Category: Neighborhoods

Community Leaders Break Ground on New Centennial Park on Detroit’s West Riverfront

“American Black Journal” producer AJ Walker takes viewers to the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Centennial Park groundbreaking to hear from the leaders responsible for bringing the park to reality. Plus, Walker takes viewers on a tour of what the park will look like and the activities available for families.

Read More

Last Year’s Flooding Damage Leaves Some Detroiters Still Waiting for Federal Aid, Repairs

Some Detroit homeowners are still trying to clean up the damage to their homes from last year’s major flooding events, and they’re still waiting for financial assistance. One Detroit contributors Stephen Henderson and Nolan Finley connect for a discussion about flooding relief, or lack thereof, for Detroit homeowners, the current state of the city’s infrastructure and the risks of heavy rain we may see in the future.

Read More

BridgeDetroit | New Program to Help Detroit Homeowners in Flood-Prone Neighborhoods

Homeowners in some Detroit neighborhoods can apply for a new city program to help protect their basements from future flooding. City officials announced the Basement Backup Protection Program on Monday. It’s an up to $15 million plan, with a pilot phase funded by $2.4 million in federal COVID-19 pandemic relief dollars.

Read More

Follow One Detroit

Follow One Detroit on Facebook  Follow One Detroit on Twitter  Follow One Detroit on Instagram  Follow One Detroit on YouTube  Sign-up for the One Detroit newsletter

News From Around Detroit

National Headlines

  • How some states are moving to protect abortion access

    As conservatives across the country celebrate the Supreme Court's decision to end the nationwide right to abortion, Democratic leaders are quickly moving to make sure they ensure access to reproductive care where state laws and politics allow it. Geoff Bennett speaks with California Attorney General Rob Bonta about his state's plan to preserve abortion access.

  • News Wrap: Biden signs major gun safety legislation

    In our news wrap Saturday, President Biden signed bipartisan gun legislation marking the most extensive move toward gun control in years. A federal court blocked the FDA from banning sales of Juul electronic cigarettes, which the agency says are marketed to promote smoking among young people.

  • Aid workers struggle to reach quake victims in Afghanistan

    More than eleven hundred people have died in the earthquake that devastated several regions of eastern Afghanistan. Ali Rogin reports on the challenges aid organizations are facing to make large deliveries of desperately-needed emergency supplies.