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Things to see and do in Midtown

This video explores things to see and do in Midtown Detroit. Check out a map of all of the places highlighted in this video: bit.ly/dvoiceinmidtown. Do you know another great place we should explore in Detroit? Let us know by posting on our DVoice page on Facebook, or by tweeting at us @DVoiceBlog on Twitter. … Continue Reading →

Calling All Cyclers

Bicycle owners all over town should keep up their excitement as Detroit continues to turn itself into a real cycler’s city. With the emergence of Shinola, popular rides like Slow Roll and Tour De Toit growing in numbers, and neighborhoods promoting bike lanes and repair stations, some new business owners have decided to get in … Continue Reading →

WE Global – Leading Rust Belt Immigrant Innovation

Innovation. Entrepreneurship. Equity. Inclusion. Global cities. Future cities. Forward cities. Growth. Revitalization. Diversity. These are the buzzwords of today’s new economy, social innovation, and urban policy thinkers. Today, Rust Belt cities are quietly re-inventing themselves in ways that national media—as well as new economy, social innovation, and urban policy leaders—have largely missed. Last week, the … Continue Reading →

Teacher Layoffs Should Worry Parents: Part 3 of 6

Layoffs are hitting more affluent districts like West Bloomfield, Utica and Farmington. Although call backs are always possible as the districts finalize their budgets, check fall enrollment, and consider re-assignments, it is a worry that schools, even in once stable areas, are now resorting to drastic measures to balance budgets. School boards overwhelmingly support their teachers and want … Continue Reading →