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 […]

Free flicks coming the Beacon Park Saturdays in February

Free flicks coming the Beacon Park Saturdays in February

Free February Flicks. That’s what’s coming to Beacon Park Saturdays, Feb. 10-24. That big 10,000-square-foot heated tent you see there will be transformed into a community movie theater complete with comfy couches. There’ll also be food and drink. You can choose from Jetta’s Gourmet Popcorn and legendary chicken wings and smash burgers by Sweetwater Tavern. […]

Olympic Gold Medalist Meryl Davis to teach young girls how to skate at The Rink at Campus Martius Jan. 27

Olympic Gold Medalist Meryl Davis to teach young girls how to skate at The Rink at Campus Martius Jan. 27

If you know a young girl with dreams the figure skating in the Olympics get their skates on and get down to The Rink at Campus Martius. On Saturday, January 27 from 9:30 – 11 a.m. Olympic gold medalist and Dancing With the Stars winner, Meryl Davis, will host a community workshop for young girls […]

Detroit Bike Share brings MoGo to the city to expand neighborhood transportation options

Detroit Bike Share brings MoGo to the city to expand neighborhood transportation options

In a unique collaboration, Detroit will soon have its first public bike share program with 430 bikes and 43 stations throughout 10 neighborhoods. Detroit Bike Share, an affiliate of the Downtown Detroit Partnership (DDP), in conjunction with the City of Detroit, Henry Ford Health System (HFHS) and Health Alliance Plan (HAP), recently announced MoGo, Detroit […]

Night Lights: giant sculptures dance and play throughout the night

Night Lights: giant sculptures dance and play throughout the night

The giant moving sculptures that cavort across some of Detroit’s most popular areas will make you wonder whether you’ve wandered into a scene out of Bradbury or Asimov. From now until mid-February, 16 brightly colored, larger-than-life bizarre machinations will light up the night in Detroit. Called LuminoCITY, these activation sites are linked in two- to […]