Nightside Report Feb. 21, 2021: Detroit neighborhood loses only grocery store to fire, residents protest racist flag, snow on the way
View of Detroit from the Windsor Skycam on Feb. 21, 2021 at 7:19 p.m.Finding food became much harder on Detroit neighborhood. Harper Food Center, located near the intersection of Harper Avenue and Newport Street, was completely destroyed in a fire Saturday night. It was a place where the community could come together for fresh food and see their neighbors. WATCH Local 4 News at 11Metro Detroit weather: Snow arriving late-Sunday, slippery Monday morningA light southeasterly wind have temperatures rise from the upper 20s to the low 30s, Sunday evening. Ad4 Fast FactsSaturday, Feb. 20, 2021 --
Detroit grocery store destroyed in large fire on city’s east side
DETROIT – A large fire destroyed an important part of a Detroit neighborhood. Harper Food Center, located near the intersection of Harper Avenue and Newport Street, was completely destroyed in a fire Saturday night. Large flames and heavy smoke poured out of the only full-service grocery store in the community. A neighborhood grocery store is nothing -- reduced to nothing.”AdThe loss of Harper Food Center is hard to underestimate. Detroit has long struggled with access to full-scale grocery store access.
Crews battle grocery store fire on Detroit’s east side
DETROIT – Fire crews battled a large fire at a Detroit grocery store Saturday night. Dramatic video captured the fire at the Harper Food Center, located near the intersection of Harper Avenue and Newport Street. UPDATE: Detroit grocery store a total loss after massive fireRead: More Detroit News
4 in police custody following barricaded gunman situation on Detroit’s east side
DETROIT – Police have taken four people into custody on Wednesday afternoon following a barricaded gunman situation that occurred on Detroit’s east side. Detroit police say four people were inside a home with a barricaded gunman in the area of Wilshire Drive and Newport Street, near Outer Drive and Chalmers Street on Dec. 16. The situation has resolved as of 4:18 p.m. Wednesday, officials say. The four individuals inside the home have been taken into custody for questioning, police said. No additional details have been provided at this time.