The Detroit Media Partnership is moving its headquarters to the Federal Reserve Building at 160 W. Fort St. in downtown Detroit later this year
In case you missed it, it’s #DetroitWeek !! Take a look at all the excellent events taking place around town, many of them free. Events run from yesterday, Monday 2/17 through Sunday, 2/23.
Care to partake in the cities largest selfie?
Join others at the DIA tomorrow, Wednesday, at 10am as part of Detroit Week.
State and city officials are considering what to do with I-375, a 1-mile stretch of interstate that cuts through Downtown neighborhoods.
One of the more controversial expressways, I375 was originally built to take down developments specifically built by the African American population in Detroit mere years before the most devastating riots the county has ever seen.
This link provides some research of 4 cities that have destroyed a similar road and replaced it with development. Read up, kiddies. And write your legislator. Let’s get the development back!
The Public Lighting Authority is looking for LED (light-emitting diode) suppliers for its upcoming $160 million project to outfit the city’s entire streetlight system with the brighter, more efficient lights.
On Sunday night one of America’s great uncles of folk music told the country that they should buy domestic-made automobiles. Reviews were mixed for Bob Dylan’s pitch for the Chrysler 200, which got a prominent spot on the lucrative Super Bowl airwaves.
"So let Germany brew your beer. Let Switzerland make your watch. Let Asia assemble your phone. We will build your car," Dylan says.
That line prompted a Twitter response from Shinola, which builds watches in Detroit and uses that fact as a central piece of its marketing:
"We propose a different approach: let #Detroit brew your beer, build your cars, AND build your watch http://shino.la/2pG54 #SuperBowlAds,” the tweet read.
There are now officially more parking spaces in downtown Detroit -1,300 new slots to be exact - as Quicken Loans founder Dan Gilbert’s real estate company announced the opening of the 10-floor, 535,000-square-foot “The Z” parking garage and retail development Wednesday.
While most people hide from the return of brutally cold temperatures Sunday, a group of bicyclists will be pedaling away along Detroit roads, braving the deep freeze to raise money for a series of youth biking programs.
Back Alley Bikes, which connects youths with bicycling and allows them to earn bikes while undergoing mechanical training is holding a 24-hour Bike-a-Thon.