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Businesses put best face forward with help of local fašade improvement programs
Monday, January 26, 2015
A building's visual order can have an inordinate impact on a community, which is why a number of area community development organizations have used façade improvement programs to battle blight and spur neighborhood economic development.
Opinion: It's time to demystify the process of acquiring land in the city of Detroit
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
To help inform Detroiters looking to acquire vacant land, The Greening of Detroit, Michigan Community Resources, and the Damon J. Keith Center for Civil Rights have collaborated in developing a series of workshops called "Land Forum."
Five things to look forward to in 2015
Tuesday, January 06, 2015
Last year was a big one for the city of Detroit. Looking forward to 2015, here are five things we're excited about.
Video: Looking back on three years of Detroit innovation
Tuesday, January 06, 2015
For the past three years, our partners at Urban Innovation Exchange have been following hundreds of small projects making a big impact in Detroit. In this video, Detroit Lives! captures the essence of that work.
How local real estate developers are giving new life to some of Detroit's shuttered schools
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Some Detroit developers are finding opportunity -- and potential profits -- in the adaptive reuse of shuttered schools.
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TechTown SWOT City spreads opportunity to neighborhood businesses
New Economy Initiative
Tuesday, December 02, 2014
SWOT City empowers neighborhood businesses, providing them with expert analysis to help them identify their strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats.
Hamtramck's (revolver) restaurant might just blow your underpants off
Tuesday, September 09, 2014
A combination supper club and social experiment, (revolver) features a rotating host of chefs that changes each week, from home cooks looking to launch their own concept to seasoned professionals of national note looking to do something different and have a little bit of fun.
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Kuzzo's Chicken and Waffles opens today on the Avenue of Fashion
It's official: The Iron Belle Trail to take bikers and hikers from Detroit to Ironwood
Downtown yoga studio grand opening celebration to benefit Detroit school
MEDC pledges aid for N'Namdi-led arts district
Downtown Synagogue to begin renovations with grant money
Detroit leads pack with 25 finalists for Knight Cities Challenge awards
Detroit Greenways Coalition leads non-motorized charge into 2015 with bevy of bike-related projects
Detroit Experience Factory to move to Monroe Avenue, Build Institute to Bagley Street
Managing partner on Gold Cash Gold opening: A 'wild' success
Art Deco classic restored in downtown Detroit
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Porous Borders Festival seeks artists to engage with the Detroit/Hamtramck border
Punch Bowl Social, a boozy adult playground, opens on Broadway
Brooklyn's Galapagos Art Space to make new home in Detroit, buys property in Cortown, Highland Park
Survey wants your insights on downtown Detroit
Write A House selects first winner, poet Casey Rocheteau of Brooklyn
Source: Write A House
Park(ing) day comes to Detroit on Sept. 19
Source: Wayne State University Office of Economic Development
Knight Arts Challenge People's Choice vote ends August 29
Source: Knight Arts Challenge Detroit
Midtown Inc. closes in on $50K fundraising goal for green alley project
Video: The case for historic preservation, not just demolition, in Detroit's war on blight
Source: Michigan Historic Preservation Network
New tool helps Detroiters document the condition of city parks
Source: WDET 101.9 FM
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