Arts, Beats, & Eats Returns, Announces 200-Plus Music ArtistsThe Arts, Beats & Eats festival returns after a one-year COVID-19 hiatus, and organizers say to expect some big names along with great food this year.
Batter Up Waffle Company Embraces The World Of Food Trucks After Pandemic ShutdownKevin Browe, Owner of Batter Up Waffle Company, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about the concept behind the food truck and what the future looks like for Batter Up.
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.
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.
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.