County, City reach tentative agreement on jail swap, Rock Ventures to build

County, City reach tentative agreement on jail swap, Rock Ventures to build

A deal to create a new criminal justice complex seems to be locked down with the announcement by Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans today that a tentative agreement with the City of Detroit and Mayor Mike Duggan for the acquisition of land needed to proceed with Rock Ventures’ proposal to build a new criminal justice complex. Under the agreement, […]

Mully film screenings support Detroit foster care youth

Mully film screenings support Detroit foster care youth

  Abandonment would have spelled the end of hope for many children. But, at just 6 years old, Charles Mully was determined to make a life for himself in his native Kenya. After struggling through the streets, he found his direction and eventually built a career that made him a millionaire. Mully’s story is being […]

Shelborne Development hires Jill Ferrari to help rebuild more Detroit neighborhoods

Shelborne Development hires Jill Ferrari to help rebuild more Detroit neighborhoods

Shelborne Development has hired Jill Ferrari as a to partner to lead predevelopment, financing and development activities for the company’s various mixed-use real estate projects located throughout Southeast Michigan and Florida. Ferrari will manage Shelborne Development’s current partnership with Jefferson East Inc. to complete various mixed-use, mixed-income developments along the Jefferson Avenue corridor and its […]

Health Alert: Restaurant-related cases of Hepatitis A are being investigated

Health Alert: Restaurant-related cases of Hepatitis A are being investigated

The Wayne County Department of Health, Veterans and Community Wellness (WCDHVCW) is investigating cases of Hepatitis A related to two Grosse Pointe area restaurants. The following restaurants have voluntarily closed and are working with Department during the investigation: Uncle Paul’s Pizza  21215 Mack Avenue, Grosse Pointe Woods MI 48236 Cabbage Patch Café & Catering  15110 […]

FCA Foundation awards nearly $900,000 in educational grants to help students in Detroit, nationwide

FCA Foundation awards nearly $900,000 in educational grants to help students in Detroit, nationwide

One of the best ways to move cities, communities, neighborhoods and individuals forward is through education. With that in mind the FCA Foundation, the charitable arm of automaker FCA US LLC, has awarded six grants, totaling nearly $900,000, to academic and nonprofit organizations across the U.S. to help students in pre-K through post-secondary schools build the […]

Peek inside the Packard Plant on guided tours

Peek inside the Packard Plant on guided tours

If you thought the Packard Plant, a crumbling monstrosity on East Grand Boulevard and Mount Elliot Street would never amount to more than a tragic example of Detroit’s automotive manufacturing decline, you likely don’t didn’t know a retail company – Pure Detroit – and its 18-year mission to promote and uplift the city. The Packard, […]

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