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Photos: Looking back on the Forward Cities Detroit convening
Nicole Rupersburg & Doug Coombe
Friday, July 10, 2015
Last month, Forward Cities, a national learning collaborative among four cities undergoing transformation, held a convening in Detroit.
Ever-evolving Allied Media Conference, happening this week in Detroit, adds nighttime programming
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
The Allied Media Conference appeals specifically to the diverse community of people who create media in order to transform lives and incite change – those who are often the very people who get left out of conventional conferences for lack of visibility and access. It takes place June 18-21 in Detroit.
The Detroit Berlin Connection to host its second conference on May 20
Tuesday, May 05, 2015
The program, which takes place from 4 until 8 p.m., will include presentations by individuals and organizations involved in art, music, design, innovation, and entrepreneurial efforts in both Detroit and Berlin. Panel discussions and a Q&A session will follow, along with a cocktail hour afterglow where the public can mingle with the speakers.
The new geographers: How Detroiters are mapping a better future for the city
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Cartography is alive and well in Detroit. Model D sat down with several local map enthusiasts to learn about where they draw inspiration for their work and where they see it heading in an open data context.
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.
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Hamtramck's (revolver) restaurant might just blow your underpants off
Tuesday, September 09, 2014
A combination supper club and social experiment, (revolver) features a rotating host of chefs that changes each week, from home cooks looking to launch their own concept to seasoned professionals of national note looking to do something different and have a little bit of fun.
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6 Detroit groups win money and mentorship in contest to improve city's vibrancy, livability
Each Detroiter will receive $5,000 for their project as well as training and support from professional mentors.
Detroit leads pack with 25 finalists for Knight Cities Challenge awards
Brightmoor residents to open food co-op and community kitchen
Brightmoor's Wellspring youth development center to triple in size after securing $400K in funding
Mobile food truck delivers fresh produce to senior citizens and students, looks to grow downtown
$5 million available to urban innovators across 26 cities, including Detroit
Pop-up biergarten to occur in West Village Saturday, September 27
Oprah presents Detroit Kitchen Connect leader with $25K grant
Bike and skateboard shop celebrates grand opening in Springwells neighborhood
Reclaim Detroit trains over 300 in anticipation of deconstruction campaign for city
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Ron Scott, Detroit peace activist, dead at 68
Ron Scott, a founding member of the Detroit chapter of the Black Panther Party and, later, the Detroit Coalition Against Police Brutality, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 29, after a battle with cancer.
Source: MLive & Detroit Free Press
Knight Cities Challenge returns, wants your ideas to help Detroit succeed
Source: John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
Celebrate the 100th birthday of legendary Detroit activist and philosopher, Grace Lee Boggs
Source: James and Grace Lee Boggs Center
Neighborhood Exchange, a new resource for Detroit communities, launches Thursday
Source: Michigan Community Resources
Acclaimed director Werner Herzog makes short film about Corktown's Ponyride for American Express
NPR host Michel Martin to visit Detroit for national radio series
Source: WDET 101.9 FM
Social Club Grooming Co.'s "Shop Talks" not your average panel discussions
Source: Social Club Grooming Company
Detroit's Venture for America Fellows compete for Innovation Fund startup capital
Source: Eleanor Meegoda
Finalists for Knight Arts Challenge grants named
Source: Knight Arts
Hell yeah, Hamtramck!
Source: Hell Yeah Detroit!
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