Saturday, September 20 is the 7th Annual Tour de Troit!
Pre-register by tomorrow (Saturday the 13th) at www.tour-de-troit.org or Active.com
and get a free T-shirt. Otherwise register on the day of from 8:30 a.m. at Roosevelt Park near the intersection of 14th and Michigan Avenue in Corktown, amongst the shadows of the vacant Michigan Central Depot. […]
Metromode Two Wheel Revolution
Ann Arbor: a 2006 Bicycling Top 21 city for cyclists and a designated Bicycle Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclists, still is just under 3% for its bicycle commuting rate although locals wish to change that.
Ferndale: the city has a new bike way network with 3.5 miles of bike lanes […]
Summary: New Washtenaw County bike map is published and available online, award winner to open business in Detroit, a test run of the Livingston to Ann Arbor commuter rail line, a unique new store for books and gifts in downtown Royal Oak, and Gerald Ford’s face appears in a cornfield
FIVE THINGS: About the art alternative
With the Detroit Institute of Art closed until late November, you can cross the river and find interesting art — and fantastic views of the Detroit skyline — at the Art Gallery of Windsor.
The Windsor Gallery also includes a restaurant called Bamboo with Asian food, nice views of Detroit […]
Growing in Detroit
On August 1st, Detroiters took part in the 10th annual Urban Garden Tour, sponsored by the Detroit Agricultural Network (DAN).
This year’s tour provided a close-up view of the emerging fresh, organic food system in Detroit, which is providing hope and nutrition to many. From hearty greens at the Earth Works farm on […]
Following up, Detroit Synergy and Detroit Bikes! is having a ride this Saturday in Dearborn.
Take in fabulous views of Dearborn and its surrounding neighborhoods and districts including these sites: Greenfield Village, Westborn, Dearborn Country Club, Dearborn’s Ford Field, Dearborn City Hall, East Dearborn, Ford World Headquarters, the Ford Rouge Complex, and more! The […]
I ran across two Michigan biking sites,
Michigan Mountain Biking Association and m-bike.org. The latter doesn’t seem to be updated much if at all recently. There is also the Detroit BikeBlog from where I stole the picture of the new carousel and RiverWalk. Also, don’t forget about Detroit Bikes! although since they rode recently […]
The big event today is the NAACP presidential forum in Detroit, moderated by CBS’s Russ Mitchell and CNN’s Soledad O’Brien. All eight Democratic candidates — Biden, Clinton, Dodd, Edwards, Gravel, Kucinich, Obama, and Richardson — will be on the stage together at around 10:30 am ET. Tancredo is the sole Republican scheduled to address […]