North End

The North End is a neighborhood that's generally defined as east of Woodward Ave., west of I-75, south of Webb and north of E. Grand Blvd. It's main commercial corridor, Oakland Ave., has been economically depressed for many years and the residential streets have varying levels of densities. Despite these difficulties, the neighborhood is home to some incredibly innovative and resilient farmers, artists, activists, and developers. 

Feature Story Khalid el-Hakim

Mobile museum sees Black history on the move in Michigan


Feature Story Jerry Hebron, executive director of Oakland Avenue Urban Farm

How food advocates are nourishing the North End neighborhood


Feature Story Derrick Adams comes to get his shoes shined around every other month at Reflections, and he has been a customer of Boggon’s for 40 years.
Feature Story Barber David Freeman gives Andrew Burnett, Jr. a haircut at Transformations.