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From bioswales to pennycress: How Detroit neighborhoods are going from gray to green
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
In Detroit, aging "gray" infrastructure poses challenges to the environment, but plenty of opportunity exists to develop green infrastructure that can heal it.
New data from Walk Score suggest Detroit's walkability is on the rise
Thursday, April 09, 2015
Walk Score just released its rankings of America's most walkable cities. The list contained good news for Motor City pedestrians: Detroit's Walk Score is up 2.2 points since 2011.
Uncool in all the right ways: Five years of Public Pool, Hamtramck's storefront art space
Tuesday, March 03, 2015
This Saturday, Hamtramck art space Public Pool is celebrating five years of solo and group shows, music and dance performances, panel discussions, and readings. The anniversary show is called "I Only Want to See You Underneath" and features the work of Public Pool co-founder Tim Hailey.
To understand change in Midtown Detroit, look to Alexandrine Street
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
More than $40 million is being invested in the renovation of buildings -- big and small -- along the three blocks of West Alexandrine between Woodward Avenue and Third Street. It's here where some of the city's newest marquee business have set up shop and where the changing face of Midtown Detroit is most acutely visible.
Opinion: Detroit needs to preserve public spaces for assembly and free speech
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Detroit's downtown parks long have been places where people exercise their constitutional right to assemble peaceably, but does private management of public spaces now stand in their way?
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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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Pop-ups, bike racks, and daffodils: Placemaking on Springwells Street
New Baltimore Street lofts coming to Milwaukee Junction
2015 will be 'banner year' for M-1 Rail construction, work on Campus Martius section to begin soon
Restaurant and bike shop to join tattoo parlor and beer store in old Chinatown building
Jolly Pumpkin Pizzeria & Brewery celebrates Midtown opening
Corktown Inn to become 'Trumbull & Porter' as details and renderings emerge for boutique hotel rehab
New commercial real estate tours to connect small businesses with storefronts throughout Detroit
Metropolis bicycle shop to open in Corktown
March Development News round-up
Better living through transit: Detroit firm seeks to improve public transportation throughout region
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Is the development craze in Midtown spreading to nearby Milwaukee Junction?
Source: Bridge Magazine
Knight Arts Challenge launches for third year
Source: John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
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
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