New walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinics open in Detroit.
Residents can now go to the TCF Center, Farwell Recreation Center, Northwest Activities Center, or the Samaritan Center to get vaccinated.
A new bill would allow Michigan communities to ban plastic bags.
The bill would allow any motion regulating the use or sale of plastic bags. Currently, plastic bag bans are not permitted in the state.
Pages Bookshop suffers extensive window damage after gunfire.
No staff or customers were in the Rosedale Park shop at the time of the incident. Pip, Pages’ shop cat, was also unharmed.
My heart is with George Floyd’s family, and I want them to know that millions of Michiganders, Minnesotans, and Americans mourn with them. No verdict can bring George back, but his legacy will live on.
— Governor Gretchen Whitmer (@GovWhitmer) April 20, 2021
Local and state leaders react to Derek Chauvin’s guilty verdict.
Chauvin was found guilty Tuesday of all three charges in the murder of George Floyd. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson, and others released statements.
New projects will help boost Detroit’s North End revitalization.
Developer Steven Harris will bring art installations, community spaces, and initiatives from chef Max Hardy and Emily Steffens of The Gathering Co. to a complex on John R Street.
Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s president will retire in 2022.
Anne Parsons is the longest-serving leader in the DSO’s modern era and has helped guide the organization to global acclaim. She plans to step down by next November.
State of Michigan facilities plan to run on renewable energy by 2025.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer made the announcement hours after President Biden pledged to cut emissions. The move is part of larger plans to make Michigan carbon-neutral by 2050.
Detroit City Football Club has a new beer.
Want more reads delivered straight to your inbox? Sign up for the Hour Daily newsletter today.