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 […]
State tourism funding bill introduced
Legislation to earmark $30 million annually in state sales taxes to fund Michigan tourism marketing has been introduced in the Legislature.
Senate Bill 690, sponsored by Jason Allen, R-Traverse City, is supported by a coalition of Michigan tourism business interests that seek to boost Travel Michigan advertising spending to $30 million annually, […]
Commuter train rolling for dollars — State boosts Howell-to-Ann …
The state has guaranteed another $1.4 million for a proposed Howell-to-Ann-Arbor commuter train line that supporters say is necessary to combat congestion on U.S. 23.
The new grant from the Michigan Department of Trans-portation was announced Monday at a meeting where supporters were talking about receiving a […]
The Ants of Gaia — it’s only the end of the world, so quit bitching
Has anyone seen downtown Detroit lately? Of course not. No one goes there any more. Miles of cracked pavement, weeds and abandoned buildings that look like de Chirico’s Melancholy and Mystery of a Street. Hell, for all practical purposes it is […]
Waterfront Living: Gideon and Jaime Pfeffer
While many of their college friends headed for New York, Chicago, San Francisco or Washington after graduation, Gideon and Jaime Pfeffer are glad they chose Detroit. The lifestyle they enjoy at Harbortown, a resort-type community just east of downtown, and the business interests and activities they’ve found here, are more […]
Don’t forget that CityFest (previously known as TasteFest) starts tomorrow!
Comerica CityFest is a five-day outdoor food and culture rich entertainment street festival in Detroit’s historic New Center over each Fourth of July weekend. The event exemplifies city life, (what it is and what it could be), in one of Detroit’s fastest growing 24-hour districts.
Postcards From Detroit: From the days when the Detroit Grand Prix was just that - A Grand Prix
From 1982 through 1988, the Formula 1 circus included the mean streets of Detroit, Michigan, among its annual stops.
From whence comes the new book “Postcards From Detroit” by Roger Hart, David Bull Publishing, 9×10 inches, hardbound, 96 pages,103 […]
This is an experiment where I’m going to try to round up the daily Detroit news from any source. Hopefully I will be able to keep updating it daily.
Historic Downtown Detroit Hotel Landmark to Re-Open in 2008 with …
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hilton Hotels Corporation (NYSE:HLT) and MCP Development, LLC has announced that the legendary […]
Motor City Casino to debut 60,000 SF of new gaming space June 7
WSU works with Midtown developers to attract residents to neighborhood
Willys Overland Lofts grand opening set for June 8
Recycled Treasures opens on June 16 in Hamtramck
Michigan Avenue “Downtown to Downtown” collaborative to focus on strengthening corridor
New bar, Pit Stop, occupies ground floor of Broderick […]
The Ford Piquette Avenue plant was recently featured in the Free Press. It’s the birthplace of the Model T, also known as the Tin Lizzie, but hadn’t been used for years and was in danger of being lost until a few years ago the Model T Automotive Heritage Complex, Inc (T-Plex, for short) stepped […]