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, […]

$1 million investment revitalizes Viola Liuzzo Park

$1 million investment revitalizes Viola Liuzzo Park

After a $1 million investment from the City of Detroit, the new redone Viola Liuzzo Park is ready. Named in honor of a fallen Detroit civil rights champion, the park on the Detroit’s northwest side has an array of new features and equipment, including three beautiful bioretention gardens. In addition, a type of green stormwater […]

Free teen safe driving school coming to Belle Isle Sept. 28-30

Free teen safe driving school coming to Belle Isle Sept. 28-30

Car crashes are the number-one cause of death among teens. Many of those deaths can be prevented with the right training. It’s available this coming weekend, Sept. 29-30, when the free national free teen defensive driving program B.R.A.K.E.S. (Be Responsible And Keep Everyone Safe) comes to Belle Isle. B.R.A.K.E.S. is not driver’s ed. It is a hands-on, […]

Attention high school artists! Your work can win dollars, recognition in Detroit auto show poster contest

Attention high school artists! Your work can win dollars, recognition in Detroit auto show poster contest

Michigan high school students with a bent toward art can win up to $1,000 in the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) annual poster contest. In addition, winning posters will be displayed at NAIAS 2019, reproduced in the official NAIAS program, and be displayed on the official NAIAS website. The NAIAS poster contest is open […]

U of D Jesuit, Academy of the Sacred Heart deliver food to homebound seniors

U of D Jesuit, Academy of the Sacred Heart deliver food to homebound seniors

Every month students from the University of Detroit Jesuit High School and Academy of the Sacred Heart team up to pack and deliver food from Focus: Hope to low-income, homebound senior citizens. In September they delivered the boxes to 60 senior citizens at Warren Apartments. Here are pictures from the 360th consecutive month of Focus:Hope food packing […]

Celebrate fall at the 4th annual Parktoberfeset Sept. 21-23

Celebrate fall at the 4th annual Parktoberfeset Sept. 21-23

If you’re looking for a place to celebrate fall here’s your chance. The 4th annual Parktoberfest is Sept. 21-23 at Beacon Park. The free three-day German-style festival begins at noon each day and features activities and entertainment for all ages. Here are some of the things you can do: The Big Biergarten Tent will feature […]