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April development news round-up: Retail, restaurants, and office space

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.

Detroiter opening vintage clothing shop in Corktown discovers deep roots

Mama Coo's Boutique, an upscale resale and vintage clothing business, will not only be housed in the neighborhood where owner Lana Rodriguez grew up, but in the very building that defines her family's roots in Detroit. 

Detroit outpaces rest of southeastern Michigan for new residential unit permits

According to a report recently released by the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG), Detroit issued more permits for new residential units than any other city in southeastern Michigan last year.



Wheelhouse Detroit to open new bike shop in downtown Hamtramck

Wheelhouse Detroit, the popular bike shop on Detroit's RiverWalk, is opening a second location in May on Joseph Campau in downtown Hamtramck.

A new hotel in Midtown offers sustainable stays and intimate access to the city

The recently renovated El Moore Lodge in Midtown Detroit has a lot to offer its guests: energy-efficient rooms, great location, and access to apartment residents familiar with the city.

New neighborhood bar opens on Carpenter Street in Hamtramck

"A night here is kind of like being at a house party with a liquor license."

Two stores, one in Grandmont Rosedale and one on East Jefferson, to open on 313 Day

This 313 Day, two businesses will be celebrating their grand openings, each of them participants in TechTown's SWOT City entrepreneurial training program.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.
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