Opening of Caribbean eatery could lead to more business growth on East Jefferson

Opening of Caribbean eatery could lead to more business growth on East Jefferson

For Brooklyn native Lester Gouvia serving the public meant recreating dishes he grew up eating as a child. Those dishes and memories eventually led to the creation of Norma G’s Cuisine, celebrated as the Jefferson-Chalmers neighborhood’s first dine-in restaurant in 30 years. Norma G’s, located at 14700 E. Jefferson Ave., opened its doors Aug. 28 […]

African Market brings international goods to Detroit’s west side

African Market brings international goods to Detroit’s west side

There are only so many specialty stores in the Detroit that sell goat meat, shea butter and aloe leaves. At African Market in the Grandmont-Rosedale neighborhood, those products are easier to find. Located at 21308 West McNichols, African Market has been serving the community for 10 years, offering a number of imported West African goods […]

Uncle Keese realizes a Detroit barber’s long-time passion

Uncle Keese realizes a Detroit barber’s long-time passion

Sometimes finding a passion takes time and might not line up with original plans. That was the case for local barber Marquis McMillan, 31, owner of Uncle Keese Barbershop, 14723 Plymouth Road. It wasn’t until later in life that he started pursuing his long-time passion. “I’ve been cutting hair since I was about 13,” says […]

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