News Stories from The District Detroit.

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A Welcome Rush on Columbia Street

From coast to coast, people on the go are flocking to healthy fast-casual establishments. Debuting this week in The District Detroit, Rush Bowls will bring distinctive and delicious offerings to residents and visitors alike at its eclectic new Columbia Street locale. Born of passion and a dream in 2004 by an entrepreneur in Boulder, Colorado, Rush Bowls features all-natural meals crafted from the finest fruits and vegetables, blended with protein and topped with organic crunchy granola and honey. Their delectable menu offers more than 40 signature bowls and smoothies.


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Thanksgiving Week in The District Detroit’s Offers Entertainment, Sports for All  

With Thanksgiving around the corner, The District Detroit is heating up with big sales and events for November’s big food and sports-filled week and the holiday season ahead.

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Local Business to Open in Mike Ilitch School of Business, will Serve Up Art, Coffee and Local Foods

A Midtown establishment frequented by students, travelers, Midtown workers and art enthusiasts alike is relocating to The District Detroit.

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Former Ilitch Interns Standout as C’2019 Cass Technical Valedictorians, University of Michigan Freshmen

Cass Technical High School alumnae Jaleah Green and Riley Grice were admitted to University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, having already earned corporate internship experience and professional skills - thanks in part to the Ilitch organization.

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Second Cohort of Sport and Entertainment Management MBA Interns Hit the Ground Running in The District Detroit

Michigan natives and Wayne State Warriors Liz Kaiser and Ellie Dean are getting hands-on professional experience in the competitive sport and entertainment industry, right in The District Detroit.

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Beacon Park’s Latest Art Installation Features Ideas Aimed at Improving Detroit Neighborhoods

Three interactive and prototypic designs that imagine ways to improve the safety and walkability of Detroit neighborhoods currently dot the perimeter of Beacon Park, the public common along Grand River Avenue in The District Detroit.

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Progress continues in The District Detroit as more retail tenants set to open along Woodward Avenue

Olympia Development of Michigan today announced a new Starbucks location will soon open in a renovated street-level retail space of the Fox Theatre building at Montcalm Street – adding to more than 10 retail and restaurant tenants already announced or operating along Woodward Avenue in The District Detroit.

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Eggs, Waffles, Bacon and More: Where to Eat Breakfast and Brunch in The District Detroit

The District Detroit is not just a destination for sports and live music fans; it's a place for foodies, too. With its plethora of established and forthcoming restaurants, there's plenty of breakfast and brunch fare to taste and explore for all palates and diets. 

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Detroit Red Wings and Partners Revamp Detroit’s Last Standing Ice Rink Ahead of Winter

The District Detroit’s NHL team and fellow community partners planned for the fall and winter seasons for the community this summer.

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SPOTLIGHT: Bob Denvir, District Market Manager, Business Student

Bob Denvir has operated his own restaurant in Chicago, ran a bar in a top tourist district, dabbled in the mortgage loan industry and worked as a stay-at-home dad. Today, the Detroit transplant and working father helps manage the District Market restaurant at Little Caesars Arena and studies at the neighboring Mike Ilitch School of Business at Wayne State University.

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