Tens of thousands of people will converge on downtown Detroit Saturday for the annual Race for the Cure. The person behind it–Maureen Keenan Meldrum–is Detroit 2020′s Person of the Week.
Campus Martius Park is looking for weekly food vendors and monthly market vendors in Cadillac Square. The Market at Campus Martius Park is going to feature dynamic retailers, artists, designers, crafters, vintage/antique dealers, craft-prepared food products, and distinctive apparel, home goods, and accessory brands. A comprehensive marketing and advertising program will spotlight the vendors to bring in more customers. Cadillac Square… Read more »
The soon-to-be Meijer at 8 Mile & Woodward is looking to hire more than 400 employees. The Grand Rapids based retailer said it is seeking to fill positions that are both full and part-time in all departments. Meijer will be the anchor of the new Gateway Marketplace. The store is set to open early this summer. It will be the… Read more »
The Motor City Makeover kicks off on Saturday, May 4th. Volunteers will be cleaning neighborhoods throughout the city on the first three Saturdays this month, and must register with the City of Detroit Office of Community Affairs. On May 4th, the East sector will be cleaned. The West sector will be cleaned on Saturday, May 11th, and the Central &… Read more »
The Buy Michigan Now campaign is giving one new business owner a chance to win marketing exposure worth more than $1,000. The campaign is dedicated to helping businesses succeed in Michigan, and creating awareness of products made in our state. “We are so excited to offer this opportunity to Michigan businesses just starting out. Last year’s contest was well received… Read more »
The Belle Isle Conservancy and the city of Detroit are looking for volunteers to take part in the annual spring clean up on Belle Isle. It takes place this Saturday, April 27th from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The BIC says participants are asked to wear boots and bring their own gloves, however clean up supplies (garbage bags, rakes, etc.)… Read more »
Residents of the Cody Rouge community are invited to a job fair this Saturday, April 27th. The event runs from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Don Bosco Hall, located at 19321 W. Chicago. Teenagers, seniors, and everyone in between can explore employment opportunities with a number of companies. Scheduled vendors include Art Van, McDonalds, State of Michigan Workforce Development,… Read more »
Organizers of an effort to bring the ESPN Summer X Games to Detroit for 2014-2016 will be holding a video release party this weekend. X Game sports include skateboarding, motocross and BMX.. It’ll be held Saturday night at 9 at Shed 3 in Eastern Market. All ages are welcome. Watch the promotional video trailer below:
Got a big idea for the arts in Detroit? You could win a share of $3 million to help make it become a reality. The goal of the Knight Arts Challenge is to engage and enrich the community. You don’t have to be an artist to enter. It’s open to anyone.
A series of five community meetings in April will focus on how best to bring transit to Woodward Avenue from downtown Detroit to Pontiac. It’s part of the Woodward Avenue Transit Alternatives Analysis. The Woodward Avenue Transit AA is reviewing higher-level transit options for the 27-mile Woodward Avenue corridor from the Detroit River to Pontiac.