Daily Archives: May 21, 2019

The 6 best places to eat and drink outside in Detroit

The weather is warming up (more or less), and Detroiters are outside biking, swimming, running, and enjoying great outdoors any way they can.    But to take full advantage of sunny days, you need the perfect space for drinking and eating al fresco. There are few things more enjoyable than drinking a cold beer on a picturesque patio or eating ...

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Michigan Taking Applications For Youth Conservation Group – Detroit News Watch

LANSING (AP) — Officials are taking applications for the Michigan Natural Resources Commission’s Youth Conservation Council. The program is for people ages 14 to 18. Members explore Michigan’s outdoor recreation opportunities and develop ideas to get other youths outdoors. They also discuss solutions to natural resource challenges. An appointment to the council lasts two years. Members are expected to participate ...

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New coworking space part of Vanguard Community Development’s larger economic plan

Realtor Nusrat Hussain was working at new coworking space Cocoon Detroit on East Grand Boulevard when an architect came in wanting to speak with Steven Harris, owner of Cocoon and Rebound Construction. Harris was running late, so Hussain got to talking to the man, a transplant from New York, as he waited. They ended up discussing gentrification, redevelopment of abandoned ...

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Neighborhood arts organization seeks to expand its summertime adventure camp

An arts-driven adventure camp on the border of Detroit and Hamtramck stands to grow in scope and size—and accessibility —with its inclusion in a statewide placemaking program. The neighborhood arts organization Popps Packing is seeking to grow its interactive playscape Camp Carpenter, with the help of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and the Public Spaces Community Places initiative. “Camp Carpenter ...

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What’s The Forecast For Detroit This Week? – Detroit News Watch

Detroit will see a return of last week’s light rainfall this coming week, according to drone-powered weather forecasting service Saildrone. Wednesday’s forecast shows the greatest possibility of rain at 87 percent, with rain possible through Saturday. (Credit: Tatjana Iljina/ Shutterstock.com) Also, expect cool temperatures today and tomorrow. Temperatures will make way for warmer weather from Thursday to Sunday, with a ...

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