Residents in and around Corktown and Hubbard Farms have a litany of requests, from anti-gentrification measures to bird conservation, for Ford Motor Company as the automaker plans to add employees to Michigan Central Station in the coming years.
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 #DetroitLoveStory hashtag.
JEN RUSCIANO AND NOAM KIMELMAN
Neighborhood: Hubbard Richard
How they met: They met at Donovan’s Pub and have been married for six years. Their anniversary is fitting — they married on Valentine’s Day. Happy anniversary!
The image of Freedom House is that of a family with young children taking up residence inside a museum. The front hallway of this former church convent is lined with artwork – paintings, tapestries, photographs, children’s drawings. The smell and sizzle of food cooking in the kitchen reaches the foyer, and residents can be heard chattering away from the kitchen in the back. Passing through the hallway, I see two men in a blue room watching television with the light off.
Angela Reyes was tired of burying children in Southwest Detroit.
Twenty years ago, she was watching neighborhood teens fall victim to the gang violence in the area. So, in the living room of her home, she decided to work with the troubled youth rather than shun them.
LA SED (Latin Americans for Social and Economic Development), the Southwest Detroit nonprofit that assists with social programs for Detroit’s Latino residents, is hosting a legal forum on Saturday, September 9, for residents with questions about President Trump’s rollback of the Deferred Actions for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Act.
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.
Do you have a story to tell about a home that needs to come down in your neighborhood? Tell us.