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"How I survived suicide" jacksonjam@det… Thu, 10/10/2019 - 10:00

October 10 is World Mental Health Day. This year, the World Health Organization (WHO) is focusing on suicide prevention. According to WHO, globally someone loses their life to suicide every 40 seconds. Suicide can be caused by a number of mental health issues and the impact of s suicide can affect many more lives than the deceased. These courageous Detroiters have decided to share their stories of overcoming suicidal thoughts in hopes of showing others their is a light at the end of the tunnel. 

PHOTO GALLERY: Kash Doll private album listening party jacksonjam@det… Mon, 10/07/2019 - 10:06

After years of doing shows and making a name for herself, Kash Doll is finally set to release her debut album with Republic Records. Kash held an intimate listening party for family and friends over the weekend at a private location in Novi. Angela hosted as Kash discussed and played songs from the album. See some of the shots we captured here:

6 things to do in Detroit this weekend, September 20 - September 22 clarkek@detroi… Thu, 09/19/2019 - 11:36

SEPTEMBER 20  

Enjoy an evening of jazz at Beacon Park.  

Watch a showing of “Cleopatra Boy” at Andy. 

SEPTEMBER 21  

Get creative at the drop-in pottery workshop at Ladybug Studios. 

New proposal would end residential blight in the city by 2025 clarkek@detroi… Mon, 09/16/2019 - 12:50

Today, city officials announced a new proposal that would eliminate residential blight from all neighborhoods in Detroit by mid-2025. The proposal would need to be approved by City Council to be placed on the March 2020 ballot. It would fund $250 million in bonds to eliminate all residential blight citywide, and would not increase taxes.

6 things to do in Detroit this weekend, September 13 - September 15 clarkek@detroi… Thu, 09/12/2019 - 13:13

SEPTEMBER 13  

Enjoy a showing of the Rocky Horror Picture Show Shadow Cast at Beacon Park.  

SEPTEMBER 14  

JexkXJollof is back and taking over The Belt. 

Play cricket at the Detroit Inclusive Cricket Meetup

10 things to do in Detroit this weekend, September 6 - September 8 clarkek@detroi… Thu, 09/05/2019 - 11:34

SEPTEMBER 6  

Check out a free skateboard show with art, music, and drinks.  

Enjoy Wayne State’s free fall planetarium show.  

SEPTEMBER 7  

Watch a free screening of Alice in Wonderland (1951) at Senate Theater. 

Detroiters can now download a free app for bus passes foleya@detroitmi.gov Thu, 08/29/2019 - 11:00

Users of public transit in Detroit can now download an app that supports a newly launched unified payment system for Detroit Department of Transportation and SMART buses.

The Dart app is now available for free download, where users create an account with their payment information and then, buy Dart passes directly on their phones. Upon purchase, users have immediate access to an electronic pass to show the driver upon boarding. 

Detroit, Wayne County to offer free financial coaching to residents -- starting today foleya@detroitmi.gov Mon, 08/26/2019 - 13:43

The City of Detroit and the Wayne County Treasurer, in partnership with Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency, will provide free, one-on-one financial counseling and coaching to residents six Financial Empowerment Centers (FEC) that will be opening across Detroit.  The first two, located inside the Wayne County Treasurer’s office Wayne Metro officially opened today.

14 things to do in Detroit this weekend, August 23 - August 25 clarkek@detroi… Thu, 08/22/2019 - 10:54

AUGUST 23  

Get ready to party at Simplified Clothing’s The Last Party.  

Check out the Latin Trap Party at El Club.  

Enjoy some Afrobeatz & Eatz at Yumvillage.  

Dance the night away at the Friday Dance Party at the DIA.  

8 things to do in Detroit this weekend, August 16 - August 18 clarkek@detroi… Fri, 08/16/2019 - 11:25

AUGUST 16  

Attend the Back to School Bash 2019 in Clark Park.  

Get your skate on at the Skate Dance Party at the Lexus Velodrome.  

AUGUST 17  

Check out the African World Festival at the Charles H. Wright Museum. 

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