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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.