The Best Places to Visit when the Weather Turns Awry

We Michiganders have a love hate relationship with the Winter Season. Although we love winter for the outdoor activities and holiday season, just about most of us end up complaining about the cold and the bad roads just after a week. In these cold and snowy times, any place with a heating system offers comfort…

Detroit Soccer Team to Open 75,000-square-foot indoor sports facility

The former City Sports Center ice skating rink is being refurbished into a 75,000 sq. ft. indoor soccer arena called the Detroit City Fieldhouse. Its main occupants will be its creators, the Detroit City Futbol League (DCFL). The DCFL is an adult recreational soccer league that formed in 2010, currently has 32 teams, and over…

Greektown becomes Detroit’s first ‘Project Green Light Corridor’

Greektown has become the first business corridor getting surveillance through Detroit’s Project Green Light. Greektown’s visitors won’t be monitored by dispatched police officers but through live video surveillance from a surveillance center in the Detroit police headquarters. Last Spring Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan stated that he was trying to establish “Green Light Corridors”. The purpose…

Indoor velodrome expected to draw cyclists to Detroit

The Lexus Velodrome is an inflatable and climate-controlled dome that houses an indoor cycling track. The new indoor cycling track is currently open to the public and is located north of Mack Avenue at I-75. Dale Hughes, who designed and built the Velodrome, said that an anonymous donor put up $5 million for the project.…

A Woman’s wrong turn leads to purchase of a $1 million winning ticket.

“I was on my way home from my granddaughter’s cheerleading competition, and I accidentally got on the wrong highway.” the anonymous woman told the news source. “I stopped in Lowell to turn around, and that’s when I bought the ticket.” The Michigan lottery reports that last year, its contribution to Michigan’s public schools was a…

Beekeepers Are Transforming Detroit Vacant Lots into Bee Farms

“Work hard, stay bumble” is the motto of the nonprofit Detroit Hives. The couple and Detroit natives Nicole Lindsey and Timothy Paule are working to clean up the area by flipping vacant lots into farms that raise honeybees. Currently they have one farm but are planning on expanding throughout 2018. Detroit Hives collects honey from…

Blake’s Orchard and Cider Mill will now be open year round

It’s official, Blake’s Orchard and Cider Mill is now open all year. Blake’s is known for having a giant haunted attraction every fall, pick-your-own fruits and veggies, and delicious cider and donuts. They have also introduced a selection of hard ciders such as Flannel Mouth and Grizzly Pear that can be found in Kroger, Meijer,…

Elon Musk’s Brother aims to create 100 gardens in Detroit Schools

Big Green is a national nonprofit that promotes healthy eating and science education. Kimbal Musk, Elon Musk’s brother, is currently planning to put 100 gardens in metro Detroit Schools. According to Crain’s reports, Big Green is aiming to raise $5 million which would fund the installation of the gardens. Kimbal Musk told the business…