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Downtown loses clothing boutique to North End

Formerly located in the Harmonie Park/Paradise Valley neighborhood, Zarkpa's left downtown because of rising rents. Unfazed, the boutique is optimistic about its future in the North End.

So you want to save a house? Brick + Beam can help

The building restoration group is hosting a workshop at the University of Detroit Mercy on Wednesday, Jan. 27, from 6-8 p.m. with the goal of introducing Detroiters to the tools they need to save houses in their neighborhoods.

Building Hugger to host open house at new HQ in Eastern Market

Building Hugger, a historic restoration business, believes it has finally found a space into which it can grow -- a 6,000-square-foot Eastern Market building called the "Hug Factory."

January development news round-up

It's been another busy month for development news in the city. Let's catch up on some of the biggest stories from the past four weeks.

Placemaking projects seek to re-energize struggling section of Michigan Avenue

Organizers hope efforts like the installation of bike racks and the painting of murals will help breath life into a struggling commercial section of Michigan Avenue.

20 Detroit-based projects named finalists for Knight Cities Challenge

Twenty of the 158 Knight Cities Challenge finalists are Detroit-based projects. The winners will be announced later this spring.

North Corktown rental to feature homage to legendary teachers union leader

Amid strife between local teachers and the Detroit Public Schools, a mural of a legendary teachers union leader Mary Ellen Riordan is unveiled in North Corktown.

2016 will be a year of big improvements to Detroit's cycling infrastructure

A new report released by the Detroit Greenways Coalition highlights five bike and trail projects that the bike and pedestrian advocacy group is most looking forward to in 2016.

Detroit first and only American city to be named City of Design

Detroit has been named to the UNESCO Creative Cities Network as a City of Design.

Handcrafted goods from India, Bollywood dance lessons come to Sugar Hill Arts District

The retail store features a variety of one-of-a-kind goods selected by proprietor Ojas Akolkar and brought from her native India.

West Village bank rehab to feature sushi restaurant, wine bar, and florist (plus lofts!)

Sushi, wine, charcuterie, flowers, and lofts are coming together under one roof in West Village.

House of Pure Vin opens downtown with focus on Michigan wines

"We're not rich. We're just middle-class people with a great idea," says Regina Gaines, co-owner of House of Vin, which recently opened in downtown Detroit.

Group launches crowdfunding campaign to transform Mack Ave. storefront into community space

A community development group on Detroit's east side is hoping to use money raised in a crowdfunding campaign to transform a storefront on Mack Avenue into The Commons, a mixed-use community space. 

Campaign launched to keep city's homeless population healthy through the winter

The Neighborhood Service Organization has launched a pair of wellness and outreach programs to prevent and care for foot-related issues among Detroit's homeless population.

November development news round-up

It's been another busy month for development news in the city. Let's catch up on some of the biggest stories from the past four weeks.
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