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20 Detroit-based projects named finalists for Knight Cities Challenge

Twenty of the 158 Knight Cities Challenge finalists are Detroit-based projects. The winners will be announced later this spring.

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.

2016 will be a year of big improvements to Detroit's cycling infrastructure

A new report released by the Detroit Greenways Coalition highlights five bike and trail projects that the bike and pedestrian advocacy group is most looking forward to in 2016.

Detroit first and only American city to be named City of Design

Detroit has been named to the UNESCO Creative Cities Network as a City of Design.

Handcrafted goods from India, Bollywood dance lessons come to Sugar Hill Arts District

The retail store features a variety of one-of-a-kind goods selected by proprietor Ojas Akolkar and brought from her native India.

West Village bank rehab to feature sushi restaurant, wine bar, and florist (plus lofts!)

Sushi, wine, charcuterie, flowers, and lofts are coming together under one roof in West Village.

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.
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