Hepatitis A case being investigated at Jet’s Pizza at 15235 E. Seven Mile

Hepatitis A case being investigated at Jet’s Pizza at 15235 E. Seven Mile

The Detroit Health Department is investigating a Hepatitis A case at Jet’s Pizza in Detroit at 15235 East Seven Mile Road near Hayes. The establishment only provides carry-out and delivery service. If you consumed food and beverages from this Jet’s Pizza between November 30 through December 1 you should consult your primary care provider to receive […]

Sheriff’s Office seeks support for annual children’s Christmas program

Sheriff’s Office seeks support for annual children’s Christmas program

Like so many of us, the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office believes no child should be without a Christmas. To make sure that doesn’t happen for dozens of Detroit children, the office is asking for donations for its annual “No Child Without a Christmas” gift-shopping spree next week. Sheriff Benny Napoleon and other supporters of the […]

Bank of America, Salvation Army provide 10,000 holiday meals for those in need

Bank of America, Salvation Army provide 10,000 holiday meals for those in need

Families in need across Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties will have terrific holiday meals thanks to Bank of America and the Salvation Army. For the fifth consecutive year, Bank of America volunteers are packing Bountiful Boxes at the Salvation Army’s Detroit Harbor Light for its holiday distribution to families across those counties. The 10,000 holiday […]

Emergency rules extended to ensure Michiganders have access to naloxone to combat opioid addiction

Emergency rules extended to ensure Michiganders have access to naloxone to combat opioid addiction

There is an opioid crisis in Michigan and emergency rules have been extended to get the medication naloxone to help save the lives of those addicted. From 1999 to 2016, the total number of overdose deaths involving any type of opioid increased more than 17 times in Michigan, from 99 to 1,689, according to the […]

Google signs lease to open office in downtown Detroit

Google signs lease to open office in downtown Detroit

Google has signed a lease with Olympia Development and The District Detroit to open a 29,178-sq.-ft. office at 52 East Henry St. More than 100 employees will occupy the office, which will be alongside Little Caesars Arena. It will  open next spring. “The city of Detroit has a rich history of culture and innovation, and […]

Free dental, optical and medical care clinic comes to Cobo

Free dental, optical and medical care clinic comes to Cobo

A lot of factors play a role in staying healthy, particularly access to medical care. Wayne county residents are particularly vulnerable. Although 12.7 percent of county residents receive health care through a combination of ACA enrollment or Medicaid expansion, there are many that are homeless, uninsured or underinsured, according to a spokesperson of the  Wayne County […]

Midtown’s Sugar Hill District to Gain $32 Million Housing Development with Affordable Housing

Midtown’s Sugar Hill District to Gain $32 Million Housing Development with Affordable Housing

Straight off of his widely lauded speech at the Mackinac Policy Conference in which he highlighted the need for affordable housing, Mayor Mike Duggan, Midtown Detroit representatives and local architects came together to announced a new housing project in the city with 25 percent affordable units. On Friday, Mayor Duggan announced the developers and design […]

The District Detroit Announces Detroit’s Largest Residential Development Initiative in More Than 20 Years

The District Detroit Announces Detroit’s Largest Residential Development Initiative in More Than 20 Years

Again emphasizing Detroit’s efforts “to build a city that includes everyone,” officials from the city, The District Detroit and Olympia Entertainment announced Friday that a new residential development will bring 686 units – including 139 affordable options – across six projects. Olympia Development of Michigan announced plans for hundreds of new affordable and market-rate rental […]

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