Rev. Carlyle Fielding Stewart III, pastor of Hope United Methodist Church in Southfield, talks about how much has changed since Martin Luther King Day became a federal holiday 25 years ago.
Detroiter Susan Lencioni made this video in hopes of insprining others. She writes: “I wanted to make a video that would show the good side of Detroit. All the outsider news agencies only show the bad: the burned out, rundown parts of Detroit. They love to show Detroit failing. Well I wanted to show that Detroit is not failing: that… Read more »
Detroit 2020 is an amazing opportunity for Channel 7 to showcase Detroit and the Metro Detroit Region in a whole new light. I’ve been home, yes I mean home because I actually grew up in the city of Detroit, and now I’ve been home working for 12 years at the very station I grew up watching and loving. In my… Read more »
The buzz of conversation. The aroma of bread baking and coffee brewing. The cheerful chime of cash registers ringing. Those aren’t the first things you think of when someone mentions Detroit. But that’s what you’ll find in Midtown Detroit – almost a city unto itself. Sylvia Scott lives in Lafayette Park, on the edge of the midtown boundaries. She says… Read more »
The City of Detroit has posted a demo video of the Woodward Light Rail. Construction is expected to begin this year on phase one of the project. The full system is expected to be up and running by 2016. Phase 1 would go from Downtown Detroit to West Grand Boulevard. Phase 2 would go from West Grand Boulevard to 8… Read more »
A look at Detroit’s oldest surviving neighborhood, Corktown. Plus an interview with Slows Bar-B-Q co-owner Phillip Cooley.
Detroit. It is a seven count y region that some five million people call home. It’s a region left behind by the industry that defined it. Detroit is where a once bustling economy was among the first to go bust. In 2011 we’re at a crossroads. The decisions made today will shape Detroit in the decade to come. This is… Read more »
Anyone who has been following me on Twitter and our #backchannel knows I’ve already stumbled onto the key to revitalizing Detroit. You. A little background here. The #backchannel was born quite by accident last winter. I began to tweet from the studio during newscasts. It started with a handful of people mainly lobbing questions at me. There was, and is… Read more »