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VIDEO: Hundreds find new ideas for their cities at inaugural Urban Innovation Exchange in Detroit
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
In September, innovators from around the country convened in Detroit to exchange their ideas for building better cities and stronger communities. For three days, Detroit was transformed into a marketplace for ideas for cities.
Dave Eggers talks education, robots, and illustrating a new book written by Detroit kids
Monday, October 13, 2014
Author and 826 National founder Dave Eggers is coming to Detroit next month. In advance of his visit, he answered a few of our questions about cities, urban education, and a new book written by students at Detroit's Boggs School.
There's a thin line between art and life at the Hamtramck Neighborhood Arts Festival
Tuesday, October 07, 2014
On Saturday, Oct. 11, the fifth annual Hamtramck Neighborhood Arts Festival pops up in galleries, storefronts, and lots across the 2.1-square-mile city and adjacent Detroit neighborhoods.
Thirteen doable ideas for cities from first ever Urban Innovation Exchange
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Last week, a group of innovators behind small scale, place-based projects around the country convened in Detroit and talked about what works in their cities.
Detroit techno saved Berliners from boredom. Now it's time we take a few lessons from Berlin.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Walter Wasacz recently traveled to Berlin, where many hold Detroit and its music in high esteem. He brought back these reflections on what we can learn from our friends across the pond.
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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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Developers dig 27 geothermal wells to heat, cool Midtown's historic Forest Arms building
Anahata Yoga opens pop-up studio in Grandmont Rosedale
Blexting expands to Highland Park and Hamtramck
Artisanal crafts boutique opens second Detroit location in Grandmont Rosedale
Learn how to submit a successful Knight Cities Challenge application at Wednesday Q&A
Detroit City Football Club explores options for a new stadium
Midtown Interior Finishes to open showroom in the Auburn
Tom's of Maine and city of Detroit raise $75k for improvements to Knudsen Park (Video)
Community block party announced for West RiverWalk grand opening
$5 million available to urban innovators across 26 cities, including Detroit
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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
Aging Together: Photo essay chronicles faces and lives of seniors at St. Patrick Center in Detroit
Source: MLive Detroit
Second Avenue reconfigured for two-way traffic, gets bike lanes
Source: Curbed Detroit
Finalists for Knight Arts Challenge grants named
Source: Knight Arts
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