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Corner stores want to sell healthier foods but need help to get it done

Corner stores want to sell healthier foods but need help to get it done

Inside Timbuktu Academy of Science and Technology in Detroit, students can have chicken quesadillas, brown cheesy rice, mixed vegetables, and other healthy choices for lunch. Getting healthy foods at convenience stores around Timbuktu is a little different. Motor City Marketplace, located on Mack and St. Jean, is roughly walking distance from the school, is larger […]

Inclusion: Detroit Goes as its Neighborhoods Go

Inclusion: Detroit Goes as its Neighborhoods Go

While the masterfully executed exit from bankruptcy will forever own its rightful place in history, Detroit faces another game-changing opportunity: Creating a growing economy that works for everyone. It is a challenge cities from around the nation are grappling with, and one, if accomplished here, will again demonstrate Detroit’s influence on the country. The progress […]

Unique needs of minority business owners must be addressed in Detroit’s development plans

Unique needs of minority business owners must be addressed in Detroit’s development plans

Editor’s Note: Prior to and during the upcoming Detroit Regional Chamber’s Detroit Policy Conference on Feb. 24, Detroit Unspun/TheHUB will bring you stories that showcase the transformation of our city’s neighborhoods. The question of inclusion has hovered over but not hampered the renewed interest and energy surrounding Detroit and the investment therein. A new mayoral […]