Monday, March 27, 2017

Detroit poet calls out Dave Chappelle's jokes about Flint and Detroit

Posted By on Mon, Mar 27, 2017 at 12:31 PM

While it was pretty funny to find out that Dave Chappelle bombed in Detroit a few years ago because he got too stoned, his jokes about the lives of Detroiters and the Flint Water Crisis are not setting well with some. In particular, Detroit poet Casey Lynne Rocheteau published...

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Canada to legalize marijuana by 2018, according to reports

Posted By on Mon, Mar 27, 2017 at 12:10 PM

Looks like Windsor is about to experience a population boom. According to reports from CBC News and Bloomberg, Canadian Prime Minister and smarmy babe Justin Trudeau will introduce legislation to legalize marijuana by July 2018 — just a little more than a year from now. The reports have not been...

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VIDEO: Detroit history in 15 minutes

Posted By on Mon, Mar 27, 2017 at 11:20 AM

Ready for your Monday morning history lesson? In just under 15 minutes, this video posted by Bravura Media Company tells the story of Detroit's beginnings (including the fact that prior to being founded as Detroit in 1701, it was inhabited by three different tribes of Native Americans. THAT'S IMPORTANT, PEOPLE)....

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Saturday, March 25, 2017

Aaron Foley leaves post as BLAC editor to work for mayor's office

Posted By on Sat, Mar 25, 2017 at 1:41 PM

Beloved BLAC editor, How to Live in Detroit without Being a Jackass author, and avid complainer Aaron Foley announced yesterday he would be leaving his position in a Facebook post. The gentry were shocked and saddened (just read the comments), but Foley left no clue of what his next venture...

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Friday, March 24, 2017

Chase the Nain Rouge out of Detroit this Sunday at the Marche du Nain Rouge

Posted By on Fri, Mar 24, 2017 at 3:34 PM

Like the vernal equinox, the Marche du Nain Rouge has become a herald of springtime in Detroit: Locals gather in the Cass Corridor, clad in red and black disguises, and chase the folkloric Detroit villain the Nain Rouge (“Red Dwarf”) out of town. Of course, half the fun of...

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Have the 'time of your life' seeing 'Dirty Dancing' the musical

Posted By on Fri, Mar 24, 2017 at 3:05 PM

We know what you’re thinking: “Nobody puts Baby in a corner!” But, c’mon, this show has so much more to offer than this seriously iconic quote. Those things include: sexy dancing, tight pants, the tickle scene, more sexy dancing, singing, and I think that’s about it. For all its...

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North End Urban Farm will convert a fire-ravaged house into a cistern and outdoor community space

Posted By on Fri, Mar 24, 2017 at 1:14 PM

Remember when we reported that the nation's first urban agrihood was being installed in Detroit's North End? Well, things are well on their way and the folks behind the revolutionary urban farm just announced another facet that will help the two-acre farm be even more sustainable. The Michigan Urban Farming...

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These metro Detroit bars will have fresh Oberon on Monday

Posted By on Fri, Mar 24, 2017 at 12:44 PM

Doing my undergrad in Kalamazoo at WMU automatically turned me into an Oberon aficionado. The beer is practically sacred in town and Oberon Day is Kalamazoo's equivalent of Christmas Day. I even had a professor cancel class on Oberon Day so we could all enjoy one of the first...

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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Get your Greek on this Sunday at the Greek Independence Day parade

Posted By on Thu, Mar 23, 2017 at 3:40 PM

Greektown will be a-buzzing with pride this weekend for the 16th annual Greek Independence Day parade. The parade is on Sunday, but Saturday is a gala to raise funds at the Detroit Athletic Club for the Hellenic Museum of Michigan. The parade committee encouraged locals of Hellenic heritage to...

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Stephen Colbert dragged Kid Rock through the coals during hilarious segment

Posted By on Thu, Mar 23, 2017 at 3:20 PM

In case you've been trying to block any Kid Rock-related news from your eyes (we don't blame you, honestly) he has launched his very own "American Badass" grill and is being floated to run for Sen. Debbie Stabenow's seat in 2018. So yeah, we're just as confused as you are....

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