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

Cobo Center, named after racist Detroit mayor, to be renamed at end of year 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. 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Wed, 05/23/2018 - 12:46

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