July 3rd, 20230By David Sands
Jesus Sanchez, 21, has watched a once-blighted apartment complex in his Southwest Detroit neighborhood slowly come back to life over the last few years. Now he's full of enthusiasm to see it used in a way that benefits his community.
Located near the intersection of Junction Avenue and St. Hedwig Street, the building...
December 10th, 20220
By David Sands
Daisy Jackson, a community organizer and caregiver who lives in Detroit's Islandview neighborhood, found something unexpected when she ran a title check on her house. Someone had placed a lien on the home, the three-story Foursquare-style residence on Field Street where she's lived for more than 50 years....
December 6th, 20220By Caroline Bissonette
Wherever you find her, blending up fresh ingredients in her home kitchen or selling smoothies from her weekly stall at the East Warren farmers market, Teleah Mitchum is the picture of health.
The lively Detroit-based nutrition consultant and owner of Simone’s Original Smoothies brims with vitality as she talks...
November 3rd, 20220DETROIT — Metro Detroit artists are invited to apply for Kresge Artist Fellowships, now in its 15th year.
Kresge Artist Fellowships are $25,000 no strings attached awards, which include professional development support and the creation of a short film highlighting the artist’s work.
In 2023, Kresge Arts in Detroit — a...
August 27th, 20220By David Sands
Until recently, Bieniek Park and Dingeman Park in Southwest Detroit's Chadsey Condon neighborhood were often referred to as "ghost parks", abandoned recreation areas that have fallen by the wayside.
Ethelyn Carroll, a Southwest Detroiter and president of the area's United Block Club Council, remembers how bad things...
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