Campus Martius

Skaters make their way around an ice rink at the Motown Winter Blast in downtown Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

‘Winter Blast’ Returns To Downtown’s Campus Martius

There will be free snowshoeing, an ice garden, dogsled demonstrations, heated tents, an outdoor carnival, skating exhibitions and live music.

CBS Detroit–10 hours ago

The Somerset Collection opened CityLoft in Detroit Wednesday in a new location. (By Edward Cardenas)

Somerset Collection Brings Shopping To Downtown Detroit With CityLoft (Video)

The Somerset Collection has brought nearly 40 retailers to CityLoft in the First National Building in Detroit.

CBS Detroit–12/03/2014

The annual Christmas tree lighting, and lighting of The Salvation Army Red Kettle, will be held Friday night. (By Edward Cardenas)

Campus Martius To Glow Friday With Christmas Tree, Red Kettle Lighting (Video)

Holiday festivities in Detroit kick-off Friday night with the lighting of The Salvation Army Red Kettle and Detroit’s Christmas tree in Campus Martius.

CBS Detroit–11/20/2014

The Guardian Building in downtown Detroit (Credit, Michael Ferro)

A Walking Tour Of Detroit’s Downtown

Any good city is measured by its downtown area and Detroit has one of the country’s best.

11/08/2014

The Detroit Pistons practiced Wednesday in Campus Martius. (By Edward Cardenas)

Detroit Pistons Return To The City (VIDEO)

The Detroit Pistons returned to the city Wednesday for a ‘Meet the Team’ event in Campus Martius.

CBS Detroit–10/08/2014

Art Van brought 55 sofas to Detroit Friday to celebrate the launch of their new fall catalog. (By Edward Cardenas)

Nigel Barker Shows Detroiters How To Take A ‘Soafie’ (VIDEO)

Celebrity photographer Nigel Barker took part in a “sofa flash mob” in Detroit and shared tips on how to take the perfect selfie.

CBS Detroit–09/12/2014

The  Jazz Festival underway in Detroit. (WWJ/Beth Fisher)

Detroit Jazz Festival Soothes The Downtown Airwaves On Labor Day Weekend

More than 100 performances will take place over the course of the entire holiday weekend on four different stages from Hart Plaza to Campus Martius.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/30/2014

Students joined local organizations and musicians Tuesday to kick off the Uniting Detroit Initiative. (By Edward Cardenas)

Uniting Detroit Aims To Empower Youth Through Music and STEM (VIDEO)

The Uniting Detroit Initiative launched Tuesday with plans to use music to help students in science, technology, engineering and math.

CBS Detroit–08/26/2014

Bill Emerson lifts the championship trophy given to Quicken Loans for winning the Live Downtown Games. (By Edward Cardenas)

Quicken Loans Tops In The Live Downtown Games

After a week of athletic and philanthropic competitions around Detroit, a team from Quicken Loans was crowned champion of the Live Downtown Games.

CBS Detroit–07/24/2014

Downtown Detroit was decked out for Detroit's 313rd birthday. (By Edward Cardenas)

Not Quite 313 Birthday Wishes For Detroit, But Close! (VIDEO)

Detroit turned 313 Thursday and a party was held in Campus Martius to celebrate the birthday. Watch the birthday wishes!

CBS Detroit–07/24/2014

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