Justice Kyra Harris Bolden & Other Top Hour Detroit Stories

Plus, other stories this week including a New Corktown Taphouse Set to Open, Family-Friendly St. Patrick’s Day Events, and more metro Detroit news.
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Photograph courtesy of Kyra Harris Bolden

Kyra Harris Bolden Talks About Her First Year on Michigan’s Supreme Court

Hour Detroit caught up with Michigan Supreme Court Justice Kyra Harris Bolden to discuss her first year in office. Formerly a state representative, Bolden is the first Black woman justice on Michigan’s Supreme Court.

Oxford High School Shooter’s Father Convicted on Four Counts of Involuntarily Manslaughter

James Crumbley was convicted Thursday on four counts of involuntary manslaughter. Prosecutors say his negligence enabled his son to commit the 2021 Oxford School Shooting. He and the shooter’s mother (who was convicted on the same four counts in February) await sentencing their on April 9, which would carry a minimum of 10 years in prison for each parent.

New Corktown Taphouse Set to Open This Year

Corktown Taphouse is the third retailer coming to Perennial Corktown apartments in Detroit, and it’s currently slated to open late this summer. It will include 70 self-serve taps for guests to fill their glasses with beer, wine, or seltzer; plus cocktails and food.

Object Lesson: The Tiger Stadium Site

The Detroit Tigers’ previous home was where the team played nearly 7,000 regular season games, three All-Star Games, and was the site of two out of four World Series wins, before their final home game there in 1999. Today, it houses The Corner Ballpark, featuring the Willie Horton Field of Dreams.

6 Family-Friendly St. Patrick’s Day Events in Southeast Michigan

St. Patrick’s Day events certainly aren’t always family-friendly. Fortunately, we’ve found six local events that are appropriate for all ages, including parades, parties, and other activities.

Review: Europeras 3 & 4 at Detroit Opera

Our critic attended a recent production of the popular experimental composer John Cage’s Europeras 3 & 4 at the Detroit Opera House. It left her feeling “utterly unmoored” — and in a good way. Read more about what she had to say.

Restaurant Review: Beppé in Royal Oak

We headed over to a newer restaurant just north of downtown Royal Oak called Beppé. Featuring a cozy, comfy vibe, classy drinks and exceptional dishes like the pork belly, wagyu rib eye cap, and fresh pastas — we believe this eatery (run by two 25-year olds, by the way) is not one to miss.

A Look Inside Adams Manor, Our March Cover Story Location

Take a sneak peek inside the historic Oakland Township manor where our March 2024 Bridal Trends photoshoot took place, owned by an NBC News producer and her husband, a senior illustrator for product design at Peloton.