GRAND RAPIDS, MI — In Michigan, images of people jogging, bicycling and fishing by the riverfront are usually associated with Grand Rapids, not Detroit. But the beautiful scenes of riverside recreation shown at the Grand Rapids Art Museum were all east side on Tuesday, during a presentation on promising urban revitalization efforts and innovations happening [...]
Phil Cooley’s latest Corktown project, the Pony Ride, has a fun name but a serious mission: To turn the foreclosure crisis on its head. The Slows Bar BQ owner beat out would-be land speculators in a tax sale this spring, purchasing a 30,000-square-foot building at the corner of Porter and Vermont for a cool $100,000. Instead [...]
Ponyride Open House - 4-9 p.m. 12/8
Come to Ponyride for food, drinks and of course the great work of our tenants!
Check out Ponyride's very own Jitting Jesus.
Meet Runjit Detroit. RunJit Detroit’s goal is to do community outreach for Detroit by offering affordable dance classes to those who would like to learn JITTING as well as Hip-Hop and other styles of dance.
Ponyride is located at 1401 Vermont
in Detroit's Corktown neighborhood.
Ponyride is a study to see how the foreclosure crisis can have a positive impact on our communities. Using an 'all boats rise with the tide' rent subsidy, we are able to provide cheap space for socially-conscious artists and entrepreneurs to work and share knowledge, resources and networks.