Live6 Alliance launches Inaugural Home(Base) for The Holidays Marketplace

Modified: July 11, 2022 | Story by Peg Tallet | Photos by Live6 and Partrige Creek

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Live6 Alliance – Dr. Geneva J. Williams, Executive Director



Live6 Alliance launches Inaugural Home(Base) for The Holidays Marketplace presented by Huntington Bank

DETROIT – With the development of small business among its key priorities, the Live6 Alliance, northwest Detroit’s robust community development organization, announces the launch of Home(Base) for the Holidays – A Live6 Marketplace presented by Huntington Bank. This marketplace will take place on Fridays and Saturdays beginning on November 26th and 27th at its Neighborhood HomeBase headquarters located at 7426 West McNichols in Detroit. The pop-up holiday boutique offers residents and visitors an opportunity to support Detroit area small businesses that may not have traditional brick and mortar locations.

Some of the businesses you will be able to shop with are:

• Marie’s Memories Bakery LLC with baked goods made from scratch.

• Hair Heart Home for hair care products.

• Nissy’s Fabulous Fashions for handcrafted jewelry .

• Detroit Denim Co. for handmade custom jeans.

• Jungle Gem Enterprise for crystals, incense and spiritual jewelry.

• Accelerate4Kids for youth development and education.

• Sankofa Passport with African exports, antiques, beads and textiles.

• Olivia Indigo with abstract art.

• Paradise Natural Foods for Plant-based food and desserts.

• Konjo Me Authentic Ethiopian Cuisine for spices, coffee and food.

• African Herbswoman for natural herbs.

• SanDees for women’s crochet fashion.

• Detroit Book City with new book releases, journals, and Kwanzaa accessories on select dates.

Additional businesses will participate in the coming weeks.


The marketplace will be open for shopping Fridays 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Saturdays 11:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. starting November 26th and going through December 18th. Throughout the duration of the marketplace there will also be pop up activities for children from area partners. Top area DJs will add great music to the shopping experience. Connect with our social media platforms to plan both family fun and shopping in one location!

With the importance of Shop Local and Support Small Business in this season more than ever, Home(Base) for the Holidays offers an exceptional opportunity for a community-based experience in one of Detroit’s most iconic neighborhoods. Shoppers are encouraged to explore the myriad of stores and restaurants along Livernois and W. McNichols.

“Our mantra: Together, We Thrive, has become Together We Thrive and Shop as we encourage people to support the growth of small businesses and enjoy a real hometown experience in Detroit’s historic shopping district.” said Dr. Geneva Williams, Live6 Alliance’s executive director and long-time proponent of vibrant life in the Motor City. “Let’s help neighbors become successful entrepreneurs as we find unique and meaningful gifts for friends and family.” Thank you, Huntington Bank, for sponsoring this wonderful opportunity!

Dr. Williams and many vendors participating in Home(Base) for the Holidays are available for interviews. Please contact Peg Tallet at to schedule interviews.



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