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 […]