Oakland County

Book Recommendation – THE VANISHING AMERICAN ADULT

Book Recommendation – THE VANISHING AMERICAN ADULT

I’ve become become a big fan of the Junior Senator from Nebraska – Ben Sasse. I believe he is a great thinker and historian.  He also has been in the business of turning around companies, non-profits, and as its president, a small college.  He now is a member of the U.S. Senate, his first elected office. […]

Detroit launches first public bike share system with 43 rental stations

Detroit launches first public bike share system with 43 rental stations

The city’s first public bike sharing system officially launched Tuesday morning with a community ride-out from a TechTown rental station. After years of planning, the $2-million “MoGo” project was announced in March at the Detroit Policy Conference, and rental kiosks with 430 bikes were revealed in April at a 10,000 square-foot warehouse in Detroit’s Milwaukee Junction neighborhood. […]

Detroit PAL launches brick campaign for Tiger Stadium site development

Detroit PAL launches brick campaign for Tiger Stadium site development

Supporters of the Detroit Police Athletic League (PAL) have a chance to make their mark at the site of historic Tiger Stadium. Fans can purchase and engrave personal messages on bricks to be installed at the entrance of the new stadium entrance. It’s a part of the league’s Kids at the Corner campaign to redevelop […]

Oak Park police department gets its own ice cream truck

Oak Park police department gets its own ice cream truck

When it’s time to scream for ice cream in Oak Park, the police department will be around to help. The Oak Park Department of Public Safety is getting its own ice cream truck, and uniformed police will be touring local neighborhoods and handing out 300 free ice cream sandwiches every week through the fall. The ice cream […]

Free Meditation Class at the Pontiac Library

Free Meditation Class at the Pontiac Library

The Heartfulness Meditation Program offers a simple set of relaxation and meditation exercises, which when practiced daily, help restore balance in life, manage stress, better your health, and most of all will lead you to inner calm and peace. The relaxation and meditation techniques are taught over free courses: Each class covers both the conceptual […]

From Model D – Five of the greatest modern buildings in Metro Detroit

From Model D – Five of the greatest modern buildings in Metro Detroit

Michigan doesn’t get nearly the regard it should for its contributions to modernist architecture. But a recently released book on Michigan’s illustrious history of design makes a compelling case. We asked one of the book’s editors to list his favorite modern buildings in Metro Detroit. As a state historic preservation officer, every day I espouse […]

Q LINE DETROIT IS ON THE MOVE

Q LINE DETROIT IS ON THE MOVE

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Xposure 101 hosts free photography conference in Detroit

Xposure 101 hosts free photography conference in Detroit

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“Paint the Ice” at Joe Louis Arena

“Paint the Ice” at Joe Louis Arena

Red Wings fans had the opportunity to “Paint the Ice” at Joe Louis Arena Wednesday afternoon. More than 1,000 fans registered for the event, where they were able to write a personalized message honoring the Red Wings and their memories at Joe Louis Arena. Adults who took part in the event donated $20 each, while […]

JCC Golf Classic raises funds for children

JCC Golf Classic raises funds for children

The Jewish Community Center of Metropolitan Detroit will host the 24th Annual Dr. Larry D. Sills Memorial JCC Golf Classic on Monday, June 26 at Tam-O-Shanter Country Club in West Bloomfield. This year’s event, which will include card games, will honor Jerry and Carol Eisenshtadt, their sons and daughters-in-law Steve and Mallery, Howard and Sharon, […]

Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce Coffee Talk

Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce Coffee Talk

Join the Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce for speed networking over coffee on Friday, June 23, 2017 from 8:30 am to 10:30 am at the Rochester Community House, 816 Ludlow Avenue, Rochester,MI 48307. Link To Websitehttp://business.rrc-mi.com/events/details/coffee-talk-7709

42 ND STREET  IN THE BEAUTIFUL OUTDOOR GREEK THEATRE, June 2-17, 2017

42 ND STREET IN THE BEAUTIFUL OUTDOOR GREEK THEATRE, June 2-17, 2017

St. Dunstan’s Theatre Guild of Cranbrook will close out their season this year with the show-stopping 42 ND STREET. Come experience “theatre under the stars,” as this classic musical will be performed in the beautiful outdoor Greek Theatre, located right behind the St. Dunstan’s pavilion in Bloomfield Hills. This quintessential backstage musical comedy is the […]

DETROIT JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL STARTS MAY 7TH

DETROIT JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL STARTS MAY 7TH

The JCC’s Lenore Marwil Detroit Jewish Film Festival is one of the largest Jewish Film Festivals in the Midwest, and we are committed to bringing the highest quality films to our community.  We offer a diverse cinema experience in our annual festival and throughout the year. We also provide a forum for discussion about films […]

Pity Uncle Sam, who struggles with an unanswerable question: What is a ‘religion’?

Pity Uncle Sam, who struggles with an unanswerable question: What is a ‘religion’?

  Pity poor Uncle Sam. The need to provide chaplains and otherwise serve military personnel requires the government to define the indefinable – What is a “religion”? –- and to deal with the increasing variety of American faiths. An April 21 Kimberly Winston report for Religion News Service revealed that a Department of Defense memo […]

How This Founder Scaled Globally and Found Sustained Success by Amanda Lewan

How This Founder Scaled Globally and Found Sustained Success by Amanda Lewan

Strategic Staffing Solutions in Detroit just celebrated its 25th anniversary this past year. When Founder Cindy Pasky first became a computer programmer in the 1970’s she quickly realized that technology would be the future for the workforce. She started her own staffing company in Detroit, which now grosses more than $300 million annually in revenue […]

STUDENT-BUILT VEHICLES, SQUARE ONE, TO INVADE MCITY ON MAY 6

STUDENT-BUILT VEHICLES, SQUARE ONE, TO INVADE MCITY ON MAY 6

High school students will put their design and engineering skills to the test by competing with their customized connected, autonomous and electric vehicles at the 11th annual Square One Innovative Vehicle Design (IVD) Mobility Challenge, taking place on May 6 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. These innovative vehicles will hit the pavement at Mcity, […]

Mackinac Passage Series with Summer Adventures

Mackinac Passage Series with Summer Adventures

Mackinac Passage: A Summer Adventure Thunder Bay Press Available at Amazon or in many Michigan gift shops and book stores. With summer approaching, the Mackinac Passage series of five young adult novels are perfect for boys and girls of all ages. His legion of avid readers range from third grade to seasoned citizens. Growing up […]

Registration Open for Michigan Senior Olympics

Registration Open for Michigan Senior Olympics

Michigan Senior Olympics is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 38th Annual Summer Games taking place August 11-20, 2017 throughout Oakland and Macomb Counties! Over 1,000 athletes will come from all over Michigan to complete. Michigan Senior Olympics is a non-profit organization that promotes healthy lifestyles by organizing state games, sports […]

One Voice – Music Video – In Tribute to Our Area Wounded Warriors

One Voice – Music Video – In Tribute to Our Area Wounded Warriors

Here’s your 2017 Detroit Tigers

Here’s your 2017 Detroit Tigers

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