Lunch at Selden Standard <span class='image-credits'>Marvin Shaouni</span> Future site of the Manistique Community Treehouse in Jefferson-Chalmers <span class='image-credits'>Anthony Lanzilote</span> Tom and Mark Nardone trash fishing near Zug Island <span class='image-credits'>Anthony Lanzilote</span> Heavy Weight Cuts owner David Hardin Jr. puts the finishing touches on a customer's hair <span class='image-credits'>Nick Hagen</span> Joe and Barb Matney on a radio patrol in their Warrendale neighborhood <span class='image-credits'>Nick Hagen</span>

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Feature StoryKristina and Vadim Oss

Why did you move to Detroit? Transplants fill us in

We interviewed seven people who moved to Detroit from out of state less than three years ago to find out why they moved and what they think of their new home. 

Feature StoryChelsea Parker and Penny Beamer of Growing Hope.

Fresh food is a luxury, but these Michigan programs are making it more accessible to all

Through mobile farm stands, education programs, and creating a "food sovereign city," organizations in communities across Michigan are helping to close the gap when it comes to what we eat.

Feature StoryKids learning karate at Skills Ville

Live6 area offers wealth of activities for Detroit children

Baseball, martial arts, gymnastics, dance, and a renovated community center are just a few of the offerings when it comes to recreation and activity spaces for children in the Live6 area.

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Q&A: Crimetown senior producer on why the podcast chose to cover Detroit for Season 2

We spoke with Crimetown senior producer Drew Nelles about the podcast, possible solutions to crime and corruption, and what he learned during his time in the city.

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How has Detroit remained the nation's automobile hub? Technological integration

The greater Detroit area has been a hub for designing and building automobiles for decades, and the region is poised to continue to be an automotive hub into the future, even as the industry faces new challenges.

Feature StoryThe first Capital Impact Partners cohort with trainer Corey Leon

"We can all be placemakers": The programs training Detroiters in development

Multiple programs in Detroit operate under the philosophy that training minority developers will result in developments that more accurately represent the interests of the city's residents. 

Feature StoryTammy Black, director and project leader for the Manistique Community Treehouse

A place to be yourself: Why this Detroiter is building an ADA-compliant community treehouse

Tammy Black is working to build a 400-square-foot, ADA-compliant treehouse for occupational therapy, counseling, and education in her Jefferson-Chalmers neighborhood. 

Feature StoryExterior of the IBEW Local 58 hall

IBEW Local 58 is making zero net energy happen at its Detroit headquarters

When the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers decided to modernize its Corktown Detroit union hall four years ago, it pulled out all the stops to transform it into the biggest Zero Net Energy building in the state.

Feature Story"Evening Fragments," a photograph by Nicola Kuperus, who is profiled in Essay'd

Group promoting Detroit art profiles over 100 local artists, releases new book

Essay'd, which is about to release a third volume in its book series, has profiled over 100 Detroit artists. And that's only part of what this group does to promote the city's art. 

Feature StoryTom and Mark pluck a tire from the water

Why this father-son team is "trash fishing" in the Detroit River

Tom Nardone, who earlier started the Detroit Mower Gang to cut grass in parks around the city, has now been helping to clean up the Detroit River by fishing for trash with a team of volunteers. 

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