Will you use the light rail system when it is built down Woodward Avenue in Detroit? What if it went further into the suburbs? Let us know.
Canada’s position on a new bridge couldn’t be clearer. “There’s only one option today aside from doing nothing and that’s the Detroit river international crossing” those are the words of Canadian Consul General Roy Norton. He says it’s the Detroit River International Crossing or nothing. Channel 7′s Stephen Clark talked to Norton. DRIC, as it’s called, would be built about… Read more »
With all its grandeur, the Ambassador Bridge is 81 years old. It’s the busiest international border crossing in the world. And local millionaire businessman Matty Maroun holds the purse strings. Sandy Baruah, President and CEO of the Detroit Chamber of Commerce, says Maroun and his company have a quasi monopoly with the Ambassador Bridge Experts say in 30 years car… Read more »
On January 27, passionate citizens attended the first of the new round of public meetings on the future of Detroit. The meeting was interactive, and gave residents a chance to share their thoughts on ways to make Detroit a better place to live. Detroit Works Meeting 1:27 Attend one of the remaining meetings to see what members of the Detroit… Read more »
With the temperature in the teens, we found Davette Bradley shoveling her front walk. It’s her effort to keep her eastside Detroit neighborhood safe and well tended. But on Flanders Street snow is the least of the problems. From her front walk, Davette looks across the street at three burned out houses decaying between vacant lots. The street has… Read more »
William Clay Ford, Jr says Michigan has to diversify its economic base–but manufacturing is still important to our state and our nation. Ford, Executive Chairman of Ford Motor Company was one of the keynote speakers at the Revitalization and Business Conference at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business. He told an audience made up largely of students that… Read more »
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 »