Henry the Hatter open for business in Eastern Market

Henry the Hatter open for business in Eastern Market

Henry the Hatter. The name invokes Detroit history as much as J. L. Hudson’s, Michigan Central, and Sanders. Henry Komrofsky, the founder, lived many lives as a Detroit resident – band musician, State of Michigan boxing commissioner, school board member. But it was hats where he made his living, and make it, he did. Henry […]

Neighborhood Garden project curbs crime, grows hope

Neighborhood Garden project curbs crime, grows hope

They say plant a seed and things will start to blossom. That’s exactly what Barb and Joe Matney did in their Warrendale neighborhood. The far west section of Detroit that lies only four blocks from the border of Dearborn has not been the safest place in years past. Abandoned houses on many blocks didn’t help, […]

Detroit Impact Inc/Brothers on Patrol program honored at 2017 Community Development Awards

Detroit Impact Inc/Brothers on Patrol program honored at 2017 Community Development Awards

Groundbreaking work in Detroit’s neighborhoods occurs daily with very little fanfare or recognition. It’s these kind of quiet and consistent efforts moving the needle of neighborhood stabilization and redevelopment that deserve to be in the spotlight. Tonight, Tuesday, Oct. 24, many of the groups pushing the accelerator  on neighborhood development efforts will be at the […]

Detroit’s Cappy Hour makes dollars and sense for java junkies

Detroit’s Cappy Hour makes dollars and sense for java junkies

Like the product it’s known for, Avalon International Breads has become a staple for Detroiters. Loyal customers know the bakery for its great bread, pastry, muffins, and croissants, as well as soups, flatbread pizzas, and assorted other foodstuffs. As if their following wasn’t loyal enough, Avalon has paired with Mighty Good Coffee to boost their […]

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