Local Eats: Petey’s Donuts keeps things simple, finds success
JACKSON, MI -- Eric Petersen believes in keeping things simple at Petey’s Donuts. The food truck business, based in Brooklyn, offers apple cider cake doughnuts with cinnamon sugar or plain doughnuts. Petersen has co-owned Petey’s Donuts with his wife, Lisa, for eight years. At public events, Petey’s Donuts charges $1 for one doughnut, $5 for six and a bakers dozen (13) is $10. “It is really cool.”For more information on Petey’s Donuts or to find out where the food truck is going to be, visit https://www.peteysdonuts.com or https://www.facebook.com/PeteysDonuts/.mlive.com
You’ve never had a donut like these Caribbean inspired ones!
So how about a donut with some flair that’s channeling the flavors of the Caribbean? Host Tati Amare was joined by Toi Roberts, owner of Rolais’ Caribbean Bakery, a business that is bringing this creative combination to life. She was introduced to Caribbean flavors by a friend of hers and fell in love with them, deciding to add them to her baked treats. Flavors include Lemon Poppyseed Hibiscus, Passionfruit Lemon, Calypso Coconut Lime, Butter Rum Raisin, Guava Stuffed, Limbo Lime Pie, and many more. AdYou can find Rolais’ Donuts at Eastern Market on Saturdays, and on their website.
Donuts and hot cocoa bombs are sure to make your sweet tooth smile
This homegrown business is helping you add some flavor to your hot cocoa. It’s a Good Day Donut Café in Ypsilanti Township offers hot cocoa bombs in a variety of flavors such as salted caramel, snickerdoodle, cookies and cream and more. The hot cocoa bombs are easy to use and eat. You place them in your hot chocolate mixture and pour steaming milk on top then enjoy! The Good Day Donut Café also offers tasty donuts, hot cocoa and fondue kits.
Celebrate National Doughnut Day with these dazzlers
November 5th is National Doughnut Day and what better way to celebrate it than with a place that creates the most spectacular donuts in town? The Donut + Bar has 6 signature donuts that are available every day. Vegan options are available each day and gluten-free options are available on Fridays. The Donut + Bar also sells coffee, hot chocolate, and other seasonal drinks. Watch the video to see what donut you might like to try for National Doughnut Day.
Get donuts delivered with It’s a Good Day Donuts
“We needed to learn how to make doughnuts.”Their business, It’s a Good Day Donuts, offers new themed flavors every week. (It's a Good Day Donuts)Operating under Cottage Food Law, the couple started making doughnuts in their home in January 2020 when they realized that they (and their two children) were tired of eating practice doughnuts. It’s a Good Day Donuts also offers special orders. (It's a Good Day Donuts)Their doughnuts are meant to be a vehicle for something fun and happy, which the community has responded to. Learn more about It’s a Good Day Donuts here or through its Facebook and Instagram pages.
Make a ‘cannonball’ run to the West Side of Grand Rapids for this doughnut
Almost perfectly round, fried to a deep brown, stuffed with vanilla custard, and drenched in a rich chocolate frosting, the ‘cannonball’ doughnut at Sandy’s Donuts in Grand Rapids is a long time favorite of loyal customers. Sandy's Donuts in Grand Rapids makes a doughnut called the Cannonball, which comes stuffed with vanilla custard. Sandy’s Donuts is a simple, classic spot that has quite the following in Grand Rapids. A line up of doughnuts from Sandy's Donuts in Grand Rapids. Behind the counter at Sandy's Donuts in Grand Rapids.mlive.com
Detroit police seek driver who lost control doing donuts, injured 3 people
DETROIT Police are seeking the driver of a gray Dodge Charger who allegedly injured three people early Monday morning. According to officials at about 2:10 a.m. the three individuals were watching the unknown driver of the Dodge Charger do donuts in the area of Livernois and West Warren Avenue. Police say the driver lost control of the vehicle and struck the three pedestrians and then fled south on Livernois. All three victims were taken to the hospital -- two were listed in critical condition and one was listed in temporary serious condition. Anyone with information can contact the Detroit Police Departments Fatal Squad at 313-596-2280 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak Up.
Detroit police create Drifting and Drag Racing Task Force in an effort to stop dangerous stunts
DETROIT As if the threat of COVID-19 wasnt bad enough, some people are choosing to gather for so-called drifting in Detroit. Video shows people standing close together, not wearing masks and risking being hit by out of control cars. The video is going viral on a site called Stoopid.READ: Detroit police seek driver who lost control doing donuts, injured 3 peopleThere was a driver doing donuts in the area of Livernois and West Warren around 2 a.m. on Monday morning. The driver lost control and police said four people watching were struck, two are in critical condition. Detroit police put together a new task force called the Drifting and Drag Racing Task Force to put a stop to the stunts.
Video shows ring of fire as driver ‘drifts’ in Detroit intersection
DETROIT – The people behind Detroit’s “drifting” scene, where drivers do donuts in front of a crowd, are explaining a new video in which fire is added to the equation. In the video, skid marks are ignited as a driver does a figure eight. The people involved said it was meant as a tribute to a lost friend -- but it’s still illegal. READ: Video shows spectator being struck by car during ‘Sunday Funday’ stunt driving meetupFlames covered the road at the intersection of Livernois and Warren on Sunday night. Tee’s Garage shop owner, Tommie Mahone, said it was all done to pay tribute to someone killed by gun violence.
Drivers block traffic driving donuts in Southwest Detroit
DETROIT – It’s another round of cars doing donuts on Detroit’s streets. The latest incident happened on Fort Street, in Southwest Detroit on Sunday. Both cars were holding up traffic, while people were watching and recording on their cell phones. When police arrived, a Detroit Police Cruiser started chasing a white Challenge, but is cut off by a black car. Moments later, multiple cars took off.
Could a legal place to do donuts curb dangerous stunts on Detroit roads? Drivers think so
DETROIT – Drivers who hit Detroit streets to perform stunts know it’s dangerous, and they want somewhere they can legally do donuts and burnouts. The documentary comes after two viral videos showed traffic stopped on Lodge Freeway and I-94 while drivers did donuts in the middle of the roadway last year. Drivers block traffic on I-94 in Detroit in December 2019. You put people’s lives at risk, extreme risk.”The documentary showed a clip of a car flipping and catching fire. Other videos showed people being hit by vehicles while trying to film them or standing in the audience.
‘We know it’s dangerous’: The drivers behind Detroit’s illegal car meetups, donut stunts
DETROIT – A documentary from Vice showcasing illegal car meetups and stunt driving on Detroit streets garnered hundreds of thousands of views in a matter of days. It comes after two viral videos showed traffic stopped on Lodge Freeway and I-94 while drivers did donuts in the middle of the roadway last year. At one point, drivers are shown doing donuts on I-94. Mahone said he wasn’t part of the I-94 stunt, but he did acknowledge that there have been incidents and the driving can be dangerous. The documentary showed a clip of a car flipping and catching fire.
Man accused of donut stunt on I-94 in Detroit arraigned on charges
DETROIT – An Allen Park man was arraigned Tuesday on charges in connection with a donut stunt that blocked traffic on I-94 last month. More: Detroit police chief on I-94 donuts stunt video: ‘We are going to come after you’“We want it to stop," Craig said. Tommie Mahone (WDIV)If the I-94 video sounds familiar, that’s because it’s the same kind of stunt video released this past summer with footage recorded on the Lodge Freeway. The “We on the Lodge wit it” video blew up on social media, and so is this new I-94 stunt video. Watch the video here (there is explicit language):Craig was enraged by the Lodge Freeway video in the summer.
Detroit police say Allen Park man wanted for donut stunt in middle of I-94 taken into custody
DETROIT – Detroit police said an Allen Park man wanted after a group of people blocked I-94 traffic by doing donuts on the freeway has been taken into custody. Devin Cronk (WDIV)What happenedThe Camaro was doing donuts in the middle of I-94 in Detroit, blocking traffic. More: Detroit police chief on I-94 donuts stunt video: ‘We are going to come after you’“We want it to stop," Craig said. The “We on the Lodge wit it” video blew up on social media, and so is this new I-94 stunt video. Watch the video here (there is explicit language):Craig was enraged by the Lodge Freeway video in the summer.