Michigan’s urban centers lead future of cyber security

Michigan’s urban centers lead future of cyber security

Flint and other areas of Michigan could soon experience a cyber explosion – in the best kind of way. Small businesses, government employees, internet technology professionals and students from kindergarten through 12th grade will all see doors to information and opportunity opened with an initiative Gov. Rick Snyder is expected to announce today. Snyder is […]

Kemeny Recreation Center in Southwest Detroit reopens after $9.5-milion renovation

Kemeny Recreation Center in Southwest Detroit reopens after $9.5-milion renovation

The Kemeny Recreation Center in Southwest Detroit has reopened thanks to a $9.5 million renovation by the City of Detroit. Located in the Boynton neighborhood, the renovation and expansion includes: A new gymnasium New multi-purpose rooms; facilities for sports, fitness and other activities; and a new kitchen A new parking lot New electrical, mechanical and […]

Oakland County leaders give voters bad directions on RTA

Oakland County leaders give voters bad directions on RTA

“Transit myths,” Deputy Oakland County Executive Gerald Poisson’s recent guest column in the Daily Tribune, excoriating Warren Evans’ regional transit millage proposal, raises some interesting questions – and should raise some eyebrows when we consider Southeast Michigan’s future. Poisson mocks the idea of spending money on transit, as his boss L. Brooks Patterson has in […]

Mexicantown-Hubbard Communities receives Michigan Main Street designation

Mexicantown-Hubbard Communities receives Michigan Main Street designation

Southwest Detroit officially has a new reason to celebrate the success of its neighborhood business and cultural center. The State of Michigan has designated Mexicantown-Hubbard Communities a Michigan Main Street Program, recognizing its potential to help revitalize the city and region. Mexicantown-Hubbard Communities will share details of the news recently announced by Southwest Detroit Business […]

Michigan leads nation in tech tools to combat opioid epedemic

Michigan leads nation in tech tools to combat opioid epedemic

Today, health officials are getting a clearer look at the patterns associated with opioid use through at a ground-breaking statewide assessment. Heralded for its ability to identify and even predict opioid trends, the tool is expected to provide government agencies, lawmakers and local community leaders with information needed to tailor laws, target resources, and design innovative programs to […]

More than hugs and handshakes, Sherwood Forest residents share lessons of living in Detroit neighborhoods

More than hugs and handshakes, Sherwood Forest residents share lessons of living in Detroit neighborhoods

For Gail Rodwan and Shirley Jackson sharing a neighborhood involves more than neighborly gestures. As long-time residents of Sherwood Forest, their families have formed bonds – but communities aren’t built on hugs and handshakes. The Story of Sherwood Forest: One Hundred Years a Detroit Neighborhood documents some of the initiatives and organizing the Rodwans, Jacksons […]

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