While it’s still highly debatable just how much the population of the city of Detroit lost in the decade from 2000 to 2010, it’s clear that there was a net loss. But the real picture is told by this map from the Detroit News: some areas lost, some areas gained.
The vast east side of […]
What you’re looking at is a bunch of little dots which together form a pretty accurate outline of the city of Detroit. You can see Woodward going straight out NW, the railroad going due north. But this isn’t because of lines drawn on a map. The colored dots represent race.
There is a […]
Did Metro Detroit get a new addition to its public transportation system without us noticing? It appears we did get a new form of regional transit. No, no trains yet, but a new shuttle bus that transports citizens from some of Metro Detroit’s nightlife districts, downtown Detroit, Royal Oak, and Ferndale.
I called it […]
Miss Michigan named new Miss America
She breaks the streak of Miss America’s coming from Oklahoma, and is the first contestant from Michigan to become Miss America since 1988.
Support, deal move 8 Mile-Woodward shopping mall plans forward
Support poured in Wednesday for a proposed 30-acre, $90-million retail development at 8 Mile and Woodward during a Detroit City Council meeting as the council prepares to decide whether to grant the site a special tax status to encourage developers to build it.
The support came from nearby […]
Detroit riverfront Conservancy Announces West Riverfront Property …
Purchase of Former Printing Plant Site Will Allow RiverWalk to Continue from Bridge to Bridge and Beyond DETROIT, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ — The Detroit RiverFront Conservancy (DRFC) announced today that it completed the purchase of the West Riverfront property located at 1801 W. Jefferson Avenue from the Detroit […]
Top hotel coming to Grand Rapids
GRAND RAPIDS — Hotels, museums, culture. This city has benefited greatly from the philanthropy of people made rich by Amway and Meijer.
Now, a crowning touch for the city is the imminent opening of the $100-million JW Marriott downtown on Sept. 21. The exclusive brand will add a layer of panache […]
New lot offers the cheapest parking in Ann Arbor-The Ann Arbor News
Downtown Development Authority Deputy Director Joe Morehouse said he thinks the low charge will lure downtown drivers who won’t mind walking a few extra blocks.
In about two months, the city is expected to turn the old city maintenance garage at 415 W. Washington into […]
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 […]
Kalamazoo school chief leaves with Promise secret intact
Who are the wealthy donors making it possible for every Kalamazoo child to attend college in Michigan without paying a dime?
Brown says she’s still the only one who knows.
[via USA Today]
Detroit band gets loud in libraries
Singer-guitarist Josh Malerman is hitting the books again, and it has nothing to […]