In Case You Missed It: Top Stories from the Week (Sept. 19-22)

Tigers hire San Francisco Giants’ Scott Harris, 8 great Michigan fall beers, and a new automotive and industrial collection at the DIA.
Sherri McMullen at McMullen Boutique in Detroit. Photo by Denerio Watkins of Rio Visuals; courtesy of Bedrock Detroit.

Usher in the new season with these 8 Michigan fall beers

Discover some of the best fall beers crafted by Michigan brewers including Griffin Claw, Jolly Pumpkin and others.

Metro Detroit Schools are getting an influx of furry mental health workers

This fall, a growing number of schools around Southeast Michigan welcomed therapy dogs, in hopes of relieving students’ mental illness symptoms. The dogs provide a friend for all and appear to help soothe student anxieties.

Detroit claims US Census Bureau miscounted population in a new lawsuit

In the lawsuit, the city claims the agency missed more than 7,000 residents, including many African American and Hispanic people, in its 2021 population estimate.

Sherri McMullen brings renowned McMullen Boutique to Detroit

The luxury retailer’s Detroit pop-up is its first brick-and-mortar location outside of its California home base. It’s open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday.

Tigers hire San Francisco Giants’ Scott Harris as president of baseball operations

Harris, who was the Giants’ general manger for three years, has stepped into the role. This comes after the firing of former Tigers general manager, Al Avila, in August.

DIA launches a new collection focused on automotive and industrial design

The collection features work highlighting various endeavors in the auto industry, with an emphasis on Detroit’s contributions. The museum was gifted 91 automotive drawings from Julie Hyde-Edwards for the collection.

Michigan pharmacists can now prescribe birth control

People can now go directly to a participating pharmacist to be prescribed hormonal contraceptives. Previously, people had to first go to a doctor to get a prescription.

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