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Recorded live from Castalia… a Friday episode of your Daily Detroit. Devon O’Reilly is back and we talk about everything from details on a large development in Detroit’s New Center, to Kate Upton’s new canned cocktail, to the launch of a new orange dream Faygo – and would love your ideas how we turn it into a drink.  Feedback as always – dailydetroit – at – gmail – dot – com or 313-789-3211 Follow us on Apple Podcasts:  Or Spotify:

Eastern Market building saved // Doubts on big Detroit U of M project // Historic church demolished

Friend of the podcast Robin Runyan from Urbanize Detroit joins us to talk all things development – and a little Miguel Cabrera. 02:40 – The building with a collapsed wall at Russell and Winder will be saved, and the businesses will be able to get their stuff out – which is huge and may save some of them. 04:20 – East Warren has a series of developments happening. We discuss a lot of what’s going on:

PODCAST: The State Of Ferndale, Baltimore Station, and Secret Detroit Author Karen Dybis

Here’s your Daily Detroit News Byte For Wednesday, April 11th, 2018. Let’s dive in on these stories today: * Ferndale’s police chief is out, and the mayor delivers the state of the city * New development updates near New Center/Milwaukee Junction neighborhood * The editor and publisher of Crain’s Detroit Business, Ron Fournier, is hopping to a big name public relations firm * And do you want to explore the Secret Detroit? Sven talked to Karen Dybis about her new book Love the show?...

8.5 Fabulous Reasons To Shop At The Stunning Fisher Building

Whenever my brother comes into town from Denver I will take him to one (or two) of my favorites places in the city. This visit I  decided to take him to the Fisher Building in New Center.   If you have yet to check out the Fisher Building during the holidays, do so. It is magical. Since we were already at the Fisher Building, I decided to do a little round up of some of the shopping you will be able to do while you visit this beautiful building. Let’s get shopping! 1. The Peacock Ro...

Check Out The New Mural On This New Center Parking Structure

A New Center parking structure on Baltimore between Second and Third Avenues has just received a $6.5 million dollar facelift. The structure needed structural repairs and a lot of upgrades. The upgrades included LED lighting, cameras, access system and safety phones. The most obvious improvement, though, are the new murals that are located along the east and west walls of the structure along Second and Third Avenues. The new mural is titled “Automatic Transmission” and was created by WC...

Avalon To Take Over Old Cafe Con Leche Space In New Center

Avalon International Breads announced today that they will be opening a fourth Detroit location this summer. It will be called Avalon Cafe and Biscuit Bar. The cafe will be taking over the former Café con Leche space 2990 West Grand Boulevard in New Center. The space will have space to seat 70 including an outdoor patio inside the New Center Park. “As an emerging commercial and residential area, New Center is the perfect place to introduce our new biscuit bar, while offering the favorites th...

Historic Fisher Building Will Host Flint Eastwood's "Broke Royalty" Record Release Party April 14

The Fisher Building has always been beautiful, but it might be turning into one of the more interesting multipurpose places for fun in the city. Sure, it’s always had the Fisher Theatre, but the lobby of the Fisher Building recently hosted a halfpipe for skateboarders, and in the past fashion shows. Now, Daily Detroit gets word that none other than Flint Eastwood will be having their record release party there. Hot off a successful South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin this year, the record re...

VIDEO: Up close with a beautiful Peregrine falcon that has the best view of Detroit

Some of Detroit’s tallest buildings also are home to some of Detroit’s most amazing birds. The Fisher Building, the AT&T building and others have nests for these birds that almost vanished from the United States east of the Mississippi in the late 1960s due to the effects of DDT. Here’s a video shared with Daily Detroit by the person who shot it, commercial real estate broker Benji Rosenzweig who had a special encounter with the bird. We’ve uploaded it with his permission. Their populations...

Local Internet Provider Rocket Fiber Expands Outside of Central Business District

Rocket Fiber, a local Gigabit Internet provider that offers customers internet speeds up to 1,000 times faster than the average residential connection, has finally expanded outside of the Central Business District of downtown and into more of what’s known as “Greater Downtown.” The Midtown, Brush Park, and New Center neighborhoods now have access to Rocket Fiber, according to this blog post by Rocket Fiber. Rocket Fiber launched Gigabit Internet in January. At the time of the launch, there w...

Proposed Third And Grand Project In New Center To Have Public Hearing July 14

The same developer – Peter Cummings – that brought in the Whole Foods to the Midtown neighborhood also has his hands in a few other projects. One of those is Third and Grand – at, well, the intersection of Third Avenue and West Grand Boulevard. Here’s a rundown on the vitals of the project, announced initially in February and aiming for a groundbreaking later this year with completion in 2018. * Close to the new Q-Line * 231 apartment building * 73% studios at 500 square feet or on...

Casamira Apartments Built In 1925 To Be Redeveloped Into 44 Apartments

In 12 months, the Casamira Apartments in New Center should have new life. There will be $10.2 million invested in the four story, 42,200 square foot property on Delaware street, near the end of the M-1 Rail under construction on Woodward. The faith-based economic development and employment training nonprofit Central Detroit Christian Community Development Corporation had the property donated to them. They intend to turn the 1925 structure into 29 market rate apartments and 15 affordable hous...

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