In Case You Missed It: Top Stories from the Week (Oct. 24-28)

Local haunted attractions to visit on Halloween. Plus, winter activities at the Monroe Street Midway, a stellar shot of a meteor over Lake Superior, and more.
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Photograph courtesy of Erebus Haunted Attraction

Celebrate Halloween with These 7 Metro Detroit Haunted Attractions.

Get spooked this Halloween weekend at one of these local haunted houses, hay rides, escape rooms and more.

Chili Mustard Onions in Detroit to close by the end of the year.

The vegan coney island will shut its doors sometime in December. The business is currently listed for $625,000.

Spike in RSV raises concerns at pediatric hospitals around metro Detroit.

The Michigan Health Alert Network has sent an email indicating concerns about the availability of pediatric hospital beds. “The current situation does not seem to be related to COVID,” says Dr. Whitney Minnock, medical director of the pediatric ER at Beaumont. “This is, you know, the respiratory season, RSV, all of the viruses that kind of existed pre-COVID.”

A photographer captures a stellar shot during meteor shower over Lake Superior.

Katie Palmer snapped a photo of a massive fireball as it streaked over Whitefish Bay during the Orionids meteor shower last week.

Winter festivities arrive at Detroit’s Monroe Street Midway next month.

Bedrock announced plans for its Decked Out Detroit, taking place Nov. 11-Jan. 29. Attractions will include bumper cars on ice, a giant slide, food, and more.

Bees in the D and Detroit City Distillery to return with limited-edition collaboration.

The beekeeping nonprofit and distillery will drop their bourbon barrel-aged honey and honey-infused bourbon on Nov. 11.

Key takeaways from the Michigan governor debate.

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Republican challenger Tudor Dixon debated for the final time last night at Oakland University. Proposal 3, school safety, and book bans were among the topics of discussion. If you missed the debate, watch the replay here.

Detroit Youth Choir to compete in new America’s Got Talent spinoff.

The choir, which came in second place on the original competition show in 2019, will compete on America’s Got Talent: All-Stars. The show airs in 2023.

New documentary takes a deeper look at Detroit’s Black Mafia Family.

The BMF Documentary: Blowing Money Fast is an eight-part series on Demetrius and Terry Flenory, former leaders of the drug empire. The docuseries was created by Curtis Jackson, aka 50 Cent, who is also behind the Starz series BMF.

Ethan Crumbley pleads guilty to all the charges against him in Oxford High shooting.

The 16-year-old faces up to life in prison without parole. Crumbley pleaded guilty on Monday to one count of terrorism causing death, four counts of first-degree murder, and 19 other charges.

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