Scene in Detroit
Stewart McMillin has been guiding tours and leading pub crawls with history attached through the neighborhoods, cemeteries, churches and streets of Detroit for over 40 years.
A few weeks ago I happened upon a beach party. It was in the parking lot of Ponyride, a Corktown warehouse that provides studio/work space for artists and entrepreneurs.
This misrepresentation of the city’s current state is not only untrue but genuinely offensive to those who live, work and love this city.
Thanks to CCS’s program called Community Arts Partnerships (CAP), a variety of art and design classes are offered for free to children and teens in the Detroit community.
Sure, a structure could be unlivable due to decades of neglect but why should salvageable, beautiful materials be thrown into a landfill?
There are TONS of Detroit blogs, and I think it’s time to give a few of them some well-deserved props.
To keep the current moving, make your postcard. And maybe, when you find yourself getting upset about this upcoming election or wanting to honk at that person in front of you for not using their turn signal or say something hurtful, think of the postcard.
However, this is what I love about Planet Ant: they don’t pretend to be anything they aren’t. They’re not Second City.
Twice per week, Hedgies, tends to the needs of E. Jefferson between Conner and Alter, including things like weed abatement, trash removal, power washing, graffiti maintenance and mowing of lawns.
“Land of Opportunity” will be on display at AMERICA!’s opening reception is Friday, August 3rd from 6 p.m. to 9pm and hanging there until August 24th.