The Big 3 domestic automakers returned to Congress to present more detailed requests on how they would use government loans. I’ve already blogged about why the Big 3 should get a bailout. Now I’m wondering why it hasn’t happened yet. I realize the Congress is basically on holiday and that a special […]
The Jazzy Cafe enchants Harmonie Park
The Jazzy Cafe is a large part of the recent resurgence of street level shops in Harmonie Park. Mike obtained the space in May of 2006 his background in home improvement and plumbing allowed him to do most of the renovations himself. Its a process that took more time but […]
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 […]
Where can you find all three? It’s not hard to find either of the last two anywhere on Warren Ave in Dearborn (and Warrendale, Detroit), but during the month of Ramadan on the Muslim calendar you can get it 24 hours a day at some places, notably New Yasmeen Bakery, just east of Shatila […]
There’s a lot development news I missed from Metro Mode summarized here. Read the articles further for more details and pictures and plans of developments. There’s a lot below the line:
Hip-hop group, liquor company lend support to AIDS cause
They hail from the Conant Gardens neighborhood on the East Side, and their hearts remain in their city as they travel the globe. And Detroit hip-hop group Slum Village came home last week, teaming up with Remy Martin to donate $7,500 to AIDS Partnership Michigan.
The donation, which […]
Woman gets 5-15 years in prison for sex with 14-year-old boy
A Melvindale mother who had sex with her son’s underage friend was sentenced Thursday to 5-15 years in prison for the illicit affair.
Michelle Perruzzi, 34, had hoped to avoid a prison term altogether for the two convictions for third-degree criminal sexual conduct.
Police said Perruzzi repeatedly […]
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 […]
VEGETABLES AND CONCRETE: Urban gardeners are turning vacant lots …
Greg Willerer raises specialty organic produce — burgundy bush beans, pungent herbs for flavoring teas, edible flowers — and sells them to restaurants.
It’s unusual fare, “stuff you just can’t buy off a truck,” he says.
The fact that he grows this produce in Detroit, near Tiger Stadium, […]
After 30 years feminists return to Detroit
No, feminists didn’t all evacuate Detroit 30 years ago. But the National Organization for Women is to hold their convention in Detroit for the first time since 1977. The city is trying to attract more conventions to fill up all its shiny new hotel rooms unfortunately the […]