January 2019

January 2019

We’ve got a roundup of lesser-known Detroit educational programs, your travel guide to the hottest destinations to escape the cold, Bags to Butterflies gives once-incarcerated women new hope, plus much more!

Detroit Proper: The Future’s Always Painted in Black and White

Desiree examines the heaviness that comes with parenting a child of color in America and the power of empathy for thy neighbor's child.

Pink Poodle Dress Lounge Offers Wedding Gowns in a Vintage Space

Also browse cocktail and evening dresses.

Bags to Butterflies Employs Once-Incarcerated Women

The women craft one-of-a-kind bags from repurposed wood.

Mature, a New Clothing Brand, Launches in Detroit

Owned by two brothers, the mostly menswear line is tapping into the transformative power of fashion.

Esteem We Inc. Founder Shecara Vardiman Teaches Youth Life Skills and Training

This nonprofit focuses on providing young people exposure to professionals, role models and opportunities.

The Hottest Destinations to Escape the Cold

Your travel guide for getting through the Michigan winter.

The Detroit Historical Society is Committed to Building a Museum Without Walls

The society builds interactive programming for a two-way engagement with the community.

SEEN Photo Gallery: The Annual MGM Grand Detroit Veterans Gala

Over 300 veterans were invited to the MGM Grand Detroit ballroom to be honored and supported. The Michigan Veterans Foundation, Women's Army Corps, Volunteers of America and Piquette Square for Veterans were amongst the guests on Dec. 13, who dined and enjoyed entertainment.

SEEN Photo Gallery: Black Santa Photo Experience

Our beloved black Santa flew in from the North Pole again this year. On Dec. 15 and 16, BLAC Detroit and Metro Parent invited area kids to the Southfield Pavilion to celebrate diversity, and for a meet-and-greet and photo with Santa.