Hey people please do not forget to check out the Detroit Festival of the Arts this weekend. It’s one of my favorite events of the year and since I am an artist by nature and by schooling (Graphic Design), I will most definitely be down there.
This event is perfect for the family as there is […]
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 […]
State tourism funding bill introduced
Legislation to earmark $30 million annually in state sales taxes to fund Michigan tourism marketing has been introduced in the Legislature.
Senate Bill 690, sponsored by Jason Allen, R-Traverse City, is supported by a coalition of Michigan tourism business interests that seek to boost Travel Michigan advertising spending to $30 million annually, […]
Kalamazoo school chief leaves with Promise secret intact
Who are the wealthy donors making it possible for every Kalamazoo child to attend college in Michigan without paying a dime?
Brown says she’s still the only one who knows.
[via USA Today]
Detroit band gets loud in libraries
Singer-guitarist Josh Malerman is hitting the books again, and it has nothing to […]
FIVE THINGS: About the art alternative
With the Detroit Institute of Art closed until late November, you can cross the river and find interesting art — and fantastic views of the Detroit skyline — at the Art Gallery of Windsor.
The Windsor Gallery also includes a restaurant called Bamboo with Asian food, nice views of Detroit […]
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 […]
It’s More Than Meets The Eye For GM And Its 4 ‘Transformers’
“You’re going to see these cars as the heroes. You’re not going to see the other actors,” said Dino Bernacchi, GM’s associate director of branded entertainment. “These cars are the stars, literally, in the movie.”
The word “Camaro” is mentioned a handful of times by […]