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16 08, 2017

Unexpected settings and collaborators shake up classical music concerts

By K. Michelle Moran August 15, 2017   Grosse Pointe native Ivan Moshchuk, an internationally acclaimed pianist, is drawing new audiences to classical music with his Detroit Sessions and Detroit Secret Sessions concert events. (Photo by Lisa Spindler, provided by Ivan Moshchuk) DETROIT — At 26, Grosse Pointe Farms native Ivan Moshchuk is [...]

13 08, 2017

3 Grand Rapids financial advisers make Barron’s ‘Top 30’ list

By Shandra Martinez August 13, 2017 GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- Three advisers at a Merrill Lynch firm continue to be spotlighted by the national financial publication, Barron's. James Veldheer, Timothy Long and William Mackay have been named to the Barron's "Top 30 Institutional Consultants" in 2017. All three are managing partners at The Veldheer, Long, [...]

8 08, 2017

Recipes for National Day of the Potato

  AUG 08, 2017 (WJBK) - The National Day of the Potato is coming up on Saturday, August 19. Chef Anthony Calabrese from Cantoro Trattoria and Market joined us in the FOX 2 Cooking School to show us some potato dishes you can make to celebrate the day. You can hear from him in the video player above. CLICK HERE [...]

8 08, 2017

Southfield teen to travel to Spain, courtesy of Make-A-Wish Michigan

  Terrien, a 13-year-old Southfield boy with a life-threatening renal disease, is cheered on by employees of BNP Media in Troy at a party given in his honor before he leaves on a trip to Spain, arranged by Make-A-Wish Michigan. Photo courtesy of Marie Sande   By Anne Runkle 8/08/17 A 13-year-old Southfield boy [...]

8 08, 2017

Bank of America advances economic mobility through student leaders

  August 8, 2017 The summer months can be a critical time for teenagers to build skills that will prepare them for a lifetime of success. For five outstanding teens in Metro Detroit, it is their time to do just this while demonstrating leadership skills and giving back to the community. Student Leaders® is a [...]

5 08, 2017

NSO to host annual Handlebars for the Homeless Bicycle Tour on Sunday, August 6th

  Aug 5, 2017   DETROIT (WXYZ) - On August 6, the Neighborhood Service Organization (NSO) will host its annual Handlebars for the Homeless (H4H) Bicycle Tour.   The annual bicycle tour peddles through 15 miles of Detroit’s most beautiful, thriving and up-and-coming neighborhoods, while educating participants about the challenges that face the thousands of [...]

4 08, 2017

Local woman celebrates 90th birthday with party at work at McDonald’s

Syma Chowdhry Aug 2, 2017 LIVONIA, Mich. (WXYZ) - If you're lucky enough to see your 90th birthday, would you spend it at work? That is if you're still working. Photo gallery: Livonia McDonald's surprises employee for 90th birthday  A McDonald's employee in Livonia was thrown a surprise birthday party today. 90-year-old Mary Brooks thought [...]

3 08, 2017

McDonald’s employee surprised on 90th birthday

  By: Monica Gayle AUG 02 2017 LIVONIA, Mich. (WJBK) - A longtime employee of a Michigan McDonald's got a huge surprise birthday party from her co-workers and customers as she celebrates her 90th birthday. Mary Brooks has spent the past 27 years working at the McDonald's in Livonia. On Wednesday, she turned 90 years young and her co-workers and customers [...]

2 08, 2017

Auto-inspired luxury furniture brand to supply M1 Concourse condos

  F1 chairs, designed and manufactured by New York-based Philip Caggiano LTD. the new preferred furniture vendor for all 250 car condos at the 87-acre auto complex, the M1 Concourse in Pontiac. By Natalie Broda  08/01/17 The M1 Concourse in Pontiac has signed a deal to make New York-based Philip Caggiano LTD the prefered furniture [...]

26 07, 2017

P-Funk, Yoakam, B-52s to headline Arts, Beats & Eats

  Melody Baetens, The Detroit News Published July 25, 2017 NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 14: The B-52s perform onstage at the 10th Annual TV Land Awards at the Lexington Avenue Armory on April 14, 2012 in New York City.(Photo: Andrew H. Walker / Getty Images) The Ford Arts, Beats & Eats festival [...]