Portal offers a new way to connect

Portal offers a new way to connect

Inside a gold-painted shipping crate a tribe of t-ball players from the Rosedale-Grandmont Little League in northwest Detroit stand in front of an 80-inch screen and talk live with a family from Mexico City and their Schnauzer, Little John. They are buzzing with questions for people who look as real as if they were standing […]

Log Jam: Palmer Park concert and Log Cabin Day

Log Jam: Palmer Park concert and Log Cabin Day

Tom Palmer would be kicking up his heels to the sound of the Chelsea House Orchestra fiddlers if he was alive to see how the all-volunteer People for Palmer Park have revived the log cabin he built in 1885 near Woodward and McNichols. The public will celebrate his summer home in a combination urban/Victorian merriment. […]

Purple People: For many Detroiters Prince will forever reign

Purple People: For many Detroiters Prince will forever reign

“Is this real?” flashed the text message on my cell phone. My brother was asking, I suspect, more out of puzzlement than shock. He didn’t know I’d already stopped at the side of the road in an urgent scramble for more information. I thumbed the phone’s touch-screen. Google never seemed more critical. It couldn’t be […]

Comerica, Detroit Police Athletic League play a special game of baseball for kids

Comerica, Detroit Police Athletic League play a special game of baseball for kids

There are few things that represent warmer weather, old-fashioned fun and children at play than a great game of baseball. To honor that tradition, Comerica Bank and Detroit Police Athletic League (PAL) recently hosted a special ballgame between Detroit police officers and kids enrolled in PAL youth baseball and softball programs. It was the first […]

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