Art & Entertainment

Save the Date: Detroit Tigers 1968 World Champions 50th Anniversary Weekend

Hey, Detroit Tiger Fans! An exciting celebration is scheduled for early September in honor of the Tiger’s 1968 World Champions 50th Anniversary. The event is in partnership with the Detroit Tigers and Comerica Bank.   Here are the special events you can look forward to in September:  Friday, September 7 – Detroit Tigers vs. St.… Read More Save the Date: Detroit Tigers 1968 World Champions 50th Anniversary Weekend

Art & Entertainment

Logan Browning Gets Candid About the Series ‘Dear White People’

By Allison Kugel     Her beauty is luminescent, her conviction fierce. It’s a potent combination and why actress Logan Browning’s portrayal of student activist Sam White in the Netflix hit series Dear White People has struck a chord with audiences. The series, based off the 2014 movie of the same name, also created by… Read More Logan Browning Gets Candid About the Series ‘Dear White People’

Art & Entertainment

Ruben Studdard Pays Tribute to Luther Vandross with His Latest Album ‘Ruben Sings Luther’

When it comes to African American music legends, I think many people will agree with me when I say Luther Vandross is one of the greats. Luther’s music is timeless, and he will forever be one of my favorite singers. Thanks to my parents’ great love for R&B and Soul music, Luther Vandross was introduced to me… Read More Ruben Studdard Pays Tribute to Luther Vandross with His Latest Album ‘Ruben Sings Luther’

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The Cold, Icy Weekend Was Perfect for a Trip to the Bookstore

How was your weekend?  Our weekend plans were canceled because of the cold, icy weather. I had wanted to go to Eastern Market on Saturday to do some of our grocery shopping there and hang out for lunch, but it was too cold and rainy for the baby and the toddlers. We had an ice storm on… Read More The Cold, Icy Weekend Was Perfect for a Trip to the Bookstore

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15 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day with Your Family

Do you have any plans to celebrate Earth Day with your family? Sunday, April 22nd is Earth Day, and this year’s campaign is “End Plastic Pollution”. Each year, Earth Day is celebrated on Aprill 22nd, as it marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. Former Senator of Wisconsin Gaylord Nelson founded… Read More 15 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day with Your Family

Motherhood

Here’s How You Can Get Involved with #BlackMaternalHealthWeek

Did you know April 11 -17 is Black Maternal Health Week (#BlackMaternalHealthWeek and #BMHW18)? Founded and led by the Black Mamas Matter Alliance, the inaugural week kicks off on Wednesday, April 11th. Many events are also planned for the duration of the week. Here are the states which have shared local events for #BlackMaternalHealthWeek: California… Read More Here’s How You Can Get Involved with #BlackMaternalHealthWeek

Family Life

Apply for a Metro Detroit Youth Day Scholarship by April 27th!

The Michigan Youth Appreciation Foundation invites graduating high school students to apply for an educational scholarship in connection with Michigan’s largest youth-centric event, Metro Detroit Youth Day (MDYD). Students can submit an application and essay prior to the April 27 deadline. Students graduating from a public, parochial, private, or charter school who have been accepted into a… Read More Apply for a Metro Detroit Youth Day Scholarship by April 27th!

Motherhood

New Job? New Hairstyle!

How was your weekend? We didn’t do anything too exciting. The weather is still cold so we’re not able to take the baby and toddlers outside like we’d like. It’s a bummer, too, because it’s April and yet it feels like December! We even had a few snow showers last week. Thank goodness it didn’t… Read More New Job? New Hairstyle!

Food

This Chicken Shawarma Recipe from Kashat Spices is Love at First Bite!

Happy Friday, friends!  I have another yummy chicken-based recipe to share with you today. If you love chicken tacos and chicken wraps, then you will for sure love today’s chicken shawarma recipe! Chicken shawarma is a new dish for me. I actually didn’t try it until I moved to Michigan. The first time I tried it was… Read More This Chicken Shawarma Recipe from Kashat Spices is Love at First Bite!

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Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi: Back to the Beach with Jersey Shore Reboot

By Allison Kugel     Same Jersey Shore cast (sans ex-castmate Sammi Giancola), same nickname… new outlook on life. Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi started off our conversation by letting me know that she prefers to be called Nicole. The thirty-year-old married mom of Lorenzo, 5, and Giovanna, 3, was also quick to clarify that a duality… Read More Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi: Back to the Beach with Jersey Shore Reboot

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Black Panther Makes Big Statements Across the Board

By Jolie O’Rourke     Your new favorite superhero movie just got bigger! Black Panther was recently titled No. 1 highest-grossing superhero film ever. In the U.S. over the weekend, sales bumped the total domestic box-office ticket sales to $630.9 million, surpassing The Avengers with $623.4 million back in 2012. Black Panther is also currently… Read More Black Panther Makes Big Statements Across the Board