Bringing back Detroit businesses

Bringing back Detroit businesses

Love to eat out? Crave coffee? Most of us do, but if you live in some Detroit neighborhoods, your options might be limited. Although the city has had its share of successful retstauranters and small shops, many are located in area clusters that are not as acessible to neighborhood residents. DTE hopes to change that […]

DTE awards $7,000 to help small businesses grow in Detroit’s North End

DTE awards $7,000 to help small businesses grow in Detroit’s North End

The reality TV show, Shark Tank, has reinvigorated entrepreneurship in America. That’s the same thing DTE Energy wants to do in Detroit and its neighborhoods. Its business pitch competition, Bright Ideas for Neighborhoods, aims to help small business owners with bright ideas grow in Detroit’s North End. The North End is the home of DTE’s […]

Need more financial info? Fifth Third Bank’s eBus offers free resources to Detroiters this month

Need more financial info? Fifth Third Bank’s eBus offers free resources to Detroiters this month

The Fifth Third Bank Financial Empowerment Mobile (eBus) will be in Southwest Detroit  at Life Directions on Aug. 22 to provide free financial education for potential homebuyers, small business owners, job seekers and senior citizens. The 40-foot bus will be at 1500 Scotten St., which is adjacent to Western International High School and Clark Park. It […]

Warrendale-Cody Rouge to create child-centric neighborhood

Warrendale-Cody Rouge to create child-centric neighborhood

Kids are indeed Detroit’s future so creating neighborhoods that encourage their growth and success is essential. Warrendale-Cody Rouge area, which has the highest concentration of school-aged children in Detroit, has a plan to accomplish that. It is working with the City of Detroit’s Planning and Development Department and partners to create a strategy to improve […]

City of Detroit wants residents involved in creating sustainability plan to grow economy, add jobs, improve neighborhoods

City of Detroit wants residents involved in creating sustainability plan to grow economy, add jobs, improve neighborhoods

The City of Detroit has launched community engagement plan that it hopes will results in sustainable actions to improve the quality of life, provide greater economic opportunities, protect public health, and address climate impacts in the city. The City is not going it alone. It is committed to taking input from at least 7,000 Detroiters […]

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