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Community lighting group to potentially partner with Highland Park on ambitious project
Monday, April 25, 2016
When the gutting of Highland Park's lighting grid left residents in the dark four years ago, a grassroots group called Soulardarity sprang up to try to remedy the problem. Now, they're trying to forge an unprecedented partnership with Highland Park to light the entire city with solar power.
A lifetime on the water: Robert Burns on why public access is key to fixing the Detroit River
Thursday, March 24, 2016
Robert Burns grew up hunting and fishing along the lower Detroit River. Today, he leads work to clean up the river's toxic sediments while creating wildlife habitat, and says reconnecting people with the waterway is key to its future.
7 ways to build a healthy food system in Detroit
Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Ideas from the sixth annual summit of the Detroit Food Policy Council, which took place last week.
Can Detroit become a food-sovereign city?
Tuesday, February 02, 2016
Undeniably, Detroit's local food movement has exploded. But can it one day feed the entire city?
Thanks to a new tool, it's easier being green in Detroit
Tuesday, January 05, 2016
With a simple keyword search, the Detroit Green Map shows users interested in sustainable practices where to buy solar panels, where to recycle, where to volunteer, and more.
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Two new placemaking projects launched on city's east and west sides
A new hotel in Midtown offers sustainable stays and intimate access to the city
Nonprofit landscape architecture group to debut market garden in Penrose neighborhood this spring
February development news round-up: Breweries, apartments, vacant lots, and more
Building Hugger to host open house at new HQ in Eastern Market
Campaign launched to keep city's homeless population healthy through the winter
Fighting tax foreclosure, Recovery Park, and more: October development news round-up
Detroit Future City releases guide to help residents steward vacant lots
West Village pop-up store to promote time spent outdoors in the city
New hotels, a new downtown park, and more: June development news round-up
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Vacant land in Detroit could help reduce airborne allergens
Weigh in on the idea you like best to replace downtown's I-375
Source: Detroit Economic Growth Corporation
Local professor: To stop blight, first stop suburban sprawl
Source: Detroit Free Press
Celebrate National Bike Month with Tour de Troit
Source: Tour de Troit
The Design Observer explores the urban ecology of Detroit and other cities
Source: Design Observer
Another green alley coming to Midtown
Source: Curbed Detroit
New Packard owner joins Freep Film Fest panel
Source: Detroit Curbed
Site of former Kettering High to become 27-acre farm
Source: Curbed Detroit
New America Media: Immigrants key to Detroit revival
Source: New America Media
Very Zen: Raw food rules at Hamtown's Buddhist center
Source: Detroit News
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