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A cyclist on the Dequindre Cut

Detroit's new bike lanes have sparked controversy. What's next?

Bike lanes have become a lively topic of debate in Detroit of late, with the city holding a series of community meetings to gather feedback on how best to go forward with them. Given all the complaints, how will the city respond?


Can metro Detroit's treasure trove of mid-century modern architecture be preserved?

Patrick Dunn tells us about the remarkable history – and sometimes disheartening present condition – of mid-century modern architecture in Metro Detroit.

Deven Khatri is pursing a master's degree in transportation design at College for Creative Studies.

Transportation design students from around the globe learn emerging mobility skills here in Detroit

To prepare for future mobility, Detroit design students learn about more than vehicles. They learn about people. No wonder students flock here from across the globe.

Marlin Williams

VIDEO: Marlin Williams of Sister Code Detroit on the importance of diversity in programming

Earlier this year, four Detroit entrepreneurs told their stories of business ownership at Startup Story Night. The final entrepreneur to take the stage was Marlin Williams of of Sisters Code Detroit, which has a mission to educate women of all ages in coding and technology.

Presentation at Detroit Future City on the single-family housing market

After restructuring period, Detroit Future City emerges potent and engaged

After a lengthy period of seeming dormancy, Detroit Future City has been its most outward-facing in years and has its sights set on fulfilling many of the proposals in its long-term vision for Detroit.

Will Branch and Zachary Klein in their new production facility in Eastern Market

Corridor Sausage's product is so good you'll want to know how it's made

For our fourth article about businesses working to increase access to affordable, healthy food, we profiled Corridor Sausage, an artisan sausage producer based in Eastern Market that ethically sources its ingredients. 

Dr. Allison Tripi

How working in underserved communities grows empathy and efficiency of Michigan's pediatricians

With a goal of positively impacting the lives of Michigan children, medical organizations are better preparing physicians to serve children with empathy.

Serena Maria Daniels

How three women saw gaps in Detroit media and started their own publications

In the last few years, several Detroit women have founded their own media outlets. And while they all cover Detroit through their own unique lenses, they do have one thing in common: uplifting voices that didn't have one in mainstream media.

Perennial Garden at Matthaei Botanical Gardens

The best spots to see flowers bloom in metro Detroit

Spring took it's time getting here this year, but now that it has finally arrived we got you covered for the best places to get your flower fix. 


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