Ninth annual ‘Occupy The Corner’ took place on Detroit’s east side
Detroit City Council President Mary Sheffield held her ninth annual “Occupy The Corner” event as hundreds gathered Friday evening at Coleman Young Playfield on the city’s east side for a day of fun and special giveaways. Hundreds of families are going home with a free bike Friday (June 24) night, but the event’s purpose goes beyond that.
Comedian Mike Epps leads Fabulously Funny Comedy Festival at Detroit's Fox Theatre
Jamie Lamor Thompson / Shutterstock.comMike Epps. Fuck the police, man, says pretty much everyone always, but when comedian Mike Epps says it , we justit. The 49-year-old comedian got his start in 1995 during the Def Comedy Jam tour, and soon after landed a career-launching role as Ice Cubes sidekick, Day-Day Jones, ina role hell reprise in the upcoming fourth installment,, due out in 2021. Most recently, Epps starred in the celebrated 2019 Netflix film, which finds Epps starring alongside comedy heavyweight Eddie Murphy, as well as Craig Robinson, Wesley Snipes, and Detroits own Keegan-Michael Key. Sign up for our events newsletter.metrotimes.com