Music proves Detroit is "Structurally Sound"

Last Saturday night, the walls of Detroit’s Green Garage were reported to have been…singing. Or so it would seem to anyone walking along the “Green Alley” behind the Green Garage as the sun was setting. Upon further investigation, there is more to this story. The Green Garage is one of seven venues to have been featured so far … Continue Reading →

Women's History Month: Esther Gordy Edwards

Everyone knows of the legendary Berry Gordy Jr., but not all know of his business-savvy sister, Esther Gordy Edwards.  She was the woman behind the man, who just happened to be her younger brother.  During Motown’s “hay” Gordy Edwards served as a company executive, managing artists such as: Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye and … Continue Reading →

Developer rehabs historic Woodbridge homes

Thought we’d share this piece by Detroit News columnist Marney Rich Keenan on Alex Pereira, a real estate developer who refurbishes homes “after children’s stories that Pereira said reflects the enthusiasm and positive vibe from the city’s comeback.” Pereira’s work is brightening Detroit’s blighted streets one home at a time.

The Dirt Label collaborates with Rocco Ritchie

Lifestyle brand, The Dirt Label, released a limited edition line of shirts in collaboration with Madonna’s son, Rocco Ritchie. Shirts can be purchased online The Dirt Label’s retail location. The project first came to light when Madonna visited Detroit in June and visited The Dirt Label’s Warehouse space located inside of Ponyride in Corktown. “Madonna … Continue Reading →

Get to Know the DC3

Have you heard of the DC3 – the Detroit Creative Corridor Center? The DC3 is an economic development organization in downtown Detroit that provides support to the city’s creative industries. Led by one of nicest, hardworking, and most knowledgeable Detroiters around, Executive Director Matthew Clayson and his team strive to align Detroit’s creative community with … Continue Reading →