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Media technology school to open in former police precinct building in Southwest Detroit
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Detroit School of Digital Technology (DSDT), a post-secondary school focused on 21st century media technologies, is moving into the old Detroit Police Department Third Precinct building.
Motor City Match completes first year of programming, 11 more businesses awarded grants
Monday, July 25, 2016
In the program's first year, Motor City Match has awarded $2 million in grants to 40 small businesses, leveraging over $13 million in total investment in the city.
Barbers and landscapers join forces to transform vacant city lots
Monday, July 18, 2016
The Buzz organizers have partnered local barbers and landscapers to creatively maintain overgrown vacant lots throughout the city.
Motor City Match seeks business and commercial property owners for third round of grants
Tuesday, March 01, 2016
There are four major award categories for which business and property owners can apply for a share of $500,000 in grant funding.
Placemaking projects seek to re-energize struggling section of Michigan Avenue
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
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.
2016 will be a year of big improvements to Detroit's cycling infrastructure
Tuesday, January 05, 2016
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.
Retail Bootcamp complete, Detroit startups work to establish permanent locations
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Five startups that recently graduated from TechTown's 2015 Retail Boot Camp will receive a share of $40,000 to help them make the transition to brick-and-mortar locations.
Placemaking projects continue popping up outside greater downtown
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Seven placemaking projects, one for each city council district, are being given a boost by Community Development Advocates of Detroit.
Detroit groups raise funds for placemaking projects, from opera to sunflower living rooms
Tuesday, June 09, 2015
The Michigan Economic Development Corporation has added two more Detroit placemaking projects to its Public Spaces Community Places initiative. An events venue in southwest Detroit and a community garden in a northwest playground will receive sizable grants from the MEDC should each of them meet crowdfunding goals.
Pop-ups, bike racks, and daffodils: Placemaking on Springwells Street
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
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 commercial real estate tours to connect small businesses with storefronts throughout Detroit
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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.
New documentary film follows struggle for community benefits agreement in Delray
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
"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.
It's only a matter of time before water taxis and trolley buses come to the riverfront
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Detroit leads pack with 25 finalists for Knight Cities Challenge awards
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Detroit Greenways Coalition leads non-motorized charge into 2015 with bevy of bike-related projects
Tuesday, January 06, 2015
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