Homage to Heritage: Native Americans persevere in Detroit and beyond

Homage to Heritage: Native Americans persevere in Detroit and beyond

A child’s recent gesture reminded Ashley Tuomi not much has changed about Native American stereotypes. Tuomi, CEO of American Indian Health & Family Services of Southeastern Michigan, heard how the classmate of a staff member’s young student released a familiar, high-pitched howl, rhythmically patting his lips. The staffer’s Native American child was puzzled by the […]

It’s summer in Detroit with hot events at Campus Martius Park, Cadillac Square, Capitol Park, Grand Circus, Paradise Valley

It’s summer in Detroit with hot events at Campus Martius Park, Cadillac Square, Capitol Park, Grand Circus, Paradise Valley

You know it’s summer in the city when events begin at the downtown Detroit’s five historic parks – Campus Martius Park, Cadillac Square, Capitol Park, Grand Circus and Paradise Valley’s Beatrice Buck Park It all started June 1 with Quicken Loans Summer in the Parks, featuring free entertainment daily, all summer long in the parks. […]

Detroit Creative Corridor Center invites community to join the UNESCO Detroit City of Design Initiative

Detroit Creative Corridor Center invites community to join the UNESCO Detroit City of Design Initiative

It’s no exaggeration to say the world awaits Detroit – seeking its ideas, its creativity, its designers and their dreams, its manufacturing prowess and its gigantic imagination. To that end, the Detroit Creative Corridor Center (DC3) announced Thursday at the Mackinac Policy Conference the launch of the ten-year Detroit City of Design initiative. Now in […]

Live. Love. Laugh Detroit: Detroit author creates the ultimate insider’s guide to understanding the cityscape

Live. Love. Laugh Detroit: Detroit author creates the ultimate insider’s guide to understanding the cityscape

Detroit might be the ultimate Rorschach test. Everyone sees something a little different, depending on his or her angle. When Aaron Foley looks at Detroit, he sees a city that “black history defined.” A thirtysomething writer living in Detroit, Foley is a Michigan State University graduate who has contributed to such publications as Jalopnik Detroit, […]

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