Bank of America, Salvation Army provide 10,000 holiday meals for those in need

Bank of America, Salvation Army provide 10,000 holiday meals for those in need

Families in need across Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties will have terrific holiday meals thanks to Bank of America and the Salvation Army. For the fifth consecutive year, Bank of America volunteers are packing Bountiful Boxes at the Salvation Army’s Detroit Harbor Light for its holiday distribution to families across those counties. The 10,000 holiday […]

Orange is the new bright at west side boutique

Orange is the new bright at west side boutique

At 8424 W. McNichols Road is a color lifetime Detroiter Angelica Bright closely identifies with her hopes for the business she owns.  The orange boutique, 2 Bright is a force of energy, inside and out, with clothing and accessories throughout the store’s small space.  Bright, 47, chose the color because of its vibrancy and because […]

Detroit’s small business community is growing thanks to businesses like S&S Auto

Detroit’s small business community is growing thanks to businesses like S&S Auto

At the intersection of Outer Drive and Burt Road, a small stretch of land sports church pews and large, metal flowers with a banner urging, “Pray Here! Watch what God will do.” More inspiring and decorative than surroundings of the average repair shop, the display marks the location of a Brightmoor-area garage that prides itself […]

Detroit Neighborhood residents are urged to prepare and plan for growth

Detroit Neighborhood residents are urged to prepare and plan for growth

There’s good news on the horizon for the many Detroit neighborhood residents who’ve largely felt left out of the tidal wave of investments responsible for the transformation of downtown and Midtown. Their time is coming, say financial institution executives interviewed by TheHUB. Although sizeable opportunities exist for explosive growth, residents and financial institutions alike must […]

Many financial institutions are bullish about Detroit home market trends

Many financial institutions are bullish about Detroit home market trends

Interest and investments in Detroit’s neighborhoods are rising. Whether it’s immediately evidenced on your block or somewhere just “around the corner,” it is, indeed, welcome news that recovery is on the horizon. Although financial institution executives offer differing opinions on the top issues and impediments that hinder Detroit’s real estate market, there is 100 percent […]

Bank of America funds service organizations’ programs critical to neighborhood stabilization

Bank of America funds service organizations’ programs critical to neighborhood stabilization

An increasing number of Detroit neighborhoods are garnering unprecedented interest and investment. That’s a good thing for everyone, according to Matt Elliott, Bank of America’s (BOA) Michigan market president, who is excited to see evidence of rising property values in pocketed blocks throughout Detroit. The gaps? That’s what Elliott and his team look to lessen […]

Grandmont Rosedale encourages Detroit to “shop small”

Grandmont Rosedale encourages Detroit to “shop small”

It’s the Saturday after Thanksgiving and malls are full. Parking lots are crowded, lines are long and there’s more flesh pressed between the isles than leftover turkey between wheat and mayo. You’ve got family and friends on a holiday gift list, but you don’t want any part of this scene. So what’s the alternative? “Shop […]

River Breeze is an east side staple

River Breeze is an east side staple

There might be only one location in the city that offers a variety of ice cream and sells fried okra inside a former (renovated) gas station. River Breeze Dairy Freeze opened as a seasonal business on Good Friday in 1980 at 10800 E. Jefferson Ave. Owner Clausel Maxwell, though originally from Alabama, moved in with […]