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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.
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.
Video: Looking back on three years of Detroit innovation
Tuesday, January 06, 2015
For the past three years, our partners at Urban Innovation Exchange have been following hundreds of small projects making a big impact in Detroit. In this video, Detroit Lives! captures the essence of that work.
John Corvino, the 'Gay Moralist' of Detroit
Tuesday, November 04, 2014
John Corvino is a professor of philosophy at Wayne State University and a marriage equality advocate who's willing to debate the most vocal opponents of gay marriage publicly.
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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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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
TechTown receives $800,000 federal grant to bring SWOT City to three new Detroit neighborhoods
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NPR host Michel Martin to visit Detroit for national radio series
?Longtime National Public Radio personality Michel Martin is coming to Detroit on May 21, when she will lead a panel discussion at the Carr Center about the role of creatives in redefining the city.
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!
New Packard owner joins Freep Film Fest panel
Source: Detroit Curbed
Detroit love: Come feel it at daylong event at Charles H. Wright
HuffPost Detroit: Meet eight women of color transforming Detroit
Source: HuffPost Detroit
Calling all artists: Apply now to do creative makeover of viaducts
Source: Midtown Inc.
Live chat today with Freep's John Gallagher and sociologist Thomas Sugrue
Source: Detroit Free Press
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