For the Love of Pets

Representatives from “A New Leash on Life” attend the 2011 Ruff & Stuff Pet Festival. (credit: Joanna Noble) I just love a happy ending!  That’s one of the reasons why this story really touched me.  […]


Celebration of a Life

For 37 years the Focus: HOPE WALK has celebrated the people of Detroit and their purpose for improving lives, rebuilding neighborhoods and supporting families. This Sunday the walk will also celebrate the vision and legacy […]


Detroit’s New Charter

If you are a resident of Detroit, you have the opportunity to be part of your city’s history, but you need to start preparing now. 


Wanted: Your Memories

Did you attend the Barnum School in Birmingham before it was demolished in 2007?  Do you recall the beautiful storybook tile fireplace that was in the Barnum School Library? 


Shop for Art’s Sake!

The Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) is hoping you will shop ‘til you drop tomorrow (Saturday, Oct 1) at Franklin’s historic Village Center.  Why?  Because 23 businesses at the Center are donating a portion of […]


Witness to Change

Sunday, 9/11/11 at 11am on “Street Beat” you will hear about a very special program called “Bringing the Lessons Home.”  It’s held each summer at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and is designed to teach teens […]


Local Wig Shop Becomes Movie Set

A local charity goes Hollywood! 


Get Outdoors!

Do you love nature? Is that a green thumb under those gardening gloves? Perhaps your kids have a passion for science. Maybe you’re just looking for something to do. Whatever your reason, you can take […]


Chair of the Heart Ball

Congratulations to Dr. G. Alfred Dodds, cardiologist for Michigan Heart, P.C. at Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, for being selected as the 2011 chair of the American Heart Association Washtenaw County Heart Ball.


Nominate a Shining Light

You can nominate a deserving individual who is making an impact on Metro Detroit for a very prestigious award.