FCA plant approved by Detroit City Council, will bring jobs to many residents

FCA plant approved by Detroit City Council, will bring jobs to many residents

The Detroit City Council’s approval of a land swamp and other steps gave the green light to the new $2.5 million Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) Jeep Assembly Plant and an upgrade to its Jefferson North Assembly Plant. The project is expected to bring a total of 4,950 new middle class union to the city. The Jeep plant on Mack Ave. […]

Housing and public amenity improvements coming to Detroit’s Regent Park neighborhood

Housing and public amenity improvements coming to Detroit’s Regent Park neighborhood

LifeBUILDERS, a nonprofit organization working to reclaim, empower and build in Detroit’s Regent Park neighborhood, has been awarded a $50,000 Neighborhood Enhancement Program (NEP) grant for high-impact projects geared toward stabilizing and improving the area. LifeBUILDERS will use the funds this summer to focus on a variety of improvements to owner occupied homes and the […]

Check out historic architecture at Huntington Woods home tour June 2

Check out historic architecture at Huntington Woods home tour June 2

If you looking to take in some of the most diverse and historic architecture in Detroit, and perhaps Michigan, check out the Huntington Woods 27th annual Home Tour June 2. Sponsored by the Huntington Woods Women’s League, this year’s tour features five spectacular houses. All of them have been uniquely restored to showcase the home’s […]

Eight metro Detroit veterans to be inducted into the Michigan Military and Veterans Hall of Honor

Eight metro Detroit veterans to be inducted into the Michigan Military and Veterans Hall of Honor

Former Congressman John Dingell, Little Caesars Pizza Founder Mike Ilitch, Tuskegee Airman Alexander “Jeff” Jefferson and heavyweight boxing champ Joe Louis are among eight metro Detroit military veterans who will be inducted into the Michigan Military and Veterans Hall of Honor ceremony in Lansing on May 17. Dingell, who was a second lieutenant in the […]

Belle Isle volunteers clear 1,276 lbs. of liter from the park’s waterways

Belle Isle volunteers clear 1,276 lbs. of liter from the park’s waterways

Plenty of liter may have piled up on Belle Isle’s waterways over the winter but its long gone thanks to the record 1,401 volunteers who participated in the park’s annual Spring Clean-up. On Saturday morning, April 27, they removed 1,276 lbs. of disposable plastic and other littered items from the canals, lakes and lagoons on the […]

Magical development: Former State Fairgrounds property purchase announced

Magical development: Former State Fairgrounds property purchase announced

An estimated $1 billion of investment is expected to begin at the former Michigan State Fairgrounds when ground is broken at 160 acres on Woodward Avenue near Eight Mile Road. It’s been a long journey for developer Magic Plus, LLC, which closed on their 16-acre property acquision today, returning the former State Fairgrounds back into […]