Daily Archives: August 20, 2019

All the best Downriver eats (and drinks) you’ve never heard of

This article was originally published in our sister publication Metromode. If like me (until recently) you’ve never ventured Downriver, you are seriously missing out on some good eats (and drinks).   I know; nobody told me either. It’s like some secret community of food destinations nobody wants you to know about (but they totally do). Nonetheless, I recently took a ...

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DNR Seeks Input On 2020 Forest Road Maps, ORV Use – Detroit News Watch

(Detroit News Watch) – Michigan residents have until Aug. 31 to help the Department of Natural Resources decide which state forest roads will be open or closed to off-road vehicles in 2020. Two people ride a recreational vehicle through the forest. Thanks to Michigan’s state forest roads inventory and interactive map, off-road fans can find opportunities to ride on public ...

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How a cookie dough company aims to help revitalize NW Goldberg

Over the years, Daniel A. Washington has seen his neighborhood, NW Goldberg, struggle with blight, disenfranchisement, and lack of economic prosperity. He’s hoping that the sweet success of the cookie dough company he co-founded with his sister, Victoria Washington, and girlfriend, Autumn Kyles, will help revitalize this neighborhood. “We are three Black millennials from Detroit that care about where we ...

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Earnhardt Felling ’truly blessed’ – Detroit News Watch

Dale Earnhardt Jr. says his family is “truly blessed” that nobody was seriously injured when his plane crash-landed last week in Tennessee. The retired NASCAR driver, now a television analyst, issued a statement Monday on social media praising the “quick response of my pilots, local law enforcement, emergency personnel and hospital staff.” He thanked people for their phone calls, messages ...

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Police Arrest Southfield Freeway Wrong Way Driver – Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (Detroit News Watch/AP) — A driver was arrested for driving the wrong way on the Southfield Freeway. It happened Aug. 18 at 4:40 a.m. when Michigan State Police troopers were dispatched to reports of the driving heading northbound on the Southfield Freeway southbound lanes. Troopers say the driver sideswiped a car driving southbound near Warren. There were no injuries ...

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Perfect Jonah Melvon Music Album Song

Name: Jonah Melvon Location: Oakland, CA Name: Jonah Melvon Location: Oakland, CA Website: http://jonahmelvon.com IG: http://instagram.com/JonahMelvon FB: http://facebook.com/JonahMelvon Twitter: http://twitter.com/JonahMelvon Spotify: iTunes: https://music.apple.com/us/album/rainwater-project/1449728680 Bio: Over the generations, the San Francisco Bay Area has been breeding grounds for some of the most revolutionary music to ever be released. Dating way back to the futuristic funk of Sly & the Family Stoneall ...

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Infant mental health programs create better futures for little Michiganders and their parents

This article is part of State of Health, a series examining integrated care and its potential to improve Michiganders’ health. It is made possible with funding from the Michigan Health Endowment Fund.   Julie Ribaudo says people don’t really think about infant mental health until they notice its absence – but when they do, the difference is “stark.”   “When ...

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CDC, State Health Officials Investigating Link Between Vaping And Severe Lung Disease – Detroit News Watch

(CNN) — At least 15 states have identified more than 120 cases of lung disease or injury that could be linked to vaping, a CNN survey of state health departments has found. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Saturday it’s investigating severe pulmonary disease among people who use e-cigarettes in some states. States with the most cases include ...

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Explore the new murals and mosaics livening up Live6

A fresh coat of paint can liven up a space, and Detroit’s Livernois-Six Mile district is a prime example of this. Over the last year, new murals and mosaics have been popping up there, providing residents and visitors with a wealth of vibrant new visual experiences.   Many of these installations have been commissioned by the Live6 Alliance, a planning ...

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