In Case You Missed It: Top Stories from the Week (Oct. 18-22)

Big Sean releases a buzz-worthy new music video, Detroit native Byron Allen gets a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Michigan health department urges more residents to get COVID-19 vaccine booster, and a new vegan dessert shop opens in Detroit
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Big Sean’s music video for his new single, “What A Life,” dropped Friday morning. // Photo: YouTube

Big Sean is covered in 65,000 bees in his latest music video.

The rapper and Detroit native dropped his new song “What A Life” on Thursday followed by a buzz-worthy music video on Friday.

Michigan health department urges more residents to get COVID-19 vaccine booster.

The department says people ages 65 and older, ages 18 through 64 with underlying health conditions, or with occupational exposure to COVID should get the booster.

New data finds Michigan is No. 1 for people tweeting about quitting their jobs.

In the past month, more than one million geo-tagged tweets from the state included phrases such as “quit my job,” “find new job,” and “resign from job.” 

The only house on Michigan’s Treasure Island is for sale.

The Nantucket-style, lakeside home stands alone on 80 acres of land. It comes with a six-car garage and a boat/guesthouse.

Detroit native Byron Allen receives star on Hollywood Walk of Fame.

The comedian, producer, and founder of Allen Media Group made headlines this year when he called out GM for disproportionately low ad spend with Black-owned media companies.

A fireball was caught on video throughout metro Detroit overnight.

The sighting happened around 1 a.m. Wednesday morning and was seen in the skies of southeast Michigan and several other states. Officials confirmed it wasn’t a meteor.

Sheefy McFly’s mural was altered without him knowing following a complaint.

The mural is located on a vacant building in Eastern Market. McFly was aware the city of Detroit received a complaint about it and was in talks to modify it prior to the incident.

First Lady Jill Biden to travel to Detroit for a Jewish school’s annual dinner.

Biden will be a guest speaker for Yeshiva Beth Yehudah’s event on Oct. 24. General Motor Co. CEO Mary Barra will be the school’s “outstanding leadership” honoree.

Biden administration will regulate chemicals that have contaminated Michigan water. 

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency intends to enforce a national drinking water standard and designate PFAS and PFOA as hazardous substances.

A vegan dessert cafe opens in Detroit.

Local chef Chantele Jones debuted Estella’s Vegan Cuisine and Desserts last weekend. The menu includes pound cakes, pies, breads, crunch bars, and seasonal additions.

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