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

Must See TV: Detroit’s Rebel Nell Was Featured On The Harry Show! Check it Out!

January 5, 2017 by  
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Detroit Slides Into The #9 Spot on NYT’s ’52 Places to Go in 2017′

January 4, 2017 by  
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The Rivera Court in the Detroit Institute of Arts. Kevin Miyazaki for The New York Times 9. Detroit, Michigan A comeback city set to make good on its promise. Detroit’s revitalization, after its 2013 bankruptcy filing, has long been building. In 2015, it was named a Unesco City of Design. But 2017 may be the year promise becomes reality. The new QLine streetcar is expected to open in April,

How Detroit Is Making A Name For Itself As A Wellness Destination

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Mind Body Green By Dr. Joel Kahn I was born in Detroit long ago and have since witnessed its strengths and weaknesses firsthand. I've worked in the city and surrounding suburbs for years, and have cared for its citizens in hospitals, clinics and my office practice. And I can truly say that today, the spirit and pride in Detroit has never been higher. The greater Detroit area is tailor-made

Comedy Central’s “Detroiters” Releases Another Trailer! Check It Out!

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Keep Your Eyes On Woodward Today! QLine Streetcar To Debut For Testing

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The QLINE will depart the Penske Technical Center at approximately 9:35 am and reach the Warren Avenue station around 10:30 am. It will then be attached to a vehicle and towed the full 6.6-mile loop as part of the regular testing protocol. No passengers will be on board.

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