Bikes for Essential Workers is gearing up for its first program in Detroit. The idea behind it is simple, grant essential workers that are without reliable transportation the ability to travel safely to and from their place of work. This is not a new idea to
Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson made an appearance on the 2020 Democratic Convention livestream where she further stressed the importance of getting out to vote either in person or by mail-in/absentee ballots. Benson's short speech comes as she continues to push for expanded mail-in
Know the feeling of a pull tab between your fingers? The pressure as we push through the soft metal with a sharp crack. The aerated bubbles sizzling and popping as we raise the can to our lips. The eye-watering dance carbonated liquid does across our
Design is an ever-changing and ever-growing process. It is more than fashion or art, it is an expression of lifestyle, experiences, and personal truths that beg to be understood. It is practical, helpful, innovative, and made to fit the needs of the people. It may
This week in Detroit: are you looking to safely get out of the house and actually schedule a few events to look forward to on your calendar? We remain in the midst of a pandemic, safety is the priority as we practice safe distancing, yet
The bell on the door jingles as you step into the shop. Aromas of fresh roasted coffee, spiced teas, and warming baked goods filter through your mask. Your lips, though hidden beneath fabric, curve into a smile in response, combatting the discomfort and the unfamiliarity
As the pandemic continues, theaters struggle to stay on board this ever rocking ship. Every week it seems communities change and adjust to the “new normal”. But what are the effects of COVID-19 on theaters? How can an industry and a community entirely driven by
Detroit Is THIS Podcast: Liz Blondy Gets Candid About the Challenges of Being a Business Owner at this Time
In Episode #2, Detroitisit Founder and Host Ivana Kalafatic is Joined by Liz Blondy, owner of Canine to Five. They get into what it means to keep
Upon hearing terms like zero waste and sustainability, I am often confronted by the seeming unattainability of them actualizing along with the dread of an expectation to change my entire lifestyle. In reality, however, taking actions to being environmentally conscious may be simpler than perceived.
It’s easy to drive right by the non-descript building in Vreeland, Michigan, you might even miss the sign that reads, “Ford.” Until a few weeks ago, the facility was idled, like most all North American automotive operations, due to efforts to control the coronavirus pandemic.