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Highland Park to go on tree-planting spree

The Highland Park United Neighborhood Association wants Highland Park to become “the city of trees” once more. Beginning in spring 2014, Greening of Detroit will be planting a variety of trees in parks, at public sites, along Woodward sidewalks and in front of homes in partnership with the HPUNA and the city of Highland Park. ...

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Prizes, opportunities for student artists in Black history art contest

High school students in eight southeast Michigan counties are invited to submit original works of art that capture a significant moment, event or figure in African-American, African or African Diasporan history for the Black History Moments on Canvas contest. Submissions can include paintings, drawings, jewelry, pottery, fabric, mixed media or sculptures. The contest is sponsored by Detroit-area McDonald’s ...

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Questions for Driver Responsibility Survey

The students of the Wayne County Community College District are doing a participatory action research project regarding the Driver Responsibility Act. Research includes, but is not limited to the amount of money in the fund, which zip codes are most involved, what effect it has had on drivers and their lives. WCCCD is inviting all citizens to answer the questions written below and return their answers by ma ...

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Duggan talks on Detroit’s future at community forum

“Companies and communities keep declining because (they) cling to some vision of the city,” Duggan said. “We’re not going to get to the kind of city we want in six months. I do expect in the first six months that people start to feel safer. People will start to see progress on the streetlights and abandoned buildings.” ...

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