The “Focus Group for People with Disabilities,” an official focus group of the Charter Revision Commission, is organizing an open mic event Sunday, Dec. 8th at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit. The group plans to propose a new Detroit office dedicated to connecting residents with disabilities to resources at the next Detroit Charter Revision Commission meeting. ..
Black Friday isn’t just for shopping. This year, you can also enjoy the outdoors, rock climb, and swim around metro Detroit. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is offering free admission to all state parks and multiple Life Time Fitness locations in Michigan will offer Black Friday day camps for kids. "Opt Outside" In National..
The Detroit Lions and Verizon on Thursday unveiled an upgraded Wi-Fi system for Ford Field.. The new network was built to handle more than 65,000 concurrent users. Free internet will be available to all Ford Field guests, regardless of their cell service provider. Verizon spokesperson Steve Van-Dinter says it’s important for fans to receive the..
The Detroit Lions and Habitat for Humanity are giving a brand new home to a Detroit family. The organizations presented East side residents Shakira Austin and her mother with a fully furnished home Tuesday. Austin also received a five-thousand dollar check from the Lions to help pay the interest on the home. Detroit Lions..
Michigan State University has announced a security breach to its computer and data systems. More than 400,000 files were hacked on November 13th. The university has confirmed that more than 400 students and employees had their data accessed. Leaked information included names, social security numbers and dates of birth. Spokesperson Jason Cody says the university..
Always Brewing Detroit closed at the beginning of the month due to slow sales. But Cody Williams decided to purchase the neighborhood cafe after a friend told him the property was for sale. Williams says owning a business will be different than working in one. “It’s not an unfamiliar role and doing it for..
Tia Graham Lear Corporation has opened a new innovation center in Detroit’s Capitol Park. The Southfield-based company plans to use a recently renovated building to develop new automotive products and technologies. Lear President and Chief Executive Officer Matt Simoncini says the innovation center will be a place for creativity. “Our programs..
The Michigan State Police is teaming up with The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) for “National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day”. On October 22nd all Michigan State Police posts will offer a place for residents to dispose of their unwanted and outdated prescription drugs. Inhalers, patches, liquids and syringes will not be accepted. Spokesperson Lori..
Tia Graham The Ford Motor Company Fund is investing five million dollars for a new Detroit based community center. With help from the Detroit Public Schools Foundation. The Ford Fund will launch its second Ford Resource and Engagement Center in Detroit. The new space will offer programs requested by community members that could include job..