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City of Detroit to offer municipal IDs by end of 2017

While not a replacement for a driver's license, municipal IDs will increase access to services for all Detroiters.

Unique program offers grants for "narrative shifting" Detroit video projects

The Detroit Narrative Agency will give up to 12 grants for moving image projects for Detroiters telling their story. 

Final year of NEI's challenge to grant local businesses a total of $500K

On April 20, the New Economy Initiative kicked-off the third and final year of the NEIdeas challenge, "a two-tiered challenge awarding $500,000 to existing small businesses in Detroit, Hamtramck, and Highland Park for their ideas to grow."

Detroit Tigers experience explosive financial growth

Though better broadcast rights deals and steady attendance, The Detroit Tigers have grown 300 percent in the last decade.

Knight Arts Challenge Detroit accepting submissions now through May 2

The Knight Foundation Arts Challenge begins its fourth year of awarding artists grants for engaging Detroit through the arts. 

New data suggest that metro Detroit's 'brain drain' is over

According to new research from the Brookings Institution, metro Detroit leads the nation in retention of graduates of local colleges and universities.

Detroit's SXSW? Corktown Strut festival has bold ambitions

A large-scale music festival is coming to Corktown in July.

Electronic music legends Kraftwerk to headline 2016 Movement festival

Kraftwerk has never played Movement, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary this summer, though they've performed in Detroit sporadically over the last 35 years.

Enjoy vintage video games and cocktails at Michigan Science Center After Dark

The Michigan Science Center invites adults 21 and over to play vintage video games at its monthly happy hour, MiSci After Dark, on Jan. 21.

Motor City Muckraker shifts focus to education in 2016

Last year, Motor City Muckraker's Steve Neavling focused his attention on the struggles of the Detroit Fire Department to great effect. This year he's turning his attention to education in Detroit.

Fort Street drawbridge over Rouge River reopens

After being closed for 2.5 years while receiving $46 million in repairs, the Fort Street drawbridge over the Rouge River is once again open to traffic.

Free Press talks to 50 Detroiters about the state of their city

In a sprawling, must-read series of 50 profiles, the Detroit Free Press did something news media often neglect to do when trying to make sense Detroit's many challenges: it talked to residents.

MiSci After Dark, the thinking person's happy hour, comes to Michigan Science Center

On the third Thursday of every month, MiSci is hosting After Dark, a happy hour that allows adults to experience the museum after hours while enjoying adult beverages.

The insidious setback to recovery in Detroit's neighborhoods

Detroit journalist Anna Clark digs deep into how the mortgage industry is holding back home sales and neighborhood recovery efforts in Detroit.

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.
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