At Mr. Foods, a modest storefront in Eastern Market, there is big business in lamb chops. The retail front is busy with people buying typical cuts of chicken in the back, but in the back, butchers are moving 100,000 pounds of lamb to local restaurants each week.
In recent years as the City of Detroit expands its network of bike lanes, it has called on an international mobility planner designer to assist with permeating bike culture throughout the city.
Is your favorite coney on the square? Did the infamous Popeye’s on 7 Mile ever get cleaned up?
Your answers lie in a new series of datasets on the City of Detroit's Open Data Portal from the City's department in collaboration with the City’s Health Department. Residents can browse three datasets for restaurant inspections and violations.
Listen: Children of African immigrants on living between their parents' culture and Black Detroit culture
They were born and raised in Detroit, but their parents weren’t. They grew up immersed in Black American culture, while their parents at home preserved a culture from thousands of miles away. They share the same lineage as African-American Detroiters, but many of their traditions lean more African than American.
In case you missed it, “Green Book” director Peter Farrelly said at the Academy Awards Sunday night that Shinola is “saving Detroit.”