Fountain Court Cooperative celebrates 50 years in Detroit’s housing community

Fountain Court Cooperative celebrates 50 years in Detroit’s housing community

Few people have called Fountain Court home as long as Robyn Ussery has. Her parents Roger and Blanche Ussery have lived for decades at what board members say is the largest black-owned cooperative in Detroit, even watching some of their grand- and great-grandchildren raised there. Concern and determination by residents and leadership, including board President […]

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 […]

Healthy holiday tips

Healthy holiday tips

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and that means the holiday season is almost here. You can enjoy the holidays while still making healthy food choices that help you and your family be your best. Try these tips and some of our favorite holiday recipes that fit into a healthy meal plan! Enjoy all food […]

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 […]

Broadway star Kyle Riabko to perform at The Berman Center Oct. 27

Broadway star Kyle Riabko to perform at The Berman Center Oct. 27

Kyle Riabko, nationally-acclaimed singer/actor of Broadway’s “Hair” and “Spring Awakening,” will perform songs from his latest album Richard Rodgers Reimagined at The Berman Center For the Performing Arts, 6600 W. Maple Road, West Bloomfield, on Saturday, Oct. 27. Riabko takes classic favorites and reinterprets them with pop/rock elements. His latest album, Richard Rodgers Reimagined, was inspired […]

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.

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