Tag Archive: Detroit Community

A Humble Design for the Homeless

    The Facts:   There are a total of 66, 051 homeless persons in Michigan. Of this number, there are 24, 713 sheltered homeless individuals on any one night. The average income of a homeless family in Michigan is around $730 a month. In Michigan, adults and children in families account for 52% of…

Eastern Market Detroit: A One Stop Shop

Shopping list: 1. New hat 2. Local art 3. Whole goat 4. Cilantro 5. Bag of apples 6. 2 ducks 7. Coffee Mug 8. 40 pounds of potatoes 9. New pen   Many would find it troubling to get all of this shopping done at one location. However, those of you who are confident that…

Corktown: Detroit’s Oldest New Neighborhood

Located just west of Downtown Detroit on Michigan Ave. you will find the oldest neighborhood embracing new culture and new business. Photo of Corktown homes by Flickr user Diane Piper        Corktown, originally settled in the 1800’s and forgotten about after the tear down of Tigers Stadium is now being re-settled by artists, musicians, chefs, and…