Willis Show Bar in Midtown <span class='image-credits'>Nick Hagen</span>
Bryce Detroit aims to bring back North End's Apex Bar. <span class='image-credits'>Nick Hagen</span>
A Rebel Nell worker crafts jewelry at the production space at Holden Block. <span class='image-credits'>Nick Hagen</span>
David Camarena is co-founder of Stitching Up Detroit. <span class='image-credits'>Nick Hagen</span>


Feature Story Students at the (DHDC) Teen Tech Center

Southwest Detroiter helps young media makers learn the ABCs of DET

The ABCs of DET aims to engage community residents in the process of choosing one defining element of their neighborhood for each letter of the alphabet and then producing a 30-second PSA about each one.

Feature Story PPAP Manager cofounders Rene Pons and Vinnie Delgado with TechStars Detroit managing director Ted Serbinski.

Mexican-founded PPAP Manager finds home in the Motor City through TechStars Detroit

After joining the TechStars Detroit business accelerator in July, Vinnie Delgado says his company will be moving to Detroit for good. 

Feature Story Community members, artists, and Henry Ford Health System employees gather for the open house earlier this year for ArtBlock.

Henry Ford Health System takes holistic, multifaceted approach to neighborhood investment

Henry Ford’s latest projects — a cancer pavilion, laundry facility, and arts-centric community hub — are a part of other Detroit institutions’ recent investment in the community.

Feature Story A shelf of books at Room Project in New Center.

These Detroit spaces and organizations are helping to foster the city's literary arts community

From coworking spaces to residential homes transformed into literary centers, local writers of all ages can find community all around town.

Feature Story To some residents, the neighborhood is Northwest Goldberg. To others, it's Zone 8.

Drawing the line: Northwest Goldberg or Zone 8?

What's in a name? For some residents, the neighborhood is Northwest Goldberg, named after a popular school board member. To others, it's Zone 8.

Feature Story Attendees take part in a healing justice workshop that involved members of Healing by Choice! at the Damon J. Keith Center for Civil Rights at the WSU Law School in October.

Healing justice group Healing By Choice! engages community in wellness activities

Community Care Circles allow participants to engage in a multi-layered communal process of healing, sharing, listening, support, reflection, and transformation.

Feature Story The former Immaculata High School, closed in 1984, will be renovated to house the new high school in Fall 2020.

What you need to know about the closing of Marygrove College

After efforts to reinvent itself as a graduate-only institution couldn't help save it, what's next for the students of Marygrove College and how will its closure affect the neighborhood?

Feature Story Sean Patrick of Willis Show Bar

Here’s how Willis Show Bar co-owner Sean Patrick spends a day in Detroit

Detroit still has a long way to go in building a robust nightlife economy, like the scenes in Berlin and New Orleans. But there's still plenty to eat, see, and do, so we asked Detroiters how they spend 24 hours in the city in this new series. First up: Willis Show Bar co-owner Sean Patrick.

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