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Torrance Johnson

Book launch party on Saturday for 8-year-old author

Torrance Johnson Jr. is a published 8-year-old author from Canton who wants to spread a message.

Uber Michigan

More Michigan cities get Uber service

A California company that uses mobile application software to link people needing transportation in Ann Arbor and the Detroit area to drivers is expanding to several other Michigan cities.

Planet Lori flier

'Planet Lori' art camp is Aug. 25-29 at BBAC

Planet Lori art camp this summer from August 25-29th at Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center

Road Runner Classic

2014 Road Runner Classic is July 26

The event is presented by The Northville Road Runners and will benefit The Friends of Maybury State Park.

Grosse Pointes see spike in bike thefts

Bike thefts on the rise in the Grosse Pointes

It’s common to hear of money, jewelry or cars being constantly stolen all over metro Detroit. But in some areas, bikes are the popular choice of thieves.


Uniquely Detroit: Summer Zoomance

A special event at the Detroit Zoo combines romance, music and drinks for a 21-and-up crowd. 

Non-profit helps disabled veterans get off-road

Non-profit helps disabled veterans get 'off-road'

Disabled veterans are able to enjoy the great outdoors thanks to an innovative, off-road chair.

8-year-old author s message

8-year-old author spreads his message

The book launch will be in Redford Township on July 26.

Macomb County Chamber Super Prepared Event

Macomb County Chamber hosts Super Prepared event

September is National Preparedness Month and the Macomb County Chamber wants to help prepare businesses and the public for a variety of crises.

Detroit Historical Museum

Detroit Historical Society raises $21.2 million

The Detroit Historical Society has raised more than $21.2 million during a five-year fundraising campaign, topping a $20.1 million goal for the effort.

Gina and Michael Spehn

Rochester couple honors lost loves by helping others

When a parent is diagnosed with cancer, it affects the entire family. Gina and Michael Spehn know that all too well.

Talking about turtles

Rochester Hills Museum presents Talking about Turtles

The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm will be presenting Talking about Turtles on July 26.


Detroit In Focus: Art

  • Wright & Company

    1500 Woodward avenue was built in 1891 and was home to a musical instrument dealer and Wright-Kay Jewelry firm. Now it is home to the new gastropub Wright & Company, which is located on the second floor. Co-owned by Dave Kwiatkowski of the famed Sugar House and Marc Djozlija (formerly executive chef for the MGM Grand's Wolfgang Puck Fine Dining Group) This place is already gaining popularity quick.

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Erica Wright

Detroit woman cares for thousands of kids over the years

Sometimes the soul of a neighborhood can be found on a front porch. Nearly 40 years ago Erica…

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