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23rd Annual Komen Detroit Race for the Cure® June 7 at Chene Park, Detroit

SAME MISSION. SAME RACE. NEW PLACE. Download image Get ready to be inspired! The 23rd Annual Susan G. Komen Detroit Race for the Cure, locally presented by the Karmanos Cancer Institute, is Saturday, June 7 at Chene Park in Detroit. Onsite registration… Read More »

Popular weekly Detroit newspaper features life of Joumana Kayrouz

Download image Prominent Michigan Accident Attorney Joumana Kayrouz, poses for Metro Times Photographer Brian Rozman for the April 22, 2014 Metro Times Magazine feature on her life. Permission courtesy Metro Times Magazine. (PRNewsFoto/Joumana Kayrouz… Read More »

Will Detroit Be The First Major Chinese City In The United States?

theeconomiccollapseblog.com Is Detroit destined to become a Chinese city?  Chinese homebuyers and Chinese businesses are starting to flood into the Motor City, and the governor of Michigan is greatly encouraging this.  In fact, he has formally asked… Read More »

Fighting for the Future of Detroit’s Youth

At schools and on the streets, challenges abound for the youth in bankrupt Detroit. But educators are helping to level the playing field with technology and giving students second chances. (March 24) Read More »

Quicken Loans Becomes Title Sponsor of PGA TOUR’s National

- Nation's largest online mortgage lender also expands TOUR relationship through Official Marketing Partner program - Tiger Woods putts to pay a veteran's monthly mortgage payment at the announcement of the Quicken Loans National golf tournament. (PRNewsFoto… Read More »

ARISE Detroit! unites groups across the city

The telephone has been ringing off the hook at ARISE Detroit! The nonprofit that promotes volunteerism, community activism and a positive image to help transform Detroit has grown from 22 founding organizations in 2006 to more than 400 members as of… Read More »

Farmington Hills Kids Had Hand in Jimmy Kimmel’s Rainbow ‘Suit of the Loom’

Farmington Hills Kids Had Hand in Jimmy Kimmel’s Rainbow ‘Suit of the Loom’ (via Farmington-Farmington Hills Patch) Late-night TV host’s suit of oh-so-many-colors started out as a joke, but now it’s being sold to raise money for kids with cancer. Did you see that suit Jimmy Kimmel was wearing the other night on his late-night talk show? It was  hard ... Read More »

US police catch murderer who fled jail, kidnapped woman

US police catch murderer who fled jail, kidnapped woman (via AFP) A convicted murderer who escaped from prison, then kidnapped a woman whom he held hostage in her car for hours, has been recaptured, authorities in Michigan said. Michael David Elliot, 40, was serving life in prison in the state of Michigan for the… Read More »

Sparkling Sydney kicks off glitzy global 2014 party

Sparkling Sydney kicks off glitzy global 2014 party (via AFP) Sydney kicked off a promised unprecedented spectacular to mark New Year celebrations Tuesday, the first in a wave of pyrotechnics to usher in 2014 from Hong Kong to world record-chasing Dubai. Tonnes of explosives were set to light up Australia’s biggest… Read More »

Five NFL coaches fired after failing to reach playoffs

Five NFL coaches fired after failing to reach playoffs (via AFP) The Washington Redskins, Minnesota Vikings, Detroit Lions and Tampa Bay Buccaneers fired their coaches Monday after enduring miserable NFL seasons, joining the Cleveland Browns in seeking new direction in 2014. The Browns began the sacking parade on… Read More »

Mega Millions Jackpot Soars, Players Dream Big

The Mega Millions jackpot soared to an estimated $636 million on Tuesday, making it the second largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history. (Dec. 17) Read More »

Detroit bankruptcy case can go forward: US judge

Detroit bankruptcy case can go forward: US judge (via AFP) The city of Detroit won approval to move forward with its bankruptcy filing from a federal judge Tuesday despite objections from city workers fearful of losing their pensions and other creditors, local media reports. Saddled with more than $18 billion… Read More »

Warren Buffett calls Detroit land of ‘huge potential’

John Gallagher and Tom Walsh, Detroit Free Press DETROIT — A down-on-its-luck Motor City has huge potential for a rebound and can bounce back as the auto industry did a few years ago, legendary investor Warren Buffett said Tuesday. Buffett was here to help bring $20 million in loans, education and mentor programs to Michigan small businesses in a $500 million national ... Read More »

Matthew Stafford, Calvin Johnson flirt with history in Lions loss

Matthew Stafford, Calvin Johnson flirt with history in Lions loss (via SB Nation) By Jeff Gray on Nov 17 2013, 4:36p + The quarterback and receiver were on pace to break single-game records for yardage. Pittsburgh made adjustments, and the Lions ended up losing the game. The Detroit Lions have racked up nearly 400 yards of offense… Read More »

Mayoral candidates debate neighborhoods plans, Detroit EM

Darren A. Nichols The Detroit News 64 Comments Zoom CBS62 Senior Producer/Host Carol Cain, who moderated the mayoral debate, with candidates Sheriff Benny Napoleon, left, and former DMC CEO Mike Duggan. The forum aired as a special hour-long ‘Michigan Matters’ on Sunday. The event was sponsored by CBS 62, WWJ Newsradio 950 and the Michigan Chronicle. (Sheri Kowalski / CBS 62) ... Read More »

Detroit museum could fall victim to city bankruptcy

Detroit museum could fall victim to city bankruptcy (via AFP) There are few places where the former majesty of the US auto industry is more keenly captured than among the Diego Rivera murals at the Detroit Institute of Arts. Those stunning, sun-drenched walls could be lost to public view if the museum’s collection… Read More »

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