Here is (mostly) everything you need to know about M-1 Rail and its construction in Detroit

July 16, 2014
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Here is (mostly) everything you need to know about M-1 Rail and its construction in Detroit

In the coming weeks, construction of the long-awaited M-1 Rail streetcar in Detroit will commence. We know what you’re thinking: What does that mean? Where will I park? Will I still be able to make it to the Motley Crue show at Joe Louis Arena? (Frankly, why’d you even buy a ticket for Motley Crue?) So...
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National Nurses United to host march Friday against Detroit water shutoffs

July 16, 2014
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National Nurses United to host march Friday against Detroit water shutoffs

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes admonished the Detroit Water & Sewerage Department’s handling of its ongoing water shutoff initiative, saying this week it’s causing “bad publicity” for the city at a bad time. But the media attention of DWSD’s treatment of residential shutoffs will only be amplified during this week’s Netroots Nation conference at...
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Ponyride hosts Makers Market

July 16, 2014
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Ponyride hosts Makers Market

Ponyride, a building found at 1401 Vermont, Detroit that houses local companies like Detroit Denim and The Empowerment Plan, on the outskirts of Corktown, is hosting an open house and market, featuring local vendors who craft handmade goods and edibles this Saturday from 12 to 6 p.m. Partners in the event are Detroit Love,...
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Check out Dretraxx’s old-school techno and house choice cuts

July 16, 2014
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The third Friday of every month, DJ Andrew Schireson (aka Dretraxx) hosts Body Worx, an old-school techno, house, and UK garage night at Temple Bar.  Schireson says the playlists of the groundbreaking Detroit radio DJ The Electrifying Mojo shapes his sets at Body Worx. “The music on Mojo’s show would have unapologetic dance tunes well...
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Detroit Tours to host scavenger hunt for Detroit’s 313th birthday

July 16, 2014
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This year marks Detroit’s 313th birthday, which is a coincidence that is pretty insignificant except for the fact that it’s kind of cute. Keeping with the cute vibes, the Detroit Bus Company will host a scavenger hunt on Saturday, July 26. Interested Detroit historians can sign up in teams of up to four, or go...
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Final Motor Signal Reading of 2014 this Thursday

July 15, 2014
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Support the final Motor Signal reading of the year and hear Sean Kilpatrick and Deonte Osayande this Thursday at Signal-Return. The group promises an abundance of wine, and requests donations of any amount that will go to support both Signal-Return and Literary Detroit. Check out Deonte Osayande:
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