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Detroit Revitalization Fellows accepting applications for 2017-2019 term

The fellowship places talented, "mid-career" individuals for two-year full-time jobs in organizations or companies "working at the forefront of Detroit’s revitalization efforts."

Former Model D managing editor offers smartphone photojournalism workshop

Walter Wasacz is teaching a smartphone photojournalism workshop through Allied Media Project's media making academy, Co.Open.

Mini-grants awarded to community groups seeking to transform vacant lots throughout city

Ten community-led projects have been selected by the Detroit Future City Implementation Office as mini-grant recipients. Each group received a $6,500 grant to jump-start their plans for vacant land revitalization projects.

Public education news org Chalkbeat officially launches in Detroit

Chalkbeat covers public education in local markets, and has been piloting in Detroit for the past year.

Places to check out green infrastructure in Detroit

Take a walk in Detroit's great outdoors to view some stellar examples of green infrastructure.

Detroit to receive grant money and Innovation Team from Bloomberg Philanthropies

Detroit has been named a member of the Bloomberg Philanthropies Innovation Team program, making the city eligible for up to three years of $500,000 grants.

Detroiters utilize the gift economy to get by

While Detroit's greater downtown area has seen fantastic growth the last few years, much of the city still struggles. One way low income Detroiters survive is by making use of the gift economy.

Northwest Detroit businesses win Motor City Match funding

On Tuesday, January 10th, fifteen Detroit businesses and organizations were awarded funding through the Motor City Match grant program, and a special guest was on hand to celebrate—Vice President Joe Biden.

Q&A: Dean Hay of The Greening of Detroit talks green infrastructure in the city

Model D spoke to Dean Hay with the Greening of Detroit about his organizations work on green infrastructure. 

Use the winter to plan for your rain garden

It's frigid outside, but that need not stop you from thinking about spring. Model D's Brian Alnutt gives you a primer on how to plan for a rain garden that will beautify your property and help protect the Great Lakes. Part one of a three-part series.

Q&A: Victoria Byrd Olivier on Detroit Future City and green infrastructure

How does green infrastructure fit into the work of Detroit Future City? 

How Detroiters can get involved with Standing Rock

Protests over the Dakota Access Pipeline have become a major national story and one of the most prominent environmental movements in years. Detroiters have also come out in force to support the protestors.

Art and coffee collide in Hamtramck with the opening of Oloman Cafe

Oloman Cafe opened to steady crowds on the morning of Monday, December 5th. The cafe, which is part coffee shop, part art gallery, and part photography studio, is located in the former space of the Belmont Bar.

Nonresidential property owners learn how green infrastructure can reduce new stormwater fees

Detroit water and sewer customers can save money on their water bills by reducing the water running off their property.

New bike shop celebrates opening in downtown Hamtramck

The Hamtramck location complements owner Kelli Kavanaugh's original Wheelhouse Detroit, which opened on the Detroit RiverWalk in 2008.
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