A new hockey arena for the Detroit Red Wings got another step closer to reality Wednesday with Michigan Strategic Fund Board approval of $450 million in bonds for the structure.
A tentative deal has been reached for a $650 million events center in downtown Detroit.
With Detroit’s fiscal woes simmering and threat of an Emergency Manager looming, Mayor Dave Bing said he wishes the local media would stop focusing all of its attention on the negative and show the Motor City some love.
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman felt all the anger directed toward him as the lockout dragged on and threatened to wipe out the entire hockey season.
A lot of fanfare and a little protest in Detroit as Gov. Rick Snyder signed several bills that he says will help the city.
A bill that could lead to the Detroit Red Wings finally getting a new home now heads to Gov. Rick Snyder’s desk.
The operator of Joe Louis and Cobo arenas in Detroit is disputing more than $971,000 in unpaid property taxes on the venues.
The operator of Joe Louis and Cobo arenas in downtown Detroit owes the cash-strapped city more than $971,000 in unpaid property taxes on the venues.
Just a day after being introduced, a proposal presented by the Ilitch organization for a new downtown entertainment complex, including an arena for the Red Wings, has gained Michigan Senate approval.
While the exact location has not been determined, Ilitch spokespeople say it will be strategically located to serve some of the most underutilized areas in Detroit’s downtown core.