It’s the type of painstaking and detailed work that likely has never been done in the U.S., certainly not in Detroit–until now. Movement assembly is taking place for high end watches– watches built in Detroit. Heath Carr, C.O.O of Shinola told us, “By and large, all watches are made either in Switzerland or in Asia, specifically China, and Made in… Read more »
Moosejaw experienced success at its holiday season pop-up location on Woodward Avenue in Downtown Detroit. “The traffic as well as the sales allowed us to continue the venture here through the winter months,” said Bryan Lively, Vice President of Retail at Moosejaw. And now Lively hopes the high end outdoor outfitter will be able to make its temporary home, permanent…. Read more »
Michigan Governor Rick Snyder’s office says the governor has pulled a proposal where the state would have leased Belle Isle from the city of Detroit. The move comes after Detroit City Council met today and failed to vote on the issue. While Council did vote to take the issue out of committee, they did not place it on the agenda…. Read more »
From sign on in October of 1948, until 1959.. The historic Maccabees building was the home of WXYZ-TV. Wayne State University owns the building now–and Midtown just welcomed its newest business–a restaurant owned by Peter Berishaj. It’s a bistro: Maccabees At Midtown. “Particularly with this location, really my heart fell for it. It was like love at first sight, you… Read more »
Wayne State University is being watched. More than 500 video cameras.. placed strategically across campus.. are monitored 24 hours a day by the University’s police department. “We can never have too many cameras,” said Melissa Lesperance, who supervises the dispatchers who make use of the technology for the benefit of the campus community. “They’re the eyes in the sky. They… Read more »
Rock Gaming, the Detroit-based gaming partnership announced today that one of its affiliated companies, Athens Acquisition LLC, has entered into an agreement to acquire a majority interest in Greektown Superholdings Inc., owner of the Greektown Casino-Hotel located in downtown Detroit. The acquisition, which is subject to Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB) approval, is expected to provide Athens Acquisition with majority… Read more »
Good news about the Ravendale Community Center.
Ravendale President and CEO Toni McIlwain tells Detroit 2020 that a fundraiser breakfast in December raised $21,000, and she says pledges are still coming in.
Today like yesterday, for over 100 years, The Church of the Sweetest Heart of Mary is still what she has always been– beautiful.
Dennis Felcyn calls is a special and spiritual place.
For the first time in seven years, Michigan’s population has gone up. 6500 more people live in our state now than did in 2011. Much of the increase is because there were more births than deaths during the past year.
The newest location of a popular restaurant chain is about to open in downtown Detroit. It’s Buffalo Wild Wings, and it’s moving into a historic building on the edge of Greektown. Detroit 2020 got a look inside. A dramatic transformation is almost complete. It’s the latest symbol of Detroit’s revitalization… The Temple of Odd Fellows Building..built nearly140 years ago… Read more »