Detroit-based Made in Detroit Inc. has announced plans for 93 luxury lofts to be built in the Detroit Creamery building on Spruce Street south of Grand River near the MotorCity Casino. The building, built in 1914, was designed by Albert Kahn. It will be great if the plans go through but the company […]
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.
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:
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.
For the past week I’ve been slowly reading through Crain’s Detroit’s part 2 of “Living & Investing in the D”. Some choice quotes followed by the large table of contents.
Like many who call Detroit their home, the Peets say that unless you live in the city, its true beauty will always be a secret.
Jack White Claims Journalists Are Lazy
Rocker Jack White has concluded journalists are the “laziest people on earth” after years of reading false facts about his band The White Stripes. The Hotel Yorba star now refuses to believe anything he reads in the music press.
He says, “Journalists are inherently the laziest people on earth. Even in […]
Detroit named No. 1 sports city
With three of its four major franchises advancing deep into the playoffs, Detroit has been named North America’s top sports city by the Sporting News.
The magazine named the Motor City No. 1 in its 2007 annual ranking, which was published in editions that hit newsstands Wednesday.
“Although it didn’t bring home […]