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 […]

EmpowerHER gives Detroit women incentive to problem solve

EmpowerHER gives Detroit women incentive to problem solve

Women are accustomed to solving problems, particularly in the workplace. Whether that problem solving occurs inside or outside the home, we are always prepared to listen, suggest, help friends, families, and the causes we care about. Ford Motor Company Fund and Michigan Women’s Foundation recognize women’s strengths and their value in and out of the […]

Tell us who is changing your neighborhood Detroit

Tell us who is changing your neighborhood Detroit

Fixers. The city of Detroit is loaded with them. Ask any city resident to tell you about a person or group that’s changing their neighborhood and you’ll quickly discover that there is a lot more activity going on than makes the headlines. Without much fanfare and, oft times, less than adequate support, these change agents […]

Neighborhood growth accelerator: Detroit LISC recognizes groups moving the needle forward city-wide

Neighborhood growth accelerator: Detroit LISC recognizes groups moving the needle forward city-wide

When it comes to rebuilding Detroit, many groups in the Motor City have been happy to dig right in and get things done. A drive down one of the city’s major arteries reveals new shops, restaurants, condominiums and apartment buildings, a visual delight for residents inside the city border and beyond. Parts of Woodward, Livernois, […]

Change Agents: Live6 area residents and stakeholders collaborate to improve safety and well-being

Change Agents: Live6 area residents and stakeholders collaborate to improve safety and well-being

The tentacles of community redevelopment and reorganization reach further than the average Detroit resident might suppose. A recent Live6 event in the Livernois and McNichols area was proof positive of that.  Live6, the planning and development nonprofit organization, held Speakeasy, the latest in its monthly community dialogue series. Its aim is to bring together neighbors […]