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The Fisher Building in Detroit (Credit: Wikimedia Commons/Mikerussell)

Auction Looms For Landmark Buildings In Detroit’s New Center

About 200 potential bidders have perused two historic Detroit buildings set for auction after the previous owner defaulted on the mortgage.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/20/2015

(credit: Marie Osborne/WWJ)

Something Fishy Happening In Detroit’s New Center Area

Some of the best fish in Detroit are being caught in an area just north of the Fisher Building.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/28/2014

Mr. Mikes is boarded up following the fire. (credit: Pat Sweeting/WWJ)

Landmark Detroit Restaurant Destroyed In Fire

A fire left Mr. Mike’s at Woodward Ave. and Amsterdam a charred mess.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/10/2013

WSU TechTown

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

Artist rendering for Woodward Light Rail project.

Plans Moving Forward For Light Rail System In Detroit

The light rail system would run from Grand Blvd. to Congress and from New Center to downtown Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/23/2012

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DPS Administrators Move To Save Money

About 600 Detroit Public School Administrators will move out of their expensive leased office spaces and into district-owned property.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/09/2011


Detroit Creatitve Corridor Opens Collaborative Working Space

The Detroit Creative Corridor Center Tuesday night officially opened the doors to its new collaborative working space and introduced the participants for its Creative Ventures Acceleration Program during a very well attended open house event.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/13/2011

FBI Raids Group Home In Detroit’s New Center

FBI agents carry out a raid in Detroit’s New Center area.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/06/2011

US Representative John Dingell, Governor Rick Snyder, Mayor of Detroit Dave Bing, US Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood, US Senator Debbie Stabenow, US Senator Carl Levin, with the check given from US Department of Transportation to the State of Michigan for the rail project. (credit: MDOT)

Big Money For High-Speed Rail In Michigan

The train trip from Detroit to Chicago will get a lot faster in the coming years, thanks to some federal funding announced Monday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/09/2011


First Phase of Woodward Ave. Light Rail Project Funded

Michigan and Detroit officials have signed a deal for spending $25 million on a 3.4-mile, 12-station light rail line between the city’s downtown and Grand Boulevard in the New Center business district.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/20/2011