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DETROIT, MI - JULY 19: A view of Downtown Detroit looking south on Woodward Avenue is shown July 19, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. Detroit's emergency manager Kevin Orr filed for Chapter 9 bankruptcy July 18, 2013 making Detroit the largest city to file for bankruptcy in U.S. history. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Thousands Crowd Midtown For Annual ‘African World Festival’

Tens of thousands of people were expected to converge on the grounds of the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History this weekend in Detroit for the 32nd Annual African World Festival.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/16/2014

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A Breakdown Of Detroit Neighborhoods

Much like many other large American cities, Detroit is home to a number of smaller, more intricate neighborhoods, each with long histories and hidden treasures to find.

07/19/2014

Ye Olde Butcher Shoppe in midtown Detroit is closing its doors after just 16 months. Credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Is Whole Foods Detroit To Blame For Failure Of Local Shop?

They were ringing up the final sales, Friday morning, at Ye Olde Butcher Shoppe in Midtown.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/14/2014

DTE crews make repair on line after damaging winds hit the metro Detroit area. (Credit: DTE) FILE

Midtown Hit By Power Outage, Thousands Affected

A DTE Energy spokesperson tells WWJ that the fire happened around 8 p.m. at the Garfield substation, and roughly 3,000 customers have been affected.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/06/2013

Whole Foods in Midtown Detroit. (WWJ/Vickie Thomas)

Whole Foods Store Makes Debut In Midtown Detroit

A big celebration in Midtown Wednesday as the first Whole Foods in the city of Detroit opens its doors.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/04/2013

A Detroit fire truck. (WWJ/Marie Osborne)

Tale Of Two Cities: “You Feel For The People, They Deserve Better”

As the Midtown and downtown areas continue to thrive, many in the neighborhoods say fire safety is often a bigger concern than crime.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/15/2013

The view from homeowner Patricia Findly's home in Detroit. (WWJ/Marie Osborne)

Tale Of Two Cities: The Real Estate Spectrum In Detroit

Forty-six years ago Patricia and her husband moved into the neighborhood. She watched as local homemakers scrubbed their sidewalks and their windows so clean they looked glass free.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/14/2013

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TechTown Expands SWOT City Program To East Jefferson Commercial Corridor

TechTown announced it has expanded its SWOT City program to Detroit’s East Jefferson commercial corridor through a new engagement with the Jefferson East Business Association. SWOT City works to strengthen Detroit’s small business districts by offering acceleration services through partnerships with local community or economic development organizations.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/26/2013

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Art X Detroit Festival Returns In April

“Art X Detroit: Kresge Arts Experience” will take over Midtown once again this spring as the free, five-day arts experience celebrates Detroit’s arts scene April 10-14.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/16/2013

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Detroit’s New Whole Foods Looking For Local Vendors

In preparation for the Whole Foods opening in Detroit’s Midtown, the store is hosting a local vendor fair at the end of this month.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/15/2013

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