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.

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 →

14 reasons I live in Detroit (part 4 of 5)

9. The Grocery Options Yes, the grocery options. You might have heard that Detroit doesn’t have grocery stores…well that’s simply not true. There are 100+ full-service grocery stores in Detroit including 5 within 3 miles of where I live and that doesn’t even count Eastern Market (the largest historic open-air market in the country). In … Continue Reading →