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Green Garage turns five: How a business incubator created a lasting model for sustainability
Monday, June 13, 2016
The small business incubator and coworking space in Midtown has proven that its triple bottom line approach is a successful model.
The greenest apartment building in Detroit
Monday, June 13, 2016
Tom and Peggy Brennan, founders of the Green Garage, have also rehabbed a nearby historic apartment building that's stunning in both its beauty and energy efficiency.
Your 2016 guide to the new and next on Metro Detroit's trails
Friday, June 03, 2016
Metro Detroit is home to over 1,000 miles of trails—with even more being planned and built every year. Here's what to expect as you plan your next non-motorized adventure.
Landscapes of luxury: A guide to metro Detroit's public gardens
Monday, May 16, 2016
Metro Detroit is home to some spectacular gardens and greenspaces—all open to the public. Writer and garden expert Brian Allnutt tells us which to visit this spring and summer.
Community lighting group to potentially partner with Highland Park on ambitious project
Monday, April 25, 2016
When the gutting of Highland Park's lighting grid left residents in the dark four years ago, a grassroots group called Soulardarity sprang up to try to remedy the problem. Now, they're attempting to forge an unprecedented partnership to light the entire city with solar power.
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Fighting tax foreclosure, Recovery Park, and more: October development news round-up
Detroit Future City releases guide to help residents steward vacant lots
Detroit groups raise funds for placemaking projects, from opera to sunflower living rooms
Small vineyard takes shape in old school on east side
Land use and quality of life plan takes root in Brightmoor
Developers dig 27 geothermal wells to heat, cool Midtown's historic Forest Arms building
Community block party announced for West RiverWalk grand opening
First annual blacksmith and welding festival to take place in Midtown
Midtown Detroit, Inc. secures funding for new green alley, construction starts in September
25 and still going strong, Greening of Detroit keeps humming along
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DDOT offers bus service to Belle Isle seven days a week
Source: City of Detroit
Biking institution celebrates coming of spring with annual open house
Source: Back Alley Bikes
Vacant land in Detroit could help reduce airborne allergens
The Design Observer explores the urban ecology of Detroit and other cities
Source: Design Observer
Another green alley coming to Midtown
Source: Curbed Detroit
Vacant Land Treatment Program is collab effort
Source: Greening of Detroit
Belle Isle Conservancy president answers questions about future of city park
Source: Bridge Michigan
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