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New GOAL Line bus loop to have first enrollment fair this month foleya@detroitmi.gov Tue, 06/19/2018 - 10:57

The GOAL Line will be having its first enrollment fair for Detroit parents interested in getting their kids on a new bus loop serving 10 schools this fall.

New GOAL Line bus loop looks to bring students back to Detroit schools, aid parents with transportation foleya@detroitmi.gov Mon, 06/11/2018 - 10:55

A new bus loop serving 10 schools in Northwest Detroit debuts this fall, giving parents in several west side neighborhoods the option to allow their children to be picked up at a school nearest to their house and be dropped off at the school they attend and an after-school program on the loop if they choose.

06Jun

Residents asked for feedback on proposed bike lanes on Livernois

District 2 residents are invited to discuss a pair of proposed streetscapes along the Livernois Avenue corridor during a community meeting with the City of Detroit Planning and Development Department Thursday night.

The two proposed options primarily affect the Avenue of Fashion between the University of Detroit Mercy and Eight Mile Road. Residents are asked to voice their feedback on whether to add bike lanes or an extended sidewalk on both sides of Livernois.

20Feb

Grindtime Fitness on Detroit’s west side wants to change your life

A month after opening his gym on the west side, owner John Smith already had a waiting list of potential new members.

Tucked away in a black and red building on Wyoming Avenue, Smith and his team at the newly opened Grindtime Fitness have already outgrown this space. Four years ago, Smith only had one client. Today, he and his team are helping more than 300 Detroiters get in shape. 

13Feb

Paczki, but with a Southern twist

All hail this day of gluttony, otherwise known as Paczki Day here in the Motor City. 

The Polish tradition of Fat Tuesday, carried over to this side of the pond by Poles who settled on the east side and in Hamtramck, stems from families who rushed to rid their homes of baked goods ahead of Lenten season. Most people refer to them as jelly doughnuts but they are so much more. (And please, please don’t forget that paczek is the singular and paczki is plural.)

26Oct

Detroit studio to host ‘Embroidery for Racial Justice’

“I’m old enough to remember going Down South to visit my grandparents and there being, you know, ‘white only’ water fountains and ‘white only’ bathrooms,” Mandisa Smith, co-founder of Detroit Fiber Works, tells The Neighborhoods. “Seeing what happened in Charlottesville recently and all the deaths of people at the hands of law enforcement, it’s important that we think about it and that we take action and I think this particular workshop is a way to get people to think.”

Share Your Story Edgar Mon, 08/28/2017 - 13:41

At The Neighborhoods, we’re interested in hearing from everybody in Detroit about what matters most to you.

Do you have a story to tell about what your community group is doing in the neighborhood? Tell us.

Do you have a story to tell about a home that needs to come down in your neighborhood? Tell us.

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