Monday, February 12, 2018

Celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson made a stop in Dearborn this weekend

Posted By on Mon, Feb 12, 2018 at 12:35 PM

Celebrity chef and Chopped judge, Marcus Samuelsson came to Dearborn this weekend to film his upcoming PBS series, No Passport Required. The internationally-renowned chef, who was born in Ethiopia and raised in Sweden, is touring the United States to explore the nation's diverse palate. “Chasing flavors has been my...

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Monday, February 5, 2018

Everything you need to know about the most memorable Detroit Super Bowl ads

Posted By on Mon, Feb 5, 2018 at 3:07 PM

The Super Bowl would be nothing without pizza, chicken wings, and cameos from our favorite celebrity lawyers. This year, Alexa lost her voice, Morgan Freeman lip synced to Missy Elliot, and Budweiser and Stella Artois boasted their water-distribution efforts — but neither mentioned Flint. Statewide, we had local celebs...

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Thursday, January 25, 2018

Ann Arbor therapy dog gets 'bone voyage' retirement party catered by Grizzly Peak

Posted By on Thu, Jan 25, 2018 at 10:40 AM

After retiring in December 2017, a therapy dog named Alpine will be celebrating her six-year career with a party at Arbor Hospice on Feb. 3 from 1 to 3 p.m. Alpine, an 8-year-old golden retriever, began working at the caregiving facility called in 2011. She spent her days visiting with...

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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Girls invited to learn figure skating from Olympian Meryl Davis during Campus Martius workshop

Posted By on Tue, Jan 23, 2018 at 9:45 AM

Olympic gold medalist and Royal Oak native Meryl Davis is coming to Campus Martius on Jan. 27 to teach 100 young girls the art of figure skating. The workshop, sponsored by Figure Skating in Detroit and the Downtown Detroit Partnership, is free of charge and those without skates will...

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Monday, January 22, 2018

Oprah was in Grand Rapids this weekend — here's why

Posted By on Mon, Jan 22, 2018 at 10:39 AM

Famed talk show host, entrepreneur, and Weight Watchers spokeswoman, Oprah Winfrey made an appearance at The Mitten Brewing Co. in Grand Rapids on Saturday, Jan. 20. Customers had to wait a whopping two hours to dine and drink at the gourmet pizza and beer joint, all because Winfrey had...

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Thursday, January 18, 2018

Henry Ford Museum chosen to host 2018 National Invention Convention

Posted By on Thu, Jan 18, 2018 at 12:29 PM

Historically speaking, Detroit's has long been a hotbed for innovation. I mean, you've heard of Henry Ford, right? The guy who invented the automobile assembly line is known around the world for his contributions to modern manufacturing, which inspired the construction of an entire monument to the history of...

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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

A scuffle broke out during the pro-Trump rally at Duggan's Irish Pub

Posted By on Tue, Jul 25, 2017 at 3:57 PM

On Monday, the Michigan Republicans for Trump gathered at Duggan’s Irish Pub in Royal Oak for a support rally that turned violent, resulting in the arrest of one woman. The rally started as nothing out of the ordinary for the pro-POTUS crowd–giant American flags, “Make American Great Again” chants over...

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Thursday, July 20, 2017

Tony Hawk is bringing an art installation and skate park to downtown Detroit

Posted By on Thu, Jul 20, 2017 at 2:49 PM

Downtown Detroit is getting a brand new — albeit temporary — skate park thanks to Tony Hawk. Hawk is no stranger to Detroit; the iconic pro skateboarder has become a regular face in the city's skate scene and last year purchased a 120 year old house in the Woodbridge...

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Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Ballot group hoping to end gerrymandering in Michigan says state is slowing it down

Posted By on Tue, Jul 18, 2017 at 1:09 PM

Voters Not Politicians has had enough of the state government. The grassroots organization is devoted to ending gerrymandering, or the manipulation of political district boundaries in favor of a particular party, in Michigan. Its committee is currently unhappy with the state's Bureau of Elections, claiming they are taking far too long to...

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'Origins of the Urban Crisis' author Thomas Sugrue to speak at Wayne State

Posted By on Tue, Jul 18, 2017 at 1:06 PM

Dr. Thomas Sugrue — author of the seminal 1996 urban study Origins of the Urban Crisis: Race and Inequality in Postwar Detroit — will return to his native city for a free public lecture later this month. The lecture will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. on Monday, July 24 at Wayne State University's...

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