Hol-i-D. Celebrate the holiday season Detroit-style

The tree lighting ceremony at Campus Martius officially kicked off the 2016 holiday season. Check out all these upcoming secular and spiritual events offered in Detroit over the next few weeks. There’s bound to an event or a few,  that will help you celebrate the spirit of the season and create lasting memories. If we’ve missed … More Hol-i-D. Celebrate the holiday season Detroit-style

Press Release: Author signs book inspired by local Civil War hero

Local Author Signs Book Inspired By Local Civil War Hero this Sunday at Allen Park Barnes and Noble Local author Karin Risko will sign copies of the book Michigan Civil War Landmarks, Sunday, November 15, 2015 at Barnes and Noble in Allen Park. The Lincoln Park resident and her co-author David Ingall of Temperance, MI … More Press Release: Author signs book inspired by local Civil War hero

Detroit’s first mayor elected 190 years ago today

On April 4, 1825 – 190 years ago today, Detroiters elected their first mayor John R Williams. He served four more one-year terms as mayor in 1830, 44, 45 and 46. The street John R bears his name. Some things you may not know about John R. Williams: French was his native language. Williams had owned … More Detroit’s first mayor elected 190 years ago today

Detroit a top 25 domestic travel destination in 2015

Where will Americans travel in 2015? Detroit! says Hotels.com. DALLAS, Dec. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Robots that service hotel guests, the emergence of marijuana tourism and the rise of several Midwest destinations – these are some of the trends that marked the year in U.S. travel.  As 2014 draws to a close, Hotels.com® has compiled an analysis … More Detroit a top 25 domestic travel destination in 2015

Michigan Students Honored at 2014 National History Day

Michigan Students Honored at 2014 National History Day Michigan students were among the thousands of participants from across the United States and several territories competing in the 2014 National History Day Contest, which took place June 15 – 19, 2014, in College Park, Md. “This year’s theme—Rights and Responsibilities in History—was a wonderful platform for … More Michigan Students Honored at 2014 National History Day