Detroit City News
June 28, 2021

Changing the Course.

By: Heather Matty (SINAWE)

The 3rd Annual Rocket Mortgage Classic is starting in just 3 days! As I grew up in Detroit and eventually landed a job in the city with Rock Ventures, I began to learn how much Detroit had transformed over the…

Detroit City News
June 23, 2021

Monroe Street Midway

By: Sam West

Roller skating. New murals. Pickup basketball. Food trucks. DJs. Smiling faces… All in the same spot? That’s right.   In downtown Detroit? You’ve got it.   Worth the trip? 100000%.  That’s the beauty of the Monroe Street Midway– it’s fresh, new and there’s something…

Detroit City News
June 16, 2021

Father, Entrepreneur, Detroiter.

By: Dennis Archer Jr.

First, and by far foremost, I love my two sons, Dennis III (Trey) and Chase. We are a very close family. I love being an entrepreneur, and I love what we have created at Central Kitchen + Bar, a community,…

Detroit City News
June 9, 2021

2021 Grand Prix

By: ANNA ROBB

I was promptly met with construction cones when riding my bike across the Belle Isle bridge last Friday. I was instantly hit with a wave of disappointment, thinking that park rangers were about to close the entrance to Belle Isle…

Detroit City News
May 25, 2021

My first time on the Dequindre Cut

By: Aaron Walker

Recently, the Opportunity Detroit Ambassadors asked me to join them for a bike ride on the Dequindre Cut Greenway. As an avid cyclist and all-around bike nerd, I jumped at the chance to see what riding is like in the…

Detroit City News
May 13, 2021

Heidelberg Street

By: ANNA ROBB

Just down Gratiot Ave. on the east side of Detroit, sits Heidelberg Street. Situated in Detroit’s McDougall-Hunt neighborhood, the street was known as a predominately black neighborhood home to automobile and manufacturing workers following World War II. Like many of…

Detroit City News
April 29, 2021

Detroit’s Historic Broadway Avenue

By: ANNA ROBB

Manhattan, Nashville, Chicago, and Detroit. While these cities are spread across the United States, they have one thing in common. Broadway. Though the word simply means, “a large open or main road,” the term has come to represent much more.…

Detroit City News
April 20, 2021

The Hudson Site Development: Spring 2021 Update

By: Jeff Brown

Have you seen this— have you heard about this?? The Hudson Site in Detroit is rising out of the ground. —Hey I’ve heard about buildings being haunted, but wow! In the fall of 2017, Bedrock Detroit broke ground on the city’s largest…

Detroit City News
April 16, 2021

Capitol Park: A [Somewhat] Brief History 

By: Jeff Brown

The city of Detroit has a lot of great places where you can enjoy the outdoors, go shopping, and dine all in one outing but none is more well-known than the triangle-shaped, one-block district just west of Lower Woodward. I’m…