Support Local Journalism. Donate to Detroit Metro Times.

Friday, June 29, 2018

80 years ago, Detroit's black heavyweight took down Nazi Germany's star boxer

Posted By on Fri, Jun 29, 2018 at 11:30 AM

The legacy of Joe Louis, the greatest boxer in Detroit history, has faded over time. The legendary arena bearing his name is unlikely to see the end of the year. The iconic landmark bearing his name and representing his thunderous right arm in Hart Plaza is increasingly known simply...

Continue reading »

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Detroit's Trinosophes to close for remodel, is expected to reopen in the fall

Posted By on Thu, Jun 28, 2018 at 3:39 PM

It looks like big changes are in store for Trinosophes, Eastern Market's coffee shop, art gallery, and performance space. According to a Facebook post by co-owner (and former Metro Times arts editor) Rebecca Mazzei, the spot will close in August so she and Joel Peterson can "renovate and re-invent the...

Continue reading »

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Aurora Borealis could be visible in Michigan tonight, if not for that pesky rain

Posted By on Wed, Jun 27, 2018 at 1:37 PM

The natural phenomenon known as the Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights, could be visible in Michigan tonight — weather permitting. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Space Weather Prediction Center has predicted a G1 geomagnetic storm for this evening. For Michiganders, the best visibility is predicted to be between 11 p.m....

Continue reading »

The woman behind the jewelry of 'Black Panther' to lead talk at Charles H. Wright museum

Posted By on Wed, Jun 27, 2018 at 9:27 AM

What the blockbuster film Black Panther did was more than entertain — it transported, informed, and dazzled audiences. The casting was on point, the special effects were amazing, but one element stood out — the jewelry. The woman responsible for adorning the people of Wakanda with one-of-a-kind pieces? That would...

Continue reading »

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

MOCAD preps two Tyree Guyton exhibitions

Posted By on Tue, Jun 26, 2018 at 1:25 PM

While artist Tyree Guyton has been quietly dismantling and consolidating his Heidelberg Project into a permanent museum, MOCAD is getting ready to host a pair of exhibitions of the artist's work later this year. 2+2=8: Thirty Years of Heidelberg will open to the public on Friday, Sept. 7, followed by Process on...

Continue reading »

Monday, June 25, 2018

Pricey but powerful writers' conference convenes in Windsor next week

Posted By on Mon, Jun 25, 2018 at 1:45 PM

On its coasts, North America has no shortage of conferences about the business of writing — that is to say the struggle writers face to turn editors' heads, second-guess their own manuscripts, promote their reputations, or even negotiate the world of self-publishing. Some of them cost several hundred dollars,...

Continue reading »

Detroit Greenways Coalition responds to Keith Crain's anti-bike-lane editorial

Posted By on Mon, Jun 25, 2018 at 12:51 PM

More than a week has passed since Keith Crain, scion of the Crain media family, issued his editorial railing against the appearance of bike lanes in Detroit. If the editorial doesn't come to mind, perhaps the field day many commenters had with the opinion piece does. The mockery came...

Continue reading »

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Tim Meadows makes 'Detroiters' cameo in season two premiere

Posted By on Thu, Jun 21, 2018 at 10:25 AM

Saturday Night Live alum Tim Meadows is set to appear in tonight's season two premiere of Detroiters, as evidenced by a hilarious clip released by Comedy Central. In the promo clip, Meadows plays Walt Worsch, an attorney in the proud Motor City tradition of awkward personal injury lawyers, and a...

Continue reading »

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

The Morouns are trying to reach Trump with Fox TV ad

Posted By on Wed, Jun 20, 2018 at 2:35 PM

Now that the Morouns have successfully handed Detroit's Michigan Central Station over to Ford, the billionaire family can get back to doing what it usually does: fighting the government over all things bridge-related. On Wednesday, they made as direct of an appeal as anyone could in trying to get...

Continue reading »

Big Sean and Emagine Entertainment eye Michigan Central Station as multiplex location

Posted By on Wed, Jun 20, 2018 at 11:00 AM

Sean Anderson, aka Big Sean, is making major moves in his hometown. But could one of them involve Ford Motor Co.'s newly acquired Michigan Central Station? Some signs are pointing to yes. It was announced in February that Troy-based movie chain Emagine Entertainment would be teaming up with the...

Continue reading »

Best Things to Do In Detroit

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.