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House of Pure Vin opens downtown with focus on Michigan wines

"We're not rich. We're just middle-class people with a great idea," says Regina Gaines, co-owner of House of Vin, which recently opened in downtown Detroit.

Group launches crowdfunding campaign to transform Mack Ave. storefront into community space

A community development group on Detroit's east side is hoping to use money raised in a crowdfunding campaign to transform a storefront on Mack Avenue into The Commons, a mixed-use community space. 

Campaign launched to keep city's homeless population healthy through the winter

The Neighborhood Service Organization has launched a pair of wellness and outreach programs to prevent and care for foot-related issues among Detroit's homeless population.

November 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.

Bike share program for greater downtown on track for 2016

Officials say roughly 350 bikes and 35 bike stations will be scattered throughout greater downtown.

Efforts to speed up development along the Detroit River take off with new RFQ

In an effort to stimulate development along the city's east riverfront, the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy and the city of Detroit Planning Department have issued a request for qualifications for a development plan.

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.

Detroiters in film, music, and the live arts to vie for $25,000 fellowships

Now in its eighth year, Kresge Arts in Detroit will award $25,000 fellowships to 18 local artists in film, music, and the live arts.

Fighting tax foreclosure, Recovery Park, and more: October 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.

International design community collaborates with Detroiters on Culture Lab product line

The products will be available to the public at the Midtown store Nora from Oct. 30 through Nov. 15.

Detroit City FC to kick off largest community-financed project in U.S. sports history

Detroit City FC is preparing to kick off what it's estimating to be the largest community-financed project in U.S. sports history, the renovation of its future home, Keyworth Stadium in Hamtramck.

Midtown salon shutters, pop-up hub to open in its place

A familiar business in Midtown's Cass Corridor is closing up shop and will be replaced by a pop-up boutique.

Artists seek to transform Livernois with installation along Avenue of Fashion

Detroit artists Mandisa Smith and Najma Wilson are hoping to liven up the Avenue of Fashion with an installation that will fill the empty space of a Livernois Avenue boulevard median. 

Woodbridge developer continues line of fable-themed rehabs with "Wonderland House"

Everyone seems to have an opinion about Alex Pereira's redevelopment projects in Woodbridge. His latest, the "Wonderland House", is no exception.

Detroit Future City releases guide to help residents steward vacant lots

As the city of Detroit makes it easier for residents to purchase vacant lots in their neighborhoods, the Detroit Future City Implementation Office has developed a field guide for residents that informs them how to transform the empty land into neighborhood resources.
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