Author: DIANA HEIDGERD

Council approves brownfield tax credits for new downtown Detroit condo highrise

Detroit’s First Free-standing High Rise Development built in more than Two Decades

 Today, the Detroit City Council approved brownfield credits for the Ashton, a $58 million brand new 14-story luxury condo development complex located on the west end of downtown Detroit.  The Ashton will be the first free-standing high rise complex built in Detroit in more than 20 years. 

Olympia Development awards $56M+ in contracts to Detroit businesses for Little Caesars World Headquarters construction

Detroit-based businesses are leading the way in construction of the city’s first newly-built corporate headquarters in more than a decade.

As of September 2017, more than $56 million in contracts for the Little Caesars world headquarters campus expansion have been awarded to Detroit-based businesses. This amount represents nearly 69 percent of the total $86 million awarded for this project so far.

Detroit ON launches mobile food and resources drive

As many prepare to host and serve delicious holiday meals and gather with loved ones, there are many people among us who may not get a chance to consume a hot meal and lack the resources to improve their quality of life.

Google Detroit

 

Official Google Statement:
“Google has officially signed a lease for new office space on East Henry Street alongside the Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Michigan. The city of Detroit has a rich history of culture and innovation, and we’re excited to be a part of its world class talent and world class companies.

Boss Moves: An Indian Flight Attendant Goes Viral After Making A Drunk Man Do This

Low Angle View Of Airplane Against Clear Sky

Source: Nazir Azhari Bin Mohd Anis / EyeEm / Getty

Two drunk men were in for a rude awakening when heading to board their flight on IndiGo Airlines.

City of Detroit announces traffic changes for Thanksgiving Parade and Lions game

Detroit People Mover will offer free rides courtesy of Sprint

Individuals attending the America’s Thanksgiving Parade, Turkey Trot and the Detroit Lions game on Thursday, Nov. 23 should make note of street closures, bus reroutes and suggested parking, as tens of thousands flock to downtown Detroit.

Detroit Pistons host Seventh Annual Thanksgiving Holiday Meal Event at Cobo Center

Detroit Pistons partner with Forgotten Harvest to serve over 500 Detroiters

The Detroit Pistons tip off “Season of Giving” festivities, presented by Meijer, with their seventh annual Thanksgiving Holiday Meal event on Tuesday, November 22 from 6-8 p.m. Over 500 Detroiters in need of assistance, identified by Forgotten Harvest partners and emergency food providers, will receive a hot Thanksgiving meal at Cobo Center in downtown Detroit. The event is closed to the general public.

Attorney Ben Crump stars in new series ‘Who Killed Tupac?’ [Watch trailer]

~ Six-part TV series premieres Tuesday, November 21, and follows Crump as he investigates murder of Tupac Shakur ~

Prominent civil rights attorney Ben Crump, who gained national recognition representing the families of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, Tamir Rice, and other victims of gun violence, is starring in a new six-part television series, “Who Killed Tupac?”

What makes the perfect road trip for African American families?

Featuring a bold and refined new look, the completely redesigned 2018 Chevrolet Traverse is built for style and purpose. The all-new Traverse offers customers best-in-class cargo space and convenience features that make loading and unloading a breeze.

Detroit Community Loan Fund offers more assistance for minority-owned businesses

The Detroit Community Loan Fund, a Community Development Financial Institution limited liability company (L3C) along with the Detroit Development Fund, the Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation and the Catalyst Fund announced the newest financial assistance program for minority-owned business.