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Detroit Information Network (DIN)

The change happening in Detroit is one of the biggest news stories of the past few years. This is an archive of articles and posts from around the web featuring this transformation. We have taken special care to chronicle stories from Detroit's neighborhoods.

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Transformation Detroit Fact Sheet


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Lego and Robotics Fun for All Ages

 Uploaded on Aug 8, 2013
It is an activity center created specifically for LEGO and Robot enthusiasts of all ages. The Jacobs Family, Sarah, her husband and with their three children opened the Robot Garage in 2011. YNN Logan Network reporters caught up with the Jacobs on Media Mom day. YNN Logan Network was founded by the Detroit Regional News Hub. It is funded by Strategic Staffing Solutions with help of CooperStandard. It is in collaboration with Wayne State University and Detroit Public Television. YNN is produced by Denha Media & Communications. YNN Reporters on this story are Joe Pokorney and Nicholas Lafave. If you want to be a YNN Logan Network Reporter email ynndetroit@gmail.com.

INFOGRAPHIC: How much real estate in downtown Detroit does Dan Gilbert own?

We get asked all the time, “Just how much of downtown Detroit does Dan Gilbert own?” Well, we put together a little infographic for you below including the number of buildings, total square footage, and number of parking spaces owned by Rock Ventures. The information is as of 3/21/2013. Why do we include the date? Well, frankly, we never really quite know when Dan’s going to buy something else. Click the image to make it larger.


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Southwest Detroit group raises $6.4M to keep city streetlights burning

A business association took it upon itself to raise the millions needed to repair and maintain streetlights on a busy stretch of West Vernor after learning the area wasn't on the city's five-year plan for repairs.


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Businesses raise millions to keep lights on in Mexicantown

Business owners in Detroit's Mexicantown are taking back their streets by helping light the way. Residents in the stretch of West Vernor said they were disappointed to learn their neighborhood wasn't part of Detroit's five-year repair plan. The infrastructure of their street lights is crumbling, literally leaving them in the dark.


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