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Big visions, big grant, big growth

In September, the Arts League of Michigan received the largest single year grant Knight Arts Challenge has yet bestowed — $100,000. The grant will be used for multiple programs at the Virgil H. Carr Cultural Arts Center. The over 40,000 square foot multi-story Carr Center, home of the Arts League, is located in 118 year-old building overlooking Paradise valley Park in downtown Detroit. Originally built as a ...

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Big visions, big grant, big growth

In September, the Arts League of Michigan received the largest single year grant Knight Arts Challenge has yet bestowed — $100,000. The grant will be used for multiple programs at the Virgil H. Carr Cultural Arts Center. The over 40,000 square foot multi-story Carr Center, home of the Arts League, is located in 118 year-old building overlooking Paradise Valley Park in downtown Detroit. Originally built as a ...

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Renaissance man, tech visionary

For Richard Clay, owning his own business was something he always wanted. At two years old, Clay went completely blind. For him, it was the equivalent of being born blind, because, he says, he cannot remember ever seeing. That didn’t stop him, however, from achieving his goals. Clay attended the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor where he got his first taste of entrepreneurship. ...

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City of Detroit dog licenses

As of Oct. 7, 2013, City of Detroit Community Affairs Centers will no longer sell city of Detroit dog licenses, according to a news release from Detroit Police Department. Dog licenses will continue to be available over the counter or by mail at: Detroit Animal Control at 3511 W. Jefferson. If purchasing a dog license by mail, the city says to enclose current proof of rabies vaccination for the dog(s) with ...

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Council looks for alternatives to proposed Belle Isle lease

According to Council President Saunteel Jenkins, council has 10 days to approve or disapprove the deal, presented Sept. 30, by Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr. If voted down, Council will have an additional seven days to propose an alternate plan. No action by council will result in the approval of the current lease proposal. ...

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