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Photo Friday: Grotell & Himelhoch's

In November of 1942, Maija Grotell displayed her wares among the latest fashions in the windows of Himelhoch’s department store in downtown Detroit. Grotell, Head of the Academy’s Department of Ceramics from 1938 to 1966, placed her vases, pots, and plates in a stage-set ceramics studio, replete with a painted kiln, bottles of glazes, and a potter’s wheel (made of what appears to be Papier-mâché). 91 more words


How Detroit Ranks for Career Opportunities

About 1.8 million students nationwide will turn the tassels on their mortar boards this spring and begin their working careers. Where they choose to live will be an important consideration, according to a new study that ranked cities according to their career friendliness. 136 more words


Summer Jamz 21 FESTIVAL STAGE Line-Up!

If you thought Chris Brown was a major announcement…how did you feel when we announced that Jacquees was pulling up on us too?

Or what about us announcing the DEEPEST festival line-up Detroit has ever seen?!! 191 more words


New docs could be revealing for Matt Patricia's alleged assault

Earlier in May, The Detroit News uncovered allegations of sexual assault against new Detroit Lions head coach Matt Patricia. It was revealed that Patricia, former defensive coordinator for the New England Patriots who has a bachelor’s degree in aeronautical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, was indicted, but not tried, for sexual assault during spring break at South Padre Island, Texas. 429 more words

Was Not Jam

As with the talk radio shows that preceded them, successful podcasts come in two general types: those that draw listeners due to a robust guest list, and those that draw listeners due to the charisma of and chemistry created by the host(s). 531 more words


2 Police Officers Arraigned After Man Injured In Tavern

DETROIT (AP) – A former Detroit police commander who was working off-duty as a tavern security officer has been arraigned on assault, neglect of duty and other charges after a 42-year-old man was injured while being forced from the business. 105 more words


What do you think of the new 17-foot tall statue in downtown Detroit?

A newly installed statue overlooking Campus Martius in downtown Detroit will certainly have people taking as the 17-foot tall bronze art piece is hard to miss. 117 more words