What if there was a neighborhood in Detroit that was artificially made to look like it came from another part of the world? Well, I could be talking about African Town but I’m not. Nor am I talking about Asian Village or the ethnic city of Hamtramck or Mexican Town or any of […]
Hip-hop group, liquor company lend support to AIDS cause
They hail from the Conant Gardens neighborhood on the East Side, and their hearts remain in their city as they travel the globe. And Detroit hip-hop group Slum Village came home last week, teaming up with Remy Martin to donate $7,500 to AIDS Partnership Michigan.
The donation, which […]
Detroit named No. 1 sports city
With three of its four major franchises advancing deep into the playoffs, Detroit has been named North America’s top sports city by the Sporting News.
The magazine named the Motor City No. 1 in its 2007 annual ranking, which was published in editions that hit newsstands Wednesday.
“Although it didn’t bring home […]
Michigan features a growing number of breweries
Michigan microbreweries and brewpubs are producing more beer than ever.
While out-of-state distribution is increasing annually, a large portion of the 6.6 million barrels produced last year ended up being poured into the mugs of Michigan residents and out-of-state residents who visit the Wolverine state’s 75 breweries.
This is Michigan’s […]
Luxury Meeting and Convention Space at MGM Grand Detroit Now …
MGM Grand Detroit, an MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGM) development, is now accepting bookings for its 30,000 square feet of luxury meeting and convention space, set to open with the hotel this fall.
MGM Grand Detroit’s 30,000-square-feet of exclusive meeting and convention space will accommodate private parties, […]
The big event today is the NAACP presidential forum in Detroit, moderated by CBS’s Russ Mitchell and CNN’s Soledad O’Brien. All eight Democratic candidates — Biden, Clinton, Dodd, Edwards, Gravel, Kucinich, Obama, and Richardson — will be on the stage together at around 10:30 am ET. Tancredo is the sole Republican scheduled to address […]
NAACP panel calls for better access to quality health care
Unequal health care was the big theme today at the 98th annual NAACP convention as delegates descended on Cobo Hall in Detroit.
Despite advances in overall health care, African-Americans suffer disproportionately when it comes to access to quality treatment, said panelists on a health forum inside the […]