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Font fight: Preserving Detroit's visual cultures

"A lot of these signs are disappearing," says Krcmarik. "I've always liked the visual landscape here. Some of the anti-blight measures kind of destroy things. I have to keep it alive in some way even if I can't stop them from tearing down a building."

High-priced houses, new apartments, movie theaters, and more: September 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.

Detroit, Hamtramck swap soccer team, restaurant

The cities of Hamtramck and Detroit have completed a swap of two of their star performers, with Rock City Eatery going to Detroit and the Detroit City FC moving to Hamtramck. Each move was made with growth in mind.

New arts venue to celebrate Eastern Market grand opening

Wasserman Projects, a venue specializing in art, design, and music programming, will open its doors in concert with the Detroit Design Festival on Friday, Sept. 25.

Paintings in Eastern Market, Woodbridge to celebrate Detroit's literary heritage

Ten writers, poets, and publishers, each with their own unique connection to the city of Detroit, will be the focus of an art unveiling Sunday, Sept. 20, at Eastern Market.

Developing Midtown: Negative and Print helps keep film photography alive

Negative and Print on Third Street is a full-service photography lab, complete with all of the equipment necessary for developing actual film.

August development news round-up

Mansion rehabs, plans for new hotels, and windows in Michigan Central Station are some of the stories that made news last month in Detroit.

Placemaking efforts a big hit in Greektown: Streetscape improvements to remain into November

Virtuoso Design+Build's placemaking efforts add outdoor dining options, pedestrian-friendly vibe to Greektown.

Banglatown to be subject of food-themed art installation

On Sept. 4-5, Washington, D.C.-based artist Carmen C. Wong will offer "Tactile Taste of Banglatown," a theatrical installation where visitors will experience neighborhood straddling Detroit and Hamtramck by sight, sound, taste, and more.

Coming this September to the Dequindre Cut: Lazermaze, Pulsar Party, and more

A highlight of this year's Detroit design festival will be "Under the Cut," a series of installations planned for the Dequindre Cut Greenway.

It's official: The Whisky Parlor transitions from soft opening into permanent downtown whisky bar

Things are coming together for the Whisky Parlor, a new food and drinks venue from the people responsible for Grand Trunk Pub and Checker Bar.

Corktown to get a new exhibition space this month, downtown a wine bar and restaurant

A new gallery in Corktown and a wine-centric restaurant downtown are slated to this month.

Shipping containers, bike paths, Rehab Addict, and more: July 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.

Placemaking projects continue popping up outside greater downtown

Seven placemaking projects, one for each city council district, are being given a boost by Community Development Advocates of Detroit.

Midtown viaducts to become art installations, destinations

Three viaducts in the city's TechTown district are each to receive tens of thousands of dollars in beautification enhancements.
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