February 2019

BLAC February 2019

We take a look at Detroit’s infatuation with fur and how it gives us the warm and fuzzies. With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, we’ve got new Detroit date night inspiration. And George N’Namdi of the N’Namdi Center for Contemporary Art in Detroit talks about what a piece needs to whet his appetite in the third installment of our BLAC Legends series, plus much more!

Detroit Proper: New Book Explores Tales of the Power (and Courage) of Black Women

Desiree examines Bill Harris' latest book, 'I Got to Keep Moving.'

BLAC Legends: George N’Namdi

Art dealer, educator and founder of the N'Namdi Center for Contemporary Art discusses picking the right piece and the newest brood of artists.

Precious Pelts: Detroit’s Infatuation with Fur

A fur coat is the very definition of elegance, an accomplishment, a showstopper, an heirloom. What is it about furs that enchants us?

Elegance Manifested Creates Unique Balloon Décor

This husband-and-wife team is down to party.

The Detroit Health Department Looks Ahead to a Healthier 2019

The Detroit Health Department plans to increase its footprint this year by expanding partnerships and community engagement.

Caleb’s Kids Director Kiesha Jackson Helps to End Youth Suicide

This nonprofit helps youth by offering workshops and other resources to prevent suicide.

Community Housing Network Finds Forever Homes for Area Families

The organization settles low-income individuals and families into permanent housing.

28 Days of Blackness

Your guide to Black History Month events in and around Detroit.

Valentine’s Date Night in New Detroit

Whether you and your person are the chill couple or the competitive type, we've got your go-to spots to celebrate V-Day.

Ask the Expert: How Can I Decrease My Risk of Heart Disease?

Health advice from Ascension Michigan.

Local 4 WDIV’s Evrod Cassimy Releases New Album

The Emmy Award-nominated new anchor is more than just TV.

Damien McSwine Premieres his Film ‘Full Body Detox: The Movie’

The detox advocate will also lecture as part of his 'Detoxing to the Bone' event on Feb. 9.
Shinola Hotel

The Shinola Hotel is Open for Business

The 129-room boutique hotel is smack in the heart of downtown.