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Amid COVID, Detroit imagines a master plan for its public parks

Detroit parks, well used in the pandemic, are being reimagined as cold weather and wellness destinations, among other ideas. Some parks have been redesigned and outfitted with new landscaping. And stakeholders are considering new ways to stabilize and sustain investment in the city’s extensive park system.

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Pandemic takes toll on Detroit children with autism and their families

This summer marks the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. During the coronavirus pandemic, families who have children with autism face the complexity of everything from mask-wearing, and virtual therapy, to getting the vital services they need and feeling overwhelmed.