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Forgetting How to Walk

By the time I started first grade, my mother and I had moved into our own apartment on the east side of Detroit, 14225 Glenwood, several blocks north of my Gus and Mary—my grandparents—and the yellow brick house, where I’d lived all five years of my life. 3,138 more words

The Accident

Unfortunately, unlike Pulaski Middle School—the Detroit public school I attended until 8th grade, where I played upright bass and competed in city-sponsored visual arts and journalism competition—the private, Catholic St. 3,296 more words

Mayor Mike Duggan introduces Detroit ID program

In December, Mayor Duggan will launch the Detroit ID program.  The Detroit ID will allow Detroit residents to show that they live in Detroit. The Detroit ID program also provides an excellent opportunity for small businesses to connect with new customers in Detroit.  228 more words

Valuable News For Your Business


Growing up in Detroit guaranteed me three thangs on Thanksgiving Day:

  1.  Plenty of Food (including Honey Baked Ham)
  2.  The J.L. Hudson Thanksgiving Day Parade
  3.  Detroit Lions Football…
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Housing & Education

Detroit Parks and Recreation Department offers ways to keep cool

City of Detroit Recreation Centers to opened over the weekend to give residents a break from extreme summer heat

The Detroit Parks & Recreation Department and the Detroit Public Library have cooling centers open during weekdays to provide air-conditioned comfort and protection from the heat.  653 more words

Sailthru Newsletter Stories

A New Beginning

I started this blog in 2013 in the hopes of adding to it often. It has not been touched since my first 2 posts. Life gets in the way of course, but I want to start this again with a new beginning. 34 more words