How Detroit’s coffee shops are shaping neighborhood redevelopment

How Detroit’s coffee shops are shaping neighborhood redevelopment

For a city on the rise, it seems appropriate that alongside retail, restaurants and commercial renovation, coffeehouses are among the top hot spots around Detroit’s neighborhoods. These caffeine-fueled developments are new and old – longstanding and still in the development stages. Lots of sites are popping up across our city, building new spaces as well […]

You can help build a ‘Better Block’

You can help build a ‘Better Block’

When people talk about Detroit’s resurgence, Midtown and downtown often take center stage, but the neighborhoods are just as changeable. That “change agent” needn’t come from major construction projects, new businesses, or celebrity attention – it’s a change that can come from within. That’s why Build a Better Block Foundation supports efforts to empower communities […]

Detroiter Garnett Mims transformative training programs are attracting a loyal following

Detroiter Garnett Mims transformative training programs are attracting a loyal following

“Suicide” conditioning drills, strength training and plenty of sweat tell just part of the story Garnett Mims envisions for a fitness and community center opening this fall in Detroit’s English Village. The renovated 12,000-square-foot building at 16246 East Warren will welcome anyone looking to shed pounds and tone up, but the other part of the […]

Plugged into Detroit: Thomas Group Consulting helps clients maximize business opportunities

Plugged into Detroit: Thomas Group Consulting helps clients maximize business opportunities

New navigators emerge daily amidst explosive development opportunities that now characterize Detroit. But, there are few more formidable than Thomas Group Consulting Principals Buzz and Terence Thomas. Respected by corporate and community stakeholders alike, these native Detroiters are garnering increased recognition for their capacity to chart the course of community-minded development efforts throughout Detroit. With […]

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