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Gabriel Hall to bring New Orleans vibe to West Village

A music venue, bar, restaurant, museum, and music education advocacy group are all coming to West Village -- and they'll all be under the same roof.

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. 

New hotels, a new downtown park, and more: June 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.

Michigan Good Food Fund launches to promote access to healthy food throughout the state

The fund meets two distinct needs for urban areas like Detroit: the need for healthy food access and the need to drive economic development within the local food supply chain.

Pop-ups and peplums: Trish's Garage makes its Detroit retail return

Ebony Rutherford's clothing store has popped back up in Detroit. Trish's Garage is celebrating its opening in the Grand River Workplace, a co-working space in Grandmont Rosedale.

New $30M medical distribution center opens in New Center

Cardinal Health is a $91 billion health care services company that offers pharmaceuticals and health care products. Its $30 million development is located on an 18-acre site off of Rosa Parks Boulevard just south of Grand Boulevard in the city's New Center area.

Long-awaited Brightmoor Maker Space turns to crowdfunding

The Brightmoor Maker Space would transform a 3,200 square-foot building on the Detroit Community Schools campus into a space outfitted with equipment and tools for woodworking, metalworking, printmaking, rapid prototyping, and multimedia production.

Massive I-94 modernization efforts to limit residential and commercial displacement, officials say

Neighborhood residents and various organizations have been vocal in their concerns that efforts to widen I-94 will result in the displacement of residents and businesses. Officials insist that their goal is to minimize any displacement and keep as much of the construction within the Interstate's existing footprint as possible.

Detroit groups raise funds for placemaking projects, from opera to sunflower living rooms

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.

Small vineyard takes shape in old school on east side

Local land baron Dennis Kefallinos is getting back to his roots by planting a small vineyard deep in the Motor City’s east side.

Northwest Detroit Farmers Market returns to Grandmont Rosedale

It's farmers market season in the city of Detroit. The northwest side is celebrating the return of its own annual market Thursday, June 4.

6 Detroit groups win money and mentorship in contest to improve city's vibrancy, livability

Each Detroiter will receive $5,000 for their project as well as training and support from professional mentors.

May development news round-up: Brush Park, power washing the DIA, and more

May was a busy month for development news in Detroit. This will help catch you up.


New management company seeks to improve historic Virginia Park shopping center

Virginia Park Shopping Plaza isn't your typical strip mall. Built in the 1960s, the 72,000-square-foot shopping center was dreamed up by a group of Virginia Park residents who wanted to create positive change in their neighborhood after the civil unrest of 1967.
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