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Meet Andy, an artistic haven in Detroit

BY BRIAN CURTIN OU News Bureau Andy is more than just a name to Joshua Bisset. After moving to Michigan in October 2016 and looking for a place to host Detroit artists, he purchased a warehouse on Fenkell Street near University of Detroit Mercy with the help of his collaborators. The location became Andy, a […]

February 5th, 2018 | Posted in Featured article,Wayne C. | Read More »

Plant-based eateries sprout in Detroit

BY ERIC SOKOL OU News Bureau Veganism and vegetarianism are becoming an easier way of life, offering an array of flavor for those seeking an improvement in personal health. “This is not a lifestyle of deprivation,” said Paul Krause, pharmacist and owner of The Medicine Cabinet pharmacy in Southfield and president of VegMichigan. “Once people […]

December 4th, 2017 | Posted in Featured article,Wayne C. | Read More »

Alopecia becomes source of strength

BY ALLISON WHITEHEAD OU News Bureau Hair loss can cause low self-esteem. For Katelyn Yaczik, the journey back to self-confidence took time. Alopecia causes loss of hair on multiple parts of the body. This is an autoimmune condition, according to The National Alopecia Areata Foundation. For some people, hair can grow back. Yaczik was diagnosed […]

December 3rd, 2017 | Posted in Featured article,Wayne C. | Read More »

Pistons again play in Detroit

BY AJ KAJY OU News Bureau The Detroit Pistons took their turn breaking in Little Caesars Arena as fans gathered from across the state to experience the season opener in mid-October. Tom Gores, owner of the Detroit Pistons, made the decision last year to move the team to Detroit. The team vacated the Palace of […]

October 26th, 2017 | Posted in Featured article,Wayne C. | Read More »

Hops, breweries go hand in hand

BY ERIC SOKOL OU News Bureau Your Michigan craft beer might be more local than you think — hop farms are sprouting up all over the state. Michigan’s geographical location combined with a growing craft beer industry has positioned it as an up-and-coming state for hop farms. Hops are used in the brewing process to […]

October 25th, 2017 | Posted in Featured article,Wayne C. | Read More »

Busy as a beekeeper

BY MICHAELA SCARSELLA OU News Bureau Collectively, a hive of honey bees will fly 55,000 miles to produce 1 pound of honey. That helps put the term “busy as a bee” into perspective. The hardworking creatures are responsible for pollinating one-third of Americans’ food. Some people become beekeepers for their own benefit, but it is […]

October 10th, 2017 | Posted in Featured article,Macomb C.,Wayne C. | Read More »

The addicting appeal of alpacas

BY MICHAELA SCARSELLA OU News Bureau After starting out as a volunteer on an alpaca farm in 2000, Richard Steffke quickly fell in love with the animals living on Grosse Ile, an island in the Detroit River. When the previous owner died in 2008, Steffke and his wife, Gail, purchased the farm and named it […]

October 5th, 2017 | Posted in Featured article,Wayne C. | Read More »

On the path to fitness modeling

BY ALLISON WHITEHEAD OU News Bureau The average American gets a fat source from butter or oil. Veronica Patton gets hers from 12 almonds a day. She does this because she’s training four to six hours a day to become a fitness model.  She  prepares meals for the week ahead due to a strict diet […]

October 5th, 2017 | Posted in Featured article,Wayne C. | Read More »

More reasons to head to Comerica

BY KAITLIN SLOAN OU News Bureau The boys are back for the 17th season at Comerica Park and fans have new special events on tap. These events at the ballpark target select audiences to come out and watch the Detroit Tigers play. Fans of all ages come out on Star Wars Day, breast cancer survivors […]

April 19th, 2017 | Posted in Featured article,Wayne C. | Read More »

Revitalizing the city with District Detroit

BY ALEXUS BOMAR OU News Bureau Downtown Detroit will be the new home for all four of the city’s professional sport teams beginning in September 2017 because of the newest investment known as The District Detroit. The 50-block entertainment and sports district features five neighborhoods, six theaters, four sports teams and more than 40 restaurants […]

April 9th, 2017 | Posted in Featured article,Wayne C. | Read More »