October

October 17, 2022

Detroit Riverfront Conservancy seeks Marketing Manager

The Detroit Riverfront Conservancy (DRFC) seeks a Marketing Manager to help tell the story of the Detroit Riverwalk, Dequindre Cut and associated greenspaces as "world-class gathering spaces for all."  In 2023, the Conservancy will celebrate its 20th year of working towards our...

October 22, 2021

Coalition brings neighborhood, downtown Detroit park groups together to collaborate

DETROIT (October 17, 2021) Can collaboration among Detroit park conservancies and "friends groups" bring new resources, joint programming and cost efficiencies? Ten groups caring for neighborhood parks and downtown public spaces have banded together to find out.  Operating as the...

August

August 30, 2022

Detroit Riverfront Conservancy Special Edition Detroit Harvest Fest & Soiree on the Greenway Newsletter

Tuesday, August 30, 2022 August 30 – [DETROIT] – You can read the latest edition of the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy’s newsletter online now. This special edition newsletter focuses on the upcoming Soiree on the Greenway fundraiser on September 30 and Detroit Harvest Fest and Food...

August 15, 2022

Detroit Riverfront Conservancy Summer Newsletter

August 15 -[DETROIT] -You can read the latest edition of the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy’s newsletter online now.  The quarterly publication features construction news, in-the-know stories, updates, a calendar, photos and more about the exciting happenings on the dynamic Detroit...

August 25, 2021

THE DETROIT RIVERFRONT CONSERVANCY’S ANNUAL SHIMMER ON THE RIVER FUNDRAISER RAISES MUCH-NEEDED FUNDS FOR THE NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION

DETROIT (August 25, 2021) – Shimmer on the River is an important riverfront tradition; it is the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy’s largest and most popular annual fundraiser, developed to generate much-needed funds to keep the Detroit Riverwalk clean, safe, accessible, and beautiful...

August 25, 2021

Detroit's Healing Memorial comes together one pouch at a time to process COVID

Detroit— The pouches come in all shapes and sizes — squares, rectangles and taffy-shaped. Some are adorned with ribbon or beads. Others are in ornate fabric.   But it's what's inside each pouch that makes them unique: a message handwritten by each maker. It could be a message of...

August 25, 2021

'A change of pace:' Work from the Park gives fresh perspective for at-home workers

Detroit — The Detroit Riverfront Conservancy offered home-bound workers a change of scenery Thursday.   Almost 200 people turned out for a day at Robert C. Valade Park near the Aretha Franklin Amphitheater on the Detroit Riverwalk for fresh air, food and beverages, and use free Wi-...

July

July 19, 2022

Free Wi-Fi available at parks along the Detroit riverfront

From the detroitnews.com   Detroit — Want to take your work outdoors along the Detroit River, but need Wi-Fi? Your options just expanded. The Detroit Riverfront Conservancy announced Wednesday that free Wi-Fi is now available at Robert C. Valade Park and Cullen Plaza, which are...

May

May 11, 2022

22-acre park on Detroit's west riverfront honors NFL exec Ralph Wilson

From the detroitnews.com   Detroit — City leaders broke ground Tuesday on a 22-acre park located along Detroit's west riverfront in memory of a local entrepreneur and former owner of the NFL's Buffalo Bills. The Detroit Riverfront Conservancy introduced the Ralph C. Wilson Jr....

May 6, 2022

USA Today Announces Detroit Riverwalk As The Best Riverwalk In America

DETROIT (APRIL 22, 2022) -The Detroit Riverfront Conservancy is excited to announce the Detroit Riverwalk has been named Best Riverwalk in the 2022 USA TODAY 10Best Readers' Choice Awards contest. It is the second year in a row that the Detroit Riverwalk has been recognized as the...

May 6, 2022

Detroit Riverfront Conservancy Spring Newsletter

May, 2022 -[DETROIT] -You can read the newest edition of the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy’s newsletter online now! The quarterly publication features construction news, in-the-know stories, updates, a calendar, photos, and more about the exciting happenings on the dynamic Detroit...

May 11, 2021

Detroit Riverfront Conservancy Begins Construction On Final Piece of East Riverfront

Detroit Riverfront Conservancy Begins Construction On Final Piece of East Riverfront - 3.5 miles of Riverwalk to Connect World-Class Parks and Belle Isle and General Motors Announces $2.5 Million Gift to Detroit Riverfront Conservancy  Uniroyal site project will complete...

April

April 7, 2022

Detroit Riverfront Conservancy breaks ground on Southwest Greenway

From  crainsdetroit.com: The Detroit Riverfront Conservancy on Wednesday broke ground on a greenway that will connect the city's southwest neighborhoods to the west riverfront. When complete, the nearly mile-long Southwest Greenway will stretch along an abandoned, sub-grade rail...

April 16, 2021

Detroit Riverfront Conservancy Spring Newsletter

April 16, 2021 -[DETROIT] -You can read the newest edition of the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy’s newsletter online now! The quarterly publication features construction news, in-the-know stories, updates, a calendar, photos, and more about the exciting happenings on the dynamic...

March

March 28, 2022

Board Chairman Matt Cullen Provides Keynote at Michigan in Perspective: Local History Conference

Detroit Riverfront Conservancy Board Chairman Matt Cullen was a keynote speaker at the Historical Society of Michigan's virtual Michigan in Perspective: Local History Conference held March 25-26.   The annual conference held in Metro-Detroit was open to anyone interested in state...

March 23, 2022

Board Member Dr. John Hartig Named Crain's Notable Leader In Sustainability

NOTABLE LEADERS IN SUSTAINABILITY Recycling used office furniture. Growing food. Electrifying fleets of service vehicles. Beekeeping. There are so many ways for companies to become more sustainable — and the people featured on this list are leading the way. Among these winners are...

November

November 23, 2021

Detroit Riverfront Conservancy Fall/Winter Newsletter

November, 2021 -[DETROIT] -You can read the newest edition of the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy’s newsletter online now! The quarterly publication features construction news, in-the-know stories, updates, a calendar, photos, and more about the exciting happenings on the dynamic...

November 9, 2021

A Walk in the Park

  N estled in close proximity to the neighborhoods of Corktown and Mexicantown in Southwest Detroit is the site of the future Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Centennial Park, which will undergo a substantial transformation following a groundbreaking next spring. Once the nonprofit Detroit...

September

September 13, 2021

The Detroit Riverfront Conservancy and William Davidson Foundation Announce New Sport House on the West Riverfront to be Named after William “Bill” Davidson

  DETROIT (September 13, 2021) - The William Davidson Foundation and the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy announce that a new Sport House in the future 22-acre Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Centennial Park on Detroit’s West Riverfront will be named after the Detroit businessman and former...

September 1, 2021

Detroit Riverfront Conservancy Newsletter-Shimmer On The River Edition

Read all about the return of Shimmer on the River, the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy’s largest fundraiser, which takes place at West Riverfront Park on Friday, September 17!   Click to View a PDF Version of the Newsletter   Click to View the Newsletter in ISSUU     Make a Donation...

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