$2 Million Wilson Foundation grant will connect neighborhoods “everywhere” and to “everything”

$2 Million Wilson Foundation grant will connect neighborhoods “everywhere” and to “everything”

Greenways will soon take Detroiters from 8 Mile to the Riverfront and everywhere in between. That’s the “gist” of the anticipated impact of a $2 Million Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation grant announced by Mayor Mike Duggan today. Neighborhood residents, who remain largely disconnected by roadways that split neighborhoods and partial pathways that lead “nowhere,” […]

Bedrock to build or preserve 700 affordable housing units in Detroit

Bedrock to build or preserve 700 affordable housing units in Detroit

A “city for everyone” is the moniker Mayor Mike Duggan often uses to promote his vision for Detroit, a city he promises will be inclusionary of all, including our most vulnerable low-income residents. Today, Detroit is steps closer to achieving the mayor’s mission to meet pent-up demand for more affordable housing. A just-announced agreement with Bedrock guarantees an additional 700 […]

Small Shops make a big difference in Detroit

Small Shops make a big difference in Detroit

Small businesses are the lifeblood of our neighborhoods. Step inside and you’ll discover a passionate group of truly unique individuals who not only contribute to our local economy, but keep Detroit from becoming a city of look-alike, cookie-cutter operations. These business owners add character to our street corners, strengthen our local culture and help build […]

Thousands of area youth can now proclaim “I’ve got a job”

Thousands of area youth can now proclaim “I’ve got a job”

There are still more young people willing to work than there are jobs available, but thanks to Mayor Mike Duggan’s ‘Grow Young Talent Program’ thousands more will be employed than unemployed this summer. The program is already off to a “really good start,” according to city officials who reported that this week, more than 50 employers […]

TheHUB launches year-long, in-depth report on neighborhood-specific investments

TheHUB launches year-long, in-depth report on neighborhood-specific investments

Lots of people are vying for a stake in Detroit’s redevelopment efforts. Perhaps there is no group more interested or concerned about the spread of neighborhood investment interest, than long-time city residents. Some are already beginning to see a steady stream of investors sizing up or “evaluating” their beloved neighborhoods, but far too few know […]

Fortified Forkfuls: Making the healthiest options easier

Fortified Forkfuls: Making the healthiest options easier

More and more each day we hear increasingly mainstream messages about healthier eating habits. It’s not only become a popular trend, but it’s practically expected that the restaurants and convenience stores we frequent will offer nutritious alternatives to the standard fare we’ve all become accustomed to. Still, having the right foods in front of us […]

Powerful Recovery: Thank You DTE Energy

Powerful Recovery: Thank You DTE Energy

It’s a bit eerie, really. Being without power makes us all stop and remember that life wasn’t always this easy. We count on electricity to do just about everything and when we don’t have access to it, we suffer. In the majority of cases, we’re inconvenienced, but in others, there are more life-threatening consequences. We’ve […]

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