Oct 12

Incumbent Republican Governor Rick Snyder will square off against Democratic challenger Mark Schauer before a live audience on Sunday, Oct. 12 at 6 p.m. EDT on the campus of Wayne State University in Detroit.

Facing the largest municipal bankruptcy in American history, Detroit has adopted diverse solutions to give itself a facelift. The city is tackling blight and dilapidated homes with help from technology like smartphone apps and online crowdsourcing, and offering incentives to…

Detroit Public Television will live stream sessions from the Great Lakes Restoration Conference this week. Watch a live stream from 1-5 p.m. Tuesday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday and 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Thursday. All times EDT.

Jun 24

Building musical instruments from Detroit’s wreckage

Reclaim Detroit is a nonprofit organization that dismantles vacant buildings to re-use their materials. That’s music to the ears of Michigan luthier Gary Zimnicki, who is using reclaimed floorboards and ceilings to craft ukuleles and mandolins. Filmmaker Roy Feldman from…

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