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Get Into The Groove on Record Store Day - Photo by Marvin Shaouni
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East Riverfront

From the Ren Cen to the Roostertail, the East Riverfront boasts diversity in things to do and see. It is home to some of the city's most treasured assets -- including the Detroit RiverWalk, Chene Park, Pewabic Pottery, and Belle Isle -- as well as some of its most coveted addresses -- including The Villages and Lafayette Park.

East Riverfront Features

Let it flow: Breweries play role in Detroitís turnaround

Detroit is bouncing back with, among other things, beer. Businesses like Atwater, the Detroit Beer Co, Motor City Brewing Works and Traffic Jam & Snug have established a good foundation for growth, with room for plenty more. Joe Baur says cheers to that.

Green Grocer: Finding fresh food in greater downtown

Our food shopping tour concludes in Lafayette Park, East Riverfront and Midtown, where Nicole Rupersburg visits markets offering fresh produce, meats, fish and other home cooking staples. Marvin Shaouni puts it all into focus with his camera.

Opinion: An Opportunity for Belle Isle to see a brighter day

Leasing the park to the state would provide $4 million or more in annual cost savings to the city, free up money for other Detroit parks and allow reinvestment in public safety for city neighborhoods. Evette Hollins lays out the advantages in this opinion piece.

Growing bike culture a boost to local economy

As cities continue to become more bike-friendly, new bike-based businesses are springing up to support the movement. These businesses are banking on and promoting a growing interest in cycling, boosting the local economies. Lee Chilcote reports.

Freshwater Metropolis in words and pictures: More than a concept

Now here's a two-for-one treat for our growing blue/green Detroit infrastructure readership: a springtime feature by project editor Matthew Lewis on rain gardens and an equally springy slideshow by photographer Doug Coombe. 
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