Is your favorite coney on the square? Did the infamous Popeye’s on 7 Mile ever get cleaned up?
Your answers lie in a new series of datasets on the City of Detroit's Open Data Portal from the City's department in collaboration with the City’s Health Department. Residents can browse three datasets for restaurant inspections and violations.
Listen: Children of African immigrants on living between their parents' culture and Black Detroit culture
They were born and raised in Detroit, but their parents weren’t. They grew up immersed in Black American culture, while their parents at home preserved a culture from thousands of miles away. They share the same lineage as African-American Detroiters, but many of their traditions lean more African than American.
In case you missed it, “Green Book” director Peter Farrelly said at the Academy Awards Sunday night that Shinola is “saving Detroit.”
Six nascent nonprofits and community organizations will divide $300,000 in funding to further their missions in serving children of Detroit.
The My Brother’s Keeper Detroit Innovation Challenge will award $50,000 to each organization as part of an overall initiative to distribute funding to programs that would not normally meet philanthropic funding qualifications. The funding target organizations which are relatively new and do not have established funding streams or 501(c)3 status, but are working toward those goals.
Last year, we here at The Neighborhoods photographed several couples who met in Detroit, or who had their first date in Detroit. This year, we’re back for a second round of love stories.
Did you meet your significant other somewhere in the city? Tell us your story, and we’ll photograph you for our series at that very spot. Or, if your first date was somewhere in town, we’ll take you there, too.
Was it ice cream at the walk-up Dairy Queen? Maybe in the church choir? The cafeteria at high school? Take us to where it all began.