Bring the gay, the glitter, the resistance, the rainbows, and the celebration to Motor City Pride weekend at Hart Plaza. The festival runs Saturday and Sunday, with the parade on Sunday at noon.
Join Common Pub and Macho City for the Macho City Pride Pool Party: A Ruth Ellis Fundraiser.
A city-based bicycle maker is offering a free bike to each 2018 valedictorian from a Detroit public high school.
Detroit Bikes is donating bikes to valedictorians (or, if the case may be, the graduating senior with the highest grade-point average) if they simply contact the company’s downtown store.
It’s a story repeated time after time again: Women of color dying during or after childbirth, or their infants not living long enough to see their first birthday. Here in Detroit, Black and Latino babies are twice as likely to die before turning one compared to their white counterparts, but a local program is fighting to lower the infant mortality rate.
Two videos produced for the City of Detroit’s Neighborhoods channel (Comcast Channel 21) have been nominated for regional Emmy awards.
A six-minute documentary featuring a youth boxing program at Matrix Human Services on Detroit’s east side and a nine-minute documentary featuring a music program that teaches young men how to change their narrative through hip-hop, both filmed and produced by videographer Jeremy Brockman, each were nominated this week. The awards ceremony will be held in June.
Enjoy the Prince and MJ Experience at El Club.
Join Blossoms Midtown for their Free Friday Happy Hours, complete with complementary champagne.
Get ready for a sweet potato tasting extravaganza at the House of Pure Vin & Sweet Potato Sensations Social Tasting Open House.