Detroit Policy Conference Puts Focus On Small Businesses, Economy Thriving Post PandemicThe 10th annual Detroit Policy Conference at The Aretha had one focus in mind and that is to move the region and Detroit forward, post pandemic. Small businesses took center stage at the 2021 Detroit Policy Conference.
Renown Detroit Artist Uses Industry Inspired Artwork To Raise Funds For Local Restaurants, Art FoundationDetroit Artist TONY ROKO is assisting the restaurant relief fund with the Art Foundation.Tony created a series of paintings dedicated to some of his favorite local restaurants and bartenders beginning in the summer of 2020 and ongoing since, with 10 paintings in the series and counting.
Henry Ford Health Employees React To Hospital Vaccine Mandate For StaffAlthough official expect some push back the HFH employees we spoke with agrees with the hospital system requiring employees to be vaccinated.
'Our Pure Michigan Summer Is Back,' Whitmer Officially Announces Mask Mandate, Some COVID Restrictions LiftedGovernor Whitmer officially announced Mask mandate has been lifted in the State, as well some COVID restrictions.
Michiganders React To State Lifting COVID Restrictions TuesdayResidents we spoke with in Southfield and Birmingham say they're excited and relieved about Michigan living COVID restrictions starting June 22.
Governor Whitmer Announces Proposal To Invest In Affordable, High-Quality Child Care For Michigan FamiliesFrom an education center in Troy Monday, Governor Whitmer announced a proposal that would invest $1.4 billion in federal child care funding. She says the funding will make child care more affordable and expands access to high-quality child care statewide.
Teen Opens 'L Liana' Beauty Bar In Detroit After COVID Deferred College AttendanceAfter COVID deferred her College attendance, 18-year-old Oakland County native Love Hairston opened a Beauty Bar on Detroit's west side.
As Michigan Reopens, Doctors Remind People To Remain Safe, Especially If UnvaccinatedAs Michigan eases COVID restrictions, Doctors reminding people to stay safe and continue safe habits, especially if not vaccinated.
Royal Oak Hosts Memorial Day Parade Monday, After Being Canceled In 2020 Due To The PandemicAfter being cancelled in 2020 due to the pandemic, Royal Oak hosted its decades long Memorial Day Parade on Memorial Day 2021.
HFH 'Grub With Gratitude' Rewards Healthcare Workers, While Supporting Local RestaurantsTo show appreciation for their hard work during the pandemic, Henry Ford Health providing weekly gift card drawings for employees. The program also supports local restaurants.
CDC Eviction Moratorium Expires Next Month, Help Available NowThe pandemic is still causing economic challenges for Detroit families and could lead to many losing their homes.
Unemployment In Michigan: 30,816 New Jobless Claims Filed Last WeekNew unemployment claims in Michigan fell to over 30,000 last week according to the Labor Department.
Gov. Whitmer Won’t Discuss Trip After Reported Use Of Private JetGov. Gretchen Whitmer is facing renewed scrutiny after reports that she used a private plane shared by high-powered, politically connected Detroit-area business families to visit her elderly father in Florida in March.
Beaumont Volunteer Encourages Vaccines After Mother Dies Alone During PandemicIn honor of her late mom who died alone during the pandemic, Beaumont volunteer encouraging people to get vaccinated so we can get back to normal and families can say goodbye to loved ones properly.
Michigan Special Education Teacher Shortage Worries EducatorsA shortage of special education teachers in Michigan is growing worse during the pandemic.