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 […]

Cinco de Mayo Week launches May 1-5 in Southwest Detroit

Cinco de Mayo Week launches May 1-5 in Southwest Detroit

Southwest Detroit is preparing for one of its biggest annual celebrations as the special date of May 5 approaches. But unlike Latino communities that observe the Cinco de Mayo (“Fifth of May”) holiday around America, local residents, businesses and neighborhood supporters aren’t limiting their festivities to one day. May 1 through May 5 marks the […]

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