In the midst of its 61st season, the Detroit Repertory Theatre is Michigan’s longest running non-profit professional theater. Situated along the sparsely populated Woodrow Wilson Street on Detroit’s west side, this neighborhood anchor has been pioneering racial equality and community unity through the arts long before it was ever trendy to do so. The non-profit originated in 1957 as a touring theater, performing musical plays for children throughout Michigan, Indiana, Ohio and western...
The city of Detroit has made big strides with neighborhood enrichment in recent years. Of all the big deals, big buildings, and big businesses making splashes, it could be the smallest establishments bringing the largest impact.
Cass Community Social Services (CCSS) built hope in the fall of 2016 when it began constructing tiny homes for low-income residents. The $1.5 million project has twelve homes already completed and more in construction. The program will build 25 unique tiny...