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Sit On It Detroit to open furniture store and studio in Midtown

The Midtown showroom gives Sit On It Detroit a more central location to display its wares and meet with clients, away from the flying sawdust and noisy tools of its workshop.

Motor City Match seeks business and commercial property owners for third round of grants

There are four major award categories for which business and property owners can apply for a share of $500,000 in grant funding.

Nonprofit landscape architecture group to debut market garden in Penrose neighborhood this spring

The Penrose Market Garden project is multi-layered, one that will operate as a functioning urban farm while also serving to provide project leaders key information about viable urban farming practices in the city of Detroit. 

Neighborhood beautification and placemaking mini-grants available on city's northeast side

Residents, business owners, and others with vested interests in northeast Detroit are encouraged to apply for mini-grants of up to $2,500 for neighborhood beautification and placemaking projects.

February development news round-up: Breweries, apartments, vacant lots, and more

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.

Cobo Square to open this spring, cap convention center renovations

Art exhibits, exercise and yoga sessions, and biergartens are just some of the programming planned for the space that is set to open this spring.

All-natural cocktail mix makers put down roots on Service Street, plan for growth

Wolf Moon, which formed three years ago, is setting up for expansion, including increased distribution and e-commerce capacities, a stronger bar and restaurant presence, and even a potential tasting room.

Crowdfunding and matching grant campaign begins for public space at 6 Mile and Wyoming

A vacant lot at the corner of McNichols and Wyoming will be transformed into the Charles McGee Community Commons, a green space and public art venue.

Downtown loses clothing boutique to North End

Formerly located in the Harmonie Park/Paradise Valley neighborhood, Zarkpa's left downtown because of rising rents. Unfazed, the boutique is optimistic about its future in the North End.

So you want to save a house? Brick + Beam can help

The building restoration group is hosting a workshop at the University of Detroit Mercy on Wednesday, Jan. 27, from 6-8 p.m. with the goal of introducing Detroiters to the tools they need to save houses in their neighborhoods.

Building Hugger to host open house at new HQ in Eastern Market

Building Hugger, a historic restoration business, believes it has finally found a space into which it can grow -- a 6,000-square-foot Eastern Market building called the "Hug Factory."

January 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.

Placemaking projects seek to re-energize struggling section of Michigan Avenue

Organizers hope efforts like the installation of bike racks and the painting of murals will help breath life into a struggling commercial section of Michigan Avenue.

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.
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