People throw the word magical around often, but Palmer Park truly is magical. It's an oasis of nature within a city landscape. There are butterflies, a small pond and one old wooden cabin that dates back from a time when people lived in cabins.
Ford recently opened its new Information Center at the Factory in the Corktown neighborhood. It features a vast array of Ford’s contributions to the culture of Detroit, as well as updates on new efforts for the new Corktown Campus.
The goal of its opening was to engage with the
Melanie Piana is running for Mayor of Ferndale, but she started her career in urban planning and economic development.
It was a second career and something of a calling for Piana, who went into the automotive field after college. In 2001 Piana’s best friend left Detroit for Chicago because “she didn’t want to
Berry Gordy is known for Motown Records and business sense. We admire him—and his family—for both.
He started his first record label, Tamla, with an $800 family loan. Rather than rely on outside help for loans, his family set up their own finance system, Ber-Berry Co-operative.
Jennifer Presley devoted a large chunk of her life, including an advanced degree, to a career in sports management, so leaving the field wasn't an easy choice—but it was the right one.
She came to Detroit to work for the Tigers and found herself yearning for
On the corner of Grand River Boulevard and Greenfield Road is an empty shopping center, whose distinguishing factors are its yellow signage and pedestrian bridge.
The yellow is a result of its last reincarnation as Mammoth Department Store, Mammoth, "The Saving Place," which closed in 2000.
We tend to read about natural disasters like they’re anomalies of history. Hurricane Katrina was over 10 years ago. A century’s almost passed since the Dust Bowl and the extreme poverty that came with it. And those are both still difficult to think about.