Sylvan Learning Center to open in Brightmoor

Sylvan Learning Center to open in Brightmoor

When Alexander Ho walks through the Sylvan Learning Center he runs in West Bloomfield, he chats with students and knows them all by name. He also knows just what they need help with to achieve academic success. That’s Sylvan’s goal. Its personalized tutoring is focused on building academic confidence, igniting intellectual curiosity and inspiring a […]

From freight container and back of F-150, Ford Mobile Farm will teach kids about farming, nutrition and help feed the hungry

From freight container and back of F-150, Ford Mobile Farm will teach kids about farming, nutrition and help feed the hungry

What a difference a century makes. In the early 20th century, people left the farms in droves to come to Detroit and work in factories like Henry Ford’s. Now, in the early 21st century, the Ford Motor Company Fund set out to teach kids about farming and nutrition with a mobile, indoor, year-round gardening project […]

$145,000 Kroger grant to Forgotten Harvest provides more than a half million meals for hungry in Southeast Michigan

$145,000 Kroger grant to Forgotten Harvest provides more than a half million meals for hungry in Southeast Michigan

A $145,000 grant from the Kroger Foundation to Forgotten Harvest will provide more than a half million meals for hungry folks in Southeast Michigan. Here’s how it works. Every dollar donated equals four meals and prevents food waste. “The Kroger Co. of Michigan is pleased to endorse this generous grant to help end hunger and […]

Detroit’s AirSpaceX has answer to gridlock – a flying taxi

Detroit’s AirSpaceX has answer to gridlock – a flying taxi

You sit in your car, stranded in gridlock on the express way. In between choking your steering wheel and pounding on it, you imagine your car rising up and flying above the traffic. Unfortunately, despite Back to the Future’s promise, a flying car won’t be an option anytime soon, but flying above traffic may not […]

Automotive, mobility jobs available, find out more at the North American International Auto Show

Automotive, mobility jobs available, find out more at the North American International Auto Show

The words “career in the auto industry” may conjure up images of spot welding on an assembly line, but today’s auto industry is so much more than assembly. There are jobs like developing artificial intelligence for self-driving vehicles,  3D printing parts, creating cyber security programs, developing apps or new ways to pay for vehicles or even […]

Detroit Zoo has more than 1.5 million visitors in 2017, looks for great attendance in 2018 with Dinosauria, new bald eagle, renovated habitats

Detroit Zoo has more than 1.5 million visitors in 2017, looks for great attendance in 2018 with Dinosauria, new bald eagle, renovated habitats

The Detroit Zoo is a “go-to” destination for many Detroiters and visitors. In 2017, the zoo had 1,560,981 visitors making last year the second most prosperous year in its history. A significant number of those guests came in the last months of 2017 as part of the holiday-themed light display “Wild Lights at the Detroit […]