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"The Beauty Block": Inside The Lip Bar's flagship store foleya@detroitmi.gov Wed, 04/10/2019 - 10:44

Cobo Center, named after racist Detroit mayor, to be renamed at end of year foleya@detroitmi.gov Wed, 02/20/2019 - 11:03

A long-overdue name change is in store for Cobo Center following a growing Michigan bank’s acquisition of the 60-year-old convention hall’s naming rights, announced Wednesday morning by the authority which maintains the center.

The Midland-based Chemical Bank, which is growing its presence in Detroit, says it will decide on a new name for Cobo at the end of 2019. It will remain Cobo Center until that time, officials say.

#DetroitLove: A first date AND a wedding on the People Mover? It worked. foleya@detroitmi.gov Thu, 02/14/2019 - 14:04

For Valentine’s Day, The Neighborhoods will be sharing short and sweet love stories from Detroit couples who met in Detroit. Join in on the love using our #DetroitLove hashtag.

Chris and Katie Hoffman

Paczki beer is being made right now and may God help us all foleya@detroitmi.gov Wed, 11/28/2018 - 13:47

There used to be a time when the idea of vegan coney dogs was just a twinkle-eyed listicle fantasy, but it actually came true. Now we’ve got another potentially horrifying twist on a Detroit foodie staple: Paczek, now in beer form.

'Art Detroit': Behind the boards with Art Merriweather foleya@detroitmi.gov Tue, 11/13/2018 - 11:59

Secure your headphones to watch this episode of Art Detroit! Host Sheila Grant visits Chene Park and Spirit Plaza, then takes a ride down Jefferson with audio engineer, Art Merriweather to talk about his experiences in the world of audio production.

'Praise in the Plaza' brings four days of gospel downtown foleya@detroitmi.gov Sun, 09/30/2018 - 20:26

Spirit Plaza is certainly getting into the spirit this week.

Praise on the Plaza, a four-day celebration from October 1-4, welcomes guest choirs and praise teams from around the city to the outdoor promenade. The performers will deliver uplifting and inspirational songs from 4:30-6:30 p.m. each day. 

The event sponsored by the City of Detroit, in partnership with Downtown Detroit Partnership.

#FoodieInTheD: Lovers Only targets the burger aficionado foleya@detroitmi.gov Fri, 07/27/2018 - 14:19

For the summer, Grow Detroit Young Talent intern Jade Rodriguez will be presenting #FoodieInTheD Fridays on The Neighborhoods. This week, Rodriguez paid a visit to Lovers Only, located at 34 Grand River Avenue in Detroit.

LGBT Pride flag to hang high for second year at Hart Plaza foleya@detroitmi.gov Mon, 06/04/2018 - 11:30

For the second year in a row, the City of Detroit will raise the LGBT pride flag in Hart Plaza to celebrate pride in the City.

Detroit Bikes to give free wheels to city's valedictorians foleya@detroitmi.gov Fri, 06/01/2018 - 10:47

A city-based bicycle maker is offering a free bike to each 2018 valedictorian from a Detroit public high school.

Detroit Bikes is donating bikes to valedictorians (or, if the case may be, the graduating senior with the highest grade-point average) if they simply contact the company’s downtown store.

Singer Bevlove preps for her biggest stage yet: Movement foleya@detroitmi.gov Wed, 05/23/2018 - 12:46

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