Grandmont Rosedale encourages Detroit to “shop small”

Grandmont Rosedale encourages Detroit to “shop small”

It’s the Saturday after Thanksgiving and malls are full. Parking lots are crowded, lines are long and there’s more flesh pressed between the isles than leftover turkey between wheat and mayo. You’ve got family and friends on a holiday gift list, but you don’t want any part of this scene. So what’s the alternative? “Shop […]

Readying for Growth: Developers and neighborhood residents agree that development is a two-way street

Readying for Growth: Developers and neighborhood residents agree that development is a two-way street

It’s not the most ordinary landscape for development. From east to west, Detroit communities are diverse not only in their residential makeup, but in their depth of economic and professional resources. The various obstacles faced by neighborhoods envisioning assets that would enhance their quality of life is an ongoing discussion in the city. Although developers […]

The FAFSA Makes College Possible

The FAFSA Makes College Possible

Research shows students who complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) are more likely to go on to college. But millions of students eligible for financial aid do not fill out the FAFSA – leaving billions of dollars on the table and their potential unfulfilled.In partnership with the National College Access Network, the Kresge […]

Champs worker diagnosed with Hepatitis A

Champs worker diagnosed with Hepatitis A

The Wayne County Department of Health, Veterans and Community Wellness (HVCW) confirmed a case of Hepatitis A in a local restaurant worker, according to an announcement released by the department tonight. The individual, employed at Champs Rotisserie and Spirits located at 20515 Mack Avenue in Grosse Pointe Woods, is not currently working and is receiving medical […]

DEGC to resume search for new president & CEO, Jemison declines post

DEGC to resume search for new president & CEO, Jemison declines post

Detroit Economic Development Growth Corporation (DEGC) just announced that it is resuming its search for a new president and CEO. Why? Arthur Jemison, who currently serves as director of housing and revitalization for the City of Detroit, regretfully informed the DEGC board that he will be unable to accept its offer, according to a DEGC […]

Angels’ Night to end replaced by 3-day community celebration

Angels’ Night to end replaced by 3-day community celebration

The devil has gone down in Detroit. For the third straight year the city had a record low Angels’ Night fires during the last three days of October. This year there were 54 fires, the second lowest number of fires in Angels’ Night history. The news is go good Mayor Mike Duggan, Police Chief James […]

MDHHS activates Community Health Emergency Coordination Center in response to hepatitis A outbreak

MDHHS activates Community Health Emergency Coordination Center in response to hepatitis A outbreak

As cases continue to rise, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has activated the Community Health Emergency Coordination Center (CHECC) to coordinate the response of the multiple jurisdictions involved in the hepatitis A outbreak. “To help coordinate Michigan’s response to the hepatitis A outbreak, we are opening the Community Health Emergency Coordination […]

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