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$35M To Help Detroit Neighborhoods, Condado Tacos Coming To Royal Oak, Mosaic Founder Retires
Dec 10 • 20 min
Happy Monday, worker drones! On today’s show: Detroit’s Strategic Neighborhood Fund gets a $35 million infusion from seven companies in what’s said to be the largest corporate donation to Detroit neighborhoods, ever. The city will splash the…
The Weed Is Freed In Michigan Plus 6 Things To Know Around Detroit
Dec 6 • 9 min
On the show: Michigan is the first state in the midwest and the tenth nationally to legalize recreational marijuana. The ballot measure passed last month with almost 56 percent of the vote, and it became official law today. There are few key…
New Purpose Awards Aims To Highlight People Doing Good Work In Detroit
Dec 5 • 12 min
There are a lot of people doing good work in Detroit. Folks that put their shoulder to the wheel and are making things happen and making the community better. But often, those folks don’t get as much recognition. That’s why Ryan Landau and Re:Purpose,…
Michigan Central Depot Progress, Lame Duck Update & Lyft’s Most Popular Detroit Destinations
Dec 4 • 19 min
On today’s show: Jer was back at Michigan Central Station today and checked in on the progress of the restoration and renovation as phase one kicks off. The Michigan Legislature is taking up a set of controversial bills, most with the aim of blunting…
Jeep, Rivian Electric Cars And Sven’s L.A. Auto Show Wrap-Up
Dec 3 • 21 min
In a very special episode of the podcast recorded on Noel Night at the Podcast Detroit studios in the Detroit Shipping Company, we run down the Detroit contributions to the L.A. Auto Show and an electric car company that emerged from obscurity to…
A Block In Detroit’s North End Neighborhood Makes A Beautiful Transformation
Nov 30 • 7 min
Big fancy towers downtown get all the press, but today we take you to Detroit’s North End neighborhood and check out a revitalization project on John R between Kenilworth and Westminster. There was $100,000 of exterior work on the building they are in…
Esquire Highlights Two Area Restaurants, Winter Blast Expands, Bike Share Report And Hard Rock Cafe Closes
Nov 28 • 12 min
On today’s show, we talk about the news that Hard Rock closed. Also, the bike share service MoGo shared a new report of ridership and usage. The Winter Blast is expanding and has a new sponsor. Shianne has all the details. And, two Detroit area…
5 Things To Know In Detroit Plus Shianne’s Noel Night Guide
Nov 27 • 16 min
On today’s show: President Trump is taking aim at GM’s electric car incentives that were going to sunset anyway Ford’s incentives for their $740 million Corktown campus are approved Shield’s is opening in Midtown…
GM’s Monday Massacre And The Closing Of Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly
Nov 26 • 27 min
General Motors dropped a bomb on Monday, saying it will likely close three assembly plants including Detroit-Hamtramck in a pre-emptive move to cut costs and headcount ahead of an expected downturn. The moves mean the elimination of as many as 14,000…
Detroit City FC Is Becoming A Pro Soccer Team. Here’s What’s Next With Fletcher Sharpe
Nov 21 • 17 min
Detroit will get a professional soccer team, but in a different way than many expected. No, Major League Soccer isn’t coming to Detroit — not yet anyway — despite the efforts of Dan Gilbert and Pistons owner Tom Gores. Instead, the popular…
Dan Gilbert’s Point Man Jared Fleisher On Reforming Auto Insurance In Michigan
Nov 20 • 19 min
Dan Gilbert made headlines this week when he issued an ultimatum to state lawmakers: Find a fix for Michigan’s broken no-fault auto insurance system by mid-2019 or I’ll bankroll an effort to put a proposal on the statewide ballot in 2020. On today’s…
Behind Downtown Royal Oak’s New Ad Campaign With Mark Lantz
Nov 19 • 18 min
There’s a lot of competition between Metro Detroit area downtowns lately. Detroit, Ferndale, Royal Oak and others are aiming for shoppers, diners and residents as urban centers and more dense living and shopping are now the hot thing not just here but…
First Look At The New Restaurant Besa, Most Instagrammable Places In Detroit For The Holidays And The Best Drinkware
Nov 15 • 27 min
Devon O’Reilly, international man of intrigue, is Daily Detroit’s Man About Town. He joins us today for a week-ending episode devoted to the things that truly matter: Where to eat, what to drink and where are the best place around town to broadcast…
6 Things To Know In Detroit
Nov 14 • 9 min
Your show for November 14, 2018: Greektown Casino will be sold to Penn National. Dan Gilbert’s going to take the cash and invest in more Detroit properties. Two popular art pieces - one by Shepard Fairey, the other How & Nosm - on the side of a…
How To Successfully Crowdfund With Overworld Board Game Designer Nemo Rathwald
Nov 13 • 24 min
Today we do a deep dive into a corner of Detroit. One that’s making board games. Jer’s guest is Nemo Rathwald. He’s the designer and creator of the board game Overworld, a recently successfully funded and delivered Kickstarter project. …
4 Things To Know And 3 Places To Go In Detroit
Nov 12 • 21 min
Welcome to the work week, automatons! Here’s what to know: 1. We talk about the report Moody’s Investors Services released on Detroit, which essentially asks where’s the love (and money) for the neighborhoods. 2. Some development news: In Ferndale,…
Ford’s Sunny Madra Talks About Buying Spin, Karen Dybis Is Chronicling Detroit’s Delray And More
Nov 8 • 16 min
On November 8, 2018: Ford made news today by buying Spin, an e-scooter mobility company. Jer head to the Ford World Headquarters to talk with the VP of Ford X, Sunny Madra, about the purchase and what they plan to do with the service. And, it’s…
Michigan’s Blue Wave And Legal Marijuana, Explained
Nov 7 • 38 min
It was a big Election Day here in Michigan, where the much-discussed “blue wave” helped sweep Democrats — all of them women — into the top statewide elected offices. A fourth, Debbie Stabenow, survived a closer-than-expected battle to win…
I-696 Construction May Not Be Finished By Christmas, Election Day & More Detroit News
Nov 6 • 13 min
Happy Election Day, Detroit! On today’s show, we run down some news about long lines and voting machine hiccups across the region. Reports of long lines are widespread. Elsewhere, Amazon HQ2 is said to be headed to the New York City and…
Hotel Strike Ends, New DIA Asian Art Wing, Detroit-Style Pizza & More
Nov 5 • 10 min
Welcome to Monday, friends. Here’s your Daily Detroit for Nov. 5: The workers strike at the Westin Book Cadillac hotel is over, as the Unite Here union announces a settlement and a new contract. GM has rolled out e-bikes as part of its focus on…
New Pistons Threads, Madonna, Knight Foundation Invests In Art And Our Nov. 6 Picks
Nov 1 • 30 min
On today’s edition of your Daily Detroit podcast, the team goes deep on the major statewide races and ballot issues that will appear on next week’s Nov. 6 ballot. We’re not making newspaper-style “endorsements,” just breaking down each race and, yes,…
Detroit Says Goodbye Devil’s Night, GM Buyouts, Plus The New Hazel, Ravines & Downtown
Oct 31 • 14 min
This is your Daily Detroit for October 31, 2018. Happy Halloween! A few of the stories on today’s show. GM is offering buyouts to 18,000 workers. An update to the ongoing Michigan marijuana saga. Devil’s night is no longer a thing in Detroit….
Chef Godwin Talks About His New Restaurant, Matt Friedman On Ilitch Sports TV, Golden Tate Gone
Oct 30 • 26 min
This is your Daily Detroit recorded on October 30, 2018. On today’s show, more than 200 medical marijuana businesses face closure in Michigan. Golden Tate is no longer a Detroit Lion. Brenda Jones wants to be a congressperson for more than a few…
Mayor Mike Duggan, Richard Florida And More At CityLab Detroit
Oct 29 • 20 min
From the CityLab Detroit conference, this is your Daily Detroit podcast for October 29, 2018. We have four major components of our show today: First, Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan. He teased a new universal Pre-K program here at CityLab Detroit. Although…
IlitchVision? Pewabic Opens Expansion, Sanders And Kar’s Tie Up And News
Oct 25 • 15 min
Your Detroit stories: The Ilitch organization is talking about launching its own regional sports network (and we discuss other sportsy news, including soccer in Detroit). First reported…
Tasting Detroit’s Food With Pati Jinich, Scooters Expand Across City, Openings & News
Oct 24 • 26 min
This is your Daily Detroit for October 24, 2018 from the Podcast Detroit studios at the Detroit Shipping Company. If you’re anything like us, then you’re a huge fan of PBS, and you also love food. And if you check both of those boxes, then…
Strike Pushes Big Conference To Move, Substitute Teachers Left Out, Royal Oak Parking Woes And More
Oct 23 • 12 min
Your Daily Detroit podcast sharing what to know and where to go in Detroit recorded on October 23, 2018: The ongoing strike by workers at the Westin Book Cadillac has prompted organizers of the CityLab 2018 conference to relocate to the Marriott at…
Police Investigate Detroit Funeral Homes After Remains Found, Ford Taps Bryan Cranston For New Ads & New Life For An Old Detroit Mall
Oct 22 • 15 min
Here’s your Daily Detroit podcast recorded in the Paris of the Midwest on Monday Oct. 22: Two Detroit funeral homes are under investigation after police found the remains of fetuses and a dead infant. One of the businesses — Perry Funeral Home —…
Police To Get Raises, Greektown Changes, Body Positive Cycling Studio To Open
Oct 18 • 19 min
Our feature interview today is with Amy Latawiec. She’s the founder of a new body positive indoor cycling (or spin) studio on the east side of the city called Rebel Cycle Studio. More: https://www.facebook.com/RebelCycleStudioDetroit/ Our…
Detroit Riverfront Gets Huge Grant For Park, Michigan Leads Nation In Identity Theft Complaints & More
Oct 17 • 15 min
Your stories for October 17, 2018: - Detroit’s riverfront just took another major step forward. The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation is making a $50 million grant to redevelop West Riverfront Park. - Keeping with the theme, here’s a…
Mike Clark Dies, The High Cost Of Auto Insurance In Michigan w Steve Gursten & News
Oct 16 • 23 min
Big show for you today. Our feature interview is with Steve Gursten. He’s an auto law attorney and breaks down the breakdown in Michigan’s insurance system. After all, it’s the most expensive in the nation to get your car insured in this state.. and…
Checking In On Belle Isle With Michele Hodges Of The Belle Isle Conservancy
Oct 15 • 17 min
As we hit the fall season, we thought it appropriate to check in with Michele Hodges about Detroit’s beloved Belle Isle State Park. She heads the Belle Isle Conservancy, the non-profit devoted to supporting the park. The non-profit is working to keep…
Video Emerges Of White Defendant Shooting At Black Teen, Gilbert’s Skyscraper To Be Even Taller, Food And Booze Updates & Your News
Oct 11 • 11 min
Your show for October 11th, 2018: Newly released surveillance video contradicts the claims of a white, former Detroit Fire Department lieutenant that he tripped and accidentally discharged a gunshot at a 14-year-old black student who had…
Tigers TV Broadcasters Out, Belle Isle Aquarium Grant, Solar-Powered Bus Stop & Your News
Oct 10 • 11 min
Your stories for October 10, 2018: Federal law enforcement officials rounded up more than 120 missing children in Michigan as part of a giant sweep for sex trafficking victims. - The Detroit Tigers will have a new team calling games from the…
How To Support Detroit Neighborhood Businesses, Water To Come Back On In Detroit Schools & Your News
Oct 9 • 16 min
This is your Daily Detroit podcast recorded on October 9, 2018. Our guest for the show is Detroit City Councilman James Tate, to talk about the upcoming “Cash Flash” in Detroit’s District 1. Your Detroit stories: - Detroit’s getting yet another…
Behind The Strike At The Book Cadillac Hotel, Flex-N-Gate Opens, Motorama Motel Price Update, Palmer Park & Your News
Oct 8 • 15 min
On the Daily Detroit Podcast today: - Flex N Gate opens on the east side of Detroit, hiring 50% Detroit residents into jobs. Looking for a job yourself? Here’s a link to job training at Detroit At Work. - We hit the streets to talk to folks on both…
Detroit City Councilman Indicted, Olayami Dabls Exhibition In Fisher Building, Your News
Oct 4 • 15 min
Our feature interview is with Detroit artist Olayami Dabls about his new exhibit in the Fisher Building lobby that examines the Civil Rights era. Everard Findlay, the exhibit’s curator, also joins Sven Gustafson. Your stories: The long and storied…
Investigating Detroit’s Bus Signage Problems, Buddy’s Pizza At The Zoo And News
Oct 3 • 12 min
- The rollout of Detroit’s new ConnecTen bus program has hit some bumps in the road. Signage held up with masking tape, confused riders, and the state of the State Fair Transit Center signage was a mess. Jer looked into it and the city now…
Your Detroit News, Grand Prix Update And Checking Out A New Corktown Development
Oct 2 • 15 min
Your stories: - A battle is intensifying between Mayor Mike Duggan, Attorney General Bill Schuette and lawyers representing automobile accident victims. - In a national story that impacts many people here in Metro Detroit, Amazon is raising…
Bike Lane Angst, Wine Can Be Shipped To Michigan, Bridge Details And News
Oct 1 • 14 min
Your stories: - President Trump is celebrating a deal over a revised North American trade deal with Canada and Mexico as returning the U.S. to a “manufacturing powerhouse.” - Monday was the first day of a new work requirement for…
Roadwork Resuming, High School Closing Mid-year, Detroit Police Taking Over Towing, International Podcast Day
Sep 27 • 15 min
- The weeks-long lockout of unionize road-construction workers and a group of contractors has come to a temporary end, meaning long-stalled road projects should finally recommence. - The school year is less than a month old, but parents and…
Cadillac Comes Back Home, Gilbert Could Buy Tigers And Your News From TedXDetroit
Sep 26 • 14 min
Detroit stories: Word comes today that the iconic Cadillac brand will again make the Detroit area its home after nearly four years in Manhattan. - Every single large-scale apartment development built in Detroit this year has been a luxury…
Your Daily Detroit For September 25, 2018
Sep 25 • 16 min
On the show: For our feature interview, U of M Ross School of Business Professor Emeritus Marina Whitman joins Sven Gustafson to talk about how tariffs will impact the auto industry and Michigan. Your Detroit News: - Road construction at a variety of…
Abandoned Lee Plaza Gets Windows, Yoga With Cats (Purrlates) And Your Detroit News
Sep 24 • 19 min
Recorded on September 24, 2018: After your headlines, Sven talks with Miranda Mayuiers about Purrlates at the Ferndale Catfe, the first cat cafe in Michigan. Detroit Stories: - A rookie Detroit police officer has been fired after an offensive…
Is There Such A Thing As A New Dive Bar? Plus Your Detroit News
Sep 20 • 20 min
Your Daily Detroit for September 20, 2018. Can there be such a thing as a “new” dive bar? For our feature conversation, Devon’s Detroit columnist Devon O’Reilly stops by to talk about Second Best… and house-made Zima. Apparently that’s a thing. Your…
Why Only Half Of Detroit’s Murders Are Solved With Washington Post Reporter Wes Lowery, Talking “The People’s Bills” With City Councilwoman Mary Sheffield
Sep 19 • 15 min
This is your Daily Detroit recorded on Wednesday, September 19th. This is a special two-part episode. First, Sven speaks with Washington Post reporter Wes Lowery about the paper’s investigative report about overwhelmed homicide detectives in…
Bob Seger To Stop Touring, Previewing TedXDetroit And Your News
Sep 18 • 20 min
Your Daily Detroit podcast for September 18, 2018: - Our feature interview is with Terry Bean and Shawn Lee, talking about TedXDetroit’s 10th anniversary event happening at the Masonic Temple. The conference focuses on ideas worth spreading….
Diving In On The Gerrymandering Ballot Proposal, No Second Tower For A Downtown Hotel & News
Sep 17 • 19 min
This is your Daily Detroit recorded on Monday, September 17. After your headlines, Sven Gustafson will chat about the anti-Gerrymandering proposal on this November’s ballot with Jamie Lyons-Eddy of Voters Not Politicians. But first, let’s…
Eric Thomas Talks Detroit, StockX Gets $44M, City Household Incomes Up & Your News
Sep 13 • 17 min
You show for September 13th, 2018 from the floor of Digital Summit Detroit. Our feature interview is with Eric Thomas, the founder of Saga Marketing. He recently had a piece in the Financial Times and is locally famous for his LinkedIn blog post, “Why…
A Massive “Fatberg” And Your Detroit Headlines From The Floor Of Digital Summit Detroit
Sep 12 • 16 min
From the floor our Daily Detroit podcast for September 12, 2018 - Public works employees in Macomb County have removed a quivering, gelatinous mass from the sewer system that they have affectionately dubbed a “fatberg.” - Detroit Public…
Local True Crime Podcast “Already Gone” Hits 100 Episodes, Yzerman Returning To Detroit? And Your Detroit News
Sep 11 • 15 min
This is your Daily Detroit podcast for September 11, 2018. Our feature interview today at the end of the show is with Nina Innsted. Her True Crime podcast, “Already Gone,” hits 100 episodes this week and it’s about a murder that happened on the site…
Paying for Coneys with Credit Cards and your Detroit news
Sep 10 • 10 min
Welcome back to the work week! This is your Daily Detroit podcast for September 10, 2018. Here are your stories: - It might be the end of an era in Detroit. One of the legendary dueling coneys - Lafayette - will now let you pay for coneys with…
Tension in the Tigers booth, Greg Migliore of Autoblog talks cars and your Detroit news
Sep 6 • 21 min
This is your Daily Detroit podcast for September 6, 2018. Our feature conversation is with Greg Migliore of Autoblog, where we talk about Ford, Tesla, and what’s happening in the car business after our headlines. - Tigers fans were surprised on…
Minimum Wage And Sick Leave Ballot Proposals Get Grabbed By Legislature And News
Sep 5 • 10 min
Your Daily Detroit podcast for September 5, 2018: - In order to have more influence on the final law, the Michigan Senate passed two ballot initiatives Wednesday to raise the minimum wage and mandate employers provide sick leave for employees….
Detroit Area Roadwork Hits A Roadblock, Eastside Mural Demolished & News
Sep 4 • 10 min
Here’s your Daily Detroit podcast for September 4, 2018. - On our show last week before the Labor Day weekend we told you about a lockout dispute affecting members of a labor union that represents road and bridge construction workers. Now, that…
Your Daily Detroit, Labor Day Weekend Edition
Aug 31 • 9 min
This is your Daily Detroit recorded on August 31, 2018. - The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, was scheduled to be laid to rest Friday. A little piece of news out of the funeral is that Chene Park is to be renamed in her honor. - Fellow…
Water Is Shutoff In Detroit Schools, This May Be The End For Zetterberg & Your News
Aug 29 • 9 min
Here’s your show for August 29, 2018. - The saga of dangerous water in Michigan’s urban centers continues, this time in Detroit schools. In an email sent out to teachers, Detroit Public Schools Community District Superintendent Dr. Nikolai…
Detroit Mayor Unveils New Buses & Logo, Texas Couple Leaves Kid Home Alone To See Show In Detroit, Your News
Aug 28 • 10 min
This is your show for Tuesday, August 28th. - You can say goodbye to the familiar Green and Yellow stripes on Detroit buses. In a parking lot on Gratiot outside of Mike’s Fresh Market, the city of Detroit today unveiled new buses, new…
Atwater Beach Breaks Ground, Norma G’s To Open & Your News
Aug 27 • 8 min
Your show for August 27, 2018: - Ground broke today near Chene Park on what promises to be - when it’s complete - one of Detroit’s hottest new public attractions. Sven Gustafson caught up with Mark Wallace of the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy to…
Duggan sues over high car insurance rates, lots of Detroit bus updates and your news
Aug 23 • 10 min
Your show for Thursday, August 23, 2018. - Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan and a group of Detroit-area residents have filed a federal lawsuit alleging that Michigan’s no-fault auto insurance law is unconstitutional and is unfairly expensive for drivers….
Detroit City FC Might Go Pro, Food News, Detroit’s Getting A Floating Bar Of Light
Aug 22 • 17 min
Our August 22, 2018 features an interview with Sean Mann, CEO of Detroit City FC. The season may be over, but there’s still a lot of activity with the organization, including efforts to go professional and to roll out their sports complex and bar on…
Lindell AC Documentary Is Coming To TV, Wayne State Developments & Your Detroit News
Aug 22 • 11 min
This is your Daily Detroit recorded on August 21, 2018. Our stories: - It’s been a tough year for Detroit police and first responders. There have been three deaths on the police force in the line of duty in 2018, and numerous incidents off-duty….
Meet The Hatch Detroit Finalists & Your News
Aug 20 • 16 min
This is your Daily Detroit for August 20, 2018. Your Detroit news: - Detroiter Garlin Gilchrist the second has been picked to be the running mate for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer. Sven and Jer discuss. - There has been some…
Remembering Aretha Franklin With Evrod Cassimy, Marsha Music, Dan Austin & Detroiters
Aug 17 • 31 min
Today, we devote the entire Daily Detroit podcast to Aretha Franklin. We talk to Detroiters you may know, and those you may not, about the Queen of soul. Guests include: Evrod Cassimy, a friend of Franklin and journalist at WDIV Local 4 TV. Marsha…
Trying Vegan Coney Dogs, Ford Is Spending Big Bucks In Corktown and Previewing Digital Summit Detroit
Aug 16 • 17 min
Show for August 15, 2018: - Ford expects to spend a lot of money to renovate the abandoned train station. - Measles cases are on the rise in Michigan. - Free showings of the film ‘Black Panther” at the Detroit Film Theater. - We try the new Vegan…
Lions roll out a new “Power Hour,” Is there an Auto bubble? And Michigan restaurant owners are optimistic
Aug 14 • 18 min
- Detroit Lions fans will be able to get their drink and eats on for cheaper. The team and its hospitality partner announced new all-day value pricing at Ford Field for game days. - Is there a car bubble brewing? Our next guest says that rising…
Aretha Franklin gravely ill, Ossian Sweet House update with Karen Dybis, plus your Detroit news
Aug 13 • 18 min
Here’s our show on August 13, 2018. - The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, is said to be “gravely ill.” That’s according to multiple reports and family friend Evrod Cassimy, a WDIV anchor and reporter. - Legendary Detroit Tigers pitcher Jack…
Grand Prix Will Be Back On Belle Isle, Amanda Lewan of Bamboo Detroit + Your News
Aug 11 • 15 min
Saturday, August 11, 2018 show: The Detroit Grand Prix is, in fact, returning to Belle Isle. That’s thanks to an agreement announced Friday between race organizers and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Speaking of cars.. I-696…
Brooks letter, Brenda Jones to Congress (maybe), SMART may recount and what to do this weekend in Detroit
Aug 9 • 7 min
This is your Daily Detroit News Byte for August 9, 2018: Will she or won’t she? That’s the question facing Detroit city council president Brenda Jones who has the chance to be a U.S. Congressperson for a couple months. Bus service in Macomb County…
Explaining PFAS in Michigan with Garret Ellison of MLIVE, election results, and your Detroit stories
Aug 8 • 19 min
From the studios of Podcast Detroit in the Cass Corridor, this is your Daily Detroit News Byte recorded on Wednesday, August 8th. We have primary election results, headlines, and today’s deep dive is about P-FAS. The chemical, used in…
Gretchen Whitmer interview and your Detroit headlines
Aug 2 • 16 min
This is your August 2, 2018 show. Our feature interview today is with Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer. As a note, we’ve now interviewed all three Democratic candidates and you can find their interviews in our podcast feed. - One of…
Savor Food and Wine Festival coming to the Detroit Zoo and your Detroit news
Aug 1 • 11 min
On our show recorded on August 1, 2018: - There’s a Savor Food and Wine Festival coming to the Detroit Zoo you’ll want to check out. HOUR Detroit’s Lauren Mohan joins us to talk about the event with all you can eat samples and tastings of beer and…
Thoughts On SMART Buses, Meet South Ferndale (Or “SoFe”) and Your Headlines
Jul 31 • 15 min
Next week is the primary election in Michigan, and many voters in Macomb, Oakland and Wayne Counties will be weighing the issue of transit. And Sven and Jer weigh in with their opinions. Janitors that take care of some of Detroit’s most iconic…
First Taste Test Of The New Little Caesars 5 Meat Pizza And Your Detroit News
Jul 30 • 14 min
On your show recorded on July 30, 2018: Our feature? At the end of the show, about the 8:52 mark, at the “office” Nuri Gocay, Sven Gustafson, Shianne Nocerini and Jer Staes do a taste test of the new Little Caesars 5 Meat Pizza launched today. Also:…
Detroit City Lacrosse, Grand Prix On Belle Isle Update And News
Jul 28 • 15 min
Recorded on July 27, 2018: Our featured guest is Christianne Sims. She’s the founder of Detroit City Lacrosse, and she talks about the new program and how it’ll impact the youth of Detroit. Our headlines: - Signs are pointing to the Grand Prix…
Detroit Development-A-Palooza And Your Stories
Jul 26 • 11 min
We made it to 100 episodes of sharing what to know and where to go in Metro Detroit. Wheee! There are a few major development projects in downtown we break down, as well as rising rents. A woman who had a baby in the Macomb County Jail is suing as…
Detroit Native Phil Lewis of the Huffington Post + Your Headlines
Jul 24 • 20 min
Happy 317th Birthday, Detroit! We’re having an informal happy hour at our Detroit studio to celebrate 100 episodes Thursday. Link on our Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1882753571790877/ Phil Lewis, Front Page editor of the Huffington…
Tour Belle Isle In A Sweet Model A — Plus Your Detroit News
Jul 23 • 15 min
This is your Daily Detroit News Byte for July 23, 2018. Welcome back from the weekend. We hope that it was eventful and dry. Sven is off and in the woods, literally. He’ll be back later in the week. Let’s get on with today’s show. Detroit’s Auto…
New Police Boat, Ferndale & Hazel Park Development, Soccer News & Festivals This Weekend
Jul 19 • 23 min
This is your Daily Detroit for Thursday, June 19th, 2018. The Detroit Police Department has its first new patrol boat since 1986, and it’s named after fallen Detroit officer Kenneth “Shark” Steil. A vacant Detroit elementary school in the Old…
Detroit’s Bankruptcy 5 Years Later With Nathan Bomey, Lisa Ludwinski of Sister Pie Has A New Book And Detroit News
Jul 18 • 23 min
On the show recorded on July 18, 2018: It’s the fifth anniversary of the city of Detroit declaring bankruptcy, so we have a special episode. Nathan Bomey, author of “Detroit Resurrected,” a book on Detroit’s bankruptcy, reflects on the events five…
Detroit News, MoGo Gets Bigger and Thomas Leeper, Every Linear Mile
Jul 17 • 23 min
Blame it on the bollards: We’ve got bikes on the brain here today at Daily Detroit. A quick weekend trip to Columbus, Ohio, plus this feature in the Los Angeles Times about what LeBron James’ new bike commute might be like, also make us…
A Retractable Roof On Ford Field? Opening A Motorcycle Shop In Detroit & More
Jul 16 • 17 min
In today’s show recorded on July 16, 2018, we discuss: Ford Field’s future retractable roof? The future of the Belle Isle Grand Prix Detroit misses out on hosting the NCAA Final Four The Gordie Howe International Bridge groundbreaking Detroit’s…
New Cass-Henry Historic District With Eric Kehoe, MoGo Expansion, Red Bull Arts Detroit, Amazon Hiring
Jul 11 • 9 min
Today, we dive into the new Cass-Henry Historic District, and what it means for two Ilitch-owned buildings threatened with demolition, with Eric Kehoe of Preservation Detroit; MoGo will expand bike sharing to five suburbs and more Detroit…
Auto Show To June, Brandstatter Out, Campus Martius Improvements & Hatch Detroit
Jul 10 • 15 min
This is your Daily Detroit News Byte recorded on July 10, 2018. - Right under the deadline for finishing the show, we got word that the Detroit City Council has unanimously voted for a new Cass-Henry Historic District. - The Detroit auto show is…
Royal Oak Restaurant Rumble, This Week In Detroit City FC w/ Fletcher Sharpe
Jul 9 • 31 min
And we’re back from the summer holiday week… and right into a rumble among Royal Oak restaurants in regard to parking and the future of the city. We also dive into some recent closings (Fist of Curry) and openings (Detroit Shipping Company). …
Alan Mallach, Author Of “The Divided City,” Detroit City FC Wrap-Up & Lafayette Park Development
Jul 2 • 30 min
Alan Mallach is the author of “The Divided City: Poverty and Prosperity in Urban America.” He joins Sven to talk about Detroit’s nascent and unequal comeback. Fletcher Sharpe also bring us his weekly wrap-up of Detroit City FC and he talks World Cup. And…
Detroiter Wendell Brown Sentenced To Four Years In Chinese Jail, Auto News With Greg Migliore Of Autoblog & More
Jun 28 • 14 min
Wendell Brown, a Detroiter who went to King High School, loved football so much that he ended up going to China to teach the sport. Now he’s in jail over a controversial incident. #FreeWendellBrown Greg Migliore from Autoblog joins us to talk all…
Detroit’s Fitzgerald Neighborhood To See A New Chapter, 2018 RTA Plan Really Dead & News
Jun 27 • 15 min
This is your Daily Detroit News Byte for June 27, 2018. - Some say Detroit’s comeback isn’t making it into the neighborhoods. So we went to the Fitzgerald neighborhood in Detroit today to check on a new development happening that not only has historic…
Self-Driving Shuttles Hit Detroit’s Streets, Open Streets Coming To Rouge Park & News
Jun 26 • 12 min
- Detroit is about to becoming the first urban core in America with independent, self-driving commercial vehicles on public streets - A Country Fresh dairy plant in the Detroit suburb of Livonia is closing its doors due to losing business from…
24-Hour Bus Service Improvements In City, Demo Day, This Week In Detroit City FC & More
Jun 25 • 22 min
This is your show for June 25, 2018: - The Detroit Department of Transportation plans a series of public meetings to share details and gather feedback about changes it plans to make to DDOT bus service starting in September. That’s when DDOT says it…
The Suburban Case For Regional Transit With Andy Meisner, Housing Prices Rising & More
Jun 21 • 25 min
June 21, 2018: There’s been a lot of talk about rising housing prices in downtown Detroit, but prices are rising in many areas of the state — especially southeastern Michigan. - Detroit’s Third Man Records is offering up a free vinyl record…
Morouns Are Back At The Bridge Fight, Previewing The Ford Fireworks & News
Jun 20 • 16 min
On our June 20, 2018 show: Hot on the heels of the big celebration for Michigan Central Station, Moroun-controlled entities are pushing for President Donald J. Trump to stop the Gordie Howe International Bridge Project with a TV ad aimed at the…
The Old Train Station In Detroit Will Roar Back To Life With Bill Ford Jr. & Others
Jun 19 • 21 min
Today’s Daily Detroit News Byte is all about the most visible sign of Detroit’s turnaround in the years, the fact that Michigan Central Station is coming back to life thanks to Ford Motor Company. On the show, we’re joined by a variety of guests. We…
Goodbye Ron Gurdjian Of Tom’s Tavern, This Week in DCFC, Dequindre Cut & More
Jun 18 • 18 min
This is your Daily Detroit News Byte for June 18, 2018. - More details have been coming out over the weekend around Ford buying Michigan Central Station in Corktown. - The seating supplier Adient says it’s decided to scrap plans to move its…
Market Known For Selling Octopi To Red Wings Fans Will Close, Art Happenings In Detroit & News
Jun 14 • 14 min
Our stories for June 14, 2018: A SUPERIOR ENDING: If you want an Octopus for your next Red Wings game, you’re going to have to find another place for next season. Word is that Superior Fish Company on 11 mile in downtown Royal Oak is shuttering this…
New Soccer Complex In Detroit, HOUR Detroit Best Of Party & Local News
Jun 13 • 15 min
This is your Daily Detroit News Byte for Jun 13, 2018. - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is accusing Oakland County of pushing discriminatory housing policies in how it divvies up federal housing money. - You know that…
City Modern In Brush Park, This Week In Detroit City FC And More
Jun 12 • 18 min
Our stories…. - Some of the things that many families would take for granted in another city just aren’t a thing in Detroit - even basics like a school bus. To help fix this, 10 of Detroit’s public schools and charter schools are…
Ford Buys Michigan Central Station, Dan Austin of Historic Detroit
Jun 11 • 31 min
It’s a real thing. Ford Motor Company has bought Michigan Central Station in Corktown. Long a symbol of Detroit’s decline, we’re going to find out soon - June 19, in fact - what exactly the property is going to be. But in the meantime, this is big…
FlashFoodBox Launches In Detroit, Como’s Bought & More News
Jun 7 • 18 min
- Members of Detroit City Council will debate a new proposal to regulate medical marijuana businesses in the city. - The Republican-controlled state House and Senate have adopted a citizen petition to pull the prevailing wage law off the books….
New Sports Medicine Institute To Open In Detroit, Todd Fenton Talks Rethink Royal Oak And Your News
Jun 6 • 23 min
- A New DMC Sports Medicine Institute To Open Next To Little Caesars Arena - Detroit To Get Another Movie Theater, This One With 9 Screens - Pay Gap Between Men And Women In Metro Detroit Among Worst In Nation - Fisher Building’s Food Truck Fridays To…
6/5/2018: Your Headlines & Why Transit Matters To Companies Considering Detroit With Bedrock’s Kevin Bopp
Jun 5 • 18 min
Our stories: Marijuana will be on the ballot in Michigan. Metro Detroit has the highest percentage of underwater mortgages in the country, says Zillow. Wells Fargo is pulling out of the Midwest. Food news, including the Sugar House is named the best bar…
This Week In Detroit City FC, Barley BBQ And Beats (And More)
Jun 4 • 17 min
This is your News Byte Podcast for June 4th, 2018. -Historic Albert Kahn Building bought -MGM Grand Detroit Is One Of The Most Valuable Pieces Of Land In America -Caesars Windsor Will Reopen Thursday -Gleaners Gets A Grant From The Morgan Stanley…
Jason Hall On Leaving Slow Roll, Democratic Candidate Shri Thanedar & More
May 31 • 27 min
From the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island at the Mackinac Policy Conference, this is your News Byte Podcast for May 31st, 2018. -Employers band together for transit -The one-time Purple Gang hangout, the Leland Hotel, will see new life as…
One On One With Dr. Abdul El-Sayed, Opioids In Michigan & More
May 30 • 35 min
This is your News Byte Podcast for May 30th, 2018 Today we kick of a series of one on one interviews with Michigan Gubernatorial candidates from both parties. Today’s show has Dr. Abdul El-Sayed. More on that in a minute. - Detroit didn’t get an MLS…
Belle Isle Gets Too Crowded, This Week In Detroit City FC with Fletcher Sharpe & More
May 29 • 12 min
This is your News Byte Podcast for May 29th, 2018/ Here are your stories for today. - Mark Hackel says that the Regional Transit Authority proposal should be dead “forever.” - Belle Isle gets shut down on Memorial Day Weekend - Developments on the…
Ford Moves Into Corktown, Vivian Host Of Redbull Radio Previews Movement & More
May 24 • 27 min
This is your News Byte Podcast for May 25th, 2018 Here are your stories for today. - Detroit’s population continues to slide, according to the U.S. Census - Ford starts moving employees into Corktown where they’ve renovated a former hosiery factory…
Detroit’s Bond Rating Goes Up, Karen Dybis Checks Out The Downtown Spring Market, Majestic Renovation & More
May 23 • 12 min
This is your News Byte Podcast for May 24th, 2018 Here are your stories for today. - Detroit’s bond rating has been upgraded by Moody’s. We talk about how increased tax collections have improved Detroit’s financial picture and how incentives come into…
RTA Transit Plans Die A Suburban Death, A Possible Michigan Minimum Wage Hike & More
May 23 • 14 min
This is your News Byte Podcast for May 23rd, 2018. Here are your stories for today. - The plan for a four-county regional Transit Authority in southeastern Michigan are practically dead. And what’s the truth about Amazon’s HQ2 bid and regional…
New KAWS Statue Downtown, This Week In Detroit City FC & More
May 21 • 17 min
This is your News Byte Podcast for May 21st, 2018 Here are your stories for today. - A new statue by Brooklyn based artist KAWS is creating quite a stir - Lions coach Matt Patricia and the Lions will not be disciplined by the NFL - Cadillac Place will…
MSU Settlement, Detroit Vegan City, Sushi Disappointment, Bike To Work Day And More
May 16 • 11 min
From sunny northwest Detroit, this is your Daily Detroit News Byte for Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Here are your stories for today. - There’s a $500 million dollar settlement in between Michigan State University and victims of Larry Nassar - That house…
East Jefferson Bike Lanes, MoGo Rolls Out Adaptive Bikes, New Highland Park High School Plans & More
May 15 • 15 min
From the bustling heart of Midtown over a couple Faygo pops, this is your Daily Detroit News Byte for Tuesday, May 15th. Here are your stories for today. -East Jefferson is getting smaller for cars… and bigger for bikes - Detroit’s Bike sharing…
Michigan’s Drug Problem, This Week In Detroit City FC with Fletcher Sharpe & More
May 14 • 16 min
This is your Daily Detroit News Byte for Byte for Monday, May 14, 2018. - Michigan has one of the worst drug problems in the country. We begin to dive in on a complex issue that we’re going to cover more. - Cold water thrown on the idea of a…
Greg Migliore of Autoblog Talks Ford, Kresge Survey, Microsoft Opening & The Jamaican Pot
May 11 • 17 min
This is your Daily Detroit News Byte for Byte for Friday May 11th, 2018. - Sven has a conversation with Greg Migliore, the editor in chief of AutoBlog. We’re kicking off a new monthly segment talking auto industry news. Sven and Greg talk about how…
Detroit Buses & Lyft Partner Up, Road Repaving, Abdul El-Sayed’s MiFi Internet Plan & More
May 9 • 13 min
This is your Daily Detroit News Byte for Byte for Wednesday, May 9, 2018. - Three Michigan cities are among the top 10 most violent in America - Homelessness is down for a third year in three core cities - Ridesharing service Lyft and Detroit’s bus…
PGA Tour Coming To The Motor City, Growing Detroit’s Young Talent & More
May 8 • 16 min
This is your Daily Detroit News Byte for Byte for Tuesday, May 8, 2018. -Soon, you’ll be able to live on the old Tiger Stadium site -The PGA Tour is coming Detroit. Jer and I put on our finest plaid knickers and talk about it. -City Year and Gensler…
$130 Million For Detroit’s Neighborhoods, Bringing Back Detroit’s Cornices & More
May 7 • 15 min
This is your Daily Detroit News Byte for Byte for Monday, May 7, 2018. - Detroit Neighborhoods Could See $130 million in investment - The DMC and Wayne State physicians sign a 6-month extension - The Detroit Pistons Change horses and fire their coach…
DMC Cuts Ties With WSU Docs, The Auto Show Could Move & More
May 3 • 18 min
This is your Daily Detroit News Byte for Thursday, May 3rd, 2018. Here are your stories. Today’s episode was recorded in the historic London Chop House in downtown Detroit. - The Detroit Medical Center is cutting ties with Wayne State University…
A Streetcar With Much To Be Desired, Giant Star Wars Photo & More
May 1 • 13 min
This is your Daily Detroit News Byte for Tuesday, May 1st, 2018. Here are your stories. - New data shows struggles for the QLINE. We talk about the story and some of the mistakes made around the streetcar. - New Townhouses are coming to Corktown - May…
A Piece Of Detroit History Gets A Facelift & More
Apr 30 • 13 min
State Oversight Ends for Detroit, Historic Churches Getting Refurbs, New Downtown Developments, Greek Restaurant
LinkedIn In Old Sanders Building, Westin Hotel Renovation, Detroit City FC with Fletcher Sharpe & More
Apr 27 • 21 min
This is your Daily Detroit News Byte for Friday, April 27th. -LinkedIn moves into the old Sanders building downtown -Recreational marijuana is going to a statewide vote -A Southfield hotel gets a multimillion dollar renovation -Reconstruction of…
Getting Detroiters Into Jobs, Bike Lane Rollout Bumps w/ Todd Scott, The Platform Buys A Building & Riverdays
Apr 25 • 19 min
Here’s your Daily Detroit News Byte For Wednesday, April 25th, 2018. Real estate outfit The Platform buys another big New Center building A school that aims to get Detroiters into jobs gets a million dollar donation We have details on the Riverdays…
The Grand Prix And Belle Isle w/ Bud Denker, MoGo Biking Classes, No Booze At Taco Bell & More
Apr 24 • 10 min
Also: Homes in metro Detroit are selling faster, Amazon Key In-Car delivery
Detroit: Become Human, The Largest Robotics Competition In The World Comes To Detroit, Daffodils & More
Apr 23 • 11 min
Here’s your Daily Detroit News Byte For Monday, April 23rd recorded in beautiful Grand Circus Park. A video game set in Detroit, “Detroit: Become Human” is about to launch. A playable demo comes out Tuesday. The largest robotics competition in the…
Detroit Earthquake, Chief Craig Car Cruise, Nathan Bomey’s New Book “After The Fact” & More
Apr 19 • 21 min
Here’s your Daily Detroit News Byte For Thursday, April 19th, 2018. An Earthquake Hit Metro Detroit Thursday We have new numbers for SMART’s FAST bus service. You too could car cruise with Detroit Police Chief James Craig Lyft is going green and…
Historic Affordable Housing Renovation Begins, Gordie Howe Bridge Update, GP Getting A Record Shop, Gleaners Million Meal Match
Apr 18 • 18 min
This is your Daily Detroit News Byte For Wednesday, April 18th, 2018. Affordable apartments for seniors are being renovated in two historic buildings downtown Officials say the new Gordie Howe International Bridge is on track to begin construction…
New Midtown Hotel, Northville Downs, TedXDetroit, Motor City Makeover, Diversity Training With Starbucks In The News, Carl Kasell Tribute
Apr 17 • 16 min
Here’s your Daily Detroit News Byte For Tuesday, April 17th, 2018. Northville Downs is becoming luxury apartments Luxury apartments are coming to Detroit’s University District. Shianne has the Daily Detroit exclusive. Yet another boutique…
Voice Of The Tigers Dan Dickerson, Why Did So Many Lose Power, Michigan Runner Wins Boston Marathon
Apr 16 • 14 min
Here’s your Daily Detroit News Byte For Monday, April 16th, 2018. Apologies for the show being out a little late, we were without power at the studios and internet at the house due to the storms. Here are our stories today. Let’s dive in. So why…
Moroun Wants Trump To Stop The Howe Bridge To Canada, I-696, Detroit Champions Week and Hope Closet
Apr 13 • 13 min
Here’s your Daily Detroit News Byte For Thursday, April 12th, 2018. Here are our stories today. Let’s dive in. The Moroun family asks Donald Trump to stop the Gordie Howe International Bridge I-696 work to begin Monday Love sports? Celebrate the…
The State Of Ferndale, Baltimore Station, and Secret Detroit Author Karen Dybis
Apr 11 • 16 min
Here’s your Daily Detroit News Byte For Wednesday, April 11th, 2018. Let’s dive in: Ferndale’s Police Chief Is Out, and the mayor delivers the state of the city. We break down what’s happening in the popular Detroit suburb New development updates…
Detroit’s West Riverfront Gets A Designer, East Jefferson Bike Lanes, Voyager Gets Top Honors & More
Apr 10 • 10 min
Here’s your Daily Detroit News Byte For Thursday, April 10th, 2018. Here’s what’s happening: Detroit’s West Riverfront Park will be reimagined Detroit’s public school district tests at the bottom of the barrel Bike lanes are coming to East…
Michael Bolton Loves Detroit, The Folk Cafe To Open, Masonic Temple Fixup & Jobs Report
Apr 9 • 17 min
Here’s your Daily Detroit News Byte For Monday, April 9th, 2018. Here’s what’s happening: A new movie about Detroit from Michael Bolton — yes, that Michael Bolton The Detroit Zoo announces new admission and membership prices The Masonic Temple…
Hubert Massey’s Monumental Mural, JoAnne Purtan, The Best Burger Joint & More
Apr 5 • 25 min
Here’s your Daily Detroit News Byte For Thursday, April 5th, 2018. Here’s what’s happening: -Michigan’s lone unicorn tech company, Duo Security, is opening a Detroit office -Macomb County has a new plan to band-aid pockmarked roads -The Hazel…
Exporting Detroit’s Products To The World, Zoo Poo, Brush Park, Buddy’s Pizza Rumors & More
Apr 3 • 12 min
This is your Daily Detroit News Byte For Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018: Brush Park could see another residential development The Fillmore will go quiet for renovations -Detroit’s Project Greenlight safety program expands to a school It’s getting more…
Affordable Home Prices, Pizza News, A Marvel Mortgage Cameo, Forgotten Harvest CEO Kirk Mayes & More
Apr 2 • 19 min
-Wayne County is among the most affordable places in the nation to buy a home. -Detroit Bus Service changes are coming -Fuel economy standards may be changing -Detroiters line up for free pizza…. and the pizza bots are coming -A locally based company is…
Detroit Nonprofit Day, Warren Wants To Create A Downtown, Detroit Councilman Sued & More
Mar 31 • 13 min
This is your Daily Detroit News Byte For Saturday, March 31, 2018. -The suburb of Warren is trying to create a downtown -A Detroit councilman is being sued -Local furniture maker Floyd is opening up a retail shop in Eastern Market -The State of…
3/28/18: Detroit Man Exonerated After 45 Years In Prison, Vehicle Sales Up, Quicken Loans Demo Day, Weekend Events & The Internet Of Things
Mar 28 • 13 min
-A Detroit man wrongly spent 45 years in jail -Vehicle sales are up -We break down new data on parking rates in the city -Quicken Loans is going to award a million bucks to entrepreneurs -Stephen Clark comes out of a short retirement -Boxed Water…
3/27/18: Macomb County Clerk Is Out, Gov Talks Transit & Roads, Belle Isle Boat Launch? And More
Mar 27 • 10 min
This is your Daily Detroit News Byte For Tuesday, March 27, 2018. Macomb County Clerk Karen Spranger removed by a judge Governor Rick Snyder talks transit, roads Belle Isle might get a boat launch Wayne State is expanding the Hilberry Theatre Ford has a…
3/24/18: Inside Amazon’s New Detroit Facility, BMW Pulls Out Of The Auto Show, Bike Lanes & More
Mar 24 • 12 min
We go inside the new Amazon Facility in Livonia with an in-depth narrative audio story BMW rolls out of the Detroit auto show Ferndale may get 97 new residences Royal Oak is getting more bike lanes The Detroit JazzFest is looking to bring concerts to…
3/21/18: State Fairgrounds May Become Mass Transit Hub & Office Development, New Life For Conner Plant, Happy Birthday Albert Kahn & More
Mar 21 • 15 min
This is your Daily Detroit News Byte For Wednesday, March 21st, 2018. The State Fairgrounds site is to be bought by the city and could become a regional transit hub and office development The Conner Assembly Plant will find new life as a museum and…
3/20/18: New Life For The Old Train Station? Eastern Market Micro-Grants, Dan Carmody, Macomb’s Terrible Roads & More
Mar 20 • 15 min
-Ford may breathe new life into the long-empty Michigan central station -Michigan gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer endorsement -Macomb County’s road situation is in dire straits -Eastern market is offering micro-grants -3 of Detroit’s Golf Courses…
3/15/18: There’s A New Mass Transit Plan, Castalia Cocktail Bar, NCAA Hitting Detroit & More
Mar 15 • 17 min
This is your Daily Detroit News Byte For Thursday, March 15th, 2018. Wayne County Exec Warren Evans has a new plan to improve regional transit March Madness comes to Detroit GM invests in autonomous vehicle production in Michigan Detroit businesses…
All Things Detroit, Affordable Housing, Golf Course Drama, Belle Isle Trail, Repurpose.co & More
Mar 14 • 12 min
This is your Daily Detroit News Byte For Wednesday, March 14th, 2018. Three of Detroit’s city-owned golf courses are closing A $250 million dollar fund has been set up for affordable housing I-94 on the east side of the city will be closed this…
Liquor Store Court Fight, MoGo May Expand Into The Suburbs, Lovers Only, New Crime Map, Peruvian Food, Raising Money For Homeless & More
Mar 10 • 14 min
Here are your stories for Saturday, March 10, 2018: Just how far should liquor stores be from each other? The state and small businesses fight it out in court The city of Detroit has a new interactive and easy to use crime map A familiar face goes…
Fail Jail Is Less Fail, DCFC Gets On TV, State Of The City Recap, Spring Markets Coming Downtown
Mar 7 • 17 min
Hey friends! This is you Daily Detroit for Wednesday, March 7, 2018. Our stories: -A new plan emerges for the fail jail -Detroit City FC will be broadcast on Fox Sports Detroit for the first time -Mexicantown in Detroit is getting support to grow its…
Food Truck On Belle Isle? The Detroit Welcome Center Could Close, Thieves May Force A Westside Church To Shutter, And A New Polar Bear
Mar 6 • 16 min
On the show: Ford is temporarily laying off 2,000 people The Detroit Zoo gets a new polar bear Detroit gets positive travel press in two ways Detroit’s Welcome Center May Close Le Petit Zinc is open, and the building that housed Antietam is for sale Belle…
Guns In Detroit Schools? The Auto Show Could Move, Packard Plant Life, Restaurant Incubator and More
Mar 2 • 15 min
This is your Daily Detroit for Friday, March 2, 2018. We had a really long day on Thursday covering the Detroit Policy Conference, so we were a little slow on getting this episode out - that’s why we brought it to you from the back of the struggle bus…
Big Sean And Emagine Building A Movie Theatre, 140+ More Detroit Cops, Pothole Ice Cream, New Factory Opens
Feb 27 • 9 min
This is your Daily Detroit News Byte Podcast for February 27, 2018. Our Detroit news stories today: Detroit has a new budget and that could mean more officers on the streets All of Detroit’s election day poll workers are to be re-tested A long time…
Detroit’s Campground Comes Back To Life, Shifts At Shinola, Stroh’s Beer, And David DeMuth, CEO of Doner
Feb 23 • 19 min
This is your Daily Detroit News Byte for February 23, 2018. The show today was hosted by Jer Staes and Nuri Gocay. Your headlines: There are major Shakeups at Ford Motor Company - and a shift at Shinola. Stroh’s is going to have a new…
Detroit’s Food Trucks That Feed The Homeless, Cliff Russell, Sewage Overflows, Housing Markets and More
Feb 21 • 13 min
Welcome to your Daily Detroit for February 21, 2018! Here’s our show: Water restrictions due to flooding Local restaurants and chefs get prestigious James Beard nominations Media legend Cliff Russell dies Pinball fundraiser for Architectural Salvage…
The Future Of Downtown Detroit, A New Detroit Zoo Nature Center, Rally’s Expansion And More
Feb 15 • 20 min
Welcome to your Daily Detroit News Byte podcast for February 15, 2018! Here are your stories: Nearly 350,000 people in Michigan have had their Driver’s Licenses suspended and the Driver Responsibility Fees will be erased. The Detroit Zoo is going to…
Airbnb Controversy In Detroit (With City Council Audio)
Feb 9 • 9 min
As we’ve reported on Daily Detroit there’s a lot of controversy around an ordinance banning Airbnb and how it came to be. Since the news was made public, leaders have been playing a game of hot potato saying it wasn’t them - but, we there’s more…
Nigel Barker, Impossible Wahlburgers, MoGo Love, Detroit Pistons Value And More
Feb 7 • 10 min
Here’s what we’re covering today on your Daily Detroit News Byte. Prison food will no longer be privatized in the state of Michigan MoGo, Detroit’s bike share, gets some love. General Motors employees getting large bonus What are the Pistons worth?…
Martin Reboot, Project Greenlight, Metro Detroiters Working In Puerto Rico And More
Feb 1 • 12 min
Here’s what happening on your Daily Detroit News Byte for February 1, 2018. Greektown goes Project Greenlight Comcast takes over cable & internet services in Highland Park The Belle Isle Grand Prix might not come back to the island A new…
Neighborhood Business Expansion, The Woodward Avenue Action Association, MSU, Detroit Tigers Jerseys And More
Jan 27 • 11 min
This is your Daily Detroit News Byte for Saturday, January 27th. Here areyour stories: MSU is continuing to fall deeper into scandal The Detroit Tigers have switched up their jersey look Comerica Park is going to stay Comerica Park $500,000 Condos…
400 Detroit Jobs, Burns Night, Antietam, The RenCen, And Detroit Rental Enforcement
Jan 22 • 10 min
Welcome to your Daily Detroit for Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018! On the show: Enforcement of rental regulations is becoming more stringent in the city 400 jobs are coming thanks to Flex’N’Gate Three fun happenings: Boogie Fever reopens, Antietam…
No Amazon HQ2, School Funding Changes To Benefit Charters, Royal Oak City Buses, Belle Isle & Attracting Mobility Companies
Jan 19 • 16 min
Here’s your Daily Detroit News Byte for Friday, January 19. On the docket today: The State of Michigan is on the verge of changing public school funding to benefit charters Detroit didn’t get Amazon HQ2 (We have a full episode on the topic over on…
Refrigerator Diaries, Sexy Bathrooms, Eastern Market Windmills And More
Jan 13 • 13 min
Here’s what to know and where to go in Metro Detroit. Our rundown today: A new development called the City Club Apartments - CBD Detroit broke ground at the former site of the Statler Hotel 1,000 Properties are coming up for development in Highland…
Council Ethics, Crime Rate Down, Detroit’s A Travel Destination, A New Garden On Belle Isle & More
Jan 8 • 14 min
Welcome to your Daily Detroit for January 8, 2018. Our main topics today: A Detroit City Councilmember is under scrutiny for ethics Detroit’s crime rate seems to be for the most part down Detroit’s a top travel destination Michigan’s population is up,…
Detroit Diner Discussion, Downtown Development, For The Love Of Sugar & More
Dec 26, 2017 • 17 min
Welcome to your Daily Detroit News Byte for December 26, 2017. When we first put together a few episodes of this Daily Detroit show, we thought of it as an experiment. Would people listen? Is there a need? And overwhelmingly, there is. So, we’re…
New Bus From Detroit To Ann Arbor, Detroit Biz Wins Shark Tank, New Pistons Facility, Locally Sourced Food, Retail In Detroit
Oct 23, 2017 • 12 min
Welcome to your Daily Detroit News Byte for October 23, 2017! Our headlines today: The University of Michigan has connected Detroit to Ann Arbor with a bus line that’s now open to the public Michigan-located restaurants win awards for locally sourced…
Detroit Headlines: 100,000 Mogo Rides, Eminem Movie Re-Opening, Ready Player One And More
Oct 20, 2017 • 9 min
Your news byte for October 20, 2017. Detroit’s bike share sees promising early results A Michigan company is a tech unicorn Eminem’s 8 Mile Movie will be back in theatres Two openings this weekend A groundbreaking of a park in Detroit An interview…
200 Detroit Jobs, The Best City In Michigan, Working To Increase College Graduation Rates, And Let’s Just Say With Amy Oprean
Oct 17, 2017 • 13 min
Welcome to your Daily Detroit News Byte! Our headlines: 200 New jobs in Detroit Which Detroit suburb is one of the best cities in America to live in? The Kresge Foundation Grants $450,000 To Increase College Graduation A new book that promises to be…
Bringing Detroit And Toledo Together Through DETxTOL
Oct 8, 2017 • 6 min
There’s a guy looking to build more connections between Detroit and Toledo than the Mudhens and the Tigers baseball teams. That guy is Mark Pannell, and his event series is called “DETxTOL.” Both places are experiencing a refocus on place-based…
Reflecting On Our “On The Table” Experiences Discussing Detroit
Oct 5, 2017 • 30 min
I know that a discussion about a discussion can be kind of meta, but the Community Foundation of Southeast Michigan put together a very interesting series of conversations across the region about youth. “On The Table” is a project bringing 400…
Shakespeare In Detroit Gets A New Home As Part Of $27 Million New Riverfront Development With Sam White
Oct 4, 2017 • 3 min
One of the threads in the story of a new, $27 million development on the riverfront that will see the Stone Soap building getting new life is that Shakespeare in Detroit, a theatre company born out of Detroit’s neighborhoods, is getting a new…
Solutions Journalism And The HuffPost Listen To America Tour Visits Detroit with Jo Confino
Oct 3, 2017 • 12 min
The HuffPost, formerly known as the Huffington Post, was in Campus Martius in Detroit capturing stories from Detroiters as part of their Listen To America Tour. They’re visiting 25 cities across the heartland of the country to get a beat on what…
Why Coworking Works In Detroit And An Event Coming Up
Sep 26, 2017 • 6 min
After getting a lot of feedback, we’re trying a little something different where we focus on on story or theme per show, and then do more shows. Today we talked with Devon O’Reilly from the Detroit Regional Chamber about coworking in Detroit, why it…
Dispensaries Told To Close, New City Developments, And Booze With Your Vegan Food
Sep 13, 2017 • 4 min
Here’s your Daily Detroit News Byte for September 12, 2017. The state is telling medical marijuana dispensaries to close by Dec. 15. There are multiple developments in the city Royal Oak’s Inn Season Cafe is getting a liquor license after 36 years …
Autonomous Shuttles, Amazon, Historic Mansions, The Fastest Detroit ISP, Ferndale Real Estate
Sep 8, 2017 • 10 min
Our stories today: An autonomous shuttle is coming to downtown Detroit A historic Detroit mansion is getting a facelift, but there’s a mystery as to why. Detroit is ranked as the number one city in America for pizza fans. Detroit’s own ISP is the…
Hidden Cameras To Catch Illegal Dumpers, Matty Maroun Might Still Get A Bridge, Food News And What To Do This Weekend
Sep 6, 2017 • 8 min
Here’s your Daily Detroit News Byte for September 6, 2017. Jer & Shianne’s top stories today: The city of Detroit unveiled to the public today their program to catch illegal dumpers with hidden cameras Matty Maroun might still get his bridge to…
QLINE Starts Charging, Little Caesars Ribbon Cutting, Rent In Detroit, And More
Sep 5, 2017 • 13 min
Welcome to the first official episode of the Daily Detroit News Byte, where we bring you what’s happening in the Motor City in entertaining podcast form. Today’s stories, brought to you by Jer and Shi: The QLINE starts charging, but is anyone riding?…
Dlectricity, Detroit’s Growing Venture Capital Scene, Beacon Park and more
Jul 18, 2017 • 8 min
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Finding meaningful work in Detroit with Ryan Landau of Re:Purpose
Mar 30, 2017 • 6 min
One of the biggest stumbling blocks for people moving to or staying in the city is finding a job. Ryan Landau of Re:Purpose doesn’t only connect people to jobs, but the goal of his startup is to connect people to meaningful work. He’s an…
The tasty Good Cakes and Bakes of Detroit with April Anderson
Mar 28, 2017 • 4 min
Organic and vegan bakery on Detroit’s Avenue of Fashion, Good Cakes and Bakes, is making moves in the Detroit region. April Anderson is the entrepreneur behind the growing business, and we caught up with her at the Build Institute. If the baked goods…
Details on the City Modern Development in Detroit’s Brush park
Mar 28, 2017 • 6 min
What’s happening with the City Modern development in Detroit’s Brush Park? A historic neighborhood is being re-imagined by billionaire Dan Gilbert, Bedrock, and other development partners. How much will the units cost? What is the timeline? That…