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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. 

Quiana Broden

Cooking with Que: Detroit foodie to launch school program out of new food incubator and kitchen

Food blogger Quiana Broden will open a new culinary hub, called simply The Kitchen, in New Center. But what she's most excited about is working with 10 schools to provide free courses on food purchasing, cooking, and kitchen skills.

David Gamlin

VOICES: Why our current K-12 curriculum is failing students

David Gamlin, vice president and program director for the Midnight Golf Program, believes that future success in life is based on communication, collaboration, and creativity—not memorizing the contents of a book. 

Rufus Bartell, owner of Simply Casual

Business leaders on Avenue of Fashion explore new era for the historic corridor

The Avenue of Fashion is back. With the renewed energy and interest along the strip, business leaders are thinking about how to harness that energy for long-term growth.

D3 Neighborhood Change Index

Which Detroit neighborhoods are most vulnerable to major change? New reports uses data to find out

Data Driven Detroit just released Turning the Corner, originally an attempt to develop a predictive model for resident displacement. The final result, however, is possibly more interesting and useful.

Dr. Steven Lipschultz

How Michigan physician scientists are saving kids' lives through translational research

Talented Michigan physician scientists are leveraging the power of a discipline called translational research to find treatments and cures for cancer and other childhood diseases.

Dancing list

One foot at a time: 3 unique dances building community in Detroit

Where there is music, there is dance. And since music has always been an essential part of life in Detroit, so has dance. These three unique dance styles are engaging Detroiters and building community.

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Autonomous vehicles will impact the environment in metro Detroit. But how?

As the Detroit region leads the charge in electric, connected, and autonomous vehicle innovation, environmental stakeholders are asking questions about how a radically new way of moving people, goods, and services will impact the environment.

Student Naomi Contreras, working on her art

Detroit teens lead their own artistic journeys at The SPOT

A part of Living Arts' curriculum for adolescents, the SPOT centers around the idea that teenagers thrive artistically when they are given time to wander creatively without the pressure of assignments.

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The Villages

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.

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