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Help select which mural gets painted at the Adams Butzel Recreation Complex

Every year, the 8-week Summer in the City program culminates in a celebration and mural painting. This year, they've chosen to adorn the Adams Butzel Recreation Complex in northwest Detroit with a hockey-themed mural.

Detroit Free Press strongly denounces county executives' efforts to derail regional transit

A prominent columnist at the Detroit Free Press and the paper's editorial board have come out staunchly against recent efforts to scuttle regional transit by suburban county executives.

Small businesses multiply, crime declines along Jefferson Avenue corridor

A recent article in Crain's Detroit Business details the rapid growth of five neighborhoods extending along Jefferson Avenue, stretching all the way to the Grosse Pointe border.

U.S. cities, Detroit included, are rethinking the alley

A recent article in City Lab explores the way cities, including Detroit, are creatively rethinking use of the alley.

Next High Growth Happy Hour focuses on real estate

There's an opportunity to hear from two fast growing, local real-estate startups at the next High Growth Happy Hour on August 3 in Detroit’s North End neighborhood.

Hatch Art launches fundraiser to save Hamtramck Disneyland

The Hamtramck art collective Hatch Art, using the local crowdfunding platform Patronicity, has launched a fundraiser to help save Hamtramck Disneyland, the famous folk-art site started in the backyard of Ukrainian immigrant Dmytro Szylak.

Article explores overlooked beauty of east riverfront housing

Titled "Strait Outta Downtown," the article profiles apartments and houses in The Jeffersonian, "a 30-story, 410-unit midcentury masterpiece," and the Joseph Berry Subdivision.

Forward Cities nominee discusses scholarship for "mapping the world"

Detroiter Jerry Paffendorf of Loveland Technologies received a scholarship to the Aspen Institute's Ideas Festival earlier this month.

Developers take lead installing public art in downtown Detroit

Public art is fast becoming part of Detroit's redevelopment. According to artist Nicole MacDonald, it's "all about empowerment."

Group seeks to make two streets temporarily car-free

The organization Open Streets is applying for permits to convert stretches of Michigan Avenue and Vernor Highway into exclusively pedestrian and bike streets. 

Cleveland's bus rapid transit system could be a model for Detroit

For those wondering what bus rapid transit might look like in SE Michigan, look to Cleveland, which has had a BRT line since 2008. 

Stroh's to once again be brewed in Detroit

On June 8, Brew Detroit got label approval to brew Stroh's Pilsner, the first time the Detroit-founded company will have its signature beer made here in over 30 years. 

Emerging leaders convene to talk #solutionsjournalism

Metromode convened a group of emerging leaders to help advance solutions journalism on metro Detroit's most pressing issues. Here's what they had to say, and here's your opportunity to weigh in.

Demand still far outstripping supply in Detroit's greater downtown rental market

In an analysis of greater downtown Detroit's rental market, the Detroit Free Press estimates that for 2016, 700 new units are set to open by the end of the summer. And the ones that have already opened are at or near 100 percent capacity. 

Summer program at downtown YMCA teaches teens about media arts

The Y Media Works Summer Institute gives campers the opportunity to learn from local media talent and produce their own film ideas.
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