There is a new report out from the Brookings Institute written by Christopher Leinberger, a professor at the University of Michigan, that surveys the top 30 metropolitan areas of the United States and ranks them by how many walkable urban areas they have. According to the Brookings Institute list Detroit comes in at number […]
Summary: new transit options to Detroit Metro Airport, new retail and housing in downtown Detroit, Zingerman’s gets national recognition, Wayne State and companies of Wayne State faculty grow.
Detroit to become black culture capital
Blues and jazz pulsed from hot spots such as the Cotton Club and Club 666, as young black doctors, clerks and assembly line workers shared crowded sidewalks.
It was the heart of Detroit’s Paradise Valley, an area that defined the Michigan city’s black culture, arts and music until many of the […]
Proposed rail service sale worries BC, other cities
Mayors and managers from cities stretching between Portage and Ann Arbor plan to meet Tuesday morning in Battle Creek to discuss the future of passenger rail service in Michigan.
Some are concerned that Amtrak service connecting Chicago and Detroit and servicing Battle Creek may end if the current Class […]