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

Benton Park Cafe Reopens Under New Owners This Winter | News about food and drink | St. Louis

Benton Park Cafe Reopens Under New Owners This Winter |  News about food and drink |  St.  Louis

click to enlarge Benton Park Cafe, a longtime neighborhood fixture, has new owners, but the same vibe. A popular neighborhood restaurant is getting a new lease of life thanks to new owners. Benton Park Cafe (2901 Salena Street), the 15-year-old southern St. Louis breakfast and lunch spot, has been purchased by local entrepreneurs Elicia Eskew … Read more

Britain declares a public holiday on May 8 to honor King Charles III

Britain declares a public holiday on May 8 to honor King Charles III

LONDON (AP) — The United Kingdom will have another reason to celebrate the coronation of King Charles IIIfor the government has declared a special holiday on the occasion. The feast day will be Monday, May 8, capping a three-day weekend beginning with the coronation. The coronation of Charles’ late mother, Queen Elizabeth II, was also … 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

St. Louis teenager killed women ‘for sport’, prosecutors say | St. Louis Metro News | St. Louis

St.  Louis teenager killed women ‘for sport’, prosecutors say |  St.  Louis Metro News |  St.  Louis

click to enlarge St. Louis Metropolitan Police Prinshun McClain booking photo. Yesterday, on the third day of the triple murder trial against Prinshun McClain, disbelief was expressed on the faces of many in the courtroom when the 19-year-old defendant announced that he would take the stand in his own defense. McClain is accused of murdering … 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

RIP Dave Werner, one of the St. Louis’ Best Songwriters | Music News and Interviews | St. Louis

RIP Dave Werner, one of the St.  Louis’ Best Songwriters |  Music News and Interviews |  St.  Louis

click to enlarge COURTESY DAVE WERNERS FAMILY Dave Werner (center, with his band, the Chimps), is remembered for his brutal honesty and care for his art, family and friends. Dave Werner, Maplewood’s unofficial poet laureate, died on October 21, 2022 of heart complications. He was 68 years old and grumbling over my shoulder as I … 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