Ann Arbor needs a skate park. And there are at least 30 reasons why. Right now Ann Arbor skateboarders need to travel to neighboring communities like Westland, the Meijers skate park in Brighton, or the Modern Skate Park in Royal Oak in order to get their vertical fix. It does no good […]
Now may be the time to take advantage of the Detroit real estate market. Units at The Ellington Lofts at the Mack and Woodward could be had for as low as $95,000 for a one bedroom condo and units at the Riverfront could be had for as little as $60,000 for a one-bedroom new […]
Saturday, December 6th, in Midtown and the University/Cultural Center: Shop Detroit Midtown!
11am to 4pm! Check in at Willy’s Overland Lofts, 444 W. Willis, grab a bag, take a tour, shop till you drop! Get a nifty, reusable tote bag filled with a map and store directory and other good stuff when you check in. This […]
Hello everybody! Sorry for all the recent technical difficulties. Sometimes blogging is harder than it looks. And sometimes you lose a lot of work. Anyways, it’s good to be back. There’s been a lot going on in Detroit and not all of it has been great. Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick […]
We mentioned a while ago that Avalon Bakery was going to move into bigger digs from their current location on West Willis. They always said they were going to stay in Midtown but now they’ve announced exactly where: 55 West Canfield, the recently renovated loft building. In fact 55 West Canfield’s website already […]
SW Detroit OKs business improvement district
Southwest Detroit property and business owners voted 2-1 Tuesday to approve creation of a formal business improvement district.
A business improvement district, or BID, is a public-private partnership that assesses a tax on itself to provide services and programs, such as street, sidewalk and graffiti cleanup, security patrols, plantings and lighting […]
Wonder wheels roll into town
He quipped that people described Pune as the Detroit of India but a time would come when they would say that Detroit is the Pune of America!
[via Times of India]
Legislation aims to curb copper thefts in Michigan
In hopes of thwarting what he calls an epidemic of copper thefts, Sen. Buzz Thomas, […]
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 […]
Metro Detroit Companies Named ‘Best & Brightest Companies to Work …
[via PR Newswire (press release)]
Looking for Exceptional Women of Color to Represent to the World
The term “Black Community” encompasses a global group larger than just African Americans. Blacks are a diverse group of individuals who come from a multitude of cultural backgrounds, heritages, and countries. […]