This week on the Detroit Evening Report, we’re sharing stories we’ve covered in 2022 that show how special the people and places in our community truly are.
Today we hear the story of Fares Abdulmalek, who was able to bring his love of the coffee traditions from his native Yemen to Metro Detroit during the pandemic.
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In this story taken from the Communities of Hope series produced by WDET’s Nargis Rahman, Abdulmalek talks about leaving his job in healthcare to open the Finjan Café in Garden City.
“I was inspired to mix the two cultures and also help Yemeni farmers,” Abdulmalek said. “We’re importing coffee from Yemen, and we’re having other cultures try the Yemeni coffee.”
Read the original story here.
Other headlines for Dec. 29, 2022:
- Downtown Detroit Markets and Cadillac Lodge remain open through the weekend
- Black Legacy Coalition, UNIA hosting Kwanzaa celebration at King Solomon Church
- In the Tradition Jazz Ensemble performing “A Kwanzaa Night” at Aretha’s Jazz Café