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Corktown's Residents' Council Meeting Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Come check out Greg Willerer's thriving urban farm and hear about what's happening in Corktown.

Corktown's Residents' Council Meeting
Tuesday, September 1, 2009
6:30pm - 8pm
2913 Rosa Parks

Arts in Corktown A Magical Evening

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 26 7-9pm
Its "A Magical Evening" featuring dance troupe MGM (Modern Garage Movement)
and musician Inca Ore!

The evening goes from 7-9pm
MGM will perform at 7:30
and Inca Ore will perform through
the sunset.

Vintage clothing shop opens in North Corktown

Rachel Leggs has opened a vintage clothing shop, Rachel's Place, in a 100-year-old N. Corktown brownstone. The four-story space packs in a range of clothing from casual to career wear, evening wear to rockabilly. "I have a very eclectic style," says Leggs. "Everything is made of the best materials. I'm a very big fabric freak. I have to touch everything."

Corktown Block Party Saturday, July 18, 2009 12Noon – 10:00pm

Howard King and Corktown Residents’ Council
present
Corktown Block Party
Saturday, July 18, 2009
12Noon – 10:00pm

Contacting Central District Police and Central District Police/Community Relations Council Meeting Schedule

No meeting in July or August Central District Police/Community Relations Council Meeting
When: Third Tuesday of each month (no meetings in July or August)
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Central District Headquarters

Important phone numbers in the Central District:

Address: 7310 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48202 (corner of E. Grand Blvd/Woodward)
Precinct Desk: 596-1300 (In an emergency – call 911 or from a cell phone 313-224-1212)

Fax: 596-5166 or 596-1365
· Commander Shereece Fleming-Freeman = 596-1310, 596-5105 (Patrol Operations) flemingfreemans756@dpdhq.ci.detroit.mi.us
· 596-6410 (Gaming) (Cmdr. Serda has been transferred to the Southwest District)
· Commander Kenneth Williams = 237-2850 (Central Events) williamsk496@dpdhq.ci.detroit.mi.us

On the Detroit River, build bridges to compromise

Unbelievable! Is the media blind? No mention of the stolen property, complete disregard of already agreed upon contracts, cutting corners on federal law, massive changes to gateway...and all of it to save money and continue their monopoly while we choke on fumes and get sick.

The FREEP needs to do their homework! It is just like everyone told me: The Bridge Company gets their way after confusing everyone and exhausting them. Not this time. If you agree, please take time today to:

Bridge Company Press Conference 10:30 AM, Tuesday, June 23, 2009-- Please attend protest if you can

Dear friends,
Please spread the word. We need as many residents as possible to attend this Birdge Company Press Conference tomorrow (see below) in Detroit to tell the true story behind the illegal changes to the Gateway Project.

This is NOT the Gateway Project that was presented to the community 10 years ago. Gateway Project as we see it on the ground violates the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and endangers our health due to the following:

1) Taking of 23rd street
2) two massive filling stations
3) no risen truck ramp
4) no buffer wall
5) attempt to use a driving lane off of fort street, part of W Grand Blvd, and the service drive
6) the enormous Duty Free Station

former porter street station

in the Detroit News
http://www.detnews.com/article/20090621/METRO/906210315/Corktown-neighbo...

Corktown neighbors worry as sheriff seeks bar sale OK
David Josar / The Detroit News

Get your vehicle identification number (VIN) etched into the windows of your car.

WHO:

All Corktowners

WHAT:

Get your vehicle identification number (VIN) etched into the windows of your car.

The etching is barely visible.

WHEN:

Saturday, June 20, 10am - 2pm

WHERE:

Directly in front of Michigan Central Station

WHY:

Police and insurers recommend etching. They claim it is a countermeasure to vehicle theft.

THANKS:

announcements and additions

The Residents of Corktown are pleased to welcome
The Five Elements Gallery - 2125 Michigan Avenue - 313-283-7177 to Corktown.

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