Stories

Thousands reunite for annual 8 Mile Reunion

We are 8-4Life.At the once-Beaubien Junior-High School – off Wyoming near Outer Drive – there was a time when, in mid-August, you’d be cruisin’ by and go…holy

Critical Juneteenth Theory

January 1st, 1863, the Emancipation proclamation declared the end of slavery within the “Rebellious States” to “Weaken the Confederacy by depriving it of its

The Garden Bug

If you know your neighborhoods, then you know Grandmont Rosedale is always looking naturally fresh and extra crisp. And if you know Grandmont Rosedale, then

Black Girl MATHgic

Due to systems that have failed a number of our youth, math and literacy skills are in sad shortage for many – especially young women in Detroit. We’re talkin

Detroit Stories You Might've Missed

We’re feelin' a bit more grateful than usual for May flowers this spring, so collectively, let’s all take it slow for a minute and smell the roses. And in

7 More City Opportunities

We’re back at it for the month of April! Here are 7 resources you probably didn’t know about. Take a look at what else the city has to offer!   COVID-19

North Rosedale Park

I grew up on Detroit’s west side between Fenkell and Grand River Ave, right down the street from the old Norwest movie theater where I saw the movies Beat

Detroiters Makin' Moves in March

Welcome to April and the slow rollout of spring! On social media, we profile Detroiters making an impact. The Neighborhoods and City of Detroit profile are

Where the hell has Eric Been?

It's been a long time since I last checked in, and you might be asking yourself, "Hey, where has Eric been?" Well, I'm glad you asked. In December 2019, I was

7 City resources you might not know about

You care about Detroit--and Detroit cares about you! Detroit has services to help you whether you’re a resident, you want to open a business, or are a current