BELLE ISLE— Pure Detroit, seller of Detroit-themed merchandise, is opening a small shop within the Belle Isle Aquarium, inside the building's small nook/classroom. A percentage of all sales will go to support the Belle Isle Conservancy.
MIDTOWN— After years of dormancy, tours are now available at United Sound Systems, the iconic Detroit recording studio near WSU. The building's future is uncertain—it's in the path of a lovely new service drive for I-94.
CASS CORRIDOR— Residents near the new Red Wings Arena site are asking for safeguards against inevitable rent increases, as well as guarantees that Detroiters will be hired to work on the project.