Month: July 2015

WSU Police Chief Anthony Holt, it’s about the community Part 2

      The selection of Anthony Holt to become the Wayne State University Chief of Police was hardly something that just kind of happened. Because anyone who knows anything about the steady progress of Midtown over the years knows that there has always been somewhat of a plan, a method to the metamorphosis. Maybe …

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Robert Sestok’s City Sculpture park opens this weekend

Big news out of the Cass Corridor this week: noted artist and longtime resident Robert Sestok is opening City Sculpture, his new sculpture park, on Friday night — and it’s located just a stone’s throw from the El Moore. Bob knows a thing or two about the Cass Corridor (as Keith Owens discovered when he profiled him in this …

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Walk with us, part 4 – It’s about You!

This is the fourth and final post in a four-part series co-authored by Kimberly Williamson and Matthew Piper exploring walkability and the El Moore. Recently, on a tour of several apartment communities, I kept hearing the term “walkable” being used when features such as sidewalks (which really led to nowhere interesting) and green spaces (in the middle of …

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WSU Police Chief Anthony Holt, it’s about the community

To Chief Anthony Holt, it’s relatively simple; an effective police force must be an integral part of the community. Using the best technology available is a critical part of understanding and diagnosing the dynamics of a community, and Holt emphasizes that having detailed and accurate data has played an indispensable role in helping his department keep …

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