September 2018

September 2018

Local rock bands prove we’re not just R&B and soul, we take a look at the rise of the internet comic and consider what actually makes a comedian, and, of course, we remember the Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin, plus more!

Kick the Sugary Drink Habit & Start the School Year With Healthier Choices

Find out why you should avoid sugar-filled drinks and what better-for-you beverages to choose instead.

The Detroit Month of Design Festival is in Full Swing Throughout September

Organized by Design Core Detroit, Detroit Month of Design showcases the city and its creatives.

Vaughn and Karen Watson Talk Family and Heading Arizona’s Only We Olive Oil and...

The husband-and-wife Detroiters are the company's first black franchise owners.

Debra Williams Connects Wayne State Students with Top Instructors and Administration

The associate vice president and chief human resources officer of WSU and Detroit native seeks to engage 'top talent' to serve students at the university.

Am I The Only One Blog and Podcast Explores the Professional Millennial Experience

Authors and hosts Iesha Mitchell and Tamika Jackson prepare for a live podcast on Sept. 8.

Detroit Mural Project Houses an Online Guide to the City’s Murals and Sculptures

Viranel Clerard has created an archive of over 1,000 murals and 300 sculptures.

Detroit Proper: Building a Better Environment Through Safety Design

Examining the science behind creating the "feeling" of safety within urban landscapes.

Bladder Blues? Yes, There is Help for Urinary Incontinence!

Women dealing with bladder control should know that effective treatments are available. A top OB-GYN with the DMC Medical Group weighs in.

Is the Internet the New Way to the Comedic Spotlight?

With social media launching the careers of comedians, some traditional comics think the new batch of wise guys might be missing a key ingredient – live audiences.

Local Black Bands Embrace Rock ‘N’ Roll, Many with Women at the Helm

Elvis, The Who, The Beatles and others have defined rock 'n' roll. In Detroit, the music scene is as vibrant as ever, and black women are at the forefront. But how can black rock escape the underground?

Nandi’s Knowledge Café Prepares for Banned Books Weeks

The longstanding bookstore, café and art gallery in Highland Park celebrates the most infamous works of literature.

The Spirit of Detroit Sculpture Celebrates 60 Years

The beloved monument represents the hope, strength and 'spirit' of the city and its residents.