All over Detroit, kids participate in a fantastic, free summer camp thanks to Summer in the City. In addition to the camp, the group organizes hundreds of volunteers to work on urban gardening and mural projects. The group has contributed more than 175,000 hours of service.
What began as a line of city-themed products blossomed into two booming retail stores: City Bird and its neighbor two doors down, Nest. City Bird sells handmade goods, T-shirts, and vintage map notebooks with a hip Detroit flavor, while Nest offers an array of beautiful housewares.
Two brothers driven to bring “fine bagels to the masses” proffer small-batch bagels like rosemary olive oil and bacon cheddar alongside more traditional flavors. They also make spreads and schmears ranging from cream cheese to butternut squash tahini spread.
Eastern Market has been a destination for fresh, delicious food for Detroiters for almost 125 years. Detroiters can avail themselves of its bounty on Saturdays and Tuesdays, and find art, jewelry, and home goods at the market on Sundays, as well.