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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?
Coming in May, the Corktown Farmers Market will feature produce grown in the neighborhood
Monday, February 09, 2015
Located on a strip of land along Michigan Avenue between the Lodge Service Drive and the Detroit Institute of Bagels, the new market will be open Thursdays, 3-7 p.m., from May through October.
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.
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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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Corktown Inn reinvents itself as the Corktown Hotel, hopes to clean up its act
Who's going to operate M-1 Rail? Organization seeks bids
Developer's second Woodbridge rehab, the "Up House," nears completion
Finally: Over 1,000 new windows for Michigan Central Station
Students pitch development ideas for Fisher Body Plant 21
February development news round-up
Gilbert draws six more businesses into downtown office space
$20 million in upgrades to Chandler Park will include new tennis, soccer, and football facilities
Another Capitol Park development to receive state money
Cafe 78, a new bar and eatery inside MOCAD, opens Friday
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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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