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Two community benefits ordinances in Detroit set for ballot battle
Monday, October 31, 2016
Two bills on this year's ballot could establish a community benefits ordinance in Detroit. Nina Ignaczak delves into what that might mean for the city and the differences between the two.
Guest column: Open Streets Detroit proved the value of pedestrian zones
Monday, October 24, 2016
Open Streets Detroit closed 3.7 miles of road to vehicular traffic and opened it to people. Jessica Meyer recaps what took place during those two exciting days.
In search of solutions to Detroit's foreclosure crisis
Monday, October 03, 2016
In the second installment of our series on Detroit's foreclosure crisis, David Sands looks at the organizations and people developing innovative solutions to keep people in their homes.
A new beginning for the North End
Monday, September 12, 2016
The North End has seen terrible times, as residents and community members attest. But thanks to the efforts of developers, artists, and others with a vision, the narrative is shifting.
Restoring memories and forging futures with Carl Nielbock of CAN Art Handworks
Sarah Rose Sharp
Monday, September 05, 2016
CAN Art Handworks, a metalsmithing facility that specializes in the restoration of historic architectural metalwork, might best be summed up in this simple mission statement: learn from history in preparation for the future.
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Motor City Match winner Mama Coo's opens in Corktown as Round 6 application window opens
A full year into its small business programming and Motor City Match is starting to see some brick-and-mortar results.
Christian organization seeks funds to complete renovations of community center
NSO bike tour to raise money, awareness in fight against homelessness
Group seeks to reactivate Corktown park
70 units in 30 days: Forest Arms redevelopment fills up fast in Midtown
Corktown Farmers' Market returns this week
Outdoor Education Center transforms vacant land in Osborn neighborhood
Small business contest seeks applicants for $50,000 award
April development news round-up: Retail, restaurants, and office space
Two new placemaking projects launched on city's east and west sides
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North End urban farm makes jams to benefit neighborhood
Oakland Avenue Urban Farm
in Detroit's North End has always strove to tie their work back to the neighborhood and its history. The same is true for the farm's latest venture, "Afro-Jam."
National sports publication writes about DCFC's colorful fans
Source: SB Nation
Live6 Alliance and Model D host productive community conversation
Source: On the Ground
Living Arts commemorates Mexican tradition with month-long series of events
Source: Living Arts
International bike conference to take place in Detroit
Source: Mode Shift
Elementary school in Southwest Detroit fights neighborhood blight
Help select which mural gets painted at the Adams Butzel Recreation Complex
Source: Summer in the City
Small businesses multiply, crime declines along Jefferson Avenue corridor
Source: Crain's Detroit Business
U.S. cities, Detroit included, are rethinking the alley
Source: City Lab
Forward Cities nominee discusses scholarship for "mapping the world"
Source: Aspen 82
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Afterhouse turns blighted buildings into urban agriculture hot spots
When most people talk about urban agriculture in Detroit, they say it with the idea of putting vacant land to use. Afterhouse, however, wants to grow the city's urban agriculture sector by putting vacant buildings to use.
Fresh Corner Cafe begins popping up in Detroit community centers
Peck Produce aims to sell 20,000 pounds of vegetables from its urban farm
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