Local Government

Feature StoryHarriet McPhail recently relocated from her home of many years in Delray.

Detroit's home swap program transformed these sisters' lives


Feature StoryMia Singleton, left, and Shaun Tinker, both in foreground, engage in a chess game during practice Tuesday at Munger Elementary-Middle School in Detroit

The Detroit school district is trying to bring chess to more students. Here's why.


Development NewsShared street on Bagley
Feature StoryMama Hanifa, education and outreach director of the Detroit Black Community Food Security Network, explaining the earth oven to a guest
Feature StoryRendering of shared street on Bagley
Feature StoryMichael Dones oversees Mo-Flo Community Garden
BuzzSMART bus in downtown Detroit