The Metro: Annual Detroit Youth Poetry Con returns March 9

InsideOut Literary Arts has transformed Detroiters through written and spoken word poetry since 1995. On March 9, the organization is...

The Metro: The war in Gaza’s impact on the American Jewish community

As the death toll in Gaza continues to rise — with more than 30,000 Palestinians killed since the start of...

The Metro: Detroit Creativity Project brings improv and comedy to students

The Detroit Creativity Project (DCP) is a nonprofit founded by actor and performer Marc Evan Jackson, best known for his...

The Metro: Community history project in Detroit to collect Arab and Chaldean stories

Metro Detroit is home to one of the highest populations of Arab Americans in the United States. And recently, the...

The Metro: Michigan’s 2024 presidential primary has finally arrived

Michigan's highly anticipated presidential primary is finally here — earlier than previous election cycles. Subscribe to The Metro on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, NPR.org or wherever...

The Metro: Dearborn native honors late father’s education career in new memoir

One of the earliest mentors we have in life outside of the home is our educators. In his new book,...

The Metro: RTA of Southeast Michigan preparing ‘action-oriented’ master plan

The Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan is preparing a new master plan. Established in 2012 to support the regional...

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...

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 Metro: Detroit City Council to vote on Henry Ford, New Center development incentives

Editor's note: Detroit City Council voted Tuesday evening to postpone the vote on incentives for the proposed "Future of Health"...

The Metro: New bus route will connect Oakland County communities

Editor’s note: A previous version of this story incorrectly stated that the 492 route would only travel from Oakland University...

The Metro: Detroiter named first Black female president of American Institute of Architects

Detroit is known for its architecture — a city filled with beautiful old buildings. Growing up around these prominent structures inspired...