Awe-inspiring events help Detroiters snap out of COVID fatigue

Awe-inspiring events help Detroiters snap out of COVID fatigue

Want to snap out of COVID fatigue? Take an “awe walk.” How? It’s easy. There are a lot of “awes” in Detroit just waiting for you. Skate the Rink at Campus Martius. Visitors can purchase tickets online or by phone during rink hours at (313) 963-9393. Tickets are limited and walk-up tickets are not available. […]

Detroit ranks among top places to date during the pandemic

Detroit ranks among top places to date during the pandemic

If you’re looking to avoid your aunt’s prying questions into your relationship status this year, this report is for you, according to the Apartment List, which publishes an annual “Best Cities for Dating” guide. “It’s no secret that the pandemic and state lockdowns have made dating a challenge this year,” says Apartment List spokesperson Olyvia […]

Shop Small this holiday season

Shop Small this holiday season

Detroit’s small businesses are continuing to re-invent themselves at a critical time – the holiday sales season. Although COVID-related restrictions are altering many brick-and-mortar business operations, the city’s entrepreneurs are stepping up and offering consumers lots of holiday shopping options, many of them online. That’s a good thing, according to retail experts at Deloitte, which, […]

Whitmer joins group of bipartisan governors to urge everyone to mask up, stay safe for the holidays

Whitmer joins group of bipartisan governors to urge everyone to mask up, stay safe for the holidays

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer joined Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker, Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb, Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear, Minnesota Governor Tim Walz, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, and Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers to encourage everyone across the region to remain safe heading into the holiday season. “When it comes to fighting this virus, we are all on […]

Bringing back Detroit businesses

Bringing back Detroit businesses

Love to eat out? Crave coffee? Most of us do, but if you live in some Detroit neighborhoods, your options might be limited. Although the city has had its share of successful retstauranters and small shops, many are located in area clusters that are not as acessible to neighborhood residents. DTE hopes to change that […]

Governor Whitmer declares racism a public health crisis, creates Black Leadership Advisory Council to focus on issues

Governor Whitmer declares racism a public health crisis, creates Black Leadership Advisory Council to focus on issues

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has elevated black voices in state government by creating the Black Leadership Advisory Council, recognizing racism as a public health crisis and requiring implicit bias training for all state employees. The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed, confirmed, and highlighted the deadly nature of pre-existing inequities caused by systemic racism, Whitmer says. The rate […]

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