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Detroit native brings high-end leather goods to Midtown

Scheduled to open September 1, 2015, the Detroit location will be the eighth Will Leather Goods retail store.

April 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.

Pop-ups, bike racks, and daffodils: Placemaking on Springwells Street

When neighbors see each other on the street, planting tulip bulbs or clearing a trash-strewn lot, the ensuing conversations on the sidewalk are just as important as the end result.

New Baltimore Street lofts coming to Milwaukee Junction

If all goes as planned, an old warehouse in the city's Milwaukee Junction area will be converted into 12 lofts and available to rent come fall.

Hamtramck's 'Pope Park' subject of crowdfunding campaign

Over $100,000 in improvements are planned for the park. Nearly half of that would come from this crowdfunding-matching grant hybrid. If the park can raise its goal of $25,000 via crowdfunding by June 1, the MEDC will contribute a $25,000 matching grant.

2015 will be 'banner year' for M-1 Rail construction, work on Campus Martius section to begin soon

M-1 has no plans to shut down public access to Campus Martius Park at any point during the construction process.

Restaurant and bike shop to join tattoo parlor and beer store in old Chinatown building

Ever since moving to Detroit in 2003, Matt Hessler has wanted to open a tattoo parlor in the city. Come mid-June, he will be doing just that.

Jolly Pumpkin Pizzeria & Brewery celebrates Midtown opening

This past weekend, the stretch of Canfield Street between Second and Cass celebrated the opening of its third brewery, making the Midtown block an easy destination for fans of craft beer.

Royal Oak's Black the Salon to open second location in Corktown

Work is underway on the storefront at 2117 Michigan Ave., where owner Jeph Wright plans to offer the same range of services as his Royal Oak salon.

Venture capital competition will offer $120k in prizes to local minority-owned businesses

Occurring April 13-15, PowerMoves@Detroit will offer $120,000 in direct prizes in addition to exposure and networking opportunities for local minority-owned businesses.

Corktown Inn to become 'Trumbull & Porter' as details and renderings emerge for boutique hotel rehab

Since we last reported on plans to update the Corktown Inn, new plans have emerged. This summer, the hotel will become Trumbull & Porter and will "reflect an honest version of Detroit and what it has to offer to the world."

New commercial real estate tours to connect small businesses with storefronts throughout Detroit

It's called Open Shop, and the series of commercial real estate tours is a way for Build and DXF to play matchmakers between new businesses and area landlords and property owners.

Metropolis bicycle shop to open in Corktown

The bike stock at Metropolis will be roughly 95 percent new with an emphasis on commuter cycles from manufacturers like Bianchi and Raleigh. Customers can expect bikes that fall anywhere within a $200 to $2,000 price range.

March 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.

New documentary film follows struggle for community benefits agreement in Delray

"Living with Industry: Detroit, Michigan" tells the story of the people of Delray, a neighborhood on the city's southwest shore that is known as much for pollution and abandonment as it is anything else. It's also the place where the United States and Canada look to place their New International Trade Crossing.
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