UPDATED: In The Mix: ‘Tis the Chicago Political Season, All Eyes on Alabama

Tis the season to be in politics! This statewide primary race is considered to be one of the busiest and “on the grind” hustles we’ve seen in a long time. With close to 40 gubernatorial forums alone and other forums being launched before Christmas, we are taking a deep breath and plenty of vitamins.

Why environmentalists are calling for a study on Belle Isle Grand Prix


Like all large parks, Belle Isle is a place for many things, and different bits of programming and infrastructure express competing visions for what the park is and what it should be. The ongoing debate over the presence of the Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix auto race on the island is a prime example of such conflicts, pitting racing enthusiasts against those who believe a park should provide a reprieve from the noisy world of the city.…