Metro Art, Culture and Recreation

By Alisha Dixon Legendary R&B trio the O’Jays are set to perform two shows December 29-30 at the Andiamo Celebrity Showroom in Warren. In an interview with the group’s lead singer, Eddie Levert, he shared his excitement about performing at a venue like Andiamo, a place, he says is reminiscent of clubs from the past. […]

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration at The Wright Museum

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration at The Wright Museum

The Wright’s most popular day of the year features commemorative breakfast with special guest speaker and Civil Rights icon Reverend Dr. C.T. Vivian The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History presents its annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration Monday, January 16, 2017 from 9 AM – 6 PM. Traditionally the museum’s busiest […]

SHEN YUN – Enter a Divine Land coming soon to the Michigan Opera Theatre

SHEN YUN – Enter a Divine Land coming soon to the Michigan Opera Theatre

There was a time when the world was full of magic and splendor, as if all on Earth existed in harmony with Heaven. You could see it in the arts, feel it in the air, and hear it in the beat of a drum. This was a land of heroes and sages, dragons and phoenixes, […]

Metro Nonprofits and Service

The Fallen and Wounded Soldiers Fund to Receive Funds from SOS

The Fallen and Wounded Soldiers Fund to Receive Funds from SOS

The Fallen and Wounded Soldiers Fund (FWSF), a Livonia, Michigan-based nonprofit organization dedicated to helping our military heroes and their families, will receive funds from this year’s SOS at the EXPO, which is sponsored by Sound of the Soul Classic Car Audio of Sterling Heights, Michigan. The fundraising event kicked off in December 2016 and […]

Volunteer pilots needed to deliver ‘Good Cheer’ to children in need

Volunteer pilots needed to deliver ‘Good Cheer’ to children in need

PONTIAC — A volunteer gift-giving program is calling for pilots to help fulfill wishes this holiday season. To help make Christmas memorable, Operation Good Cheer, an annual program sponsored by Child and Family Services of Michigan, is in need of pilots to volunteer their time and aircraft to drop off presents at airport throughout the […]

The Salvation Army to kick off 2016 Red Kettle Campaign in conjunction with the city of Detroit Christmas tree lighting

The Salvation Army to kick off 2016 Red Kettle Campaign in conjunction with the city of Detroit Christmas tree lighting

The Salvation Army of Metro Detroit will host a merry ceremony at Campus Martius Park in Detroit to formally begin the 2016 Red Kettle Campaign immediately prior to the city’s lighting of the grand holiday tree. The nonprofit will officially light the world’s tallest red kettle – approximately 56 feet tall and 24 feet wide, […]

Metro Libraries, History and Learning

U-M Frankel Scholars Set Presentation

U-M Frankel Scholars Set Presentation

The Jewish Community Center of Metropolitan Detroit’s SAJE (Seminars for Adult Jewish Enrichment) will host “Israel in the World,” a lecture series featuring scholars from the University of Michigan’s Frankel Institute for Advanced Judaic Studies, beginning at 7 p.m. on Wednesdays throughout February. The event, co-hosted by the Jewish Federation’s FedEd, is free and open […]

“A Pitch in Time” by Robert A. Lytle

“A Pitch in Time” by Robert A. Lytle

written by local author Robert A. Lytle 316 pages by Edco Publishing Ben Franklin Award 2003 U.S. & Michigan history, Civil War, Baseball, Time-travel Fourteen-year-old Mac Dugan and his family have moved to Michigan from Atlanta, Georgia, disrupting Mac’s perfect world. His Southern accent makes him the butt of every classmate’s jokes. If he can […]

JCC’s Pitt Child Development Center and Day Camps Earn National Accreditation

JCC’s Pitt Child Development Center and Day Camps Earn National Accreditation

Programs recognized among the top in the nation by earning accreditation The Jewish Community Center of Metropolitan Detroit’s Sarah & Irving Pitt Child Development Center (Pitt CDC) and JCC Day Camps have again been honored with accreditation from two of the country’s leading organizations that advocate on behalf of children. The Pitt CDC received accreditation […]

Metro Faith and Fellowship

Austin Randolph (“Randy”) Adler – Powerful Worldwide Ministry Died Leaving Great Legacy

Austin Randolph (“Randy”) Adler – Powerful Worldwide Ministry Died Leaving Great Legacy

Austin Randolph (“Randy”) Adler, founder of the International Communion of the Charismatic Episcopal Church, and a pioneer in converging often separated traditions in Christian worship, died on Friday from complications of a stroke. He was 71. Adler, who retired in 2007, preached in 70 countries, bringing together churches in East Africa divided by tribal and […]

Oil may be lurking under Word of Faith church property in Southfield

Oil may be lurking under Word of Faith church property in Southfield

A controversial exploratory well on a Southfield church’s property has uncovered an underground rock formation that bodes well for oil and gas production at the site that could go on for years. Jordan Development, the Traverse City-based company that installed the well on Word of Faith Christian Center’s property off West 9 Mile and Evergreen, […]

Our Lady of Fatima Statue Coming to Metro Detroit Parishes

Our Lady of Fatima Statue Coming to Metro Detroit Parishes

Catholics at two parishes in Detroit and Royal Oak have already seen a statue known for miracles and healing, and more will see the Pilgrim Virgin Statue of Our Lady of Fatima this week. The tour of the world-famous International Pilgrim Virgin Statue of Our Lady of Fatima is a nation-wide call to prayer and […]

Metro Business and Government

VIDEO – 10 New Cars Debuts at Detroit Auto Show 2017.

VIDEO – 10 New Cars Debuts at Detroit Auto Show 2017.

10 New Cars Debuts at Detroit Auto Show 2017. Auto Show Website – Click Here

Here Is Your Enormous 2017 Detroit Auto Show Photo Gallery

Here Is Your Enormous 2017 Detroit Auto Show Photo Gallery

Okay, so the 2017 Detroit Auto Show was kind of an endless parade of Toyota Camrys, boring crossovers and empty corporate patriotism. I didn’t care. I take the pictures and I managed to find some great stuff anyway. Take a look at a metric shit-ton of shots I took Monday and Tuesday. Click Here for […]

iPod inventor Tony Fadell says Detroit is perfect for testing autonomous cars

iPod inventor Tony Fadell says Detroit is perfect for testing autonomous cars

Speaking at the Automotive News World Congress in Detroit, key original iPod team member and Nest founder Tony Fadell explained why Detroit is such an ideal place to test autonomous vehicles. He points out (via Katie Burke on Twitter) that Detroit has two key ingredients: a low population, and a lot of existing city infrastructure. […]

Around Metro Detroit

Detroit Soul | Pure Michigan

Detroit Soul | Pure Michigan

Let’s take the sidewalk less traveled. And come see what a real city feels like. It’s time to meet what’s new and what’s next in Detroit, the downtown, playground of Pure Michigan. For more information about America’s Great Comeback City, visit: http://www.michigan.org/detroitcomeback  

“A Pitch in Time” by Robert A. Lytle

“A Pitch in Time” by Robert A. Lytle

written by local author Robert A. Lytle 316 pages by Edco Publishing Ben Franklin Award 2003 U.S. & Michigan history, Civil War, Baseball, Time-travel Fourteen-year-old Mac Dugan and his family have moved to Michigan from Atlanta, Georgia, disrupting Mac’s perfect world. His Southern accent makes him the butt of every classmate’s jokes. If he can […]

Wayne State University police officer dies after being shot Tuesday

Neighborly News and Events

Giant 25-foot WWII ‘kissing’ statue removed from Royal Oak

Giant 25-foot WWII ‘kissing’ statue removed from Royal Oak

A 25-foot tall statue based on a famous WWII photo of a sailor kissing a nurse in New York City is leaving Royal Oak after a six-month stay. Seward Johnson’s “Embracing Peace,” the massive interpretation of the famous kiss that marked the end of WWII, is moving to Key West, Fla. this week. It was […]

Judge Napolitano: Election Fraud in Detroit Looks ‘Organized, and Government Involved’

Judge Napolitano: Election Fraud in Detroit Looks ‘Organized, and Government Involved’

Judge Napolitano: Election Fraud in Detroit Looks ‘Organized, and Government Involved’ Jill Stein’s recount efforts in Michigan have uncovered what looks like systemic election fraud in Detroit, where roughly 95% of the votes cast were cast for Hillary Clinton. Sixty percent of precincts in Wayne County had to be disqualified from the statewide recount because of […]

Christmas 2016 Top 11 Scams of the Year: Better Business Bureau

Christmas 2016 Top 11 Scams of the Year: Better Business Bureau

Credit and debit card chips have reduced fraud at traditional retailers, so scammers have moved online, plus other common holiday scams. By Beth Dalbey (Patch Staff) The Better Business Bureau is keeping a list, and it’s reserved for those who have been naughty and should get a lump of coal for Christmas this year. They […]

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