The Metro: ‘Heat island effect’ contributing to warmer temperatures in Detroit, research shows

As global temperatures continue to rise due to climate change, environmental factors in some urban communities are amplifying the heat...

The Metro: Club Heaven at The Hawk to celebrate Black LGBTQ history

The city of Farmington Hills and the Detroit Sound Conservancy are teaming up to bring a unique event to The...

The Metro: Annual Arab Film Festival in Dearborn showcasing Arab voices

Metro Detroit is known for having a unique and growing Arab community. That uniqueness shows through the people of Arab...

The Metro: Detroit company using IRA funds to help low-income households be more energy efficient

The announcement of Michigan Central Station’s reopening on June 6 has many excited about what the location will mean for...

The Metro: Malcolm X’s Inkster home receives Governor’s Award for Historic Preservation

Malcolm X is known for his activism for civil rights, including championing Black empowerment along with being a spokesman for...

The Metro: Local moms talk about the beauty, meaning of motherhood

Mother’s Day is this Sunday, and as the holiday has been celebrated over the years, the role and meaning of...

The Metro: Dutch Girl Donuts to hold grand reopening this Saturday

Back in 1947, Dutch Girl Donuts first opened its doors on Woodward Avenue. At the time, it was renowned for...

The Metro: Why Dearborn amended its dust ordinance with stricter standards

Fugitive dust — it sounds like bad air gone awry. And honestly, that’s not such a bad characterization. Fugitive dust...

The Metro: New exhibit tells history of Jewish community living in Detroit’s Black Bottom neighborhood

Detroit's Black Bottom community has received a lot of attention over the past year — in part because of the...

The Metro: Author highlights diversity, sense of community in Dearborn with book of short stories

The city of Dearborn — sandwiched between Detroit, Inkster and Downriver — is a major cultural hub for Arab Americans...

The Metro: Cinco de Mayo history and celebrations in Southwest Detroit

This Sunday is Cinco de Mayo, a day that commemorates a significant event in Mexican history. On May 5, 1862,...

The Metro: Dreamz Two Reality basketball game to showcase Detroit’s hoop talents

For some, basketball is just a fun sport to play. But for others, it’s a ticket to a better future....