Exactly how I’d spend 24 hours in Metro Detroit
I love Detroit. As someone who no longer has the pleasure of living in the area, people are sometimes surprised to hear that -- how much I love the region, that is; but it’s one of those “IYKYK” things. Anyone who has spent substantial time in the Detroit area knows, this area is such a gem.
Cousin arrested in connection with the disappearance of Detroit teen
A relative of missing Detroit teenager Zion Foster has been named a person of interest and today, Detroit police asked […] The post Cousin arrested in connection with the disappearance of Detroit teen appeared first on TheGrio.news.yahoo.com
Blacks continue moving out of Detroit, creating two new majority suburbs
Aug. 16—While Michigan's African American population declined slightly over the past decade, Black residents have become a majority in two more Detroit suburbs, according to U.S. Census data, reflecting a continued movement from the state's largest city to nearby communities. Blacks comprise 13.5% of the state's population, down from 14% in 2010, according to the latest Census Bureau numbers. ...news.yahoo.com
Cheesehead ref billboard pops up after controversial football game
ClickOnDetroit (WDIV)FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (WDIV) - A billboard showing a football referee wearing a cheesehead popped up along I-275 in Michigan as Detroit Lions fans continue to protest the officiating in the "Monday Night Football" game against the Green Bay Packers. At least one billboard in Metro Detroit has featured the image of a referee signaling an "illegal hands to the face" penalty while wearing the Packers' signature cheesehead, ClickOnDetroit reported Thursday. Sky 4 captured video of the billboard at about 4 p.m. Thursday along I-275 near 10 Mile Road in Farmington Hills, Michigan. In both instances, the "Monday Night Football" announcers, as well as fans and analysts across social media, disagreed with the calls. It's been three days, but obviously Lions fans haven't forgotten.
We want to see your wacky fungus photos!
Seriously, what is this wacky alien-looking thing shown above? Some pretty crazy mushrooms and other fungus have started popping up all over the place: even in people's yards or in other areas of their property. In Michigan, one suburb seems to see morel mushrooms in many backyards -- but "they always seem to come as a surprise," Metro Detroit resident Lisa Ortlieb said. Viewer photo from Royal Oak, MichiganThe colorful photo above was submitted by a viewer, as well. Do you have any cool or "wacky" fungus photos?