Heart of Detroit: Group of neighbors turns vacant lots in Detroit into vibrant parks

Bailey Park Grounds Crew are turning vacant lots into vibrant parks

This week's Heart of Detroit: Mitch Albom gives an inside look at a group of neighbors whose efforts are turning vacant lots into vibrant parks on Detroit's east side.

DETROIT – On this week’s Heart of Detroit, Mitch Albom gives an inside look at a group of neighbors whose efforts are turning vacant lots into vibrant parks on Detroit’s east side.

Bailey Park is a core group of residents that are working to create change in needy communities like the McDougall-Hunt neighborhood where Executive Director Katrina Keeby-Watkins grew up.

Her mission is to turn overgrown vacant lots into beautiful community parts.

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About the Authors:

Brandon Carr is a digital content producer for ClickOnDetroit and has been with WDIV Local 4 since November 2021. Brandon is the 2015 Solomon Kinloch Humanitarian award recipient for Community Service.