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Movie Fans Invited to Attend “The District Detroit Movie Nights” presented by Chevrolet

Movie fans of all ages are invited to enjoy Michigan’s beautiful summer nights outside Little Caesars Arena for “The District Detroit Movie Nights” presented by Chevrolet, a free cinema series running from August 7 through September 6.

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Red Cross, Anheuser-Busch to host blood drive at Little Caesars Arena

For the third consecutive year, the Ilitch organization is proud to host the American Red Cross and Anheuser-Busch at Little Caesars Arena for a One Team blood drive to address the urgent need for blood. The event takes place Tuesday, Aug. 4 from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on the arena's 60,000-square foot Via Concourse, which provides ample room for safe social distancing.

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Progress continues in The District Detroit as more retail tenants set to open along Woodward Avenue

Olympia Development of Michigan today announced a new Starbucks location will soon open in a renovated street-level retail space of the Fox Theatre building at Montcalm Street – adding to more than 10 retail and restaurant tenants already announced or operating along Woodward Avenue in The District Detroit.

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​Rush Bowls To Open First Michigan Location on Columbia Street in The District Detroit

Olympia Development of Michigan joined Metro Detroit-based BLUSH Enterprises, Inc. today to announce plans to open the first Michigan location of the Rush Bowls healthy, fast-casual restaurant concept along the Columbia Street shopping and retail destination in The District Detroit. The eatery will feature meals-in-a-bowl crafted from the finest fruits and vegetables, blended with protein, vitamins and other nutritious ingredients, and topped with organic crunchy granola and honey.  

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Chevrolet Plaza Summer Cinema Series Set to Begin on Wednesday, June 19 with Screening of 'Captain Marvel'

Details for the inaugural Chevrolet Plaza Summer Cinema Series were announced today featuring four free, family-friendly movie screenings throughout the summer in the Chevrolet Plaza at Little Caesars Arena in The District Detroit. 

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Little Caesars Arena Achieves LEED Silver Certification

The Ilitch organization, in conjunction with the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), announced today that the award-winning Little Caesars Arena in The District Detroit has received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certification.

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Construction Begins on New Woodward Medical/Law Office Building in The District Detroit

Olympia Development of Michigan, the Detroit Medical Center and Warner Norcross + Judd LLP celebrated the groundbreaking today on a new, five-story medical, office and retail building at 2715 Woodward Avenue in The District Detroit. Located between the award-winning Little Caesars Arena and the new Mike Ilitch School of Business at Wayne State University, the 127,000-square-foot construction project will add increasing density and economic activity to Detroit’s continuing resurgence.

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Olympia Development of Michigan Expanding in Anticipation of Future Development in The District Detroit

Working to ensure the success of The District Detroit and other development across the Ilitch companies, Olympia Development of Michigan continues to expand its development team with recent and future personnel additions. Recent and anticipated hiring will reach more than two dozen new employees dedicated to the Ilitch organization’s continuing development in The District Detroit. 

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LITTLE CAESARS CELEBRATES 60TH ANNIVERSARY TODAY IN DETROIT

Little Caesars is celebrating its 60th anniversary today by welcoming thousands of franchisees, suppliers and employees to the company’s hometown for its annual Global Business Conference.   The first Little Caesars location opened in the Detroit suburb of Garden City, Michigan on May 8, 1959 – sixty years ago today.  Little Caesars is the third largest company in the $145 billion worldwide pizza industry.

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A new Union Joint is Coming to the new Little Caesars World Headquarters Campus Expansion in The District Detroit

Union Joints is proud (and pumped) to announce that a Union Joints restaurant will anchor the new Little Caesars world headquarters campus expansion at the corner of Woodward Avenue and Columbia Street in Detroit. The 14,000 square-foot space along Woodward Avenue at the new Columbia Street retail destination will feature a second-floor patio that faces Comerica Park on the second level.

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