Detroit Activist Grace Lee Boggs Dies at 100
“She left this life as she lived it: surrounded by books, politics, people and ideas,” say her friends and caretakers Shay Howell and Alice Jennings. (PBS photo)
Gallery: Michael Bolton's Film Screening at the Fox
Michael Bolton hopes to use his fame to promote his film about Detroit and the positives of the city.
Wait, Wait . . . Don't Sell Us Out: Ypsilanti Radio Station vs. NPR Show
"We were shocked and surprised," WEMU's general manager tells producers of a popular current affairs quiz program after their Ann Arbor taping.
$5-Million Loan Opens the Way for Renovations at Former Corktown Inn
The hotel will have multiple bars, a pool, restaurants, a fitness center, and Detroit art, Crain's reports.
Keith Owens: Black Folks Need Their Own Detroit Homecoming
"We need to see that we (yes, I mean black people) are in that mix," writes the Michigan Chronicle's Keith Owens. "We need to be at that table. But we also need our own table."
Banksy Mural From Packard Plant Sells At Auction
The winning bid is far below the expected $200,000 to $400,000, the Free Press reports.
Packard -- 'the Remainder of a City Within the City' -- Is Detroit Novel's Backdrop
Matt Bell, a lifelong Michiganian until last year, reads from "Scrapper" Friday evening in Detroit. Read two portions here. (Photo by Steve Neavling)
2 Detroit Area Lawmakers Take Aim at School Condom Demonstrations
This classic show-and-try activity would be illegal in Michigan public schools under a new House bill co-sponsored by a Macomb representative and one from Oakland.
Mayor's Dad, U.S. District Judge Patrick Duggan, Retires Today
He's "one terrific judge," says Miriam Siefer, chief federal defender of the Fedeal Defender Office in Detroit.
First-Time Visitor from LA Thanks Detroit for 'One of the Most Fun Trips I’ve Had'
The California tourist lists 24 stops in four days, including (clockwise from top left) D'Mongo's, Wright & Company, Cadiuex Cafe and Selden Standard.
City Wants to Revive Paradise Valley Entertainment District
The city wants to resurrect some of the area that once attracted jazz greats like Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington and Louis Armstrong, Motor City Muckraker reports.
Hazel Park's Mabel Gray Restaurant Officially Opens Today
Chef James Rigato and business partner Ed Mamou are behind the restaurant. They operate the popular Root Restaurant & Bar in White Lake.
Southwest Detroit Restaurant Mistakenly Serves Girl, 4, Alcoholic Drink
"Armando’s will take immediate action to ensure our staff receives retraining in alcohol service," the restaurant says.