Humane Heroes

Ride-along ‘unleashes’ $100,000 gift to prevent animal cruelty, keep families together Not too long ago, I had the privilege of joining the Animal Cruelty Unit of the Humane Society on a ride along. What an eye-opening experience. These people are amazing and do amazing work. They don’t just help animals that are victims, they educate…

Detroit Expected to See a Retail Promenade next to Fox Theater by Summer

Detroit saw some major changes as soon as Olympia Development announced the planned development of Little Caesars World Headquarters. The establishment is expected to be built at Woodward Avenue and Columbia Street. Along with the restaurant, a retail establishment has also been planned on Columbia Street and according to the latest news, the plans seem…

Racquet Up Students Bring Squash Title to Detroit

Much like how Detroit seems to be picking up as a city, it seems to be doing well in the sports department as well. Following years of domination by the kids on the East Coast, Detroit has finally been able to clinch the National Urban Squash Team Championships. Six young men, namely Aaron Levy, Edward…

Great Lakes Nature Center to be Built in Macomb County by the Detroit Zoo

Detroit Zoological Society recently announced the construction of the Great Lakes Nature Center. The building is planned to go up in Macomb County, whose representatives also participated in the project’s unveiling. The entire project will cost around $10 million to complete and will be done on the Macomb County shore. The Nature Center will become…

Students May Receive Free Laptops

A short visit to the Cookie STEM Academy brought with it many unique and fantastic experiences. A number of kindergarten students happened to be playing and drawing on an electronic whiteboard, apparently taking part in an educational exercise. The next task at hand for them involved playing word games with cookie monsters. It was an…

Portrait of President Obama by Detroit Artist

About the Artist Kehinde Wiley has made history with his contribution to Barack Obama’s portrait. He has become the first African-American in the history of the country to have developed a portrait of a president for the National Portrait Gallery. It is indeed a massive achievement and is a moment of pride for America’s black…

Detroit Chefs and Restaurants Up For 7 James Beard Accolades

In some fantastic news, seven of Michigan’s chefs and restaurants have qualified for this year’s James Beard Foundation Awards’ semi-finals. The Seven Metro Detroit, as they are referred to, have been nominated in a number of different categories and have brought pride to the state of Michigan. The Nominees The nominations in all the varied…

All You Need to Know about Detroit’s Summer Enrollment Program

Having opened towards the end of January, Detroit’s summer enrollment program has once again created quite a hustle. The youth summer programs are something many high school and university students look forward to every single year as they hope to land a summer job. A number of city officials and businessmen joined hands to kick…