Comerica to open a new banking center in New Center

Comerica to open a new banking center in New Center

Comerica Bank will open a new banking center at W. Grand Blvd. and Third on Tues., Nov. 12. The move is part of the bank’s $3 million investment into reshaping its Detroit presence announced in 2017. The new street-level banking center completes a relocation that first began in 2017 when Comerica sold its W. Grand […]

MoGo celebrates a year of accessible mobility in Detroit

MoGo celebrates a year of accessible mobility in Detroit

Flanked by a table of pizzas, a plentiful supply of yellow beer, and a diverse crowd from around the metro area, MoGo Detroit founder and Executive Director Lisa Nuszkowski beamed, introducing her team at the bikeshare company. The occasion on May 23 helped celebrate the one-year anniversary of the organization that promotes individual and independent […]

Redevelopment proposals for Lee Plaza, Woodland Apartments include low-income housing

Redevelopment proposals for Lee Plaza, Woodland Apartments include low-income housing

Lee Plaza and Woodland Apartments, two of Detroit’s architectural gems, will get a second lease on life and offer housing assistance for low-income earners if developers step up for the project. The City of Detroit and the Detroit Building Authority are seeking proposals to redevelop the two historic apartment buildings. The two projects will include […]

HAP sponsorship saves annual Belle Isle New Year’s Eve Family Fun Run/Walk

HAP sponsorship saves annual Belle Isle New Year’s Eve Family Fun Run/Walk

Thanks to Health Alliance Plan (HAP) runners and walkers can once again spend part of their New Year’s Eve getting some exercise at the annual Belle Isle New Year’s Eve Family Fun Run/Walk before they head out to celebrate. Back in 1970 Jeanne Bocci, a former nationally ranked race walker, and Jerry Bocci, an ex-college […]

City seniors: Will the legions of the newly retired represent Detroit’s next population boom?

City seniors: Will the legions of the newly retired represent Detroit’s next population boom?

As part of the activity and excitement surrounding Detroit’s reformation, policymakers and planners would be wise to consider transforming Detroit into a world-class “age-friendly” community. The prospect of putting Detroit on course to be repopulated with a rich mix of young, middle age and older residents – coexisting and prospering – is nothing short of […]

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 […]

Attitude is Everything: How parents can encourage healthy habits

Attitude is Everything: How parents can  encourage healthy habits

A wobbly butt and a sweaty belly are among Maria’s biggest nightmares and a major impediment to the 15 year-old’s ability to maintain the minimum 60 minutes of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity daily recommended by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Although a recent trip and fall incident made her even more self-conscious […]

Mine is Fine: Why parents needs to monitor kids’ weight levels

Mine is Fine: Why parents needs to monitor kids’ weight levels

Ask any parent about their child’s weight and you are likely to get a strong ” oh no, mine is fine” response. Although more than 40 percent of patients that sit in pediatrician offices today are clearly overweight, many don’t know it and if they do they have a passive attitude. It’s an easy mistake […]