3 09, 2019

How your business should harness Instagram

2019-09-13T14:29:58+00:00

Instagram launched to the public in October of 2010. After nearly a decade, the application has gone through vast evolutions while attaining far-reaching popularity. Today, Instagram has over 600 million users that access the application daily and more than 95 million posts shared each day, making it the most powerful social platform for [...]

How your business should harness Instagram2019-09-13T14:29:58+00:00
23 08, 2019

Gannett-Gatehouse merger will mean fewer options for media consumers

2019-09-11T20:19:39+00:00

The consolidation of the media shows no sign of slowing down, and the latest piece of the puzzle involves the two biggest players in the newspaper industry: Gannett and Gatehouse Media. The deal, funded by private equity, in the long run will likely be good news for the bankers and shareholders involved, but bad news [...]

Gannett-Gatehouse merger will mean fewer options for media consumers2019-09-11T20:19:39+00:00
23 08, 2019

Need better news coverage? Get to know reporters

2019-09-10T19:40:55+00:00

The news media has come under relentless attack lately, particularly by President Trump. Veteran reporters are accustomed to antagonistic relationships with government leaders and other high profile, influential people. Good reporters dig beneath the surface of a story. They sometimes discover things powerful people don’t want the public to know. Whether the public sees it [...]

Need better news coverage? Get to know reporters2019-09-10T19:40:55+00:00
31 07, 2019

OHM Advisors, Forrest Gibson: The Center of Energy

2019-07-31T18:20:44+00:00

Reflecting on history to reconnect the Hill District to Downtown Pittsburgh Forrest Gibson; July 31st, 2019 5:30 AM During its heyday, from the 1930s through the 1950s, Pittsburgh’s Hill District became known as “the crossroads of the world” by Harlem Renaissance poet Claude McKay, thanks to its rich cultural heritage. Fast-forward nearly a century and [...]

OHM Advisors, Forrest Gibson: The Center of Energy2019-07-31T18:20:44+00:00
13 07, 2019

This year’s Concert of Colors — the biggest yet — brings Motown to Midtown

2019-07-13T03:13:11+00:00

By Lee DeVito Don Was: “The essence of Detroit music is I think that it’s raw music, it’s honest music, and it’s soulful music.” In 2001, record producer and Was (Not Was) co-founder Don Was was performing alongside Algerian Rai singer Cheb Mami at the former Chene Park as part of the Concert of [...]

This year’s Concert of Colors — the biggest yet — brings Motown to Midtown2019-07-13T03:13:11+00:00
27 06, 2019

Don’t be shy. Use TV interviews to your advantage. 

2019-06-28T15:24:32+00:00

A television interview can be intimidating but it doesn’t need to be. Television provides a great opportunity to support your brand and present a story or message to an audience that your organization needs to reach. It won’t transform your business but it can be important to your overall PR and marketing strategy. Marx Layne [...]

Don’t be shy. Use TV interviews to your advantage. 2019-06-28T15:24:32+00:00
1 05, 2019

Yom HaShoah: Holocaust Memorial Center seeks to remember by reading names of those who perished

2019-05-01T15:25:01+00:00

By Anne Runkle arunkle@medianewsgroup.com @AnneRunkle1 on Twitter; Published 6:07PM 4/30/2019 Guy Stern, a Holocaust survivor, and Ruth Bergman, director of education at the Holocaust Memorial Center, demonstrate the museum's eternal flame. The flame memorializes all those who died in the Holocaust, especially those who perished without survivors. The museum is holding a special commemoration [...]

Yom HaShoah: Holocaust Memorial Center seeks to remember by reading names of those who perished2019-05-01T15:25:01+00:00
29 04, 2019

New Detroit apartments for rent for $750? Here’s how that happened

2019-04-30T14:21:48+00:00

JC Reindl, Detroit Free Press Published 8:00 a.m. ET April 26, 2019 | Updated 11:51 a.m. ET April 26, 2019 The old apartments in this southwest Detroit building were recently renovated to welcome new tenants. (Photo: Kimberly P. Mitchell, Detroit Free Press) Years ago, the second floors of many two-story commercial buildings in Detroit served as living quarters [...]

New Detroit apartments for rent for $750? Here’s how that happened2019-04-30T14:21:48+00:00
22 04, 2019

From the Sunday Free Press: Michigan man introduces Luca Mariano bourbon to metro Detroit market

2019-04-30T14:23:00+00:00

Ed Wright, Hometownlife.com; Published 10:33 a.m. ET April 17, 2019 Northville Bourbon maker uncorks his Luca Mariano Old Americana Kentucky Bourbon at Livonia's Cantoro Italian Market. John Heider, Hometownlife.com As he uncorked a bottle of the first batch of his Luca Mariano bourbon one afternoon last week, Northville's Francesco S. Viola was unwrapping a family treasure [...]

From the Sunday Free Press: Michigan man introduces Luca Mariano bourbon to metro Detroit market2019-04-30T14:23:00+00:00
15 04, 2019

Michigan cries out for 21st century infrastructure

2019-04-30T14:25:37+00:00

By Greg Kacvinsky; Posted April 14, 2019 12:02 AM Greg Kacvinsky is a stormwater practice leader, senior project manager and partner at community advancement firm OHM Advisors. It was encouraging that during her State of the State address, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer focused on the urgent need to address our infrastructure woes, a key [...]

Michigan cries out for 21st century infrastructure2019-04-30T14:25:37+00:00