Comerica to open a new banking center in New Center

Comerica to open a new banking center in New Center

Comerica Bank will open a new banking center at W. Grand Blvd. and Third on Tues., Nov. 12. The move is part of the bank’s $3 million investment into reshaping its Detroit presence announced in 2017. The new street-level banking center completes a relocation that first began in 2017 when Comerica sold its W. Grand […]

‘Run of the Dead’ celebrates Latino holiday in Southwest Detroit

‘Run of the Dead’ celebrates Latino holiday in Southwest Detroit

One of the city’s annual tributes to the ancestors is on the run again. The Southwest Detroit Business Association’s “Run of the Dead” event for Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) will take place Nov. 2 from 9 a.m. to noon at the General George S. Patton Memorial Center, 2301 Woodmere St. in Detroit. The route […]

There’s no candy coating it: It’s time to ban the sale of flavored vaping products 

There’s no candy coating it: It’s time to ban the sale of flavored vaping products 

Cotton candy, cappuccino and Gummiberry flavors are favorites among young vapers, many of whom hardly hit middle school before they become addicted to the popular juices available in vaping devices. Flavored e-cigarettes and vapes come in bright packaging, which often look eerily similar to kid-friendly snack packages. Flavors mask the harshness of tobacco, making it […]

Southwest Detroit Restaurant week ushers in Hispanic Heritage Month

Southwest Detroit Restaurant week ushers in Hispanic Heritage Month

A delicious tradition will return to the city Oct. 4 through Oct. 13 when the 2nd Annual Southwest Detroit Restaurant Week is expected to attract thousands from the metro area. Almost two-dozen Latin American eateries and bars will participate in the celebration presented by the Southwest Detroit Business Association (SDBA), representing recipes and dishes throughout […]

Scarf design contest showcases Detroit artists, hopes to bring more people to Light Up Livernois Sept. 28

Scarf design contest showcases Detroit artists, hopes to bring more people to Light Up Livernois Sept. 28

Fifty-seven talented high school and college art students have submitted their designs for a Limited Edition Avenue of Fashion Livernois 2019 hand-painted scarf, and you can help pick the winner. The contest is not only showcases the talent of Detroit’s young artists. Yvette Jenkins, owner of Love Travels Imports, which created the contest, hopes it […]

Method Development’s $1.8-million Brush Park project to turn historic mansion into eight apartments

Method Development’s $1.8-million Brush Park project to turn historic mansion into eight apartments

The Brush Street Historic District was once known as “Little Paris.” While some of homes in the neighborhood have been lovely restored and still support the nickname, in other sections once beautiful homes have been abandoned or are in disrepair. That’s changing. Developments are springing up. The most recent is a $1.8 million project by Detroit-based […]

Livernois Soup and Light Up Livernois events help buoy cash-strapped Avenue of Fashion businesses

Livernois Soup and Light Up Livernois events help buoy cash-strapped Avenue of Fashion businesses

Detroit’s Avenue of Fashion, one of the city’s most vibrant neighborhood business districts, hit a speed bump with scheduled construction along the shop’s busiest corridor. It’s a massive project, albeit temporary one, according to shopowners contendng with foot traffic drops created as a result of limited parking and impassable sidewalks. The $8 million streetscaping project […]

Lighting the way: Detroit Discount Candles announces expansion

Lighting the way: Detroit Discount Candles announces expansion

Small businesses drive our economy and in Detroit, they are popping up in record numbers. That’s a good thing, according to Mayor Duggan, who frequently reminds residents that, ultimately, the city wants its new start-ups to stay up and become sustainable contributors to the city’s growing economy. Detroit’s Discount Candles is representative of the ‘dream […]

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