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Popping in to a few small businesses on Detroit’s east side clarkek@detroi… Wed, 11/21/2018 - 11:29

‘Tis the season for cheery capitalism! As November slides into the frantic flurry of holiday shoppers racing against the Christmas/Kwanzaa/Hanukkah clock, consider stepping away from big-name corporations and instead purchasing from small businesses.

On Monday The Neighborhoods team split up and travelled to Detroit’s east, west, and southwest sides to visit some small local businesses. Here’s a few places I saw on the east side:

Maison’s Fine Foods Diner

The hole story of Holy Moly, Eight Mile’s curious new doughnut shop jacksonjam@det… Mon, 04/02/2018 - 10:05

When you think Detroit and doughnuts, Elias Donuts, Dutch Girl and maybe a J Dilla album come top of mind. Holy Moly Donut Shop on Eight Mile Road near the I-75 exchange is pitching itself to land among those household names.

Only a month after opening up, owner Victor Attisha, says the small shop has already become somewhat of a regional destination. “We get people from Jackson, Port Huron, Cincinnati and Cleveland,” he said. “People are coming from everywhere to try our donuts.” 

On East 8 Mile, a family-run car wash serves suds with a smile foleya@detroitmi.gov Thu, 10/05/2017 - 09:10

If you’re ever driving down East 8 Mile Road, you’ll end up passing a lot of things: a coney island, a weave shop, a Dollar Tree, all of which can be found all over Detroit. But right off Dequindre on the right side of the street is a family-owned business, Edwina’s Hand Car Wash, a one-of-a-kind.  

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.

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Riopelle Knights Edgar Wed, 07/26/2017 - 10:59
Belmont Shopping Center Edgar Mon, 07/24/2017 - 15:51
Eight Mile Blvd. Association Edgar Thu, 07/20/2017 - 10:47
SHARE YOUR EVENTS Edgar Tue, 07/11/2017 - 12:19
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