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.
Walter Robb promised nothing less “than our very best” in a speech to the Detroit Economic Club Friday.
The name on the building is TechTown, and this business incubator is smack in the growing Midtown neighborhood of Detroit. But the folks there want to remind you that they don’t just help tech companies, and they don’t just help companies that are based in Detroit.
Detroit’s popular “Live Midtown” program is back for a second year.
A celebration of cultural diversity from around the world is going on in the Motor City. The 19th annual “Concert of Colors” kicks off Thursday at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African-American History.