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Barbers and landscapers join forces to transform vacant city lots

The Buzz organizers have partnered local barbers and landscapers to creatively maintain overgrown vacant lots throughout the city.

Belle Isle beautification efforts focus on fundraising events for fountain, community programming

A couple fundraisers will take place on Belle Isle in August, including a one-time Detroit SOUP event. 

Stadt Garten, a pop-up beer garden, to debut in Midtown

The inaugural Stadt Garten, the first of several planned pop up beer gardens this summer, will take place in the yard of an 1880s Gothic-Victorian mansion in Midtown. 

Detroit Police Department to repurpose historic Old Redford Library building

Two buildings in Old Redford will be saved by converting them into a police precinct headquarters and community outreach center. 

Group seeks to reactivate Corktown park

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

Cycling, sushi, 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.

Detroit entrepreneurs have until July 1 to apply for Motor City Match

The small business competition awards grant funding, design and technical support, and landlord-tenant match-making assistance.

Retail Boot Camp accepting applications for next session

Budding entrepreneurs hoping to learn more about how to open their own brick-and-mortar locations are in luck.

New beverage director to accompany Rock City Eatery's move to Midtown

A few crucial things will be different for Rock City Eatery when it moves to its new location on Woodward Avenue.

70 units in 30 days: Forest Arms redevelopment fills up fast in Midtown

The Forest Arms apartment building in Midtown is going to accept its first tenants since 2008. And after opening the building up to the market, it reached full capacity in just 30 days. 

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. 

Fast casual Thai food restaurant chain to open second Detroit location in Capitol Park

Michigan-based Go! Sy Thai will open its new location downtown at the recently redeveloped The Albert at Capitol Park. 

Work continues on the restoration of the Detroit Yacht Club

The Detroit Yacht Club Foundation (DYCF) is kicking off another year of major repairs to its clubhouse -- the largest of its kind in the country -- with its spring fundraiser, "Restoring the Grandeur: City Lights Gala."

Outdoor Education Center transforms vacant land in Osborn neighborhood

The Greening of Detroit and Osborn Neighborhood Alliance have partnered together to repurpose four vacant lots into an Outdoor Education Center, which will provide learning opportunities for neighborhood youth. 

Small business contest seeks applicants for $50,000 award

Now in its sixth year, Comerica Hatch Detroit Contest rewards entrepreneurs on the path to opening brick-and-mortar storefronts in either Detroit, Highland Park, or Hamtramck with a $50,000 cash prize and a number of other benefits. 
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