Month: December 2022

WDET’s Annual Festivus Airing of Grievances for 2022

There has to be a better way! That's why each year on Detroit Today, we gain inspiration from Frank Costanza...

Detroit Evening Report: Dangerously low temperatures, high winds, snow impact Detroit

Detroiters are dealing with extreme winter weather now through Saturday morning. Listen and Subscribe to the Detroit Evening Report NPR...

MichMash: What is the future of Michigan’s right-to-work law after Dems control Lansing?

Michigan adopted a right-to-work law in 2012, which critics say weakened unions in the state. Now that Michigan Democrats control...

Here are 6 nonprofits making sure Detroiters are housed and fed this winter

The winter months in the city of Detroit bring hardships and uncertainty to individuals and families. Since the COVID-19 pandemic,...

Our favorite podcast episodes of 2022

WDET was busy making a lot of podcasts in 2022! We covered surveillance, food, state politics, and Detroit history, society...

Detroit Evening Report: Winter storm warning prompts school closures, emergency preparations

Communities across Metro Detroit are preparing for a snowstorm promising extremely low temperatures, high winds and several inches of snow....

MichMash: Investigation into Lee Chatfield’s alleged ‘criminal enterprise’ heats up

Lee Chatfield, a former Republican Michigan House representative, is being investigated by the state for connections to a long list...

Best of 2022: the WDET playlist

2022 was something of a revival in music. We witnessed the long-awaited return of artists like Beyoncé with ‘RENAISSANCE’ and...

Stephen Henderson shares his 2022 Christmas music favorites

Each December, without fail, you are guaranteed to hear certain songs during the Christmas season. But what songs can you...

Charting the course of pop music through its number one hits

The history of pop music is still being written. Not just in the weekly Billboard updates on what’s at the...

Investigating Christmas carol crimes

We’ve all heard the advice to be extra vigilant around the holidays for scams and criminals. But what if the...

One Small Step: Ann Bruttell and Gretchen White on tolerance and peacemaking

One Small Step from StoryCorps is a program that brings together people from opposite ends of the political spectrum for...