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Greenway Render

Is The Joe Louis Greenway a Pathway to Success?

Residents of Midwest see the development as a first step toward reviving a neighborhood left behind by the boom
Tony Harrison

Boxer Tony Harrison Gives Back to Detroit

The athlete is supporting the neighborhood that gave him everything

6 Ways the Detroit Zoo is Embracing Sustainability

From operating its restaurants with green practices to how repurposing waste, here's how the zoo is implementing its Greenprint plan
Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History

6 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Events Happening Around Metro Detroit

Celebrate the legacy of the civil rights leader with the Charles H. Wright Museum, DIA, and Tour de Troit

Pundits from Across the Political Spectrum Share Their 2020 Predictions

Here’s how the state’s top issues may play out in the year ahead

Hour Detroiters: 24 Metro Detroit Leaders Shaping Life in 2020

Meet two dozen movers, makers, and thinkers, and who’ll influence life in — and far beyond — southeast Michigan in the year ahead
The Hammond Building

The Way It Was- The Hammond Building, 1950

Detroit’s first skyscraper, which fell victim to demolition in 1956

Detroit’s 24-Hour Economy Ambassador Loves The Nightlife

Adrian Tonon is tasked with keeping the city’s economic resurgence ticking around the clock
heather robinson

How a Local Midwife is Offering Birthing Choice to Detroit Families

For Heather Robinson, the founder of the professional practice Birth Beautiful, being a midwife is more than a job
Weam Namou

The Story Iraqi-American Author Weam Namou Almost Did Not Tell

The author talks growing up under the rule of Saddam Hussein and the making of her award-winning book and documentary

Forever Families in Livonia Fosters a More Honest Conversation About Adoption

The metro Detroit agency is helping both birth and adoptive parents navigate a range of emotions

A Local Slam Poet Finds Her Voice After Domestic Violence

The Detroit native is a public speaker for Haven, a Pontiac-based nonprofit that empowers survivors
John James

Rising Star John James Swoops in to Save the Republican Party

Will there be a crash landing for the fresh face politician?
Armistice Day

The Way it Was – Armistice Day 1941

After the Pearl Harbor attack, Detroit, with its mighty auto, tank, and plane factories, forged into the forefront
Stephen Ross

Local Philanthropist Stephen M. Ross’ Political Allegiances are Making Waves

The billionaire University of Michigan alumnus’ fundraising plans for President Donald Trump caused a big stir

What It’s Like Living on Romeo’s Terror on Tillson Street

There is much more to the neighborhood than elaborate Halloween displays
Refuge for Nations

Refuge for Nations Empowers Women Through Sewing

The metro Detroit nonprofit is changing lives one stitch at a time
Fundraising Professionals

Meet The 2019 Association of Fundraising Professionals Awardees

At the organization's National Philanthropy Day dinner, local volunteers, philanthropists, and fundraisers are being honored
Good Neighborhood - Indian Village

A Harvard Research Institute Explores What Makes A Good Neighborhood in Detroit

The trio is using big data to revive the American dream
Good News Detroit

6 Nonprofits Doing Good in Metro Detroit

These organizations are making positive change across the region