DAC hosts two-wheeled tour de force

DAC hosts two-wheeled tour de force

On Saturday, Sept. 9 the Detroit Athletic Club (DAC) will do something it’s never done before: host the Detroit Cycling Championship. The inaugural event is the first of its kind for the DAC. “This is the next leg in the stool of amateur athletics that the club wants to promote,” says Pat O’Keefe, president of […]

Detroit’s trendsetters will court buyers at MEDC matchmaking event this Monday

Detroit’s trendsetters will court buyers at MEDC matchmaking event this Monday

There’s no shortage of trendsetters in Michigan, particularly within its urban centers teeming with talented fashion designers and artisans. Although many have developed a cult-like following among loyal patrons, they face a significant uphill challenge when it comes to getting in front of big name retailers capable of moving their designs up off the showroom and onto the store floor. Bottom line: […]

Positively Electric: Energizing exhibits and entertainers will light up Detroit’s Midtown area September 22, 23

Positively Electric: Energizing exhibits and entertainers will light up Detroit’s Midtown area September 22, 23

The ‘night lights’  will be on with DLECTRICITY, an eclectic annual art, entertainment and light festival returning to Detroit again this year. Artistic exhibits that swing, sway and swerve against the city skyline will be the backdrop of live musical performances and other activities scheduled throughout Midtown during this two-day event taking place September 22 and 23 from 7 p.m. to […]

City Tour Detroit brings Underground Railroad to life

City Tour Detroit brings Underground Railroad to life

  A gaggle of people from Northwest Unitarian Universalist Church gather at Starbucks in Greektown for an adventure with the human time machine. They are waiting for Karin Risko to take them back to the 19th century when Detroit was a pivotal location for fugitive slaves seeking freedom and bounty hunters hoping to snatch them […]

$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,” […]

Detroit kids on a better path thanks to Ed Deeb

Detroit kids on a better path thanks to Ed Deeb

More than 35,000 kids of varied ages, races, grades and abilities played games and learned about college options at the 36th annual Metro Detroit Youth Day held today at Belle Isle on Detroit’s waterfront. As always, founder Ed Deeb was there to cheer kids on and give them the confidence they need to carry them through […]

Catch Finding Dory at family movie night July 12 Southwest Detroit

Catch Finding Dory at family movie night July 12 Southwest Detroit

UnitedHealth care Community Plan and Southwest Solutions are hosting a Family Movie Night at the Pocket Park at 25th and Bagley. Bring your family, blankets and lawn chairs, get comfortable and watch the movie Finding Dory. You can also check out the food and popcorn, arts and crafts and information from community resources. Thrive by […]

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