Happy Pride! 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall Riots that became the turning point for the LGBT liberation movement in the United States. In Detroit, we celebrate and continue to fight for equal rights for every queer and trans person at Motor City Pride. Scroll through more photos of the festival below.
Femology HQ, Detroit’s first modern business lounge for women, is taking its programming from East Jefferson to Fifth Avenue.
The coworking space, co-founded by CEO (and Neighborhood Native) Meagan Ward and COO Yliana Guzman, is linking with department-store chain Saks Fifth Avenue for its 50 Female Founders campaign, which celebrates women from various walks of life and backgrounds through a hand-picked, peer-nominated process.
Picture an audience at the opera. Who do you see? You’re probably not thinking about anyone under the age of 60 and that’s what the team at the Michigan Opera Theatre is working to change.
For 20 years, the MOT and the Detroit Opera House has introduced young professionals to the art and experience that is the opera. Their annual event, BravoBRAVO!, gets young people in the doors of the beautiful theater on Broadway Street in hopes of changing their perceptions of opera.
Dozens of new Americans just became official citizens at a naturalization ceremony at Coleman A. Young Municipal Center.
Assisted by Detroit City Councilwoman Raquel Castenada-Lopez, new Americans from all over the world were given words of wisdom and encouragement as they prepare to make the area their new home. See photos from the ceremony below.
Despite some rain throughout the weekend, Movement again proved to be the start of Detroit's summer, drawing thousands of people from around the world to celebrate Detroit techno.
A long-overdue name change is in store for Cobo Center following a growing Michigan bank’s acquisition of the 60-year-old convention hall’s naming rights, announced Wednesday morning by the authority which maintains the center.
The Midland-based Chemical Bank, which is growing its presence in Detroit, says it will decide on a new name for Cobo at the end of 2019. It will remain Cobo Center until that time, officials say.
Secure your headphones to watch this episode of Art Detroit! Host Sheila Grant visits Chene Park and Spirit Plaza, then takes a ride down Jefferson with audio engineer, Art Merriweather to talk about his experiences in the world of audio production.