Doing Good

Doing Good

This City Had Their Streetlights Repossessed. Now Some Are Getting Light Thanks To Solar...

To say Highland Park has seen better days is an understatement.Highland Park, a 2.98 square mile enclave city centered around Woodward Avenue is where Ford...

PODCAST: A Pastor And A Rabbi Are Working To Bring Back A Historic Temple...

It seems in America today we're divided in a million ways. By politics. By religion. By race. But projects like this show there is...

Seth Meyers Coming To Detroit, Will Headline Forgotten Harvest Comedy Night June 17

You can watch Seth Meyers five nights a week on NBC's Late Night, but you can see him up close and personal when he...

Motown Movement Aims To Build Education Center Focused On Affordable, Sustainable Housing

Do you remember the story of the Dutch boy who stuck his finger in the dike to stop the leak and saved the town?That’s...
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New Farm To Freezer In Eastern Market Will Create Jobs, Offer More Fresh Food...

It’s going to be even easier for schools, grocery stores, community feeding programs and restaurants to get, and keep, fresh foods from local farmers...

One Earth Writing Teaches Teens How Storytelling Can Bridge Cultural Gaps

Kids love to tell stories. What’s terrific is their storytelling can build bridges across communities, neighborhoods, nationalities, religions, socioeconomic status and more.That’s the goal...
Map Photography: Detroit City on a Road Map

Annual Comcast Cares Day Looking For Project Volunteers Around Metro Detroit

If you’re looking for a way to get involved around Metro Detroit, Comcast has quite a few service opportunities during the 16th annual Comcast Cares...

5 Things To Know About The Fitz Forward Project In Detroit (And Why You...

A two year project was announced by Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan on Wednesday to help revitalize the Fitzgerald neighborhood in the city of Detroit.We...

Help Metro Detroit Children During Gleaners Million Meal Match

Currently one in five children in Michigan worry about hunger and 300,000 school-aged children are eligible for free or reduced school lunch. Often times...
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Historic Durfee Middle School On Detroit’s West Side Aims To Become Mixed-Use Community Innovation...

One of the scourges of Detroit’s depopulation has been the empty school buildings left behind. As students continue to leave the public school district...

Young Poets To Compete For A Spot At The 2017 Detroit Youth Poetry Slam...

This Thursday Citywide Poets and InsideOut Literary Arts will be hosting the 2017 Detroit Youth Poetry Grand Slam at Trinosophes in Eastern Market.The Grand...

Looking To Get Involved In Detroit? Challenge Detroit Applications Close Sunday, March 5

There are a lot of ways to get involved in the city, and one of the programs to apply for is Challenge Detroit.Started in...

Arts Challenge Makes Share Of $3 Million Available To Detroit Artists, Applications Open March...

Do you have an idea to make the city better through arts and culture? This might be for you.The 2017 Knight Arts Challenge Detroit...

Local Women’s Group To Donate 20,000 Books To Promote Literacy In Detroit

Sitting in a hospital bed can be really boring for kids (and adults) but reading can transport them to a whole new world.To help...
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Freedom House Fights For The Tortured And Persecuted. Now They’re Fighting To Stay Open.

Being tortured for speaking your mind isn't an idea that enters our minds in the United States. But it does really happen in various parts of...

Fundraiser To Help Employees Of Katoi Saturday At Motor City Wine

I'm sure that you've heard about the fire Friday morning at Katoi in Corktown. The dining room and bar have been ruined by the fire....

Defeating Detroit’s Lead Poisoning Problem, House By House

Back in 2015 Maria heard a knock on the door of her home in Southwest Detroit. When she opened it she found a team...

Saying Goodbye To The Godmother Of The North End

I’d like to give prayers and blessings to Delores Bennett’s family, friends, and supporters after her passing on Tuesday February 7, 2017.Delores Bennett was...

The Great Bike Giveaway Gives Special Needs Children A Chance To Get A Bike...

When I think back to my youth I remember all of my friends riding their bikes around our neighborhood. Riding a bike is not...

Tasty Cookies For A Great Cause At Avalon Bakery This February

February is quickly approaching, which means it is time to start thinking about what to get your Valentine. What if I told you that you...

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4 Historic Buildings To Find New Life, 2 New To Be...

Four historic buildings in the area dubbed "The District Detroit" will find new life, as well as two new buildings built that will have...