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A forlorn park gets a fixup

A forlorn park gets a fixup

December 17, 2014 | Bridge Staff

When a fence went up around a cherished community park, residents thought gentrification might be the culprit. But it turns out a neighborhood development group is making the park better.

A new Ford Field

A new Ford Field

December 11, 2014 | Bridge Staff

A sparkling baseball diamond for kids is rounding into shape on Detroit’s west side, a $1.4 million neighborhood gift from UAW-Ford.

Death of a feather bowler

Death of a feather bowler

December 9, 2014 | Bridge Staff

In a Belgian hangout on the east side, players of an obscure game say farewell to a beloved league member.

Nature gets a haircut

Nature gets a haircut

November 20, 2014 | Bridge Staff

A failed industrial zone is cleared out and buffed up for market sale.

Restoring a faded palace

Restoring a faded palace

November 20, 2014 | Bridge Staff

The Forest Arms, the grande dame of apartments in Detroit’s Midtown, is being reborn from its burned-out grave. At age 109, there is much work to be done. But geothermal wells?