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Motown Recording Artist KEM Will Perform at The Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign in Detroit

Motown Recording Artist KEM Will Perform at The Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign in Detroit

COMMUNITY NEWS     The Salvation Army of Metro Detroit kicks off 2017 Red Kettle Campaign with Motown Recording Artist, KEM   Hi, Detroit Friends! Are you going to the 2017 Detroit Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Campus Martius Park? My family and I plan […]

Taylor Swift’s reputation Stadium Tour is Coming to Detroit!

Taylor Swift’s reputation Stadium Tour is Coming to Detroit!

Feature Image: Taylor Swift’s critically acclaimed sixth album, reputation, was released November 10, 2017, on Big Machine Records. (PRNewsfoto/Big Machine Label Group) Disclaimer: Post may contain affiliate links. See the disclosure policy here.   If you’re a #Swiftie or a parent of one (like I am), […]

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Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit Green Works Expands Used Oil Filter Recycling

Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit Green Works Expands Used Oil Filter Recycling

Community News   Green Works, a subsidiary business under Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit, has expanded its used oil filter recycling program to now include a collection service in partnership with Green Arbor Environmental. Green Works’ used oil filters recycling service now offers a “milk run” […]

Thanks to FCA Foundation, Military Veterans Can Get $10 Tickets to Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s ‘Heroes Night’

Thanks to FCA Foundation, Military Veterans Can Get $10 Tickets to Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s ‘Heroes Night’

Something Nice for Military Veterans in Michigan For the special admission price of $10, Michigan military veterans will have the chance to attend “Heroes Night” concerts performed in Orchestra Hall at the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO)! This underwriting special is made possible by FCA Foundation, the charitable […]

Get Schooled and Detroit College Access Network Launch the Detroit College Challenge

Get Schooled and Detroit College Access Network Launch the Detroit College Challenge

  Community News in Detroit Education Get Schooled and Detroit College Access Network (DCAN) have partnered together to launch the “Detroit College Challenge”. The award-winning non-profits are hoping to boost the number of Detroit students who qualify for attending and completing college.   Facts About […]

6 Things That Made Me Smile This Week

6 Things That Made Me Smile This Week

Disclaimer: Post may contain affiliate links. See the disclosure policy here.   Happy Thursday! This week went by incredibly fast, didn’t it? Maybe it’s because my week was so busy with Zhen’s birthday on Monday and then Halloween on Tuesday. I feel like we’ve been […]

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Getting to Know Apropos— Detroit’s Up-and-Coming Solo Artist

Getting to Know Apropos— Detroit’s Up-and-Coming Solo Artist

    When I arrived at the Basement Burger Bar in Downtown Detroit, Apropos– Detroit-based singer and songwriter– greeted me with a hug. It was my first time meeting the singer, but it was like we had been longtime friends. He was friendly and eager […]

Just in Time for the Holidays: MiSci’s Motor City Made Features Detroit-Made Products

Just in Time for the Holidays: MiSci’s Motor City Made Features Detroit-Made Products

Disclaimer: Post may contain affiliate links. See the disclosure policy here.     Hey, friends! You can add another Detroit-made business to your holiday shopping list. Motor City Made Shop, located inside The Explore Store at the Michigan Science Center (MiSci), is a new shop […]

10 Concerts Coming Up This Week in Detroit

10 Concerts Coming Up This Week in Detroit

  Hey, Detroit Friends! This weekend is going to be busy with many festivities for Halloween. Are you going to any? There are also going to be a lot of music shows this weekend. The Lox is performing at the El Club and Janet Jackson […]

Honey Drizzle on Pizza is the Sweetest Thing Ever!

Honey Drizzle on Pizza is the Sweetest Thing Ever!

Hi, friends! Today’s post is sponsored by Avalon Cafe and Bakery. Avalon gifted me a gift card to try their cafe and bakery and share my thoughts with you. If you’d like more information about sponsored posts, you can read my disclosure page here. Want […]

Why Are People So Obsessed with Haunted Houses?

Why Are People So Obsessed with Haunted Houses?

Disclaimer: This post may contain affiliate links. You can read my disclosure policy here.   Haunted Houses and Things That Go Bump in the Night. Yep, it’s time for Halloween! I remember my one and only time visiting a haunted house. I believe I was […]

The Made Man Honors African-American Male Leaders in Detroit

The Made Man Honors African-American Male Leaders in Detroit

Happy Monday, friends! Hope you had a good weekend and are feeling inspired to start a new week. Speaking of inspiration, an exciting community event is happening tomorrow at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History. On Tuesday, October 17, 2017, The Made […]

#TBT to the Time We Went to 2017 Youth Day #DDF2017

#TBT to the Time We Went to 2017 Youth Day #DDF2017

Happy Thursday! How has your week been going? It’s been a busy week for me. A lot of running around with the kids, errands to take care of, work piling up on my desk, and not much sleeping going on because, you know, #newbornlife. But nevertheless, […]

7 Events Supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month

7 Events Supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Do you participate in any activities to help support Breast Cancer Awareness Month?  There are so many great ways to support the cause. I found a few events going on in Detroit and Metro Detroit that may be of interest to you.   Support Our […]

Mack is Alive

Mack is Alive

“Mack is ALIVE!” Artina Hardman shouted into the microphone. The crowd cheered and clapped their hands as Hardman continued to talk about the importance of coming together as a community. Soulful R&B music flowed through the speakers as children laughed and danced around. People greeted […]

Sunday Family Fun Day at the Detroit Public Library

Sunday Family Fun Day at the Detroit Public Library

Happy Monday, Friends! How was your weekend? We had a chill weekend with relaxing on Saturday and then a family outing at the Detroit Public Library (DPL) on Sunday. Going to the library is one of our favorite things to do as a family, and we […]

4 Fall Festivals + 9 More Family-friendly Events This Weekend

4 Fall Festivals + 9 More Family-friendly Events This Weekend

Hey, it’s Friday! Are you ready for the weekend? I know I am! I was searching online for some family-friendly events and found quite a few. Of course, with it being October, there are going to be a ton of fall festivals. Do you have […]

New MiSci Exhibition ‘1001 Inventions’ Opens This Saturday

New MiSci Exhibition ‘1001 Inventions’ Opens This Saturday

A new, exciting exhibition is coming to the Michigan Science Center (MiSci) later this week. 1001 Inventions: Untold Stories from a Golden Age of Innovation opens this Saturday, October 7, 2017. Later this week I will get to view the exhibition, and I will share […]

Celebrate Design and Creativity with Detroit Design Festival’s Community Events

Celebrate Design and Creativity with Detroit Design Festival’s Community Events

Hey, friends! If you didn’t already know, this is the last week of the Detroit Design Festival (DDF). Detroit Creative Corridor Center (DC3) kicked off their 7th annual citywide celebration of design and creativity on Friday, September 8, 2017. This week, DC3 will host several […]

Goodwill’s The Good Shop Shows WSU Students Thrifty Is In Style

Goodwill’s The Good Shop Shows WSU Students Thrifty Is In Style

My daughter Michala and I have a great love for thrift store shopping. It’s our mom-daughter thing that we enjoy doing together. Our fondness for thrift stores began when we lived in Tennessee. There was a Goodwill store about four miles from our house. We […]


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