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Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Beloved Detroit Artist Dies At 60 | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 09.09.2014 | Arts

Gilda Snowden, a Detroit artist and professor who left an indelible mark on her city, died from heart failure Tuesday at a local hospital. She was 60 ...

Whose Cass Corridor?

Laura De Palma | Posted 06.04.2014 | Detroit
Laura De Palma

Stadiums and arenas are band-aids. Their construction does not take into consideration the city's rich and unique history; does not change structures that favor the wealthy and uphold the status quo; and does not facilitate participatory processes that allow community members to have equitable decision-making power.

A Wave Of New Retail Is Coming To Midtown This Summer

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 06.01.2013 | Detroit

Summer is apparently the time to go shopping in Midtown Detroit, if the new stores popping up all over the neighborhood are any indication. The are...

A Community Bands Together to Save an Old Water Tower

Brian Ambrozy | Posted 05.07.2013 | Detroit
Brian Ambrozy

A community can come together to achieve all kinds of amazing things; sometimes, that amazing thing is moving a big ol' chunky water tower just because a few people cared enough to save it.

Look Who's Playing At This Year's Dally In The Alley

Posted 09.06.2012 | Detroit

Want to get a pulse on Detroit's music scene? Look no further than the 35th annual Dally in the Alley, which takes place in Detroit's Cass Corridor ne...

Ashley Woods

Topsoil Sprouts: Russell Street Deli Owners To Bring New Vegetarian Eatery To Midtown | Ashley Woods | Posted 08.29.2012 | Detroit

Russell Street Deli will launch Topsoil, a carry-out and quick-dining food counter serving vegetarian and vegan meals, in Detroit's Midtown district t...

White Stripes Release Recording Of First Ever Detroit Show

Pitchfork | Posted 07.09.2012 | Detroit

The latest package from Third Man Records' "Vault" subscription series features recordings from the White Stripes' first performances ever, recorded l...

Specters of the Cass Corridor

Vince Carducci | Posted 08.13.2012 | Detroit
Vince Carducci

A new practice has emerged in Detroit that builds upon the tradition of Detroit-style expressionism. It seeks to imagine community through aesthetic means. I have termed this tendency the "art of the commons."

LOOK: Detroiters Cast Out Unexpected Emergency Manager Candidate, The 'Red Dwarf'

Posted 03.06.2013 | Detroit

On the first Sunday of spring, Detroiters decked out in their finest gathered to cast out the city's legendary "red dwarf." The third annual "March...

Community Groups Come Together In Cass Corridor

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 12.26.2011 | Detroit

When the East Michigan Environmental Action Council moved into the First Unitarian Universalist Church's complex in the Cass Corridor, the organizatio...