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Southwestern High School – Detroit, Michigan  Atlas Obscura

Discover Southwestern High School in Detroit, Michigan: This empty Detroit high school was too expensive to maintain or destroy.



Historic Parts of Southwestern High School Will Survive  Curbed National

The proposed revitalization of Southwestern High School is ON. Detroit's time-honored "this-is-actually-happening" ceremony was held behind the school ...



Detroit Wants to Demolish What's Left of Historic Southwestern High School  Curbed National

Less than three years after its final students were dismissed, Southwestern High School faces the wrecking ball. The City of Detroit is seeking public comment on ...



There's a Real Plan to Revive Southwestern High School  Curbed National

Southwestern High School may not be doomed after all. Right next door to the school, the Sakthi Automotive factory is planning a multi million-dollar expansion ...



Detroit Southwestern gets new life, keeps the old gym  Detroit Free Press

Thanks to an 84-year-old family-owned conglomerate from India, 94-year-old Detroit Southwestern High School is getting a new lease on life. At an event ...



Report: Michigan to hire Phil Martelli, Howard Eisley as assistants  The Michigan Daily

John Beilein was the veteran coach who filled his bench with younger, up-and-coming assistants. For new coach Juwan Howard, it was the opposite for his first ...



Rashida Tlaib: An Arab American woman's rise to Congress  Dearborn Press and Guide

U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-13th District) has many “firsts:” The first of 14 children of Palestinian immigrant parents; the first Muslim woman in the Michigan ...



Indian supplier Sakthi puts faith in second chances  Automotive News

If there's a common thread to Sakthi Group's investments in the U.S. market, it is second chances. The Indian steering-component supplier has emerged as a ...



Saddi Washington appears to be staying on Juwan Howard's Michigan staff  Detroit Free Press

It's not a done deal. But Michigan basketball appears to be retaining Saddi Washington as an assistant coach. At least based on what junior forward Isaiah ...



Michigan Basketball: Reports have Phil Martelli joining Juwan Howard  GBMWolverine

Phil Martelli, the former Saint Joseph head basketball coach, is heading to Ann Arbor to become Juward Howard's assistant coach, per reports.



Detroit's Rashida Tlaib Poised To Become First Muslim Woman In Congress  NPR

Tlaib, the daughter of Palestinian immigrants, won the Democratic nomination for former Rep. John Conyers' seat in the House. She'll be running unopposed in ...



All-Time Greats: Curtis Jones is the best basketball player you've never heard of  MLive.com

DETROIT -- When it comes to talking about the greatest basketball players to come out of the state of Michigan, all of the usual names come up. Chris Webber ...



What 22 Trump Staffers Looked Like in High School  New York Magazine

Life in the Trump administration often sounds like senior spring. There are no expectations, popularity is capital, and the uncertain future is terrifying. The stakes ...



Goodbye to Delray, the Detroit enclave residents are getting paid to leave  Bridge Michigan

Detroit is offering new homes to residents to leave a tucked-away, forlorn corner of the city to make way for the Gordie Howe International Bridge.



How Detroit's Rashida Tlaib will make history in Washington  Detroit Free Press

It is Eid al-Adha, one of the holiest days of the Islamic calendar, and Detroit's next full-term congresswoman — who in November is expected to become one of ...



Sakthi Automotive building $7 million facility, adding 200 jobs in Detroit  Crain's Detroit Business

Auto parts supplier Sakthi Automotive Group has broken ground on a $7 million building at its manufacturing and distribution campus in southwest Detroit that ...



Michigan legislature approves $617 million bailout package for Detroit schools  The Washington Post

The Michigan legislature has narrowly approved a $617 million package to bail out and restructure the troubled Detroit public school system, which is expected ...



Flint Southwestern boys basketball team to play at Palace of Auburn Hills  MLive.com

Flint Southwestern's Tillmen Thompson (23) drives to the basket as the Flint Powers Catholic Chargers face off against the Flint Southwestern Knights on Friday, ...



Mari Manoogian Wins Democratic Primary as Candidate for Michigan State Rep  The Armenian Mirror-Spectator

BIRMINGHAM, Mich. – Mari Manoogian on August 7 won the Democratic nomination as candidate for Michigan state representative for District 40.



Sto Lat: Family, friends celebrate Harold Letinski's 100 years  Dearborn Press and Guide

Sto lat, which means “one hundred years” in Polish, was more than just icing on the cake July 27, as well-wishers celebrated Harold Letinski's centennial at ...



Michigan officially announces Juwan Howard’s coaching staff  Maize n Brew

Juwan Howard and the University of Michigan Men's Basketball program officially announced his assistant coaches for his debut season with the program in ...



Field of 12 candidates in hunt for six seats on Ecorse City Council  Southgate News Herald

The field of candidates for a seat on the Ecorse City Council is crowded for the half a dozen seats available in the Nov. 6 election.



Rashida Tlaib: ‘Impeach the Motherf**ker’ Rant Made Me ‘More Relatable’ to House Dems  Breitbart

Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) believes her call to “impeach the motherf**cker” actually made her more relatable to her House colleagues. |



By the numbers: Why some Detroit schools will close, and costs to build others (with video)  MLive.com

Unpacking some of the numbers from Wednesday's announcement, here's a closer look at which schools are affected, why they were closed, what it means to ...



25 great Michigan high school running backs from the past 25 years  MLive.com

The last 25 years of high school football in Michigan has produced all kinds of talent and record breakers. Now, we are going to try and point out some of the ...



Dem would be first Muslim woman in Congress, if elected  The Detroit News

Former state Rep. Rashida Tlaib, a community organizer and the first Muslim woman elected to the Michigan Legislature, said Tuesday she is running for U.S. ...



Counting down Michigan's top 25 prep running backs of the past 25 years  MLive.com

Mike Weber of Detroit Cass Tech. (Jared Purcell | japurcell@mlive.com). The list of great high school running backs from the state Michigan goes on for a long, ...



Detroit Salt Mine – Detroit, Michigan  Atlas Obscura

Discover Detroit Salt Mine in Detroit, Michigan: Over a thousand feet beneath the Detroit streets is a subterranean metropolis few are allowed to enter.



DETROIT WILL BE PAYING FOR SCHOOL BONDS UNTIL YEAR 2040; DISMANTLING OF DPS ALL ABOUT CORPORATE GREED  voiceofdetroit

Historic Finney High School, closed in 2009 at a cost of $2.9 million from 1994 bond, replaced later by East English Village Academy at a cost of $58.6 million ...



U.S. Steel lawsuit stalls Detroit air pollution plan  MLive.com

U.S. Steel.jpg. In this April 28, 2009 file photo, a flag flies outside the the United States Steel Corporation's Pittsburgh headquarters building. (MLive file).



Boblo Island Abandoned Amusement Park – Amherstburg, Ontario  Atlas Obscura

Discover Boblo Island Abandoned Amusement Park in Amherstburg, Ontario: An abandoned Victorian-era amusement park is rusting away amidst luxury ...



Why Michigan missed EPA 'asthma epicenter' pollution plan deadline - mlive.com  MLive.com

DETROIT, MI -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says Michigan missed a deadline to submit plans for reducing hazardous emissions in a high asthma ...



Detroit closes, consolidates more schools in ongoing transformation effort  Michigan Radio

The Detroit Public School system will shrink again next fall, as the district scrambles to revamp itself amidst declining enrollment. This is just the latest in several ...



Reminder: Vote for the Flint area's all-time greatest basketball player  MLive.com

Eric Woodyard | ewoodyar@mlive.com. See the Flint area's all-time greats of high school boys basketball. Here is a photo gallery of some of the Flint area's ...



Putting a college advisor in every Michigan high school  Bridge Michigan

Getting low-income students to think about two- and four-year colleges is the goal of a program that can lift young people from poverty and boost the state's ...



Detroit's new planning director: Dream big  Detroit Free Press

Maurice Cox says his role is to encourage Detroiters to believe in a bigger vision.



Detroit naval armory redevelopment hasn't gone AWOL  Crain's Detroit Business

Last we heard, a request for proposals process for redevelopment of the R. Thornton Brodhead Naval Armory went bust when the city of Detroit determined that ...



Lions great Herman Moore among potential investors in Summit Place Mall plan  Crain's Detroit Business

Former Detroit Lions wide receiver Herman Moore is in talks to invest with a group weighing a purchase and redevelopment of the dilapidated and shuttered ...



She could be the first Muslim woman in Congress. She has to defeat Detroit's Democratic establishment first  CNN

Rashida Tlaib is one of many American Muslims talking about public *service* these days. More than 90 are running for office, from local school boards to the US ...



Flint attorney touts trial experience in announcing judge campaign  abc12.com

Local attorney Chris Chistenson has announced his candidacy for judge of Genesee County Circuit Court.



Sakthi Automotive's Detroit expansion bets big on nontraditional workforce: Ex-felons  Crain's Detroit Business

Sakthi Automotive Group USA Inc. is in the nascent stages of a massive expansion project on the Southwest Detroit waterfront — one that could bring an ...



Tony Hunter, well known bassist from Lincoln Park, dies  Southgate News Herald

Tony Hunter, one of the more accomplished bass players from Southwest Detroit, died in his Lincoln Park home from complications of diabetes on April 7, 2018.



Flint School District considers board member's son for superintendent  MLive.com

Errick L. Greene is the son of Flint school board member Ella Greene-Moton. He is a finalist to be the district's next superintendent.



12 candidates vie for 6 Ecorse City Council seats | News  Southgate News Herald

Twelve Ecorse residents are running for the six open City Council seats on the Nov. 3 ballot.



DTE power plants' pollution reduction plan questioned  Detroit Free Press

RIVER ROUGE — Environmental groups are criticizing air pollution permits sought by DTE Energy for its coal-fired power plants in Wayne County, saying they ...



Field of 13 candidates are looking for six available seats on Ecorse City Council  Southgate News Herald

The race for a seat on the Ecorse City Council is a crowded one with 13 candidates vying for six available seats. All seats are for two-year terms. Running for the ...



Rinna earns spot in Allen Park Sports Hall of Fame after life as an athlete, coach and city volunteer  Southgate News Herald

Even before he arrived to make a difference in Allen Park, Milio “Mimi” Rinna had established himself as an all-around athlete in Southwest Detroit.



It's prom season  Fenton Tri County Times

Hemlines and hairstyles may go up and down, but one thing about proms hasn't changed over the decades — it's still a defining moment for many people as ...



SAVE OUR SCHOOLS! SAVE DETROIT'S OAKMAN AND SCHOOL OF THE ARTS!  voiceofdetroit

Some of the supporters of Oakman Orthopedic who ralled to save the school and stop school closings nationally on Aug. 28, 2013. Detroiters join national call ...



Prehistoric Forest Amusement Park – Onsted, Michigan  Atlas Obscura

Discover Prehistoric Forest Amusement Park in Onsted, Michigan: The remains of an abandoned dinosaur theme park litter the woods just off the highway.



Allen Park man's prized autographs from baseball legends still leave him smiling some 70 years later  Southgate News Herald

Even though his beloved Detroit Tigers are not playing in this year's World Series, Milio “Mimi” Rinna of Allen Park has plenty of memories of their world ...



Sledding: where to go in the area  Fenton Tri County Times

Linden — Driving by, Jillian Fishback and Isabella Morton look like tiny bundles of purple and pink being pushed down the large hill alongside Clover Beach in ...



Absolutely Ridiculous Burger – Southgate, Michigan - Gastro  Atlas Obscura

The aptly named Absolutely Ridiculous Burger is complete with 15 pounds of lettuce, 30 pounds of bacon, and 36 pounds of cheese.



Renovation of a Packard Plant building underway  The Detroit News

Detroit — Mayor Mike Duggan Thursday helped celebrate the $750,000 renovation of a building at the historic Packard plant, the massive former auto facility on ...



Greater Flint Area Sports Hall of Famer Spider Edwards keeps modest stance on past accolades  The Flint Journal - MLive.com

(This story is one in a series profiling this year's inductees into the Greater Flint Area Sports Hall of Fame.) FLINT, MI – Lamarr Edwards was nothing to be taken ...



Dinosaur Gardens – Sanborn Township, Michigan  Atlas Obscura

Discover Dinosaur Gardens in Sanborn Township, Michigan: One man's vision of living among dinosaurs credits Jesus Christ as the engine of biological ...



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