One person arrested in fatal hit-and-run that killed Detroit woman – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) — Police say one person has been arrested in connection with a fatal hit-and-run that killed a woman in Detroit. Detroit police announced the arrest in an update Thursday. No other details were released, but authorities say the woman was a mother and a beloved member of the community. READ MORE: What is … Read more

How Detroit’s Promise of Home Ownership Became a Defamation and Eviction Lawsuit | Detroit Metro Area News | Detroit

click to enlarge steve nevling Taura Brown was on her way to owning a tiny house on Detroit’s west side as part of an innovative anti-poverty project, but now she’s embroiled in a bitter dispute with Cass Community Social Services, the nonprofit organization that manage the program. Taura Brown had big dreams for her tiny … Read more

Detroit’s Michigan Science Center to reopen its IMAX Theater | Culture | Detroit

click to enlarge Shutterstock The Michigan Science Center in Detroit. Detroit’s Michigan Science Center will reopen its IMAX Dome Theater with new changes. Those include 239 new custom seats designed and donated by automotive supplier Magna. “A large screen with 360-degree views provides an unforgettable experience for our guests and helps us achieve our mission … Read more

Detroit’s Former Urban Bean Co. Cafe Changes Name to SPKR BOX Bar, But Keeps Love of Techno and Espresso | Drink News | Detroit

click to enlarge marc klockow Josh Greenwood says his old Urban Bean Co. underwent a $750,000 renovation to become the new SPKR BOX. Detroit’s Capitol Park neighborhood has changed a lot since Josh Greenwood first purchased the mid-century modern building on the corner of Grand River and Griswold in 2000. When he opened his Urban … Read more

USA: Police report second tornado death in northern Michigan

GAYLORD: A person in his 70s has been killed in a rare tornado that hit a small community in northern Michigan, leaving two people dead, state police said Saturday. The person lived in a mobile home park, Lt. Derrick Carroll said. The tornado hit Gaylord, a city of about 4,200 people about 230 miles (370 … Read more

Michigan private school apologizes for homework comparing Obama to monkeys | Detroit Metro Area News | Detroit

click to enlarge duke university A task used by Birmingham’s private Roeper School uses a photo of President Barack Obama in a worksheet that asks students to identify primates. While whites are spooked by the panic over “critical race theory” and the overzealous “awakening” concocted by Fox News, good old-fashioned racism is still alive and … Read more

Tornado Hits Northern Michigan; damage still unknown

A tornado has struck in the northern lower peninsula of Michigan ForThe Associated Press May 20, 2022, 8:40 PM • 1 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article GAYLORD, Mich. — A tornado hit the northern Michigan Lower Peninsula on Friday, the National Weather Service said. There were reports of damage in Gaylord, … Read more

Method Man’s Weed Brand TICAL Now Available in Michigan | Canna-Business | Detroit

click to enlarge Tinseltown/Shutterstock Method Man at the Los Angeles premiere of “Soul Plane” held at the Mann Village Theater in Westwood, USA on May 17, 2004. It should come as no surprise to anyone who has listened to Method Man that he has a brand of cannabis called TICAL. The man has been using … Read more

Detroit Community Leaders Break Ground on New Community Center at Jefferson Chalmers – CBS Detroit

DETROIT (CBS DETROIT) – City and community leaders break ground on a new community center at AB Ford Park in Jefferson Chalmers along Detroit’s eastern waterfront. The $6.68 million building will replace the Lenox Center, which has been empty for nearly a decade. It will be a state-of-the-art, 8,116-square-foot facility outside of FEMA’s floodplain and … Read more

Russian DJ Nina Kraviz No Longer Performing at Detroit’s Festival of Movement | Music News | Detroit

click to enlarge Shutterstock Russian DJ and producer Nina Kraviz on stage at the MELT Festival on July 19, 2015 in Ferropolis. Russian DJ Nina Kraviz is no longer performing at the Detroit Movement Festival, according to a tweet from event organizers. No reason was given. “Nina Kraviz can’t play Movement this year,” the festival … Read more