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.
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 […]
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 […]
It is Tuesday, December 11, 2007 and these are my picks for articles published today.
5 Detroit schools among top-ranked in US
5 Detroit schools among top-ranked in U.S.
Five Detroit Public Schools have been ranked among the top 8% U.S. high schools by U.S. News and World Report.
Detroit is a big city with a big school system. […]
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 […]
Construction starting on Ann Arbor’s Lowertown project
. Workers hope to finish the mega development, also called Broadway Village, by late 2009.
Strathmore Development Company is redeveloping 7.3 acres at the southeast corner of Plymouth Road and Maiden Lane long dominated by a brownfield site composed of a vacant shopping center and a handful of other old […]
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 […]
September residential sales up in Detroit
Residential sales in the city of Detroit were up 10.2 percent for September compared with September 2006 figures from Farmington Hills-based Realcomp II Ltd.
The city also posted good numbers for the third quarter of 2007, showing an increase of 8.4 percent over the same period of 2006. Over the course […]
Sorry for being quiet the last few days. I was up north around the Grand Traverse Bay Area. Beautiful piece of country which I’ll write more about later. For now, here’s a bit of what’s been in the news around the city of Detroit’s neighborhoods:
New owners take over the Lager House
Rumors are […]
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: