Bank of America Charitable Foundation awards $1.1 million to metro Detroit nonprofits helping those in financial stress

Bank of America Charitable Foundation awards $1.1 million to metro Detroit nonprofits helping those in financial stress

Metro Detroit families and individuals facing difficult financial decisions will get more help from 39 Detroit nonprofits thanks to a $1.1 million award from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation. The foundation celebrated its annual “Detroit Day of Giving” on Nov. 14 by distributing the dollars to the organizations that work to ensure individuals and […]

Six Farm Tours to Do This Fall

Six Farm Tours to Do This Fall

There’s more to a glass of milk than meets the eye. Taking a gulp one of the few healthy beverages that can be enjoyed warm or cold is the final step in distribution that begins at locations throughout Michigan. A fun, family activity this fall can give milk-lovers an up-close look at life on  the […]

USS Wichita visits Detroit

USS Wichita visits Detroit

If you’re walking on the riverfront this weekend you may very well see the USS Wichita, the Navy’s newest Freedom-Class Littoral Combat Ship. It’s docked behind the Port of Detroit Authority,130 East Atwater St. The USS Wichita is the third US Navy ship to bear that city’s name and is a sister ship to the USS […]

Corktown businesses form Project Green Light commercial corridor to create safer neighborhood

Corktown businesses form Project Green Light commercial corridor to create safer neighborhood

A half-dozen of Corktown’s most well-known establishments along Michigan Avenue have joined together to create the Detroit Police Department’s second Project Green Light Commercial Corridor. The partners, located in Detroit’s oldest neighborhood, include the new Detroit Police Athletic League headquarters, McShane’s Irish Pub, Detroit Institute of Bagels, Ottava Via, Brooklyn Street Local and PJ’s Lager […]

Two Wayne State alumni donate $5M to College of Engineering for scholarships, new testing laboratory

Two Wayne State alumni donate $5M to College of Engineering for scholarships, new testing laboratory

Wayne State University will soon have more engineering scholarships and a new structures and materials engineering testing laboratory in Highland Park thanks to a $5 million donation from two alumni. Local business leader and philanthropist Avinash Rachmale, M.S. ’89, and his wife, Hema Rachmale, Cert. ’92, made the donation to the Wayne State University College […]

Broadway star Kyle Riabko to perform at The Berman Center Oct. 27

Broadway star Kyle Riabko to perform at The Berman Center Oct. 27

Kyle Riabko, nationally-acclaimed singer/actor of Broadway’s “Hair” and “Spring Awakening,” will perform songs from his latest album Richard Rodgers Reimagined at The Berman Center For the Performing Arts, 6600 W. Maple Road, West Bloomfield, on Saturday, Oct. 27. Riabko takes classic favorites and reinterprets them with pop/rock elements. His latest album, Richard Rodgers Reimagined, was inspired […]

Holiday markets back at Eastern Market

Holiday markets back at Eastern Market

Need some help getting ready for the holidays? Holiday Markets are back at Eastern Market for 2018. Here are the dates: Tues., Nov. 20 & Dec. 18 Sun., Nov. 25 & Dec. 2, 9, 16, 23 Tuesdays are primarily focused on food vendors and Sundays feature Michigan-made gift options. RSVP on Facebook for ongoing updates.

Detroit Metro Airport given option to remove PFAS-ladden foam

Detroit Metro Airport given option to remove PFAS-ladden foam

Busy transportation hubs like Flint’s Bishop and Detroit Metro International airports have been granted the option to switch to firefighting foams that do not include the highly toxic fluorinated chemicals known as PFAS, thanks to new legislation enacted by Congress today. Under current law, airports are required to use firefighting foams that contain these chemicals, […]

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