- The epic ‘Dune: Part Two’ tackles the perils of playing with faith, politics, and powerby Andrew Wyatt on February 26, 2024 at 1:23 pm
When it finally touched down in theaters three years ago, the most notable characteristic of Denis Villeneuve’s first Dune film was probably the fact that it existed at all. A properly monumental adaptation of Frank Herbert’s 1965 novel had been […]
- Outspoken Flint Councilman and TikTok sensation Eric Mays diesby Steve Neavling on February 26, 2024 at 9:47 am
Eric Mays, a passionate and combative Flint City Councilman and TikTok sensation who became one of the most outspoken supporters of residents during the water crisis, has died, city officials announced late Saturday. Mays was 65.
- Sexy Steak is now open in Detroit’s Grand Army of the Republic Buildingby Lee DeVito on February 26, 2024 at 9:30 am
After being closed for years, Detroit’s historic Grand Army of the Republic Building is now once again open to the public as the home of the new restaurant Sexy Steak. The Italian steakhouse takes up the first and second floors of the building, […]
- Lapointe: WJR host calls Rashida Tlaib ‘a pig;’ her supporters ‘sick’ and ‘nuts’by Joe Lapointe on February 26, 2024 at 8:00 am
When does free speech become hate speech? Can someone’s words be both things at the same time?
- Rashida Tlaib proposes bill to combat youth homelessness with direct cash paymentsby Layla McMurtrie on February 23, 2024 at 12:35 pm
Each year, more than 3.5 million young adults and approximately 700,000 youth experience various forms of homelessness, with Black and LGBTQ+ individuals facing an even higher risk than others. Between 2022 and 2023, the number of unhoused young […]
- Detroit’s Redford Theatre to screen sci-fi classic ‘Blade Runner’by Lee DeVito on February 23, 2024 at 10:20 am
Based on Philip K. Dick’s 1968 novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? and set in a dystopian Los Angeles in 2019, Ridley Scott’s 1982 film Blade Runner eerily predicted aspects of our grim present.
- Architectural products manufacturer Tubelite closing Walker plantby Kayleigh Van Wyk on February 26, 2024 at 1:36 pm
Aluminum architectural products manufacturer Tubelite Inc. plans to cease its production operations in Walker as its Minnesota-based parent company launches a series of cost-saving measures. Officials with Tubelite’s parent company,
- Legislators aim to get serious about improving public transitby David Eggert, Crain's Detroit Business on February 26, 2024 at 12:45 pm
LANSING — Lawmakers who want Michigan to get serious about public transportation are banding together in hopes of better funding the system and elevating its importance in the Capitol. The
- West Michigan restaurateur to chair National Restaurant Associationby Abby Poirier on February 26, 2024 at 8:53 am
A restaurant owner with deep ties to West Michigan will help advocate for the hospitality industry on a national level after being named board chair of the National Restaurant Association.
- New state laws toughen penalties for assaulting health care workersby Mark Sanchez on February 26, 2024 at 4:45 am
Health care professional Shawn Bolen has been punched, kicked, spit on and had objects thrown at him while on the job. A clinical urgent care coordinator at University of Michigan
- Owner lists downtown restaurant Mertens Prime for $450,000 and liabilities by Abby Poirier on February 23, 2024 at 3:03 pm
After seven years of ownership, Anthony Tangorra has listed downtown Grand Rapids restaurant Mertens for $450,000 and the transfer of debt liabilities in the hopes that a new owner can
- 10-year, $10M Steelcase Foundation research project centers on mothers’ experienceby Kayleigh Van Wyk on February 23, 2024 at 2:07 pm
The Steelcase Foundation has launched a 10-year, $10 million research initiative that will follow a cohort of 30 Black and Latina mothers in Kent County in an effort to transform
- Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras organizers ask police not to march at the annual paradeby Rod Mcguirk, Associated Press on February 26, 2024 at 6:06 pm
Organizers of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras have asked police not to march at their annual parade this weekend due to the alleged murder of a couple by a police officer.
- Eagles' Don Henley quizzed at lyrics trial about time a naked 16-year-old girl overdosed at his homeby Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press on February 26, 2024 at 5:54 pm
Don Henley has testified that what he calls a “poor decision” led to authorities finding drugs and a naked 16-year-old girl suffering from an overdose at his Los Angeles home in 1980 and spurred the Eagles co-founder’s arrest.
- US couple whose catamaran was hijacked were likely thrown overboard and died, Grenada police sayby Dánica Coto, Associated Press on February 26, 2024 at 5:54 pm
Police in the Caribbean say they believe a U.S. couple aboard their catamaran when was hijacked last week by three escaped prisoners were thrown into the ocean and died.
- Don Henley tells court he never gave away drafts of 'Hotel California' lyricsby Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press on February 26, 2024 at 5:48 pm
Don Henley says he never gave away his handwritten pages of draft lyrics to “Hotel California” and other Eagles hits.
- Barrage of gunfire as officers confront Houston megachurch shooter, released body cam footage showsby Juan A. Lozano, Associated Press on February 26, 2024 at 5:47 pm
Houston police have released body camera footage from officers who exchanged gunfire with a woman who opened fire at celebrity pastor Joel Osteen’s Houston megachurch earlier this month before she was gunned down.
- Norfolk Southern urges shareholders to reject activist investor's takeover plan at the railroadby Josh Funk, Associated Press on February 26, 2024 at 5:45 pm
Norfolk Southern wants its shareholders to back its current management team and strategy and reject a bid from a group of investors to take control of the railroad.
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