September 9, 2020

The sunlight-soaked space of the Detroit Writing Room, an entrepreneurial endeavor launched in June of 2019 by wife and husband team Stephanie Steinberg and Jake Serwer, is quiet and empty during these pandemic mont...

September 9, 2020

Move over, sourdough. Banana bread is the true loaf of the quarantine.

At least that is the observation of Annie Slabotsky, co-founder of the runaway baking company gonanas.  Since founding the allergen-free baking...

August 11, 2020

Before the 2019-2020 school year closed out, the Recording Academy® and GRAMMY Museum® gave Bloomfield Hills High School music teacher Alan Posner one last homework assignment as he was selected as one of 216 teache...

July 14, 2020

Two local teens have teamed the organizations they helped create to encourage peers to raise their voices for civil rights and urge educators to more deeply cover the long-arching effects of slavery and racism in Am...

June 16, 2020

On a recent day this spring, medical workers at Beaumont Royal Oak got a break from their grueling shift treating COVID’s sickest patients and were treated to a feast of sticky Buffalo wings. Since the pandemic hit...

June 16, 2020

The last time violinist Laurie Goldman set foot in Detroit's Orchestra Hall was early March. The Detroit Symphony Orchestra's celebratory centennial 2019-2020 season was well underway. Goldman and her colleagues wer...

May 20, 2020

Mackenzie Martin, 17,  a junior at Detroit Country Day School, always enjoyed sewing with her grandmothers. She and her younger sister Kate picked up the hobby at an early age and it was commonplace to come home aft...

February 25, 2020

For years, Jacob Blumenstein, 17, of Bloomfield Hills, struggled to read. As he described it, when he looked at the page of a book or text on a computer, words would jumble together. Letters bounced around the way a...

February 25, 2020

From far away in her West Hollywood home, actress and sculptor Dey Young recalls fond memories of growing up in Bloomfield Hills. It was during her school days on the sprawling Cranbrook Kingswood campus where she f...

October 22, 2019

For high school seniors Raymond Margherio and Drew Prokop, doing good for others runs in the family. In 2014, their big sisters Eliana Margherio and Emily Prokop – now both studying business in college – started a n...

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