Detroit has an active and growing Hispanic population, and they have their own Spanish-language and localized media in print and on the radio.
For today's show, Sven Gustafson sat down with people from The Detroit Hispanic Media group. It has four participating news outlets: Latino Press, La Explosiva WSDS 1480 AM, Nuestro Detroit and LaZ 1310 AM.
They're banding together to share content, resources and more to help serve their communities better and get the word out about what's happening to a wider audience.
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More and more in Detroit, bikes and streets for pedestrians are a thing.
With Open Streets Detroit coming up on October 1 — a festival where 3.5 miles of Michigan Avenue and Vernor will be closed to all vehicle traffic and turn into a giant street festival — our host, Sven Gustafson, figured that this was the perfect time to check in with Lisa Nuszkowski.
She is a wearer of many hats. Not only is she part of making the Open Streets Detroit event happen, she is the Founder & Executive Director of the MoGo Detroit Bike Share.
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This edition of the Daily Detroit Happy Hour is very timely as Sven Gustafson is talking to veteran reporter Dave Battagello of the Windsor Star about the bridge projects to Canada, the border crossing, and how it affects thousands of people and millions of dollars every day.
He's been the lead guy covering this issue that most of the Detroit media has been silent on, even though long term, it will affect the livelihoods of many citizens of both countries. Today there's important news.
There are some key points you're going to want to listen for.
It was great talking to Battagello who has been eating, sleeping and breathing this beat. Be sure to have a full listen.
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Narrow Way Cafe is one of the newest additions to Livernois Avenue in Detroit. But, this isn't a podcast about coffee.
In today's episode hosted by Sven Gustafson, we touch on the cafe - but the real secret to success in Detroit is service.
And who knows serve better than a man who's both involved in business and the church?
Narrow Way has quite the journey to opening, including receiving a $45,000 grant from Motor City Match. But the place is built from the ground up to be part of the neighborhood - including having a good number of employees who live within walking distance.
He's one of the people to watch in Metro Detroit. Although he's gotten a lot done, it's clear this might be only the beginning for Merritt.
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