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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 »

Tour city with Detroit Experience Factory

BY ALEXUS BOMAR OU News Bureau The Detroit Experience Factory focuses on tours that connect locals and visitors to the people, places and projects in the city. “We’re helping people understand the assets that we have here but also understand the challenges and frequently breaking down the myths that exist mostly within our local population,” […]

April 1st, 2017 | Posted in Featured article,Wayne C. | Read More »

W. Bloomfield native back home in ‘Rent’

BY ERIN BEN-MOCHE OU News Bureau There are five hundred twenty-five thousand six hundred minutes in a year, and West Bloomfield local Danny Harris Kornfeld cherishes every one of them while playing Mark Cohen in the “Rent: 20th Anniversary Tour.” “Rent” follows lives of impoverished young bohemians struggling to survive New York City during the […]

March 30th, 2017 | Posted in Featured article,Oakland County,Wayne C. | Read More »

Historical Society marks riot of 1967

BY ALEXUS BOMAR OU News Bureau  The Detroit Historical Society will recognize the 50-year-old Twelfth Street riot by its newest project “Detroit67: Looking Back to Move Forward.” The five-day riot in Detroit, which led to the deaths of 43 people, was one of the deadliest and costliest in the history of the U.S. It began […]

March 17th, 2017 | Posted in Featured article,Wayne C. | Read More »