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 […]
It finally happened! Quicken Loans has announced that they will locate their consolidated headquarters in downtown Detroit moving some 4000 employees from around the metro area back to the city.
“After two years of speculation and negotiations, Quicken Loans and Rock Financial founder and Chairman Dan Gilbert told the Free Press on Monday that he […]
Planting seeds of downtown rebirth
The array of begonias, day lilies, roses, black-eyed susans, and red, white and blue petunias softens and humanizes a corner of downtown previously more bleak than most.
People notice. Linda Merritt, an employee with the Internal Revenue Service office at McNamara, said the plantings make it “a pleasure to come down for […]
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, […]
Detroit For All Ages
Ah, here comes the weekend. Not just any weekend, mind you. But one of those special cluster of days that begins early in the week and lasts until the following Monday.
In other words, a Detroit-style, packed-with-one-of-a-kind events and parties for kids of all ages kind of weekend. Yup, it’s Labor Day in […]
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. […]
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 […]