Daily Archives: December 12, 2018

This young entrepreneur and lifelong resident of NW Goldberg is modeling neighborhood resilience

On a cold evening in Detroit this winter, Daniel A. Washington sits inside a restaurant downtown as he and his friend, Jordan Yagiela, discuss the many efforts they’re making to revitalize the NW Goldberg neighborhood through ORIGINAL CREATIVITY (OC), a 501(c)3 non-profit that Washington founded in 2017.  Washington leans back in his chair and listens intently to Yagiela, the executive ...

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5 Apps For Kids That Prove Santa Is Real « Detroit News Watch

(Detroit News Watch) It’s almost Christmas and with a little help from technology you can take your Santa experience to the next level. Several companies are on a mission to spread holiday cheer with free holiday apps for your smartphone. Track Santa, create videos with elves, have the big guy give you a call, and personalized e-cards are just a ...

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Documentary about Democracy in Hamtramck looks to raise money

When Hamtramck elected the first Muslim-majority city council in the United States, right wing media outlets published predictable fear mongering pieces about how the city would become a bastion of Sharia law.  Of course, that didn’t come to pass. Instead, the melting pot that is Hamtramck produced a moving and fascinating display on the Democratic process in action.  That’s what ...

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