The Joe Louis Barrow Family Continues To Be A Presence In Detroit With New Southern-Style KitchenJoe Louis Barrow Jr. joins Community Connect to talk about the opening of the Joe Louis Southern Kitchen, but also to discuss his father's involvement in the Black community and how Juneteenth was recognized within the family.
Salvation Army Bed And Bread Program Offers Dependable Meal, ShelterThe Salvation Army's Bed and Bread Program creates a safety net for those in need throughout Metro Detroit.
Detroit's YumVillage Brings Afro-Caribbean Food To Your Kitchen with Market Pantry and DeliveryGodwin Ihentuge, Chief Village of YumVillage Market Pantry, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to walk her through the steps of making a staple dish in Afro-Caribbean culture, Jollof Rice.
Local Entrepreneur Looks To Build Community-Owned Neighborhood Grocery StoresRaphael Wright, Founder of Neighborhood Grocery, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to discuss the impact a grocery store can have on the inner city and how his entrepreneurial career led him into investing in grocery.
Gleaners Community Food Bank Provides Free Groceries For FamiliesOver 40 pounds of fresh, frozen and dry goods are provided to families at emergency food distribution sites to make sure no one goes hungry for the holidays and throughout the year.
Forgotten Harvest Expands Operations, Expresses Need For Volunteers During COVID-19 PandemicKirk Mayes, CEO of Forgotten Harvest, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about how Forgotten Harvest has adapted to the COVID-19 pandemic and why their need for volunteers in greater than ever.
Web Extra: Forgotten Harvest CEO Kirk Mayes Talks Need For VolunteersKirk Mayes, CEO of Forgotten Harvest, joins Lisa Germani on this Community Connect Web Extra to talk about what volunteering looks like this year for Forgotten Harvest.
Flowers Of Vietnam Restaurant Reopens In Detroit With Expansive Health And Safety Protocols, New PatioChef George Azar, Owner/Chef of Flowers of Vietnam, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to discuss the restaurants health and safety measures, as well as how the new patio will help keep patrons safe.
HOUR Detroit Magazine's Dining Editor Shifts Focus To Behind-The-Scenes With Detroit's Top CulinariansLindsay Green, Dining Editor of HOUR Detroit Magazine, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to discuss the August food issue of the magazine, and how her role has changed since the pandemic started.
The Community Connect Cooking Segment Is Back With Sweet Magnolia'sJohnny Cannon, the owner of Sweet Magnolia’s and Jathan Cannon, Manager of Sweet Magnolia's, joined Host Lisa Germani in the kitchen on Community Connect to show how to prepare one of their famous side dishes while explaining some of the history behind the dish.
The Super Bowl Experience: Football, Commercials And FoodThe National Chicken Council predicts Americans will eat 1.4 billion wings this weekend.
'Community Connect' To Debut Show's New Cooking Segment with Ruckus Taco Co.Community Connect shows off it's first cooking segment with Jeremy Kalmus from Ruckus Taco Co. showing Lisa Germani how to make great dips for your big game party
Greater Plymouth Service Project Wants You To Feed Children in NeedIf you want to help feed children who are hungry or in need, the 2018 Greater Plymouth Service Project will be hosting a food packaging event to benefit the “Kids Coalition Against Hunger” on May 12th.
Ending Hunger with a Simple Step
Best Middle Eastern Food In DetroitWhether trying a type of shawarma or a kebob, you won't go wrong at these top Middle Eastern restaurants in Detroit!