“…With some of the recent development going on in Detroit, the east side is often ignored.”
The group is producing a video oral history of the old steam during its time on the Detroit River — and your story could be a part of it.
Once a great jazz venue, the Graystone Ballroom, hosted popular artists like Duke Ellington, Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald.
A Michigan historical marker now stands at the original site of the store from Midwest retailer Meijer that pioneered the idea of a shopping supercenter.
Participants can choose to do the profile only, but those who provide a saliva sample will get information on ancestry and their genetic profile.
Michigan has hired a New York City firm to look at ways to revive Historic Fort Wayne, a long underused 96-acre site along the Detroit River.
Locations include: housing for Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts on Mackinac Island and first African American church on Detroit’s west side.
The “Mass Mob” movement started in Buffalo, New York two years ago — an effort to breath new life into some forgotten inner city churches.
Throughout the years, epidemics and plagues have shaken up societies and cultures around the world.
“People have come disconnected from where their food comes from, from the way life used to be lived; and here you can have this real, authentic experience,”