Public bike sharing coming to Detroit

Monday, August 24th, 2015

Detroit will get more than $1 million to launch a public bike share program, one of 14 projects tapped to get federal funding in the region, according to the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments. In addition to Detroit, Sterling Heights will see $650,000 for the Dodge Park Bridge over the Clinton River and Lake Orion will receive more than $263,000 […]

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Detroit Restaurant Week, fall edition | Sunday brunch in Capitol Park | How many coneys can you eat in 10 minutes?

Friday, August 14th, 2015

Dates and a partial lineup for the fall 2015 edition of Detroit Restaurant Week have been announced. The 13th edition of the event will take place Sept. 18-27. The week will feature three-course dinners for $35 per person. Participating restaurants include Roast, The Whitney, Cliff Bell’s, Cuisine and The Grille Midtown. A full list will […]

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Second Detroit Homecoming looks to host 200 expats Sept. 30-Oct. 2

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

More than $230 million in direct investment was generated through 30 different initiatives that stemmed from last year’s inaugural Detroit Homecoming event, so organizers are gearing up for Year 2. The second Detroit Homecoming is scheduled for Sept. 30-Oct. 2, organizers announced at a kickoff event Wednesday morning. The invitation-only event is designed to bring expats —  […]

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Goal for Greektown: No cars, more traffic

Sunday, August 2nd, 2015

Pay no mind to that man swallowing fire on Monroe Street. He, outdoor dining and other live entertainment options might become a regular fixture on the main city blocks through Greektown. Now that a long-discussed plan to create a temporary pedestrian plaza on the weekends through Labor Day has officially kicked off, urban planning and […]

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Fundraiser to help put grand back in Grand Circus Park

Thursday, July 16th, 2015

Detroit — A big tent soiree is set for Grand Circus Park on Thursday with cocktails and even a aria or two performed by artists from the Michigan Opera Theatre. It’s a fundraising event by a group working to restore the grand in Grand Circus Park, the circular public space increasingly surrounded by upscale housing, […]

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