Community News

Noel Night

Christmas carols, carriage rides and, of course, Santa Claus will fill Midtown Detroit this weekend for the 40th annual Noel Night. The Detroit holiday tradition is happening this Saturday, December…

TechTown Helps Revitalize Detroit

In 2000, with the goal of boosting new business growth, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation created the Michigan SmartZone network. This network is comprised of 15 SmartZones that each contain…

Thanksgiving in Detroit

  A full belly, a nap and remorse over eating too much are about the only givens most people will experience on Thanksgiving. But what else is there to do…

Detroit Responds to Hurricane Sandy

In the midst of their own community revitalization, the people of Detroit have strength to spare to help the victims of Hurricane Sandy. One Detroit-based organization, Detroit Dog Rescue, was…

I believe in Detroit – Are you a believer?

“I believe in Detroit” is not just a warm fuzzy phrase that makes you feel good to say, it’s a community-driven volunteer effort to revitalize this great city.  The idea…

Detroit Big City with a Friendly Appeal

When speaking to someone who lives outside of the state of Michigan about Detroit, you sometimes get mixed reviews.  On my recent trip I realized that this city, with its…

U-Haul Executive Stuart Shoen on Destination 313

Our Executive Vice President, Stuart Shoen,  joins the Destination 313 talk show on November 2nd. Stuart discusses why U-Haul decided to purchase the Nabisco Building, and move into the city…