The Corktown neighborhood in Detroit is becoming a go-to destination with thriving local businesses, and it was all jump-started by Cooley’s own Slows Bar BQ.
While the government of Detroit is bankrupt, the city is not without hope. Cooley is an example of a Detroit resident determined to help rebuild his city. His vision is not limited to Slows, which now has two locations in Detroit that earn about $6 million in sales a year. He has also spearheaded the renovation of local parks and the Central Michigan Train Station and serves on the board of several non-profits, including the Detroit Works Project.
Watch Peter’s latest CBS This Morning report to see how Cooley and Slows are working to build a stronger Detroit.