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 →

Live.Work.Detroit returns this month

The Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) is inviting college students and recent graduates from around Michigan and beyond to Live.Work.Detroit., a career networking event taking place Friday, Feb. 27 from 2:00-8:00 p.m. at the Majestic Theater in Detroit. “Detroit is making global headlines for its amazing transformation by attracting new businesses, visitors and young professionals, … Continue Reading →

Winter blast time

Detroit’s Winter Blast is here again. The outdoor festival takes place today through Sunday right in the heart of downtown. Campus Martius will have ice sculptures, music stages, food, a snow slide, a dog sled and even a new Zip line. The News did a quick little preview, which you can watch here. One thing is … 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 →

Auto show revs up

DVoice will be at the North American International Auto Show early this week, covering the latest with the Motor City’s hometown industry. Below are a couple of the latest models rolling out to be showcased. Much of the show so far features performance vehicles that are increasingly fuel efficient.  

Old and new State Fairs

Living just a mile from the old State Fairgrounds site – a 162-acre site south of eight mile on Woodward Avenue’s east side – I have become intrigued by the place. The reason is that it links in with my two key professional interests – civic/community assets (typically this means parks, libraries, museums and the like) and … Continue Reading →

Downtown restaurants offer brunch options to Thanksgiving paraders

Grand Circus Park Restaurants, Taqo and R.U.B. BBQ Pub, Offer Parade-Route View and Kids Eat Free I am trying to decide on my plans for Thanksgiving morning, and am considering enjoying the Parade on Woodward with a warm view.  Staples in Detroit’s entertainment district, restaurants R.U.B BBQ Pub and Taqo are providing the ultimate family-friendly experience … Continue Reading →