Metro Detroit Review
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Ann Arbor Art Fair Cancelled... With reluctance, it was decided that the Ann Arbor Art Fair that normally occurs for several days in the month of July has officially been cancelled due to the Corona Virus. It is anticipated that the fair will continue as usual, in the 2021 July season. Expect this to be a great show as it typically is. We will keep you updated on any other shows and art exhibits that get moved, postponed or cancelled due to the Corona Virus.
Detroit Lions Fall Schedule:
The Detroit Lions along with the rest of the National Football League has announced their fall schedule for seventeen weeks of games. The season opener for the Lions will be against the Chicago Bears. Nobody can be sure at this point what will transpire with professional sports teams amid the Corona Epidemic. Some people feel the games will be played but with empty stadiums, at least for the time being. Stay tuned for more updates on this...
Two major waterparks in Metro Detroit to be closed this summer! More bad news! Two of the biggest waterparks in the Detroit area will remain closed for the entire summer season due to the Cornoa virus Pandemic. The two sites include Red Oaks Waterpark in Madison Heights and Waterford Oaks in Waterford. After careful consideration, it was determined that it would be too risky of a proposition to keep these facilities open this year.
Construction starting back up in Detroit!
A spate of residential construction projects around Detroit are resuming or about to following the state's seven-week shutdown of commercial building due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The projects are:
• Parker Durand, $22.5 million, 92 units, West Village neighborhood. Developer: Detroit-based Roxbury Group.
• Midtown West phase, $22.5 million, 26 units, Midtown neighborhood. Developer: New York City-based Procida Development Group.
• Sugar Hill, $36.3 million, 68 units (14 affordable for veterans), Midtown neighborhood. Developer: Detroit-based Develop Detroit, Boston-based Preservation of Affordable Housing Inc.
• Sanctuary, $18.4 million, 42 permanent supportive units and 63 shelter beds, McDougall-Hunt neighborhood. Developer: Bingham Farms-based MHT Housing.
• COTS Peterboro, $15 million rehab, 56 permanent supportive units. Developer: Coalition on Temporary Shelter.
• Marlborough, $5.4 million, 23 new units (12 affordable), Jefferson Chalmers neighborhood. Developer: Detroit-based Jefferson East Inc.
From The Editor:
Ronald Baskin Founder of Metro Detroit Review
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