Homeless & hungry vets welcome Healthy Piquette program

Homeless & hungry vets welcome Healthy Piquette program

Homelessness takes a toll on the health and longevity of those who experience it. Bob Voland understands this firsthand. The formerly homeless veteran has been living at Piquette Square for three and a half years. Bob wanted a program to help him lead a healthier life, and when “Healthy Piquette” launched in June, he decided to enroll. […]

Well played: Detroit Parks & Rec Receives National Youth Sports award

Well played: Detroit Parks & Rec Receives National Youth Sports award

There are more programs, places and spaces to play in Detroit thanks to the Detroit Parks and Recreation Department, which received the prestigious Excellence in Youth Sports Award this month in Orlando at the Youth Sports Congress. There’s a bit of tried and true (old) and new offerings at Detroit Parks and Recreation-supported facilities. Although […]

Newly renovated Tindal Rec Center opens

Newly renovated Tindal Rec Center opens

Every kid needs someplace that they can kick-back, congregate and call their “own.” With the grand re-opening of the former Tindal Recreation Center, local neighborhood youth now have access to a newly renovated facility that will provide a wide range of classes and activities. UAW-Ford sponsored the center’s renovations, including: a remodeled gym floor, painting, […]

New Jobs in the D!

New Jobs in the D!

More bus drivers are needed immediately, according to the Detroit Department of Transportation (DDOT), which is in the midst of the first part of a major service expansion.  The second phase of expansion efforts will commence in January. At least 100 new Transportation Equipment Operators (bus drivers) are being sought. Interested job candidates are encouraged […]

Small business is in my blood, it should be in yours too

Small business is in my blood, it should be in yours too

In Metro-Detroit what was odd to most, has always been familiar to me. Small business is in my blood and a part of my family heritage. Growing up I witnessed the success, challenges, growth, and budgeting of entrepreneurial capital (time, money, network, and differentiation). My father has run Greg Frazier CPA/PC, a firm specializing in specific […]

Introducing Small Shops by Comcast Business

Introducing Small Shops by Comcast Business

Small shops are the mainstay of our neighborhoods. Open the door and look inside and you will discover dreamers and doers who embody the spirit and energy of Detroit’s entrepreneurial class. We invite you to meet them inside our Small Shops series sponsored by Comcast Business. Throughout Minority Business Month, TheHUB will shine an oft-needed […]