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Aaron Mondry

Aaron Mondry is the managing editor of Model D and a Detroit-based freelance writer. Visit his website and follow him on Twitter @AaronMondry.

Features

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.

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.

Detroit Vegan Soul on Agnes Street

How one block can change a neighborhood: the case of Agnes Street and West Village

Two buildings were renovated to accommodate four businesses on Agnes Street. Since, the West Village has been on an upward economic trajectory that doesn't seem close to slowing down.

Tunde Wey, chef and founder of Saartj

Q&A: Tunde Wey on his dinner series, where guests pay different amounts depending on their privilege

At the dinner series Saartj, you pay different amount depending on your degree of privilege. We spoke to chef Tunde Wey about bringing the dinner to Detroit, how being an immigrant influenced his thoughts on racial disparity, and more. 

Drew McUsic and Alessandra Carreon, co-founders of PizzaPlex

New businesses on West Vernor strive to integrate into culturally-rich southwest Detroit

In the last couple years, a number of new businesses have opened on West Vernor Highway near Clark Park. And many of them are demonstrating a desire to be a part of the fabric of an already thriving, culturally-rich community. 
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