Tuesday, November 18, 2008

I'm Still Calling it Harmonie Park

Originally published in D-Tales here; edited for content.

...The Detroit Economic Growth Corporation, know for their uncanny ability to make the bestest decisions ever, note that they are trying to "revive the cultural legacy of Paradise Valley." Already in the works are plans for the Virgil H. Carr Cultural Arts Center--dedicated to the support of African and African-American arts--in the Harmonie Club, as well as a new restaurant venture from restauranteur Frank Taylor (Seldom Blues, Sweet Georgia Brown) called Detroit Fish Market @ Paradise Valley. (Taylor has a proven track record of success and I do look forward to seeing what he does with this place, especially since the city is sorely lacking in quality fish markets and NO Fishbones and Tom's Oyster Bar are NOT quality.)...