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Woodward Avenue, or M-1, is the region's "Main Street," stretching from the Detroit River out deep into the suburbs. The Woodward corridor will play an enormously important role in the city's future, especially as the new M-1 Rail project heats up.
Bruce Weber, icon of fashion photography, captures Detroit in new exhibit
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Since his first shoot in Detroit in 2006, Bruce Weber has been fascinated by our city and its people. An exhibit of his Detroit photos is currently on display at the Detroit Institute of Arts. Walter Wasacz has the story.
Bringing the party into the public sphere: The Detroit-Berlin Connection recapped
Tuesday, June 03, 2014
A weeklong learning experience based on the connection between the two capitals of electronic music -- Detroit and Berlin -- took place last week. For your reading pleasure, Walter Wasacz, a co-organizer of the Detroit-Berlin Connection, synthesizes some of the ideas generated during the event.
The Detroit-Berlin Connection: A Model D speaker series event
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Walter Wasacz, a co-organizer of the Detroit-Berlin Connection, previews the one-day conference that hopes to forge a stronger bond between the two capitals of the electronic music world. The event kicks off Memorial Day/Movement weekend on Friday, May 23 at the MOCAD.
Palmer Park's turnaround and neighborhood revival
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Great things are happening in Palmer Park, the historic, 296-acre greenspace and adjacent apartment district, which features a jaw-dropping collection of buildings built between 1925 and 1965. Matthew Piper surveys the past, present and future plans for the neighborhood.
Opinion: Inspired DSO sets diverse course for the future
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
We were recently invited to sit in on the Detroit Symphony Orchestra's annual meeting. It was a terrific event, filled with news of Midtown community love and artistic and financial growth for the organization. President and CEO Anne Parsons shares her remarks.
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City still seeks Brush Park development team, allows for higher densities
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Community group purchases historic Ford Highland Park Plant building with intent to redevelop
A women's clothing boutique pops up on Woodward
Local design and architecture firms collaborate on a new vision for Palmer Park
State loans millions of dollars to build M-1 Rail, demolish Joe Louis Arena
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M-1 Rail update: First shipment of rails arrives in Detroit (with pictures!)
Source: M-1 Rail
Preservation Detroit to host The Last Service, a memorial for the First Unitarian Church
Source: Preservation Detroit
Exploring the Detroit-Berlin connection
Source: Walter Wasacz
Downtown property owners to vote on Business Improvement Zone on April 15
Source: Crain's Detroit Business
Freep Film Fest features Michigan-based docs, panel discussions March 20-23
Source: Detroit Free Press
MOCAD opens two new shows with Friday party
Source: Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit
LTU College of Architecture & Design to break ground in prime Midtown spot
Source: Curbed Detroit
NCB Capital Impact and Kresge Foundation launch Innovative Woodward Corridor Investment Fund
Source: NCB Capital Impact and The Kresge Foundation
Folk-rocker Audra Kubat revives open mic at Union Street
Source: Detroit Free Press
Check out winners of Quicken's Hudson's redevelopment contest
Source: Deadline Detroit
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