Hero or Villain Food truck Connects With Community Through More Than Just FoodRichard Zemola, Owner of Hero or Villain, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about the ever-evolving world of food trucks, and how the superhero concept helps his truck stand out from the rest.
Supporting A Rotating Cast Of Local Food Trucks At Detroit Fleat Food Truck ParkKatie Picard, Owner of Detroit Fleat, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about the idea behind Detroit Fleat and how it has helped local food trucks for the last four years.
Serving Up Good Vibes with Captain's Wööd Fired PiesNick Mannisto, Owner of Captain's Wood Fired Pies, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about his experience opening up a food truck during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as his charitable work through the truck.
One Woman's Quest for Sustainability In Detroit - Eye On DetroitPashon Murray, the founder of Detroit Dirt, believes sustainability is the solution for Detroit, at least one of them.
Has Heart Connects Veterans To The Art Scene In DetroitMichael Hyacinthe, Co-Founder of Has Heart, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about the organizations mission and what the future looks like as more collaborations take place.
Detroit's Michigan-Made Potato Chip - Better MadePhil Gusmano, VP of Purchasing for Better Made and a third generational legacy of the company, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about the history of Better Made and what the iconic Detroit brand is doing to keep moving forward.
Celebrating America's Pastime At Greenfield VillageJim Johnson, Director of Greenfield Village, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about everything that you can experience at Greenfield Village.
Becoming A Citizen Of The United States Through The USCISAna Santiago, a Public Affairs Officer for USCIS, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about the process of becoming a U.S. Citizen and what the benefits are of full citizenship vs. remaining in the country on a Green Card.
Detroit Kids Learning Life Skills Through Performing Arts - Eye On DetroitPBA Royal Performing Arts and Training School and Live! is women-owned and is based in the Cody-Rouge District of Detroit’s west side where people ages 3 years and older come to train in music classes, dance, theater, modeling/etiquette, beauty pageantry, and media production.
SkinnyTees Gives Back To The Community - Eye On DetroitLinda Schlesinger-Wagner is truly the heart and soul of the SkinnyTees brand. With a passion and work ethic that has driven her through times of challenge, Linda is no stranger to adversity and struggle.
Bringing Up North To Downtown At The DNR's Outdoor Adventure CenterLinda Walter, Director of the DNR Outdoor Adventure Center, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about the importance of having an outdoor center in the heart of Detroit and what the center has added to its space and programming over the last few years.
Pure Michigan Tourism Campaign Remains Strong, Continues To Resonate With Residents Across MichiganDave Lorenz, Vice President of Travel Michigan, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about the Pure Michigan Campaign and how it has managed to capture something special and maintain it for 15 years, while previous campaigns couldn't.
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore Continues To Be The Go-To Destination For Travelers Of Michigan's Upper PeninsulaDave Horne, Superintendent of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about everything that tourists can experience when visiting the park and shares what he expects the upcoming season will look like for the area.
Summertime Fun And Outdoor Family Activities Without Leaving The City At Beacon ParkMegan Heeres, Manager of Beacon Park, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about what goes on downtown at Beacon Park and how its the perfect place for people who don't want to leave the city to be active outside.
Juneteenth Not Only a Holiday At The Barack Obama Leadership Academy, Its Part Of The Curriculum, And Has Been Over 20 YearsFor over 20 years the Barack Obama Leadership Academy (formally the Timbuktu Academy,) on Detroit’s Eastside, has incorporated Juneteenth, African History in their curriculum, says they are only 1 of 3 schools in Detroit to have this. They celebrated the annual holiday Friday