The Justice Department sent monitors to five Michigan cities, including Detroit, for Election Day | Politics & Elections | Detroit

The Justice Department sent monitors to five Michigan cities, including Detroit, for Election Day |  Politics & Elections |  Detroit

click to enlarge Steve Neavling Polling place in Detroit. The Department of Justice sent monitors to five Michigan cities, including Detroit, to ensure compliance with federal voting rights laws on Election Day. The decision comes amid growing concerns about voter attrition and potential disruptions at polling stations. Monitors from the DOJ’s Civil Rights Division sent … Read more

Exposing theater Bizarre and revealing lies about Prop 3: Top 10 Metro Times headlines | ICYMI | Detroit

Exposing theater Bizarre and revealing lies about Prop 3: Top 10 Metro Times headlines |  ICYMI |  Detroit

click to enlarge Josh Justice Theater Bizarre’s Zombo the Clown. This spooktacular season returned to Detroit’s Theater Bizarre, and while many of our readers were interested in photos from this year’s festivities, many were also interested in some behind-the-scenes drama. And Election Day is this Tuesday, when many of our readers are interested in uncovering … Read more

Exposing theater Bizarre and revealing lies about Prop 3: Top 10 Metro Times headlines | ICYMI | Detroit

Exposing theater Bizarre and revealing lies about Prop 3: Top 10 Metro Times headlines |  ICYMI |  Detroit

click to enlarge Josh Justice Theater Bizarre’s Zombo the Clown. This spooktacular season returned to Detroit’s Theater Bizarre, and while many of our readers were interested in photos from this year’s festivities, many were also interested in some behind-the-scenes drama. And Election Day is this Tuesday, when many of our readers are interested in uncovering … Read more

Exposing theater Bizarre and revealing lies about Prop 3: Top 10 Metro Times headlines | ICYMI | Detroit

Exposing theater Bizarre and revealing lies about Prop 3: Top 10 Metro Times headlines |  ICYMI |  Detroit

click to enlarge Josh Justice Theater Bizarre’s Zombo the Clown. This spooktacular season returned to Detroit’s Theater Bizarre, and while many of our readers were interested in photos from this year’s festivities, many were also interested in some behind-the-scenes drama. And Election Day is this Tuesday, when many of our readers are interested in uncovering … Read more

Detroit Dilla Fest Unexpectedly Postponed to 2023 | Things to do | Detroit

Detroit Dilla Fest Unexpectedly Postponed to 2023 |  Things to do |  Detroit

click to enlarge Apparently it’s not Dilla time after all. A festival dedicated to Detroit’s legendary beatmaker and hip-hop producer J Dilla, called Dilla Fest, has been postponed until 2023. Dilla Fest was set to take place on Friday, November 4 at the Russel Industrial Center with performances by Busta Rhymes and Detroit acts like … Read more

Pleasantrees is giving away free weed for menstrual product donations | Canna-Business | Detroit

Pleasantrees is giving away free weed for menstrual product donations |  Canna-Business |  Detroit

click to enlarge Courtesy of Pleasantrees Pistil Janes is a women-centric brand from Pleasantrees. Cannabis company Pleasantrees aims to help support women with its new brand, Pistil Janes. For its market debut on Friday, the company has partnered with the Lansing-based organization Helping Women Period (HWP). The organization aims to provide free menstrual products to … Read more

Opinion: The Rationale for Progressive Policies to Tackle Inflation | Politics & Elections | Detroit

Opinion: The Rationale for Progressive Policies to Tackle Inflation |  Politics & Elections |  Detroit

click to enlarge Steve Neavling Year over year, rents are up close to 14% in the state of Michigan, according to rent.com. Whether it’s a house with a white picket fence, two kids and an Instagram-worthy dog, or a downtown apartment within walking distance of the city’s best bodega, we learn from an early age … Read more

Detroit City Council strikes down food classification ordinance largely opposed by restaurant owners | Food news | Detroit

Detroit City Council strikes down food classification ordinance largely opposed by restaurant owners |  Food news |  Detroit

click to enlarge jdolenga, Flickr Creative Commons Councilman Scott Benson tossed out the Lafayette Coney Island as an example of why the ordinance should have been passed. Is Detroit ready for a color-coded system that alerts potential diners whether restaurants are up to code with the health department? The answer is a resounding “no”. The … Read more

This old silent film is set in Detroit – and the actors steal the show | Movie | Detroit

This old silent film is set in Detroit – and the actors steal the show |  Movie |  Detroit

click to enlarge PictureLux / The Hollywood Archive / Alamy Stock photo Greta Garbo and John Gilbert in The flesh and the devil. Clarence Brown’s The flesh and the devil is almost a century old now, but the story is even older. Starring John Gilbert, Greta Garbo and Lars Hanson as a trio drawn together … Read more

Detroit brunch spot See You Tomorrow finally opens | Food news | Detroit

Detroit brunch spot See You Tomorrow finally opens |  Food news |  Detroit

click to enlarge Randiah Camille Green Who are you and what makes you think you’ll see us tomorrow? For the past three years, a glowing “See You Tomorrow” sign has beckoned passersby on Woodward Avenue in Detroit’s New Center neighborhood. We would always drive by and wonder who are you and what makes you think … Read more