Small businesses to be featured at Detroit summer parks events

Small businesses to be featured at Detroit summer parks events

Small businesses will make a big splash at events in downtown Detroit parks this summer. The Downtown Detroit Partnership (DDP) is asking Detroit-based vendors to apply to be featured at Downtown Street Eats, Market Thursdays, Market Fridays and the Night Markets at Beacon Park. The events attract thousands of weekly visitors. Downtown Street Eats, Michigan’s largest […]

Hungry Harvest launching doorstep fruits, vegetables delivery service in Detroit

Hungry Harvest launching doorstep fruits, vegetables delivery service in Detroit

It will soon be easier to fresh fruits and vegetable in Detroit. Hungry Harvest will launch its doorstep fruit and vegetable delivery service across the city in June. It is also launching the service in Ann Arbor. The company rescues fruits and vegetables that would otherwise go to waste due to cosmetic imperfections or surpluses, puts the […]

Good-bye potholes! City of Detroit launches project to resurface 88 miles of roads this year, provide jobs

Good-bye potholes! City of Detroit launches project to resurface 88 miles of roads this year, provide jobs

It’s finally happening. We can say good-bye to potholes and rough surfaces on many Detroit roads. The City of Detroit has launched a $58 million project that will repave 88 miles of roads in neighborhoods and some major thoroughfares across the city this year. Repaving those roads will provide jobs. While residential street paving is done by city workers, many […]

Sprinters to raise dollars for Cass as they dash to The Whitney’s Garden Party

Sprinters to raise dollars for Cass as they dash to The Whitney’s Garden Party

Those heading to opening day of The Whitney’s Garden Parties must sprint to the event. By sprint, they mean sprint. On Thursday, May 17 at 6:00 p.m. those attending can either do a .1K “minithon” (0.062 miles. 109.361 yards. 328 feet) across Woodward Avenue or a 5K run around Midtown ending at the garden party. The sold-out event is called “Sprint to the Spirits” […]

Develop Detroit to build or renovate 70 homes in North End and Grandmont-Rosedale neighborhoods

Develop Detroit to build or renovate 70 homes in North End and Grandmont-Rosedale neighborhoods

Develop Detroit will build or rehab or build 70 new homes in the North End and Grandmont-Rosedale neighborhoods. It is the first project of this type for the nonprofit real estate developer and is the first scaled, for-sale, new construction in the North End in decades. Homes built in Grandmont-Rosedale will be in partnership with […]

Expanded Strategic Neighborhood Fund to bring investment to seven more communities, add affordable housing

Expanded Strategic Neighborhood Fund to bring investment to seven more communities, add affordable housing

The City of Detroit’s Strategic Neighborhood Fund (SNF) will soon bring more investment into seven city neighborhoods and add additional affordable housing. The fund will raise $130 million (SNF 2.0) for investment in seven neighborhoods – Grand River Northwest, Warrendale/Cody-Rouge, Russell Woods/Nardin Park, Campau/Banglatown, Gratiot/7-Mile, East Warren/Cadieux, and Jefferson Chalmers. It has already successfully invested […]