Originally aired on November 18, 2021.
This Week on One Detroit:
Rivertown Market Goes Local
Last month Meijer stores opened their Riverfront market on Jefferson Avenue just east of downtown Detroit, dedicating shelf space to regional food producers. It could be the start of a new trend, and some Detroit entrepreneurs are along for the ride, but how can they scale up to build their brand and deliver to more stores? Bill Kubota checks in with a couple of very local producers we’ve featured before here on One Detroit, and meets a few more.
What It’s Like in the Classroom This Year For Teachers
Continuing our education coverage, we look at how teachers are doing at this point in the school year. Christy McDonald talks with local 3rd grade teacher, Meghan Moxon, at Hiller Elementary, and Dorothea Williams Arnold, ELA Teacher at Cass Tech in Detroit, about the challenges of blended learning, the kind of supports they’ve received, and how they see the role of teachers changing.
Why More Detroiters Are Opting to Legally Carry Guns
When the top of gun violence comes up, usually solutions point towards getting guns off the street, but that’s not the case in this story. Our reporting partners at BridgeDetroit take a look at why more Detroiters are choosing to legally carry. For some, ownership is about a sense of protection; for others, it’s about exercising their 2nd Amendment right to carry. One Detroit’s Will Glover talks with BridgeDetroit reporter Bryce Huffman about his findings.
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