Detroit’s Islandview community welcomes musicians and singers seeking spaces to perform new and familiar sounds.Read More
Author: Robert Tompkins
Apr 3, 2019
On a Sunday in March, Angel’s Kitchen held its grand opening in the Fellowship Hall at the Church of the Messiah. Angel is a master in the kitchen, who had hoped one day to be able to start her own culinary enterprise – and to also compete on “MasterChef Junior” under the tutelage of Gordon Ramsay.Read More
News From Around Detroit
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The state's unemployment rate increased to 7.5% in December, up from 7% the month prior. The 2020 jobless rate was 9.7%, preliminary estimates show.
- Detroiters age 68 and up, clergy, funeral home workers can get COVID-19 vaccineby Detroit Free Press (GANNETT Syndication Service)
Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan expanded who is eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine in the TCF Center garage, unveiled new vaccine dashboard.
- Michigan reports 2,165 new COVID-19 cases, passes 14,000 deaths totalby Detroit Free Press (GANNETT Syndication Service)
Michigan now has a total of 544,311 confirmed cases and 14,053 deaths since March.
- Whitmer: Kilpatrick's crimes were 'reprehensible,' but his sentence was harshby Detroit Free Press (GANNETT Syndication Service)
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer was reacting to former President Donald Trump's Tuesday announcement that he had commuted Kilpatrick's 28-year sentence.
- Arthur Jemison, Detroit's top housing and planning executive, joins Biden administrationby Detroit Free Press (GANNETT Syndication Service)
Arthur Jemison, the city of Detroit's top housing and planning leader, joins President Joe Biden's administration for a role at HUD.
- French victims of child abuse speak out in new #MeToo wave
The French government has pledged to toughen laws on the rape of children after a massive online movement has seen hundreds of victims share accounts about sexual abuse within their families.
- Amazon doesn't have to restore Parler web service, judge says
The U.S. district judge said she wasn't dismissing Parler's "substantive underlying claims" against Amazon, but said it had fallen short in demonstrating the need for an injunction forcing it back online.
- Amanda Gorman's poetic answer to pandemic grief: 'Do not ignore the pain'
When Amanda Gorman wrote her poem, "The Miracle of Morning," it was early on in the coronavirus pandemic. Even then, she wanted to acknowledge the promise of healing, like the light of morning, that springs from despair.