Peace march to be held in Detroit, same time as virtual march in Washington D.C.
Marvin L. Winans with Perfecting Church in Detroit is known nationwide for his music and preaching. Tomorrow we are going to march from Woodward and Martin Luther King Boulevard to the Hart Plaza, Winans said. Winans said the march is scheduled at about noon and end in downtown Detroit. Winans said the march will happen at the same time as the virtual March in Washington D.C. with Rev. It will celebrate the 57th anniversary of the March on Washington where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his I Have A Dream speech.
Detroit businesses celebrate Juneteenth, give back to their communities,
DETROIT Friday is Juneteenth, a day dedicated to freedom, and many cities across the country are stopping to celebrate -- including Detroit. Nailah Ellis-Brown shut down the Ellis Island Tea facility on Juneteenth to give her Detroit staff the day off to spend with their families. Ellis Island Tea is a family affair that began with Ellis-Browns great grandfathers tea recipe. She said she wants to give her staff Juneteenth off every year. April Anderson said she wanted to use her platform to raise awareness about Juneteenth and help local nonprofits.
Second night of protests in Detroit: 5 arrested, no injuries reported
DETROIT Local 4s Hank Winchester and Larry Spruill reported live in Downtown Detroit at Saturdays March Against Police Brutality protest. EARLIER COVERAGE: A ground-level look at Saturdays demonstrations, protests in Downtown DetroitOne 21-year-old man from Eastpointe was shot and killed during Fridays protest Downtown. Detroit Police Chief James Craig says there is no indication that the shooting was related to the protests. When protestors began to approach the Detroit Police Department Headquarters, Craig said they began throw bricks, rocks, fireworks and firecrackers. Craig told Local 4 that the DPD supports the issue, but had to take action when the demonstration began to threaten public safety.
Detroit's 5 best music venues (that won't break the bank)
Wondering where to find the best music venues near you? Located at 1254 Michigan Ave. in Corktown, the music venue and pub is the highest-rated low-priced music venue in Detroit, boasting four stars out of 142 reviews on Yelp. Marble BarPhoto: ANA H./YelpNW Goldberg's Marble Bar, located at 1501 Holden St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the low-priced bar and music venue four stars out of 39 reviews. Hart PlazaPHOTO: DAN M./YELPHart Plaza, a landmark, historical building and music venue located downtown, is another low-priced go-to, with four stars out of 37 Yelp reviews. Dig in at the dive bar and music venue by heading over to 3930 Cass Ave.
Warming up this week | State budget deadline looms
We'll be warming up a bit this week, back into the 80s. NB/SB M-1 (Woodward Ave) from 14 Mile Rd to Normandy Rd left lane closed for permit work -- through October. The budget deadline is Sept. 30. Teddy Bear Day Remember that Teddy Bear you carried around everywhere you went as a child? SPONSOREDHear ye, hear ye!
Detroit Jazz Festival 2019: Here's the schedule of performances
DETROIT - The 40th annual Detroit Jazz Festival is Aug. 30-Sept. 2 in Downtown Detroit. It's billed as the largest free world-class jazz festival. Stages will be set up at Campus Martius and Hart Plaza. Artists featured this year include:Stanley ClarkeMacy GrayRon CarterPat MethenyChucho ValdsUniversity of Michigan Jazz EnsembleMarialy PachecoELEWYellowjackets with Luciana SouzaConnie HanHere's the performance schedule for each stage (download here):Copyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.