Local expert says Michigan’s rise in COVID cases is “like a gut punch.”
The state now has the most recent cases per capita in the country. As national health experts fear a new national surge, President Biden advises states to pause reopening efforts.
Detroit expands COVID vaccine eligibility to all residents 16 and older
The expansion also includes any non-Detroit residents who report to work each day in the city.
The Detroit Music Awards goes virtual again this year.
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Mike Posner announces his plans to climb Mount Everest.
A new climbing gym opens.
DYNO Detroit, located near Eastern Market, is home to the metro area’s largest climbing walls.
The Obamas are adapting a Michigan author’s debut novel into a Netflix series.
Angeline Boulley, author of Firekeeper’s Daughter, is working with the Obamas’ company Higher Ground Productions to develop the series.
Detroit celebrates Opening Day with a bit of snow.
The Tigers took on the Cleveland Indians on April 1. In his first Opening Day since 2018, first baseman Miguel Cabrera hit a home run in the first inning.
M1 Concourse will host the inaugural Woodward Dream Show.
The event takes place Aug. 19-21 during Dream Cruise weekend and will include a close-up array of classic and modern cars, a juried show, and more.
Detroiters crowdfund the only Black-owned grocery store in the city.
Raphael Wright, owner of Neighborhood Grocery, allows residents to invest in the store and receive a portion of profits.
Michigan will ban restraints in youth facilities following Cornelius Frederick’s death.
The case of the 16-year-old, who died after he was restrained by staff at a Kalamazoo facility, led Michigan officials to re-evaluate the care youth receive in these spaces.
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