Two videos produced for the City of Detroit’s Neighborhoods channel (Comcast Channel 21) have been nominated for regional Emmy awards.
A six-minute documentary featuring a youth boxing program at Matrix Human Services on Detroit’s east side and a nine-minute documentary featuring a music program that teaches young men how to change their narrative through hip-hop, both filmed and produced by videographer Jeremy Brockman, each were nominated this week. The awards ceremony will be held in June.
Enjoy the Prince and MJ Experience at El Club.
Join Blossoms Midtown for their Free Friday Happy Hours, complete with complementary champagne.
Get ready for a sweet potato tasting extravaganza at the House of Pure Vin & Sweet Potato Sensations Social Tasting Open House.
Results of a groundbreaking study of LGBTQ youth across America, measuring factors such as safety, stress and self-identity, were revealed at the Ruth Ellis Center’s headquarters in Highland Park today.
The Human Rights Campaign, an LGBT civil rights advocacy organization, conducted its first LGBTQ Youth Report last year to “capture the experiences of LGBTQ youth in their family settings, schools, social circles and communities.” 12,000 youth between age 13-17 were surveyed nationwide.
Perhaps you’re looking to make sure your sexual health is in order, or perhaps you’re trying to avoid the 2018 baby boom (that new wave of all your friends getting pregnant lately? It’s real.) Or maybe you’d like to make some clever water balloons. Regardless of purpose, condoms are in plentiful supply for all these needs, and you can get them mailed to your doorstep free of charge.
As announced last week, the Strategic Neighborhood Fund is adding an additional $130 million investment in seven neighborhoods to an already announced $42 million initiative in three neighborhoods, all with the goal of improving streetscapes and walkability, kickstarting local business and adding or preserving affordable housing.
It’s prom season! Take your best prom photos at these Detroit locations:
Belle Isle Aquarium, Fountain, Casino and Conservatory
Belle Isle is a preferred place for photos with its skyline view, fountain, and picturesque historic buildings.
Riverwalk/Hart Plaza Fountain/Mt. Elliott Park
Waterfront photos are a Detroit staple! Take yours at the riverfront with some recognizable landmarks like the Hart Plaza Fountain.
If you’re a Michigan driver with an invalid license due to overdue driver responsibility fees owed to the State of Michigan, you could possibly get your license back months earlier by enrolling in a a free workforce development program offered by the City of Detroit.