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Several enclaves around eastbound Jefferson boast fine urban living options, from historic homes to high rise apartments and condos — some riverside, others inland, but all close to downtown and Belle Isle. Known as "The Villages," they include Indian Village, English Village, Islandview Village, West Village, East Village, and the East Riverfront, which runs from GM Renaissance Center to the Roostertail.
The Villages Features
Freshwater Metropolis in words and pictures: More than a concept
Matthew Lewis and Doug Coombe
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
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.
UIX people: Nefertiti Harris and Tarot & Tea
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Proprietor of Textures by Nefertiti, a natural hair salon and spa opened as part of the Spiral Collective on Cass and Willis, and the soon to open Tarot & Tea in West Village, Nefertiti Harris is rockin' entrepreneurship, says Tunde Wey.
Green City Diaries: Paradise found
Tuesday, April 02, 2013
A few weeks into spring has lightened our hearts and brightened our spirits, helping us turn our attention to the city's natural environment hiding in plain sight. Matthew Piper finds Detroiters who know the landscape inside and outside.
Detroit Revitalization Fellow: Dara O'Byrne
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Preserving the environment means reviving the city, says an urban planner and designer who relocated from Seattle to Detroit to be part of WSU's revitalization fellows project and live in the West Village. Jay Walljasper profiles Dara O'Byrne.
Tasty trends: Digging into what's next in Detroit food and drink
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Some awesome eating and drinking destinations opened in 2012 with many more lined up for the months ahead. Noelle Lothamer plans to keep us in the loop as new kitchens and bars start serving. Bon appetit, everyone.
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