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After 25 years, Grandmont Rosedale provides a template for community development
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
For a quarter century, Grandmont Rosedale Development Corporation has worked towards its mission of preserving and improving the Grandmont Rosedale neighborhoods. Its efforts are bearing fruit.
Building a better future for Detroit's black LGBTQ community
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Since 1994, KICK! and its founder and executive director Curtis Lipscomb have filled a unique role in local LGBTQ advocacy efforts by focusing on the intersection of LGBTQ and African American identity.
Action sports in Detroit: A year after the X Games bid
Friday, July 18, 2014
“We were able to take over an abandoned lot and build a BMX park with the city skyline in the background. That kind of thing doesn’t happen in Chicago or L.A.” Just in case the folks from the X Games didn’t already know, it doesn’t happen in Austin, either.
Popps Packing: An old meat packing plant becomes a driving force in Hamtramck's creative community
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
When Graem Whyte and Faina Lerman bought a former Hamtramck meat packing plant in 2007, they didn't anticipate it becoming a catalyst for neighborhood growth and redevelopment.
Healthy Detroit redefines the role of the park in Detroit neighborhoods
Tuesday, July 08, 2014
Nicholas Mukhtar and Healthy Detroit are working with communities to create "HealthParks," which combine typical park amenities with food systems, preventative care clinics, doctor screenings, and outdoor fitness systems.
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Stories from the new economy: NEIdeas, rewarding ideas for business growth
New Economy Inititiative
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Last week, the New Economy Initiative launched NEIdeas, a challenge that will award $500,000 in prizes to existing businesses in Detroit, Hamtramck, and Highland Park.
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Northern Lights Lounge adds a patio and brunch, continues to transform its street
Bonbon shop opens in Hamtramck
A second baseball diamond being built at old Tiger Stadium site
$100K awarded for arts and culture programming along Hamtramck-Detroit border
185-unit apartment development to begin construction this fall
Grandmont Rosedale coffee shop celebrates one year anniversary
Historic West Village apartment building to receive $1M in renovations
Summer development news round-up
Fenkell Street Market to open in Brightmoor
West Corktown: Creating Detroit's newest neighborhood
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Social Club Grooming Co.'s "Shop Talks" not your average panel discussions
Source: Social Club Grooming Company
Detroit City FC and Opportunity Detroit team up to screen U.S. soccer in Cadillac Square
Source: Detroit City FC
Aging Together: Photo essay chronicles faces and lives of seniors at St. Patrick Center in Detroit
Source: MLive Detroit
Model D, MLive Detroit, and WDET announce collaborative series about aging in Detroit
Source: Model D, MLive, WDET
Symposium stresses importance of higher ed to immigrant teens
Source: Global Detroit
Applications open for Write a House, a permanent writers residency in Detroit
Source: Write a House
Preservation Detroit to host The Last Service, a memorial for the First Unitarian Church
Source: Preservation Detroit
Detroit Vacant Property Coalition empowers community groups to address blight
Source: Michigan Community Resources
Celebrate National Bike Month with Tour de Troit
Source: Tour de Troit
Exploring the Detroit-Berlin connection
Source: Walter Wasacz
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