Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Chrissy Teigan vows to pay McKayla Maroney's possible $100k fine for speaking out at Larry Nassar's sentencing

Posted By on Tue, Jan 16, 2018 at 3:04 PM

Former Michigan State University sports physician Larry Nassar was in court today, facing sentencing for the criminal sexual conduct charges he pleaded guilty to in late 2017. Nassar was charged with a total of 10 counts of criminal sexual conduct in two Michigan counties. Today, he was in court...

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Detroit City FC will open an indoor soccer field house this fall

Posted By on Tue, Jan 16, 2018 at 1:58 PM

Since getting its start in 2010, Detroit City FC has been an unlikely ambassador for soccer in the Motor City. But, despite challenges, the minor league soccer club has managed to amass a wealth of fans as well as international media attention. Last year, they moved to a permanent...

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Boogie Fever to reopen in Ferndale this weekend

Posted By on Tue, Jan 16, 2018 at 12:15 PM

Ferndale club Boogie Fever closed back in 2014 to make way for a bar and restaurant called Twisted Tavern, but locals never got over the loss of the longstanding dance hall. “After Boogie Fever closed its doors and we opened Twisted Tavern, people still talked about Boogie Fever," owner...

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New comedy-drama at the Detroit Repertory Theatre goes South for laughs

Posted By on Tue, Jan 16, 2018 at 6:40 AM

They say there are no second acts in American lives. That proposition gets tested by two very different kinds of characters undergoing mid-life crises in a new comedy-drama at the Detroit Repertory Theatre this winter. It's called Dauphin Island, and it's written by actor, award-winning playwright, and Inkster native...

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Monday, January 15, 2018

Watch Dolores O'Riordan and the Cranberries shred Pine Knob in 1996

Posted By on Mon, Jan 15, 2018 at 1:38 PM

Dolores O'Riordan, lead singer of the Cranberries, died in London today at the age of 46. This news was confirmed by O'Riordan's publicist but her cause of death is not yet known. The Cranberries were set to tour North America in the fall of 2017, including a stop at...

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Bloomfield Hills woman accepts $500k 'Shark Tank' investment for pet speaker

Posted By on Mon, Jan 15, 2018 at 1:05 PM

On last night's episode of ABC's Shark Tank, a metro Detroit entrepreneur  pitched her idea to a panel of rich investors and came away with almost half a million dollars. Michelle Winowich of Bloomfield Hills is the founder of G.O.A.T. Pet Products. She pitched her pet speaker to the...

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Seven fast facts about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s 'I have a dream' speech in Detroit

Posted By on Mon, Jan 15, 2018 at 12:49 PM

1.) On June 23, 1963, the "Walk to Freedom" took place in Detroit, in which Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and other dignitaries led 125,000 people down Woodward Avenue to a rally at Cobo Hall. 2.) One co-organizer, the Rev. Albert Cleage, was increasingly involved in black nationalism and originally...

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Friday, January 12, 2018

A broomball league is coming to The Rink at Campus Martius

Posted By on Fri, Jan 12, 2018 at 3:15 PM

Move over ice hockey, there's a new game in town: broomball. OK, broomball is actually old, like over 100 years old. And while it is similar to hockey in that it is played on an ice rink, it employs brooms rather than sticks, and a grapefruit-sized ball instead of...

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Grab some tissue because 'The Bodyguard' is coming to the Fisher Theatre

Posted By on Fri, Jan 12, 2018 at 7:42 AM

If you’re not still shook from 1992’s romantic thriller The Bodyguard, then you might want to check your pulse. The film, which stars the late Whitney Houston, birthed one of the most powerful soundtracks of all time. Thanks to a masterful adaptation by Academy Award winner (Birdman) Alexander Dinelaris,...

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Thursday, January 11, 2018

Calling all vinyl-lovers — Winter Detroit City Record Show is coming

Posted By on Thu, Jan 11, 2018 at 2:14 PM

For most vinyl-lovers, it’s the thrill of the hunt — that rare disc, that must-have addition to your growing collection that threatens to take up more real estate than your actual real estate. Well, thanks to the Winter Detroit City Record Show the hunt has been made a bit...

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