Latest content in Detroit, MI

In year two of the Road Warrior tour, 63-year-old M. Roy Wilson is combining his love of cycling with a creative outreach campaign targeting prospective students and parents outside Southeast Michigan.

Sometimes the best gifts come out of our worst moments. So is the story of Peaceful Sentiments: City.Life.Style: What is Peaceful Sentiments? Krishawn Peace: Peaceful Sentiments is an all natural c…

Wayne County residents can help protect the environment by properly disposing of household hazardous waste at the inaugural Household Hazardous Waste Collection Saturday, July 21 at the Detroit Cit…

Is it graffiti, or aerosol art? And should the urban street artist be paid because a mural turned up in a GM car ad?
When does graffitti deserve a copyright? That's one of the questions raised by a lawsuit against General Motors by Adrian Falkner, known by his urban murals as Smash 137.
He spray

A Saginaw-area man is due in court today for raping a girl.
Samson Watters was convicted of raping a young girl 17 years ago.
He spent 15 years in prison, getting out in late december of 2016.
Prosecutors say it took only 6 months for the 34 year old Watters to attack another minor.
This victim

Police are looking for an armed robber who pointed a gun at a 7-Eleven clerk and stole money from the cash register in Waterford Township.
Police said a man walked into the 7-Eleven store on Scott Lake Road after midnight Friday and pointed a gun at the clerk.
He got money stuffed in a bag.

Tell friends, parents and community members to join DPSCD Sunday, July 22 from 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. at the Northwest Activities Center to learn more about DPSCD schools on the Detroit Bus Loop and what it means for parents and children. There will be free food, raffles, gift cards, a bounce house and more! The event is an excellent way to spend a Sunday with family and community. We encourage parents interested in the free transportation to stop by the Northwest Activities…

The Michigan Humane Society will showcase 50 adoptable cats, kittens, dogs and puppies for thousands of Eastern Market shoppers. Photo Courtesy of Michigan Humane Join the Michigan Humane Society for

A Johns Hopkins Medicine analysis of information gathered for an ongoing and federally sponsored study of aging and disability adds to evidence that a substantial majority of older adults with probable dementia in the United States have never been professionally diagnosed or are unaware they have been.

Republican, Democratic and Libertarian candidates for governor outline their plans to spend money – and whether they’ll want more taxes.

Give Hope to Homeless and Neglected Animals
Your gift will be used to meet the urgent needs of homeless, abandoned and abused cats and dogs in Michigan.
Since 1877, the Michigan Humane Society has been the leading advocate for animal welfare in metro Detroit and beyond. Your support, along with the support of others in the community, allows us to continue providing medical care, investigating animal cruelty, rescuing and caring for tens of thousands of animals each year.
Ways to give

Note from LeftEast Editors: This interview was originally published in Bulgarian for dVERSIA (8/2017) on the occasion of the publication of the Bulgarian translation of Boris Buden's book ‘Zone des Übergangs. Über das Ende des Postkommunismus'.

Event sponsorship is still available, along with various experience packages, perfect for businesses and groups
Visit us at to get started
Now in it's 5th year, #313intheD has raised more than $175,000 for The Matrix Center since inception. The Matrix Center is our thriving 60,000 square foot community center on Detroit's east-side that serves more than 4,500 children and adults monthly. We offer an amazing…