Matt Cullen Of Rock Ventures Answers: What’s Next For The QLINE, Riverfront & More!

June 1, 2017 by  
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We sat down with Mr. Cullen, Principal of Rock Ventures at the 2017 Mackinac Policy Conference for a quick, candid Q&A: The Detroit Riverfront Expansion   PD: Of all the projects you've worked on, what's your favorite? MC: The Riverfront. It's a project that I've been involved with for a long time. It's a project that brings a whole community together, a project that creates a lot of

Must See TV: Mayor Mike Duggan’s Full Keynote Address #MPC17

May 31, 2017 by  
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Watch The Mackinac Policy Conference LIVE

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This Area In Detroit Is Now America’s 1st 100% Organic, Self-Sustainable Neighborhood

February 28, 2017 by  
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In Detroit, Michigan, “the first sustainable urban agrihood” in the U.S. centers around an edible garden, with easily accessible, affordable produce offered to neighborhood residents and the community. Each year, this urban farm provides fresh, free produce to 2,000 households within two square miles of the farm. They also supply food to local markets, restaurants, and food pantries. The

Detroit Listed As One Of The Top 10 Most Bike Friendly Cities In The U.S.

February 28, 2017 by  
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Photo: Hour Detroit  BikingExpert.com looked at locations throughout the United States to find out which are the country’s most bike friendly cities. Cities all over the world — especially Europe — are known for their bike friendliness. But, cities across the United States are making strides in ensuring that their streets are accessible and safe for cyclists. BikingExpert.com has compiled a

Life Without Money In Detroit’s Survival Economy

January 17, 2017 by  
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Jerry Hebron harvests Swiss chard at the Oakland Avenue Urban Farm in Detroit’s North End, where locals can volunteer in exchange for fresh produce. Photographer: Sean Proctor/Bloomberg When her car broke down, Halima Cassells didn’t have $400 to fix it. But she had logged hours in her Detroit neighborhood time bank by babysitting, and that time yielded a repair. When she was pregnant in

National Geographic: 6 Unexpected Cities For The Food Lover

January 17, 2017 by  
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Photo: Selden Standard  Move over, Milan. Get a taste for some surprising food destinations with this neighborhood guide to the best eats on (almost) every continent. NORTH AMERICA DETROIT, UNITED STATES Wait, Detroit? Yes. The city better known as a center for automakers and manufacturing is revving its culinary motors. Best Neighborhood for a Food Frenzy The city’s oldest surviving

First Comes Whole Foods, Now Comes Trader Joe’s To Detroit?

January 17, 2017 by  
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VP Biden Joins Mayor Duggan To Announce $600K In Grants To 15 Detroit Businesses

January 10, 2017 by  
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Photo: Freep Vice President Joe Biden joined Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan today at ceremonies where 15 Detroit entrepreneurs earned Motor City Match grants to open or expand their business in the city. Since the program was launched nearly two years ago, Motor City Match has distributed nearly $3 million in grant funds to more than 60 local businesses and assisted more than 570 entrepreneurs.

People Magazine: Meet the Woman Who Is Rebuilding Her Neighborhood in Memory of Her Late Son

January 8, 2017 by  
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Shamayim “Mama Shu” Harris. Photo: ECLECTION MEDIA Shamayim Harris wasn’t sure she’d survive after her 2-year-old son Jakobi was killed by a hit-and-run driver in 2007. “I remember waking up the next morning, thinking, ‘I’m living through this pain that I thought would kill me. I’m not afraid of anything anymore,’ ” says Harris, 51, of Highland Park, Michigan. Six months after her son’s

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