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After two-year fellowship, dedication to improving the city keeps three fellows in Detroit
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Three members of the Detroit Revitalization Fellows inaugural cohort are committed to continuing their work to improve the city well beyond their fellowship term.
Opinion: It's time to demystify the process of acquiring land in the city of Detroit
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
To help inform Detroiters looking to acquire vacant land, The Greening of Detroit, Michigan Community Resources, and the Damon J. Keith Center for Civil Rights have collaborated in developing a series of workshops called "Land Forum."
Detroit SOUP to celebrate fifth anniversary with party and fundraiser at Ford Field
Monday, January 19, 2015
Since 2010, Detroit SOUP has hosted 90 dinners and awarded over $85,000 to Detroiters with ideas to improve their communities. On Feb. 15, SOUP celebrates its fifth anniversary with a party and fundraiser at Ford Field.
Discuss social entrepreneurship in Detroit at Jan. 19 Open City event
Model D Staff
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Engage with a panel of social entrepreneurs working in Detroit on Monday, Jan. 19 at "Be the Change," the first Open City event of 2015.
Abick's Bar, a neighborhood institution for more than a century
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Detroit's oldest continuously family-operated bar is mourning the loss of its matriarch, Manya Soviak, but a new generation of the family is leading the neighborhood institution into its second century of existence.
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TechTown SWOT City spreads opportunity to neighborhood businesses
New Economy Initiative
Tuesday, December 02, 2014
SWOT City empowers neighborhood businesses, providing them with expert analysis to help them identify their strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats.
Stories from the new economy: New Michigan Media
New Economy Initiative
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
New Michigan Media launched with the goal of cataloging minority media outlets throughout Michigan in order to build a network that could bring minority concerns and issues to a broader audience, tear down restrictive silos, and create stronger voices for minority communities at policy discussions. It had never been attempted.
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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Community, city officials, and local celebs rally around re-opening of Lipke Rec Center
Kuzzo's Chicken and Waffles opens today on the Avenue of Fashion
It's official: The Iron Belle Trail to take bikers and hikers from Detroit to Ironwood
Downtown yoga studio grand opening celebration to benefit Detroit school
MEDC pledges aid for N'Namdi-led arts district
Downtown Synagogue to begin renovations with grant money
Detroit leads pack with 25 finalists for Knight Cities Challenge awards
JPMorgan Chase, Invest Detroit, LISC among latest group to give millions of dollars to M-1 Rail
PJ's Lager House to raise money for future Detroit music store
Detroit Experience Factory to move to Monroe Avenue, Build Institute to Bagley Street
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Detroit happenings: Three things to do on Saturday, Jan. 31
Porous Borders Festival seeks artists to engage with the Detroit/Hamtramck border
Brooklyn's Galapagos Art Space to make new home in Detroit, buys property in Cortown, Highland Park
NY Times: Mass mobs are the latest trend in Rust Belt Catholicism
Survey wants your insights on downtown Detroit
How Detroit grew around Hamtramck and Highland Park
Write A House selects first winner, poet Casey Rocheteau of Brooklyn
Source: Write A House
Park(ing) day comes to Detroit on Sept. 19
Source: Wayne State University Office of Economic Development
Finally! A biergarten on Belle Isle
Source: Belle Isle Conservancy
Detroit Food Academy is raising funds to support young food entrepreneurs
Source: Detroit Food Academy
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