Live Detroit
April 8, 2021

The Rocket Community Fund: Housing Investments

By: Jeff Brown

If you’ve tuned into the news (or social media) these last couple weeks, you probably heard about the Rocket Community Fund and a huge philanthropic investment in Detroit. But who are they, what do they do, and why do they…

Detroit City News
March 24, 2021

Spring In Detroit

By: ANNA ROBB

Spring In Detroit If you visited the city in the past year, you probably noticed how quiet it felt. With the pandemic shutting down many of the restaurants, and people being urged to stay in their houses, the energy of…

Detroit City News
March 18, 2021

5 Downtown “Grand” Openings Since COVID-19

By: Jeff Brown

Last week marked one year since the Coronavirus Pandemic began. Although many life occasions and events were postponed or canceled altogether, downtown Detroit witnessed a series of quiet openings that otherwise would have been met with fanfare. Here are five…

Detroit City News
March 9, 2021

The 5 Major Food Groups: Detroit’s Best

By: Jeff Brown

Adjacent to Canada, world-class universities, and automakers known across the globe, Detroit’s culinary landscape is a testament to its international influencers. In my eight years in Detroit, I have tried dozens (hundreds?) of restaurants in the city. Here are my…

Work Detroit
February 23, 2021

The Tech Hub of The Midwest

By: Jeff Brown

In the last few years, I’ve heard a lot about how Detroit is fast becoming the ‘Tech Hub of the Midwest.’ While it’s nice that people are taking notice, it’s sort of old news. Like century-old news. Since the late…

Play Detroit
February 14, 2021

Detroit Is for Lovers

By: Jeff Brown

When it comes to leisure, what is most important to you? New experiences? Old pastimes? Detroit’s cultural landscape is over 300 years old and we have the institutions to show for it. Our city has something for everyone and even…

Detroit City News
September 20, 2019

Celebrate The Belle Isle Boat House At The Boat House Beer Fest

By: Lauren Nowacki

The Detroit Boat Club Crew invites you to “Raise your glass to Belle Isle’s iconic ‘Boat Club’” at the Boat House Beer Fest on Saturday, September 28. Part restoration fundraiser and part celebration of a historic Detroit gem, the Boat…

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Detroit city skyline
September 13, 2019

Detroit SOUP: A Crowdfunding Potluck That Celebrates And Funds Detroit Do-Gooders

By: Lauren Nowacki

If you’re hungry for community, conversation and change, come to Detroit SOUP’s monthly Citywide dinners at the Jam Handy. In addition to good company, you’ll also get a great meal. Detroit SOUP is a microgranting potluck dinner that’s open to…

Detroit City News
September 6, 2019

Dally In The Alley Returns This Saturday

By: Lauren Nowacki

For more than 40 years, Dally in the Alley has celebrated local art, music and food in the alleys of Detroit’s Cass Corridor district. One of the city’s longest-running events and largest annual community festivals, Dally in the Alley supports…