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The old Agave restaurant building has found new life as Hopcat Detroit, a 130-tap craft beer bar and music venue. The bar’s December 10th opening was a massive success with nearly 1,000 people lining up to check out Hopcat’s newest (and largest) location. Opening day also saw a world record-setting 120 tap takeover by Shorts Brewing Co. Hopcat’s new home is the result of a massive $3.3 million renovation and has a 700 person capacity. It includes an upstairs music venue and heated outdoor beer garden for year round use. It’s main floor can seat 215 and approximately half of the 130 beers...
By Trent Design
Tagged: All Neighborhoods
Stylishly casual Addison Eatery debuts on Woodward Sylvia Rector, Detroit Free Press Restaurant Critic Outside the new Addison Eatery's front windows, Woodward Avenue is a sea of construction barrels. But inside the dining room, the atmosphere is polished, relaxed and welcoming, and the dishes coming out of the kitchen are so appealing, it's easy to forgive any traffic issues. Replacing the former Atlas Global Bistro, the Addison opened quietly Oct. 24 and is serving only breakfast and lunch for now. Dinner will be added after the restaurant's liquor license arrives in about six weeks...
By Elise Fields
Tagged: Cass Park
WSU starts public part of $750M campaign By Tom Henderson Wayne State University unveiled its latest fundraising campaign last week, a $750 million initiative called Pivotal Moments: Our Campaign for Wayne State University. The Detroit school plans to complete the campaign in 2018 to coincide with the school's 150th anniversary. WSU President M. Roy Wilson told Crain's last week that the goal is to lift the school into the top ranks of public urban research universities in the U.S. Visit www.crainsdetroit.com for the full article/
By Elise Fields
Tagged: Wayne State
Read the Detroit Free Press article in its original format HERE The Oakland's owner to open Detroit restaurant By Sylvia Rector, Detroit Free Press Restaurant Critic Sandy Levine — owner of the Oakland Art Novelty Co. craft cocktail bar in Ferndale — plans to open a restaurant in the Park Shelton building in Midtown Detroit next year in the former home of Rodin, he said today. Levine signed the lease last month and is already applying for a liquor license for what he is tentatively calling Chartreuse Kitchen & Cocktails. "I wasn't actively looking, but somehow I found this place...
By Elise Fields
Tagged: Art Center
Read the Detroit Free Press article in its original format HERE DMC Unveils $111-Million Heart Hospital JC Reindl forThe Detroit Free Press The Detroit Medical Center unveiled today the first newly constructed hospital in Detroit in nearly two decades — the $111-million DMC Heart Hospital. The six-story brick and glass building and adjoining parking garage are on the south end of DMC’s main Midtown campus, on the former site of a parking lot. It is the crown jewel of DMC’s cardiology department, which has grown from just three cardiology specialists to about 30 since the 2004 arrival of...
Read the CBS Detroit article in its original format or watch the video HERE Workshop Brings Abandoned Homes Back To Life through Stylish Furniture Edward Cardenas forCBS Detroit The founders of Workshop Detroit are giving new life to old homes throughout the city. Unlike many stores which feature furniture pieces made from freshly cut lumber, Workshop’s products are made from reclaimed wood from homes in Detroit – and the cities within its border – that were slated for demolition. James Willer and Kevin Borsay opened the small furniture store and workshop inside the Fisher Building in...
Read the Crain’s Detroit article in its original format HERE Detroit's First 'Innovation District' an Evolving Cluster of Creative Biz Amy Haimerl forCrain’s Detroit Business Last month, Mayor Mike Duggan announced the formation of Detroit's first "innovation district," stretching up Woodward Avenue from the riverfront to New Center. "We have right now some great creative energy occurring in downtown and Midtown," he said at the time. "The focus of the innovation district will be to create an anchor to support neighborhood business incubators across the city." The announcement came on...
Help Midtown Detroit, Inc. Build a Green Alley Midtown Detroit, Inc. is excited to share news with you about an upcoming revitalization project in Midtown. Many of the neighborhood alleys are in varying states of disrepair and need to be updated or reconstructed. These underutilized alleys are seen as having a negative impact on our community, but through our Green Alley Program we have found that when we convert these spaces to beautified, usable public spaces, there are innumerable positive outcomes. Now, we're turning our attention to the alley located between Selden and Alexandrine...
By Erin Piscopink
Tagged: All Neighborhoods
Second Avenue Converted to Two-Way Traffic As of Monday, June 23, Second Avenue will operate as a two way street between Temple and Warren. An indirect left turn lane from westbound Warren to southbound Second Avenue has been constructed. There will be parallel parking, a bike lane, and a vehicle traffic lane in each direction along with a center turn lane. Midtown Detroit, Inc. has advocated for this change and is pleased to announce its completion. This project is one of many efforts to maintain the historical integrity of Midtown. Second Avenue was historically a two way street....
Read the Crain's article in its original format HERE WSU Physician Group to Consolidate in Midtown Site Jay Greene forCrain's Detroit Business All of the physicians employed by the Detroit-based Wayne State University Physician Group will report to the same clinic building when the group's $53 million ambulatory care center opens in Midtown in 2016. The planned five-story, 153,000-square-foot ambulatory center, at 3750 Woodward Ave., will house all of the nonprofit academic group's more than 15 specialty clinics in about 100,000 square feet, said Ken Lee, executive director of WSUPG and...