Thursday, December 15, 2016

Detroit tops list of 2016's 'neediest cities,' according to study

Posted By on Thu, Dec 15, 2016 at 8:30 AM

Detroit tops the list of 2016's most neediest cities in a new study released by WalletHub, which compares 150 of the most populated U.S. cities, while factoring in child poverty, food insecurity, and uninsured rates. Within the report, Detroit also topped lists of highest child poverty rates and highest adult poverty...

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Wednesday, December 14, 2016

'#DetroitVerificationQuestions' is trending on Twitter

Posted By on Wed, Dec 14, 2016 at 3:15 PM

We don't know why. We're not sure how. But the hashtag "#DetroitVerificationQuestions" is currently trending on Twitter. Huffington Post editor and proud son of Detroit Philip Lewis has compiled some of the best ones into a quiz. Enjoy: ...

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'Pickle Recipe' director Michael Manasseri is a sweet guy at heart

Posted By on Wed, Dec 14, 2016 at 2:30 PM

Michael Manasseri was proud to shoot indie comedy The Pickle Recipe in Michigan, which has become his new home. Manasseri is a bit of a rarity: a Hollywood import to Detroit. Raised in Maryland and New York, Manasseri found success in the '80s and '90s as a child actor, including guest...

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Guns, ammo, and Nazi memoribilia for sale at this bizarre Allen Park estate sale

Posted By on Wed, Dec 14, 2016 at 2:12 PM

I don't know about you, but every estate sale I've ever been to is usually just an attempt to liquidate three tube TVs and a mismatched set of wine glasses. So, let's just say this Allen Park "Miracle on 38 Special Sale" isn't what I'm used to. For starters,...

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CCS photogs show how streetlights project transformed Detroit

Posted By on Wed, Dec 14, 2016 at 12:50 PM

On Thursday, Dec. 15, Detroit's Public Lighting Authority will celebrate a ceremonial "lighting of the last light" at the Detroit riverfront — the end of a $185-million, nearly three-year effort to replace 88,000 of the city's old streetlights with 65,000 new energy-efficient LED lights. The ceremony will feature photographs from the College for...

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Wright Museum to restore John Thomas Biggers' social realist painting

Posted By on Wed, Dec 14, 2016 at 11:08 AM

John Thomas Biggers' The Mandolin Player is an important painting for many reasons. First, the painting is representative of the social realist movement of the '30s and '40s. You might know another famous artist who made social realistic art, his name was Diego Rivera. He's kind of a big deal...

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Tuesday, December 13, 2016

The first full trailer for Comedy Central's Detroiters is here and we can't stop giggling

Posted By on Tue, Dec 13, 2016 at 4:59 PM

Last month we brought you the teaser trailer for a new Comedy Central show called Detroiters and y'all seemed pretty excited about it. TBH, we're excited about it too. Well, Comedy Central finally released the first full trailer for the show it looks pretty over-the-top, yet still hilarious. Real life...

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Monday, December 12, 2016

The Rock is enjoying our snow storm more than you

Posted By on Mon, Dec 12, 2016 at 2:40 PM

Just call him #DwantaClaus.

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Reminder: Cass Corridor artist Jim Crawford's mini-retrospective at Trinos up for a few more weeks

Posted By on Mon, Dec 12, 2016 at 11:47 AM

We wrote about it the other month, but maybe you got busy? Or perhaps you were at the opening, and you really need to make it back to check the show out again? We were reminded today that the Jim Crawford show is still up for a few more...

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This is the most popular TV show set in Michigan

Posted By on Mon, Dec 12, 2016 at 11:24 AM

...and it's not even on the air anymore!

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