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Emily Doerr --Hostel Detroit lays out welcome mat in N. Corktown

Hostel Detroit lays out welcome mat in N. Corktown, targets April 2011 opening
Tuesday, November 09, 2010

Detroit has been without the kind of affordable accommodations for budget-minded travelers called a hostel for some time. Yet the increase in adventuresome visitors to the city could mean that Hostel Detroit, slated to open in April of 2011, is coming online at just the right time.

Crains -- Proposals floating for Tiger Stadium Site

Proposals floating for Tiger Stadium Site
By Daniel Duggan
Details are emerging on a mixed-use development to be built on the site of the old Tiger Stadium, featuring the headquarters for two nonprofit organizations and a $20 million charter school.

Another Awful Federal Response the DRIC

An opportunity for economic growth is slipping away.
We should strongly lobby our Federal Elected Officials...Congressman Hanson Clark, Senator Levin, etc.,...on the DRIC!.....Let our Fed level elected reps. represent MI and SWD, let them help get our "People's Bridge"/DRIC with our CBA... It's obvious that we need their help since the Republican controlled MI State Senate are going to continue their stalling tactics when our MI Workers and MI Companies could be working on the People's Bridge/DRIC!!! All of the desperately needed MI jobs that would made available to our State are being stonewalled and we must remind the elected reps at the State level but also at the Fed level that the People's Bridge/DRIC = Helping Put MI Back to Work and that DRIC, the People's Bridge will be a economic stimulus project that will get MI Working again! Putting MI Workers and MI Companies back to work will help to spread and circulate throughout MI, boosting, supporting our other small businesses as MI Workers are put back to work, helping more MI families put food on their tables, MI Workers spending hard earned DRIC Dollars will help to stimulate our MI Economy! The "People's Bridge"/DRIC is a no-brainer.......Stop the politics and let's DEMAND that our Elected State & Federal Reps. put MI Workers Back to Work via DRIC...The People's Bridge!

Corktown’s Roosevelt Hotel sold to Boydell Development Co.

Corktown’s Roosevelt Hotel sold to Boydell Development Co.
By Gary Anglebrandt Crains Detroit

The shuttered Roosevelt Hotel in Corktown has been sold to Dennis Kefallinos, owner of a variety of properties in Detroit.
Kefallinos is the owner loft apartment buildings and businesses in the city, including Niki’s Pizza and Loco Bar & Grill in Greektown, and the River Park Lofts and Lafayette Lofts.

Bamboozled on Riverside Park from metrotimes

If you feel like printing this column and mailing it, we won't stop you!
By News Hits staff
News Hits wants someone's help. Anyone's, really
We're not certain about protocol, but we suspect that it's not exactly kosher for a reporter to be sending information to a judge regarding a case being heard.

board of zoning appeals hearing: 1236 Michigan Ave.

There is a BZA hearing for 1236 Michigan Ave. (the building between
the Lager House and the Lodge). The building owner (Bruce Beresh) is
requesting a variance for it to become a second hand jewelry store
called We Buy Gold.

Corktown Historical Society Pumkin Fest 2010

Some Pics from the Corktown Pumpkin Fest.

intersting new web sites

a couple sites you would want to visit

Corktown Park gets made-over from Model D
The City of Detroit's Municipal Parking Department probably gets cursed more often then praised, but its recent donation to a Corktown park could help them earn a few huzzahs.

A Haunted Good Time for All Ages! Saturdays, Oct. 23rd and 30th, 2-6 p.m.

A Haunted Good Time for All Ages!
Haunted Crypt, Food, and Fun!
Explore the crypt of the 1892 Church Building,
but beware of what you may find there!!
Saturdays, Oct. 23rd and 30th, 2-6 p.m.

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