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The Beauty Block: Stitch Braids [email protected] Wed, 10/23/2019 - 10:57

Stitch braids have become the unofficial hairstyle of the summer. On our latest episode of The Beauty Block, hairstylist Vee tells us about the craft behind the trend and her own hair journey. Check it out now! 

New loyalty program Mainstreet Mob gives rewards to Livernois shoppers while promoting small biz [email protected] Wed, 09/04/2019 - 09:35

Amidst the construction that stretches across the Avenue of Fashion, there is one startup that aims to help promote the small businesses located there by encouraging Detroiters to shop local.

Detroit proposing new loan program for Livernois businesses to make up for lost income [email protected] Wed, 08/21/2019 - 11:25

The City of Detroit, through its partners at the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation (DEGC) and the Invest Detroit Foundation, is proposing a pilot loan program to support small businesses along Livernois Avenue as streetscape improvements continue along the corridor. 

Detroit launches free park-and-ride shuttle for Livernois businesses [email protected] Wed, 08/14/2019 - 12:35

A pilot shuttle designed to move shoppers up and down the Livernois corridor during road construction launches today.

Starting August 14, riders can park at 11 locations around the Avenue of Fashion and ride the shuttle for free between locations from August 14-16. Riders are encouraged to patronize the shops along the route.

The shuttles run from noon to 6 p.m. on weekdays. The pickup and drop-off locations are detailed in the map below.

Here's a list of all the businesses on Livernois impacted by construction and how you can support [email protected] Fri, 07/26/2019 - 09:58

With business along the Avenue of Fashion impacted by construction along Livernois, we’re encouraging all Detroiters to consider visiting and patronizing all of the businesses along the corridor — and keep visiting them, of course.


Neighborhood Natives: Delorean "Delo" Brown

City of Detroit photographer Cyrus Tetteh has spent the last year photographing notable Detroit residents and natives for our “Neighborhood Natives” portrait series. See the portraits now through March 27 at the Detroit Public Library Main Branch at 5201 Woodward Avenue.

Up-and-coming comedienne Delo Brown has performed all across the country and she grew up in the University District. She is a product of her environment in her own, funny way.

Women entrepreneurs are walking down the aisle of success with Detroit bridal shops [email protected] Wed, 10/17/2018 - 09:14

Buying a wedding dress is a monumental moment for any bride. It’s usually a moment imagined surrounded by loved ones and uttering that magical sentence coined by a certain TLC show. 

These three women entrepreneurs are making sure Detroit brides have every dream come true. 

Kristin London, owner of Detroit Bridal House (17576 Parkside St.)

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