Thursday, July 26, 2018

Convicted pedophile Larry Nassar seeks resentencing in Ingham County

Posted By on Thu, Jul 26, 2018 at 3:23 PM

Lawyers of Larry Nassar, the 54-year-old former physician for the Michigan State University and U.S. Gymnastics teams, have filed two motions for resentencing in Ingham County on the basis of alleged court bias. Nassar's lawyers argue that Judge Aquilina's now infamous threat — "I just signed your death warrant" —...

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Monday, April 16, 2018

Here’s your chance to tour Detroit's Charles T. Fisher mansion before it transforms

Posted By on Mon, Apr 16, 2018 at 3:17 PM

The Junior League of Detroit is hosting “Sneak A Peek” tours of the Charles T. Fisher mansion, Boston-Edison’s largest home, on April 28 and 29. The elaborate, 18,000-square-foot mansion features 14 bedrooms, 14 bathrooms, a prohibition-era liquor vault, and a gym. Actor Hill Harper bought the mansion last year...

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018

'Ghost' sighting inspires new spooky beer from Atwater Brewery

Posted By on Wed, Apr 11, 2018 at 3:44 PM

Atwater Brewery and Detroit Paranormal Expeditions are teaming up for the creation of Detroit’s first paranormal-themed beer, "Hello From The Other Side," set to premiere Friday, April 13 at Atwater in the Park in Grosse Pointe Park. The collaboration follows Detroit Paranormal Expeditions' investigation of the 1930s church that houses...

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Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Former Ford employee wins $16.8 million in discrimination lawsuit

Posted By on Wed, Apr 4, 2018 at 2:47 PM

Faisal Khalaf, a former engineer at Ford of Lebanese descent, was awarded $16.8 million after suing his former employer and two supervisors for multiple instances of discriminatory treatment based on his accent and Arab background. “There was a high-level executive at Ford Motor Co. that my client reported to...

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Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Here comes the official event for eating cereal out of potholes in Detroit

Posted By on Wed, Mar 28, 2018 at 2:56 PM

When life gives you potholes, you fill them with milk and cereal and dig in. At least, that's what one Michigan man did last week, and he's inspired a cavalcade of like-minded Michiganders to do the same. Following the viral video of an EMU student named Andrew eating Lucky Charms out...

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Friday, March 23, 2018

Antiques Roadshow is coming to metro Detroit this summer

Posted By on Fri, Mar 23, 2018 at 4:07 PM

Dust off your fine china and ancient heirlooms folks, because your grandma's favorite TV show is coming to town this summer. Rochester's historic Tudor-style Meadow Brook Hall was chosen as one of five stops for PBS's Antiques Roadshow's 2018 summer tour. Appraisers and antique collectors galore will be crowding...

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Monday, March 19, 2018

Hang out with cats at the Meowtown grand opening this weekend

Posted By on Mon, Mar 19, 2018 at 1:52 PM

Next stop: Meowtown. In addition to celebrating their one-year anniversary, Pet Valu West Bloomfield is introducing the public to their new Meowtown Lounge and Adoption Center on Saturday, March 24. The new venture, made possible by a partnership with Pet Adoption Alternative of Warren, has been open for a...

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Tuesday, March 13, 2018

13 super easy ways to celebrate 313 Day in Detroit

Posted By on Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 6:00 AM

In any other city, March 13 is just another day. But here in the Motor City, we take any excuse to show our civic pride. To celebrate 3/13, here is a list of 13 iconic activities to prove your love for Detroit. 1. Eat a Coney Dog Nothing says...

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Monday, March 12, 2018

Detroit is officially the unhappiest city in America

Posted By on Mon, Mar 12, 2018 at 2:39 PM

Despite Detroit's never-ending "Comeback City" narrative, it seems we can't quite escape the doldrums of depression. This morning, WalletHub released a list of the 182 happiest cities in the United States and of the 182 American cities researched, Detroit came in dead last. We are officially the unhappiest city...

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Friday, February 16, 2018

Vernor's releases limited-edition collectible bottles with vintage design

Posted By on Fri, Feb 16, 2018 at 1:55 PM

Some Vernor's Ginger Ale lovers may have noticed a change to their favorite soda bottles in the past week or so. The Detroit-born soda brand recently rolled out a collection of vintage-inspired pop bottles, and it caused quite a stir on social media.  The collectible bottles hit shelves...

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