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Detroit proposing new loan program for Livernois businesses to make up for lost income 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. 

A trio of Black-owned art galleries in Livernois is awaiting your business Tue, 08/20/2019 - 12:54

The businesses on Livernois are still open, and that includes the Black-owned art galleries who have been providing Detroiters with African and African-American masks, sculptures and paintings for decades.

Detroit launches free park-and-ride shuttle for Livernois businesses 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.

Tennis instruction for youth and adults Mon, 06/24/2019 - 16:09
Tennis instruction for Youth (ages 8 - 18) and Adults (age 18+). Participants will be grouped according to age and ability. Located at University of Detroit Mercy Tennis Courts
Neighborhood Natives: Delorean "Delo" Brown Mon, 01/07/2019 - 10:55

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.

Do you hate the Livernois island? Talk to the mayor about it Wed, 08/15/2018 - 14:55

A community meeting will be held on August 16 for residents in and around Livernois-McNichols to discuss proposed streetscape improvements to the area.

Top of the agenda for residents? A chance to sound off on the long-debated median along Livernois Avenue, which has been a source of back-and-forth for Detroiters for years. The City of Detroit Planning Department is looking to take feedback on possibly removing the median completely and instead widening the street or widening the sidewalk. 

'Design Center in a Box' meeting to be held in Livernois-6 Mile area Tue, 07/31/2018 - 16:29

A community meeting will be held on August 1 for residents in and around the Livernois-6 Mile neighborhoods to discuss design-centric improvements to the area.

The meeting is hosted by the City of Detroit’s Planning and Development Department as part of Design Center in a Box, a collaboration between the Cdepartment and the Detroit Collaborative Design Center at UD Mercy. It is funded by the Knight Foundation’s Cities Challenge. 


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.

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