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Detroit green infrastructure mapping project kicks off

Detroit's environmental leaders are convening to map the city's green infrastructure—one project at a time.

Stretch of Brightmoor sidewalk to become interactive running track

A group from the University of Michigan has won a $40,000 grant to build an interactive play space called FitLight along a broken stretch of sidewalk in the Brightmoor neighborhood.

New digs for city dogs: Detroit Animal Care and Control moves to new and improved building

The new headquarters is being heralded as a dramatic improvement for DACC in a year that has already seen its fare share. 


Creative writing center 826michigan to open Eastern Market storefront

While the educational non-profit 826michigan has been working in Detroit for three years now, the writing and tutoring lab is planting its flag in the ground with a storefront location in the city's Eastern Market.

Media technology school to open in former police precinct building in Southwest Detroit

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.

Two alley festivals to take place this Saturday in Midtown

Often an afterthought in most neighborhoods, the alley is kind of a special thing in Midtown. And both Dally in the Alley and The Green Alley Gathering will celebrate these between building mini-streets.

Motor City Match winner Mama Coo's opens in Corktown as Round 6 application window opens

A full year into its small business programming and Motor City Match is starting to see some brick-and-mortar results.

August development news round-up: Residential, residential, and more residential

Numerous, major residential developments have been announced in the last month. Check out the monthly development roundup to learn the details. 

Planet Ant turns to crowdfunding to complete redevelopment of old Hamtramck banquet hall

The Planet Ant Theater, which showcases Metro Detroit's longest running improv show, has acquired a banquet hall kitty corner from its black box theater on Caniff Street, and is in the process of transforming it into Planet Ant Hall.

Final Four local businesses compete for $50,000 grand prize

Votes have been cast and the totals have been tallied as the top ten contestants in the 2016 Comerica Hatch Detroit Contest have been whittled down to the final four.

Christian organization seeks funds to complete renovations of community center

Central Detroit Christian purchased the Tried Stone Baptist Church, which had been vacant for five years, and is looking to renovate it into a community center. 

2,000 affordable housing and community development professionals to convene in Detroit

Thousands of affordable housing and community development professionals are convening in Detroit this week for the NeighborWorks Training Institute, a symposium that's expected to generate $3.3 million in local investment.

NSO bike tour to raise money, awareness in fight against homelessness

Neighborhood Service Organization is leading the bike ride, showing off the city while also informing participants on how the organization is working to end homelessness in Detroit.

Crowdfunding campaign seeks to transform vacant Brightmoor land

Local placemaking group Resurge Detroit has launched a crowdfunding campaign to transform vacant land in the Brightmoor neighborhood into a community center and grow house.
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