Palmer Park hosts Harvest Festival Sept. 29

Palmer Park hosts Harvest Festival Sept. 29

Family fun is planned as part of the autumn Harvest in Palmer Park from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 29. People for Palmer Park will host the annual Harvest Festival, featuring a pumpkin hunt, apple sampling, cider, grilled corn on the cob, activities and entertainment like Farmer John’s Barnyard Express show and petting zoo. […]

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 […]

$2.5 million gift from Yaker family will help revitalize Southwest Detroit neighborhood

$2.5 million gift from Yaker family will help revitalize Southwest Detroit neighborhood

The Newberry Homes revitalization project in the Southwest Detroit’s Chadsey-Condon neighborhood just got a $2.5 million leg up. The gift is from Judith Yaker, widow real estate developer Sam Yaker, will establish the Sam L. and Judith Yaker Fund. It will help more people become homeowners and revitalize an eight block area of the neighborhood. […]