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Knight Cities Challenge returns, wants your ideas to help Detroit succeed

Last year, five winners from Detroit received Knight Cities Challenge grants. Applications for this year's challenge are open until Oct. 27.

What will Detroit look like in the next 25-50 years?

If we think of the city as a platform, how can we make sure Detroit is ready for the next 25 or 50 years and beyond? A panel will discuss this and more at Bamboo Detroit on Tuesday, Sept. 29, at 5:30 p.m.

Stunning short film showcases design in Detroit

Clocking in at just under 4 minutes, Stephen McGee's "Detroit: City of Design" depicts the city's architecture, people, and products in stunning detail.

NAACP branch in the works for the Grosse Pointes

A group of residents hopes to make the Grosse Pointes more welcoming to people of color by establishing a local chapter of the NAACP.

Get down with Banglatown at Oct. 3 block party

The cultural richness of Detroit's Banglatown neighborhood will be on display Saturday, Oct. 3, during the Banglatown Block Party.

What new Census data reveal about demographic changes in Detroit

Last Wednesday, the U.S. Census released new data that tell us a lot about demographic trends in the city of Detroit.

Slows Bar B Q turns 10

Model D's not the only Detroit institution celebrating its 10th birthday this year. Corktown's Slows Bar B Q turns 10 on Wednesday, September 16, and you're invited to celebrate.

Parking enforcement ramps up this week

Starting Tuesday, the free ride (er, park) is over, and "parking enforcement officers…will resume writing tickets citywide for violators of Detroit’s new parking regulations," reports the Detroit News.

Did someone just write the first honest review of Detroit's food scene?

There's no denying it: Detroit's food scene is growing like a pubescent adolescent. New spots are popping up every week, and there's more delicious food being served in the city than there has been in quite some time. It is important, however, to keep some perspective.

Free Press explores Detroit's top 35 street art pieces

Detroit is a street artist Mecca. Check out why in an amazing feature from the Detroit Free Press.

Write a House, Detroit's permanent writer's residency, announces 10 finalists

Last year, Write a House renovated a vacant house it had purchased at the Wayne County tax foreclosure auction, then gave it away to a poet -- for free. This year, Write a House will give a second formerly vacant house away to another worthy writer.

Job sprawl a major problem for Detroit residents

On the whole, Detroit has approximately 200 jobs per 1,000 residents, which is significantly worse than other cities, even those also located in the Rust Belt.

Lafayette Park receives National Historic Landmark status

The largest collection of buildings by famed German architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe is located in Detroit's Lafayette Park neighborhood just east of downtown.

Detroit rolls out new parking technology, new rates for some areas

Over the next two weeks, the city will be rolling out its new parking system, ParkDetroit, by installing new meters throughout the city.

18th annual tour of Detroit gardens and farms to showcase city as capital of urban ag

Detroit is home to over 1,400 urban gardens and farms. Tour a selection of them on August 5.
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