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Tuskegee museum to host career fair for aspiring air traffic controllers
The Thursday event will help walk potential candidates through the process of applying for a spot in the next class of the Federal Aviation Administration Academy.
Little Liberia to host food pop-up at Baobab Fare
Owner plans Midtown brick-and-mortar for summer 2024.
Opinion: District Detroit tax breaks will help billionaires not Detroiters
District Detroit is seeking $800 million worth of public subsidies. Billionaires like Ilitch Holdings and Stephan Ross shouldn’t be receiving corporate welfare tax abatements from one of the most impoverished U.S. cities.
Recreational marijuana: A path to Black prosperity in Detroit
Detroiters impacted by the War on Drugs are among the first group of businesses licensed for sales of recreational marijuana in the city.
Business alliance has new funding opportunities for Black entrepreneurs
More than $1.8M worth of commitments to support small businesses were announced during the The State of Black Business Luncheon in Midtown.
Canal-side restaurant Coriander to reopen with big changes
Starting April 1, the restaurant will offer more hours, live music, and lunch to-go.
Q&A: Ilitch-Ross developers talk District Detroit jobs, housing, tax breaks
BridgeDetroit asks developers who will benefit from a group of publicly-supported downtown projects.
Council questions remain as District Detroit closes in on tax break approval
Detroit council committee advances $750 million in tax abatements for downtown projects. Some say stronger guarantees are still in order, others warn delays can kill deals.
Join a virtual conversation on ‘Building Black Development’
The BridgeDetroit newsroom and Detroit Public Television’s American Black Journal will partner on a March 15 town hall to elevate challenges Black residents and developers face and some solutions helping to build up Black development in Detroit.