat that isn’t really worth it unless they are Energy Star certified. Another less-expensive option might be to have the air ducts serviced to make sure there are no leaks and any specific windows inspected for major problems.

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Cleveland’s Best Lunch Spots

Cleveland, Ohio. A small town sitting just on the edge of Lake Erie.

Outside of the area, people might not know much about this big little city, but for those who visit or live there, it’s easy to understand why Forbes named it one of the country’s fastest emerging downtown areas. Businesses are rushing to the area, bringing in a new demographic ready and willing to encourage and support a new stream of businesses.

Just one of the areas impacted by the economic growth is the restaurant scene. It seems like a new place is popping up on every corner, making it a little more difficult to decide which place is getting your business for your next lunch outing. No worries, though. We’ve done a little research, combined the old with the new, and picked out some favorites you shouldn’t pass by.

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