One of the biggest anime and gaming conventions in the country opens Thursday in Detroit. The Youmacon convention is expected to draw more than 16,000 attendees.
Detroit residents, business leaders and elected officials celebrated Tuesday the move of a Fortune 500 company to the city and a career expo for the new sports and entertainment development.
obo Center in downtown Detroit has brought in more than $23 million in revenue through the first 11 months of its 2014 fiscal year.
The Republican governor spoke Friday during the opening session of the four-day conference at Cobo Center to one of America’s leading Muslim groups.
The Democratic ex-president is set to speak Saturday afternoon about the need for religious communities to tackle discrimination and violence against women and girls worldwide.
Dan Risely from the Automotive Service Association said that more than 10,000 people from a dozen countries are expected to learn about the latest in vehicle repair.
Cobo Center events have doubled from three years ago.
The main event for the WBU World Middleweight Championship will be between two Michigan Boxing Superstars: Future Hall of Fame candidate and former World Champion Bronco McKart and Emmanuel Steward Protégé, Tony Harrison.
Honey, they shrunk the Spirit Of Detroit. A prominent and popular downtown Detroit statue has been photographed countless times, but now its likeness is being scanned for a 3-D printing project.
“Our goal at New Detroit is achieving a time when race is no longer an issue in this region and no longer an obstacle to progress for our city, region and state.”