In a 7-2 vote today, the Detroit City Council approved a controversial land exchange agreement with the owners of the Ambassador Bridge. Mayor Mike Duggan proposed the deal in April. The agreement gives the Detroit International Bridge Company 3 acres of park land adjacent to the bridge in exchange for up to $5 million that..
An email exchange between Detroit officials and the state confirms that various city departments knew about the Ambassador Bridge company’s unpermitted activities on city-owned land at Riverside Park more than a year ago, WDET has learned. “The Bridge Company is trespassing onto our property,” wrote Detroit’s Department of Building, Safety Engineering and Environmental Department General..
Michael Ference Detroit’s Riverside Park is at the heart of an ongoing debate between city hall, local residents and the Detroit International Bridge Company, owner of the Ambassador Bridge. The City Council is set to vote within weeks on a controversial "land swap" deal proposed by Mayor Mike Duggan, which would, in part, turn over parts..
UPDATE: Citing the need for additional environmental information at the site, the Detroit City Council delayed its vote until at least July 20 on the controversial land swap. The Detroit City Council plans to decide Tuesday whether to approve or deny a land exchange agreement that would give a portion of southwest Detroit’s Riverside Park to the owners of the..
Have you heard of Coach "Hutch", the winningest coach in University of Michigan history? Detroit Today Host Sandra Svoboda finds out some secrets to the success of legendary University of Michigan Softball Coach Carol Hutchins. Her team hosts the University of Georgia in the Super Regionals at 9 p.m. Thursday, and 6 p.m.and 9 p.m...