In Case You Missed It: Top Stories from the Week (June 20-24)

What overturning Roe v. Wade means for Michigan, Kellogg’s splits into three companies, Ford Motor Co. launches vault with 100 years of digitized history, and more metro Detroit news
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This 1966 Ford Bronco image is among the pieces in the digital Ford Heritage Vault. // Image courtesy of Ford Motor Co.

Ford Motor Co. debuts 100 years of digitized history.

The Ford Heritage Vault contains more than 5,000 curated photographs and product brochures from Ford and Lincoln vehicles from 1903-2003. The artifacts are free to download. 

The long-anticipated Bar Pigalle is now open.

The French-inspired cocktail bar and eatery opened to the public on June 23 in Detroit’s Brush Park neighborhood. Announced last fall, it experienced delays due to the pandemic.

Check out these Detroit Zoo animals eating Buddy’s Pizza.

The zoo’s tigers and bears were fed the pies ahead of Detroit-style Pizza Day. Don’t worry; the pizzas were made with “animal-friendly ingredients” and approved by animal care staff.

Learn about Motortown Revue with a new installation along the Detroit Riverfront.

The installations honor the 60th anniversary of the Motortown Revue, a cross-country traveling Motown tour where artists performed more than 50 one-night concerts.

Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade. Here’s what that means for Michiganders.

The court voted 6-3 Friday morning to overturn the landmark decision guaranteeing the right to an abortion. While abortions are still legal in the state, that could change if a temporary injunction blocking the enforcement of a state ban is lifted or removed.

A fire breaks out at the historic Holly Hotel.

A six-alarm blaze on Tuesday caused extensive damage to the building. No civilian injuries were reported, however, some firefighters were treated for mild injuries and heat exhaustion.

Kellogg will split into three companies and move its headquarters from Battle Creek.

The three companies will be focused on cereals, snacks, and plant-based foods. Kellogg’s corporate headquarters will move to Chicago.

Van Gogh’s Starry Night is coming to Detroit from Paris.

The painting will be on display at the DIA as part of its upcoming Van Gogh in America exhibit. This will be the first time in more than a decade that it will be on view in the U.S.

Nicole Kidman to star in a thriller named after Holland.

The actress will star in and produce Holland, Michigan for Amazon Studios. The film is about the secrets within a small Midwestern town.

Detroit native Judge Greg Mathis has a new reality TV show.

Mathis Family Matters airs Sundays. The show revolves around the entire Mathis family, who have reunited in Los Angeles after being spread around the country for years.

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