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Motor City Match completes first year of programming, 11 more businesses awarded grants

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.

Group seeks to reactivate Corktown park

The Activating Dean Savage Memorial Park campaign is hoping to raise $55,000 to renovate the underutilized park.

Corktown Farmers' Market returns this week

Organizers see the return of the market as an assertion of Corktown being the premier local food neighborhood the city. 

Detroiter opening vintage clothing shop in Corktown discovers deep roots

Mama Coo's Boutique, an upscale resale and vintage clothing business, will not only be housed in the neighborhood where owner Lana Rodriguez grew up, but in the very building that defines her family's roots in Detroit. 


Motor City Match seeks business and commercial property owners for third round of grants

There are four major award categories for which business and property owners can apply for a share of $500,000 in grant funding.

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.

Retail Bootcamp complete, Detroit startups work to establish permanent locations

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.

August development news round-up

Mansion rehabs, plans for new hotels, and windows in Michigan Central Station are some of the stories that made news last month in Detroit.

Corktown to get a new exhibition space this month, downtown a wine bar and restaurant

A new gallery in Corktown and a wine-centric restaurant downtown are slated to this month.

Shipping containers, bike paths, Rehab Addict, and more: July development news round-up

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

Laika Dog coming to UFO Factory in Corktown

On July 4th, Corktown's UFO Factory will celebrate Independence Day by revealing Laika Dog, a 'fancy, fun' take on hot dogs and more. 


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.

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.
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