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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.
This week in Detroit, love is all you need
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
This is a healthy sign: we can't remember a Valentine's Day in Detroit proper (and Hamtramck) filled with so many events, from music to skating to indie retail fun in a long, long time. Kelli Kavanaugh puts together a hot list of cool things to do this week.
City Kids: Nurturing Detroit's gardens of love
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
The productive green space is part of the Detroit School Garden Collaborative, a partnership between the Detroit Public Schools and the Greening of Detroit. Amy Kuras eagerly looks forward to planting season in this report.
Detroit by District: Gold Coast and the Villages
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
In his final full report on Detroit's new council by districts, Matthew Lewis heads to the near lower East Side to explore the Villages, made up of historic, leafy neighborhoods with new retail buzz.
UIX: Detroit Vegan Soul
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
The city's only 100 percent plant-based foods restaurant, Detroit Vegan Soul in the Villages aims to promote healthful eating in the community. Amy Kuras takes the dairy-free taste test for the Urban Innovation Exchange.
Opinion: An Opportunity for Belle Isle to see a brighter day
Tuesday, October 08, 2013
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.
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Source: Conde Nast Traveller
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Source: The Villages CDC, Hatch Detroit, Berg Muirhead and Associates
Indian Villagers hold 40th annual home tour
Source: Historic Indian Village Association
Belle Isle Conservancy president answers questions about future of city park
Source: Bridge Michigan
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Source: Metro Jacksonville
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Source: Pewabic Pottery
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Source: Mode Shift Move Together
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