We support local businesses, promote our community, and honor our “Hometown Heroes.”  Click around and learn about the little southeast corner of our great state of Michigan and learn about what makes Downriver a great place to WORK, PLAY, and LIVE!


HERE are a number of links to groups that are there to help individuals and families succeed in overcoming any addiction or affliction that affects the quality of life for our Downriver community members.  Please reach out and take that step forward.

Our Downriver Partners

February 16, 2018

Stop in to WIN selfie contest!

January 29, 2018

Sockman Rudy – Downriver Hometown Hero

Former Teenage Taylor Resident Looks After The Homeless By: Bethany Newton It was just a normal night about three years ago, when then ten-year-old Rudy Washington […]
December 28, 2017

Southgate Veteran Saves Lives During Recent Hurricanes

November 16, 2017

Celebrating 30 Years of Making Downriver Beautiful!

Celebrating 30 Years of Making Downriver Beautiful!  By Bethany Newton Traffic Jam Boutique has been a prominent fashion stop in the Downriver community for three decades.  From […]
November 16, 2017

Downriver Health Resources – You Are Not Alone

September 23, 2017

Ecorse’s Birthday Celebration

Happy Birthday Ecorse! By: Bethany Newton For a city that has not always been recognized as a viable and active part of the Downriver community, Ecorse […]
September 11, 2017

Rose Ann Rudisill – Downriver Hometown Hero

August 25, 2017

Downriver Homecoming Games

June 7, 2017

Downriver and Friends – Hometown Hero

Downriver’s One Stop Shop for Information By Bethany Newton   Supporting local businesses was the original dream of the Facebook page Downriver and Friends, but now […]
April 25, 2017

Project Second Chance

April 3, 2017

Downriver Shelters

April 3, 2017

Downriver Pet Lost and Found

April 3, 2017

Downriver Military Heroes