Hey Foodies! Black Restaurant Week is back – April 9-18

Hey Foodies! Black Restaurant Week is back – April 9-18

Have you missed the taste of Detroit’s various restaurants during COVID? Well, here is your a chance to play catch up. Detroit Black Restaurant Week (DBRW) will be back for a fourth year with 30 restaurants strong … and more still signing up.   From April 9-18, and again August 20 – 29, Motown’s eateries will […]

Detroit Riverfront wins title of Best Riverwalk in America

Detroit Riverfront wins title of Best Riverwalk in America

The Detroit Riverwalk has been named Best Riverwalk in America in the 2021 USA TODAY 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards contest. The Detroit Riverfront attracts 3.5 million visitors annually and has remained open every day during the coronavirus pandemic. Since March, use of the Detroit Riverwalk has increased 20 percent and Dequindre Cut usage has increased […]

Ford donates $250,000 to pre-college engineering program to boost STEM careers for underserved students

Ford donates $250,000 to pre-college engineering program to boost STEM careers for underserved students

Many high schoolers in Southwest Michigan have the potential and passion to achieve successful STEM careers, but not all of them have access to the resources, guidance and support they need to fulfill their dream. Ford Motor Co. wants to help fix that. The automaker has donated $250,000 to the educational 501(c)3 Detroit Area Pre-College Engineering […]

$10,000 grants from Comcast Rise available for Detroit BIPOC-owned small businesses hit by COVID

$10,000 grants from Comcast Rise available for Detroit BIPOC-owned small businesses hit by COVID

The Comcast Rise Investment Fund has $10,000 grants available to help Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC)-owned, small businesses in Detroit, Hamtramck and Highland Park hit hard by COVID-19. Beginning Monday, March 1 and running through Sunday, March 14, eligible businesses can apply for a $10,000 grant at www.comcastrise.com. A total of 100 grants totaling $1 million will […]

Vote now for Detroit Riverwalk for best riverwalk in America

Vote now for Detroit Riverwalk for best riverwalk in America

The Detroit Riverwalk is among the top American riverwalks nominated for Best Riverwalk by USA TODAY 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards 2021. You can help it win the title by voting online daily. Click here to vote. The polls are open until noon ET on Monday, February 15. Right now, the Detroit Riverwalk is No. 1 […]

Awe-inspiring events help Detroiters snap out of COVID fatigue

Awe-inspiring events help Detroiters snap out of COVID fatigue

Want to snap out of COVID fatigue? Take an “awe walk.” How? It’s easy. There are a lot of “awes” in Detroit just waiting for you. Skate the Rink at Campus Martius. Visitors can purchase tickets online or by phone during rink hours at (313) 963-9393. Tickets are limited and walk-up tickets are not available. […]

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