When Mayor Mike Duggan announced his "10,000 Up,10,000 Down" tree planting and removal campaign back in 2017, it had been many years since the city had the resources to manage its tree canopy. The recession and bankruptcy had nearly decimated the city's forestry division. The program was meant to take down old, dying trees, and..
About a dozen kids are playing on a playscape at Williams Park on Detroit's west side. It's hot. Adults are enjoying the shade under the pavilion. Nearby, a splash pad sits vacant and dry. On a typical day, you'd be hearing the sound of kids splashing and laughing in the spray. But today, all is..
Some, Including Detroit Catholic Bishops, Object To @SCOTUS #GayMarriage Ruling. http://t.co/ipVcMzbqw2 — WWJ950 (@WWJ950) June 26, 2015 INTERVIEW: DeBoer & Rowse react to SCOTUS ruling http://t.co/Eai37kANur #detroit pic.twitter.com/yy493y6u8x — Detroit News Now (@detroitnewsnow) June 27, 2015 Clarence Thomas says gays were never denied dignity, and neither were slaves http://t.co/PhpGvlGh0C #SCOTUS #MarriageEquality — MLive Detroit (@MLiveDetroit)..
As a public radio station, we didn't think it was enough for us to do all the storytelling. Especially on a subject like parks that is so near to people's neighborhoods and hearts. We wanted to hear from Detroiters. We wanted a way to let people on the ground and in the neighborhoods have a..
Next week, voters will decide on Proposal 1, the ballot measure that would raise the state’s sales tax from 6 percent to 7 percent. You may have heard the arguments for and against. And you probably have an opinion about the roads you drive on every day as you travel to work, school and the grocery..
There once was a time when you had to travel to Germany or Belgium for local, hand-crafted beer. That time is no more. The number of high-quality, local craft breweries in Michigan and in metro Detroit has exploded in recent years. So since it's Friday, here's our map of southeast Michigan breweries. We..