We’re feeling a bit inspired by a certain celebrity couple’s baby-name choice today, so we asked the question: Could you name your baby after Detroit?
Mary Wilson was not supposed to do a Friday morning photo shoot at the former Brewster Recreation Center, the second abandoned building she had been in those last 48 hours she was back in her hometown. In town for Detroit Homecoming, Wilson had had dinner in Michigan Central Depot, spruced up just enough for all the other fellow ex-pats invited back to the city. And then she had done a panel discussion at a still-under-renovation loft in Corktown, also abandoned not too long ago.
Every once in awhile, I think about the corned beef sandwiches from Dexter Esquire. The old sandwich shop that used to be on Dexter Avenue in Russell Woods, next to the Arbor Drugs that eventually became a CVS, is no more.
At The Neighborhoods, we’re interested in hearing from everybody in Detroit about what matters most to you.
Do you have a story to tell about what your community group is doing in the neighborhood? Tell us.
Do you have a story to tell about a home that needs to come down in your neighborhood? Tell us.