DETROIT WHAT'S HAPPENING NEWS BLOG
The Tigers won’t have to play the Angels again this regular season. It’s a very small silver lining after the fourth-place Halos came into Detroit and swept the Tigers, this time in ten innings, 3-1. The story for much of this one was the pitching.
Published by Grey Papke on June 27, 2013
Detroit's standard public transit system raises lots of questions, like "why isn't the bus here?", and "what is that smell coming from the bus?", and "how much would I have to pay the driver to just take me far, far away, to a city with better public transit?".
The just-launched Detroit Bus Company, an alternative (both in terms of their youthful, edgy style, and in that they present a second choice) people-mover, offering things like bus tracking, customized routing, special pick-ups/drop-offs, and, gloriously, on-board drinking. So:
PARTICIPATING POP-UP BUSINESSES INCLUDE:
Myra's Sweet Tooth (ice cream and cupcakes)
River's Edge Gallery (art gallery)
Fairview Historical Society (museum)
D:hive (community development center)
Goodwells (natural food market)
Transportation In Detroit
"The Shinola Detroit flagship store is our first retail location and the first opportunity for the public to experience our full brand story—from expressing Shinola’s core values and why we make the products we do, to why we are passionate about making them in America.
Inventory will be dynamic, with store themes changing each month. Complete bicycle assembly will also happen on the premises, and a full schedule of community events will be programmed on a weekly basis. In addition, DROUGHT, the Plymouth, MI-based, organic cold-pressed juice company, will have a full-time presence in the store, serving healthier food items and fresh juice." by Shinola Detroit and DROUGHT
Ride in Style
We'll dispatch the nearest driver to pick you up. You'll also receive a text with the estimated arrival time. When the car arrives, you'll get another text.Hop into the sleek black car, tell the driver your destination, and you'll be on your way
Officials broke ground Thursday on new 20,000-seat hockey arena and 45-block entertainment complex in Detroit.
Gov. Rick Snyder, Mayor Mike Duggan and City Council President Pro Tem George Cushingberry joined Chris Ilitch (Olympia Entertainment CEO) for the groundbreaking. All four spoke during the ceremony and joined together for the groundbreaking.
"This is our one shot, our one opportunity to build a world-class sports and entertainment district, one that rivals anything in the country," said Ilitch.