The Metro Events Guide: Short films, Detroit-made music and more

This week, we’re highlighting Detroit-made music, cultural celebrations across the city and critically-acclaimed short films.Plus, a chance to learn pottery...

The Metro: Wayne Health Mobile Units provide maternal healthcare in low-income neighborhoods

The Wayne Health Mobile Unit launched in 2020 during the beginning stages of the of COVID-19 pandemic. While driving to...

Americans reporting nationwide cellular outages from AT&T, Cricket Wireless and other providers

A number of Americans are dealing with cellular outages on AT&T, Cricket Wireless, Verizon, T-Mobile and other service providers, according...

Volkswagen to recall 261,000 cars to fix pump problem that can let fuel leak and increase fire risk

DETROIT (AP) — Volkswagen is recalling more than 261,000 cars in the U.S. to fix a potential fuel leak that...

Nominations sought for Detroit’s poet laureate and composer laureate

The city of Detroit is currently seeking nominations for a new poet laureate, and — for the first time —...

MI Local: Listen to Quality Cinema Band, Jay Alan Kay, Michigan shoegaze and more

This week on MI Local, I feature new music from Detroit-based artists Quality Cinema Band and Vespre, Grand Rapids folk/punk...

Detroit Evening Report: Redistricting Commission hosting public hearings on state House maps

The Michigan Independent Citizen Redistricting Commission is hosting in-person public hearings in Detroit this week about new maps the body...

Created Equal: Our immigration system is broken. What does the Constitution say about it? 

Immigration has been synonymous with the United States for centuries, but what do the country’s founding documents actually say about who...

Dearborn launches city-wide air quality monitoring program

Dearborn officials announced the launch of a city-wide air quality monitoring program this week. In partnership with Michigan-based startup JustAir,...

The Metro: New report analyzes Detroit’s economic development strategies

The Detroit City Council recently tasked the Citizens Research Council of Michigan with analyzing Detroit’s economic development policies. They’ve released...

The Detroit Move: Hear The Muggs, Greenhornes, a tribute to the late Mary Weiss and more

This week on The Detroit Move, hear music from Detroit’s blues rock champs The Muggs and learn how Cincinnati’s The...

Warm winters are a wet blanket for small ski slopes in northern Michigan

It’s around 8 a.m. on an early February morning at Mt. Holiday, a small ski area in Traverse City. The...