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What to know and where to go in Metro Detroit. Timely conversations and local stories about a variety of topics including autos, bars and restaurants, business, Detroit City FC, development, local government, policy, technology, things to do, transit and more. All in about 20 minutes a day.

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What to know and where to go in Metro Detroit. Timely conversations and local stories about a variety of topics including autos, bars and restaurants, business, Detroit City FC, development, local government, policy, technology, things to do, transit and more. All in about 20 minutes a day.

    Trying SpkrBox + Traverse City Whiskey; Hudson's tower saga; Belle Isle shuttle

    Trying SpkrBox + Traverse City Whiskey; Hudson's tower saga; Belle Isle shuttle

    Devon O'Reilly is in as he is on Fridays:
    - Jer checked out the renovated SpkrBox (former Urban Bean) and it's quite the mid century modern spot in Capitol Park
    - Devon went to the Traverse City Whiskey tasting room in Ferndale
    - We get into the nitty-gritty of the Hudson's tower situation; the request for additional incentives, the complicated factors at play with the DDA and how that works, and why the University District is looking to tax itself extra for basic services the city doesn't provide.
    - Devon chimes in after the episode this week with Dr. Paul Thomas about another secondary reason that the Roe v Wade decision and how Michigan deals with it matters: The race for talent, and how Michigan can either go up or down
    - There's a new shuttle running on Belle Isle from the Scott Fountain to the Conservatory to help alleviate traffic issues.
    You can help us rebuild after the studio fire: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/dailydetroit
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    • 28 min
    Every city has a story to tell (ft. Jeanette Pierce, City Institute)

    Every city has a story to tell (ft. Jeanette Pierce, City Institute)

    Jeanette Pierce has spent her life so far connecting Detroiters to the stories and places of their community.
    In her next chapter at the City Institute, she's taking what she's learned and her experience to help cities and suburbs around the country do just that.
    Learn more: https://www.thecityinstitute.com/
    Love what we do?
    You can help us rebuild after the studio fire: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/dailydetroit
    Our you can become a monthly member on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DailyDetroit
     

    • 14 min
    Has Detroit's marijuana industry lost out to the suburbs? (ft. Paul Demko, Politico)

    Has Detroit's marijuana industry lost out to the suburbs? (ft. Paul Demko, Politico)

    Paul Demko, Cannabis editor for Politco joins me to talk about his recent piece that's a deep-dive into Detroit's late-opening cannabis industry, the well-intentioned equity components that are facing legal hangups, and if black owned and city businesses can catch up.
    Have a read: https://www.politico.com/news/magazine/2022/06/17/detroit-black-marijuana-businesses-00040007
    You can help us rebuild after the studio fire: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/dailydetroit
    Our you can become a monthly member on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DailyDetroit
     

    • 18 min
    DCFC heads to Vegas; Pistons do well in draft; Baseball without announcers?

    DCFC heads to Vegas; Pistons do well in draft; Baseball without announcers?

    Fletcher Sharpe is here to talk all things Detroit City FC, USL Championship and then some other sports, too.
    DCFC is licking wounds again after losing in Memphis. They head to Vegas next, who is on a hot streak.
    Indy Eleven gets billion dollar soccer development, and we talk about how a passionate fan base shows you don't need MLS.
    The Detroit Pistons do well in draft, and also say goodbye to Grant - Fletcher has some thoughts on that.
    Plus, Major League Baseball without announcers? We're gonna find out how that goes July 3rd here in Detroit between the Tigers and the Royals.
    Daily Detroit's work is funded in part by our members. You can help us rebuild after the studio fire:
    https://www.buymeacoffee.com/dailydetroit
    Our you can become a monthly member on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DailyDetroit
     

    • 21 min
    Reasons why abortion services need to be available you might not know (ft. Dr. Paul Thomas)

    Reasons why abortion services need to be available you might not know (ft. Dr. Paul Thomas)

    The reality is we don't talk about abortion in polite conversation. So we will today, so we can learn things.
    If you're of a certain age, you may know someone who's had an abortion or needed care at some point. But you don't know it. It's an emotional, private thing.
    But because of that, a lot of people don't know the medical reasons why safe access to these services is important.
    So the landmark Roe v. Wade reversal has huge impacts locally here on Michigan and Metro Detroit.
    Especially in wake of Beaumont's quick adopting of the court-blocked 1931 law in Michigan (and quick reversal) - it's a reminder this situation is quickly changing.
    Some of the topics we get into:
    - Dangerous ectopic pregnancies
    - Miscarriages for various reasons and the aftermath
    - The fuzzy lines these decisions and laws leave for doctors and care providers
    - The shaky future of IVF in a post-Roe world and under a strict Michigan law
    - Actual data about who has abortions and why
    - The abdication of responsibility when a health system makes a snap decision, leaving its doctors without guidance
    - The inequity this would create as the rich, wealthy and powerful will still continue to have access to safe abortions
    - The importance of talking with your doctor and making sure they share your values
    Our guide is Dr. Paul Thomas from Plum Health Direct Primary Care. Being that he's an independent primary care physician, he can talk about this issue with clarity — without having to run all the answers through a PR department or worry if he's going to be cut off by a health system. More: https://www.plumhealthdpc.com/
    A couple notes about this episode:
    1) This just starts to scratch the surface. There's a lot more out there to talk about, and no one episode could encapsulate everything. 
    2) This is understandably triggering content for some people. I truly get why you wouldn't listen. Honestly, some of it because of my life experience was difficult to produce.
    3) Also, some parents may not feel ok having their children listen to this, depending on their development or age level. I want to give the heads up on that.
    Daily Detroit's work is funded in large part by our members. You can help us rebuild after our studio fire: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/dailydetroit
    Our you can become a monthly member on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DailyDetroit
     

    • 22 min
    Fire at the podcast studio

    Fire at the podcast studio

    Literally. 
    We're reeling here after what happened last night, but committed to keep things going.
    Plus, we talk about a recent list of Dearborn places to eat that Devon liked a lot - but had a few more suggestions to throw on. Read their list: https://detroit.eater.com/maps/best-restaurants-dearborn
    Here's a link we mentioned in the show to buy Gabby dog treats for saving the day and waking everyone up; and supporting the show. https://www.buymeacoffee.com/dailydetroit
    Editor's note: This episode was recorded before the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v Wade. Normally, we'd cover that and the local implications; but considering the fire damage we still need to handle, we will have to dig deeper into it and related topics next week.

    • 13 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
118 Ratings

118 Ratings

MacOdis ,

Daily Detroit podcast full of good information

Daily Detroit’s great crew provides important information about the City of Detroit and the surrounding area.

The podcast discusses local news, history, what to do around town, local politics and much more.

El Don McGuap ,

Informative & Insightful

Hey Chase Cantrell please do a podcast on real estate development in Detroit and other cities.

Epeebill ,

Quick, informative and incisive

This podcast covers a little bit of everything going on around Detroit. The episodes are typically short, but not rushed or shallow.

A really good source for picking up news and happenings around Detroit.

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