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.
A big celebration in Midtown Wednesday as the first Whole Foods in the city of Detroit opens its doors.
As the Midtown and downtown areas continue to thrive, many in the neighborhoods say fire safety is often a bigger concern than crime.
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.
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.
“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.
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.
The Whole Foods Market in development in mid-town is slated to open in the end of May or June, 2013. Job listings will be posted online starting April 2 according to a tweet by Detroit City Council President Charles Pugh posted February 12.
“It’s probably the second most difficult job in this country behind the president,” Detroit Mayor Dave Bing said.
Work currently is underway to finish a project 10 years in the making — the restoration of The Woodward Avenue Garden Theatre.