The soul of Detroit Vegan Soul is rising. Despite setbacks, owners Erika Boyd and Kirsten Ussery reflect on the plant-based eatery’s legacy and future
Jobs & Economic Development
New coalition to help Afghan, Ukrainian refugees find jobs, housing and transportation
The Detroit Refugee Network will help refugees resettling in the city tap into housing, jobs, transportation and education opportunities.
Could 3D housing be in Detroit’s future?
The pilot build of a single-family home in Detroit’s Islandview is anticipated to be the first state-funded, 3D-printed house constructed in Michigan
Fund aims to help Black Detroit contractors compete
Motor City Contractor Fund to dole out $10M in financing, technology training to Detroit business owners.
Black developers carve out a place for residents in Detroit’s future
Black real estate developers say their work will ensure Black spaces have a place in Detroit’s future and that their investments will create a more equitable city.
United Artists Building to get $75M overhaul with apartments, retail
The building is slated to open in late 2023 and will also include 10,000 square feet of retail and dining space along Bagley Street.
Michigan parks, more popular than ever, struggle to staff up for summer
Seasonal work at Michigan’s state and local parks was once a sought-after job. Now, parks across the state are struggling to find enough workers to keep programs running.
Detroit church hopes to boost worker-owned businesses in Latino community
Cooperatives aren’t common, but they are a way to increase business ownership. In southwest Detroit, six of them are growing and advocates hope dozens follow them.
Is this the end of the $2 taco truck taco?
As the pandemic sends meat prices soaring, Detroit’s taco trucks are feeling the pinch – and that means you’ll likely be paying more at your friendly neighborhood taqueria on wheels.
Detroiters can fight blight for $15 an hour and get job training in new $75M program
Detroiters can now apply to work for $15 an hour and get job training at the same time through a new city program.