It is Tuesday, December 11, 2007 and these are my picks for articles published today.
5 Detroit schools among top-ranked in US
5 Detroit schools among top-ranked in U.S.
Five Detroit Public Schools have been ranked among the top 8% U.S. high schools by U.S. News and World Report.
Detroit is a big city with a big school system. […]
Detroit For All Ages
Ah, here comes the weekend. Not just any weekend, mind you. But one of those special cluster of days that begins early in the week and lasts until the following Monday.
In other words, a Detroit-style, packed-with-one-of-a-kind events and parties for kids of all ages kind of weekend. Yup, it’s Labor Day in […]
Metro Detroit Companies Named ‘Best & Brightest Companies to Work …
[via PR Newswire (press release)]
Looking for Exceptional Women of Color to Represent to the World
The term “Black Community” encompasses a global group larger than just African Americans. Blacks are a diverse group of individuals who come from a multitude of cultural backgrounds, heritages, and countries. […]
There’s a new video on Crain’s Detroit’s web site, The Bright Side Video #7: Ecotourism & Downriver Rebirth. It’s about how parts of the Detroit River downriver from the city had been turned into outdoor recreational sites from a reputation of industrial contamination. Nowadays, wildlife is thriving in the Detroit River watershed and […]
Former Detroit News reporter shot to death in California
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - The outspoken new editor of the Oakland Post who formerly worked for The Detroit News was shot to death near a downtown courthouse in Oakland (California)
Bailey was a reporter for The Detroit News from the early 1980s to the early 1990s.
This crime […]
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 […]
All’s fair in Ann Arbor this week
While art fairs are a dime a dozen in the summer, those in the know don’t want to miss The Big One in Ann Arbor, Mich.
This year’s Ann Arbor Art Fairs — basically a collection of four art fairs for the free price of one — starts today and […]
Building the dream
A 165-ton crane effortlessly lifted the dining room and kitchen section of the two-story modular home high into the air to begin the 90-minute construction project designed to transform a Detroit neighborhood.
“That’s our home,” Yolanda Jones said proudly after she and her husband, Alejandro Jones, watched the four sections of their house on […]
A bright spot in Michigan’s struggling economy is the number of visitors to metro Detroit in 2006, which edged up to its highest level since Sept. 11, 2001, according to a report released today by the Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau (DMCVB). The study defines metro Detroit as Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties.
According to […]
Don’t forget that CityFest (previously known as TasteFest) starts tomorrow!
Comerica CityFest is a five-day outdoor food and culture rich entertainment street festival in Detroit’s historic New Center over each Fourth of July weekend. The event exemplifies city life, (what it is and what it could be), in one of Detroit’s fastest growing 24-hour districts.