Artist Spotlight: Chris Burton

The GMRENCEN is dedicated to the safety of our tenants and visitors. In compliance with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services emergency order, new procedures and precautions are now in place at the GMRENCEN. Learn more about our new guidelines here. Local photographer Chris Burton has seen Detroit’s...
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Fall into the Season at the GMRENCEN

It happens every year. Warm summer nights transition into crisp, cool fall mornings. Deep green leaves turn into vibrant reds, oranges and yellows before falling off the trees. Sundays become game days. From changing colors to changing menus, here’s what to expect from fall fun, fashion and food at the...
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#GMRENCEN in the Fall

The dog days of summer have officially ended and now it’s time for fall. As the weather cools, the leaves fall and the days shorten, be sure to look around you and enjoy the beautiful colors of a Detroit autumn. There are many breathtaking photos of the GMRENCEN and fall...
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Prioritize Your Health at Detroit’s Athletico Physical Therapy

Life can be draining. Between long days at work, big life events, everyday responsibilities and more, it’s easy to forget to take a moment for yourself. But as you work hard, so does your body. Prioritize your health today with a free assessment from Athletico Physical Therapy. Since opening in...
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Namaste Detroit: Rooftop Yoga at the GMRENCEN

Rooftop yoga is a community and building favorite here at the GMRENCEN. In partnership with RenCen Fitness, the GMRENCEN hosts free rooftop yoga classes throughout the summer. Rain or shine, morning or afternoon, enjoy a fun, relaxing yoga session on the rooftop of the Beaubien Place Parking Garage overlooking the...
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Highlands Detroit to open atop GMRENCEN

An experience. That is what awaits you at Highlands – a vibrant, multi-concept culinary destination soon to be located on the 71st and 72nd floors of the GMRENCEN. Moving into the space once home to Coach Insignia and the revolving restaurant The Summit, Highlands is redefining the top of the...
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Soul Asylum, Little River Band and More Thrill Detroit Rock City

The 2019 Chevrolet Rockin’ on the Riverfront concert series rocked our past six Friday nights, and as always, we’re sad to see the season come to an end. The free concert series featured classic rock artists, including The Marshall Tucker Band, Mark Farner’s American Band, Soul Asylum, Loverboy, Jon Anderson of Yes...
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15 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About the Detroit Fist

The Joe Louis Fist serves as an iconic Detroit landmark near Hart Plaza on Jefferson Avenue, right across the street from the GMRENCEN. You’ve drove past it, taken photos in front of it and probably wondered about it. So here are some fun facts you may not know about the...
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A New Perspective with Detroit Artist James Gates

James Gates is no stranger to Detroit. In fact, he spends most of his time here, capturing familiar sights from different perspectives He entered the GMRENCEN’s Your Photo Here contest, a contest where local photographers submitted their best shots of the GMRENCEN for the chance to have the photo featured...
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9 Fun (and Affordable!) Things to do in Detroit this August

Drafting your end-of-summer bucket list? August in Detroit is packed with fun and affordable activities for the whole family. Whether you’re looking for relaxation or excitement, here are a few suggestions for your next Detroit adventure. Travel like a Local Detroit has several transportation modes to get you where you...
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A Healthier, Wealthier, Happier Detroit Starts at Eastern Market

Written by Nicole Hellar – Food Access Coordinator, Eastern Market Detroiters know Eastern Market is a great place to get locally grown fruits and vegetables, but we’re so much more than that. Since 1891, we’ve brought food, culture and camaraderie to communities in the city, and help increase people’s access...
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Rockin’ on the Riverfront with Marriott

Attending this year’s Chevrolet Rockin’ on the Riverfront concert series? Enjoy the encore and don’t worry about the drive home by booking a room at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center. Conveniently located on the famous RiverWalk in downtown Detroit, the 70-floor hotel is just steps away from the...
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