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Edible Insects, a West Village Block Party, and More Intel

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Brenna Houck is a Cities Manager for the Eater network. She previously edited Eater Detroit and reported for Eater. You can follow her on the internet at @brennahouck.

SPORTS — Stroh's has been selected as the official brew of Keyworth Stadium, the new Hamtramck home of soccer club Detroit City FC. [Crain's]

EVENTWIRE — Wayne State University will host the nation's first-ever conference on edible insects May 26 through May 28 at the campus' Community Arts Auditorium. Multi-day event will feature speakers, vendors, and educational programming, as well as five-course meal at Salt & Cedar in Eastern Market featuring "a range of edible insects" with drink pairings. [EaterWire]

CURBED CUTS — Check out the $9 million renovation of the Trumbull & Porter Hotel (formerly Corktown Inn). The hotel offers a fleet of bikes for guest use and drinks from Batch Brewing Company and Crazy Fresh Coffee. A restaurant is also slated for the space. [Curbed Detroit]

EVENTWIRE — West Village is throwing a block party from noon to 5 p.m. on May 14. The neighborhood event features food trucks, live music, a parade, biergarten, and an annual Gumbo Cook-off (enter here) hosted by forthcoming restaurant/performance space Gabriel Hall. David Kirby of Parker Street Market tells Eater that many of the new businesses headed for the neighborhood will be hosting open houses. [EaterWire]

MEALS ON WHEELS — A Texas-based company has purchased Metro Detroit food truck manufacturer Detroit Custom Coach. [Crain's]