A greener guide to gift-giving and holiday get-togethers

A greener guide to gift-giving and holiday get-togethers

A greener outlook to the holiday season doesn’t boil down to who brings salad to the pot luck. As a matter of fact, with a fast-growing market of vegetarians and vegan food consumers throughout the country, meals designed around plates that will contain plant-based dishes aren’t as rare as they were during celebrations past. Whether […]

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 […]