Author: DIANA HEIDGERD

Recipe: Gold Cash Gold’s Gin Pill Chill is the perfect Memorial Day (and summertime) cocktail


It appears the wet and mild spring is mostly behind us which means it’s time to pack away the slow cookers and casserole dishes and trade in the mac and cheese for gazpacho.

Likewise, the stouts, Spanish coffees or mulled wines that are the perfect antidote for wintertime chills just don’t hold the same appeal as you start to wear white.…

Movement steps up security following Manchester bombing


Security will be tighter than normal at Movement this year following this week’s suicide bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester.

Festival coordinators have released a statement saying that “Due to heightened security at large events globally, Movement will be engaging in stronger than normal security checks.…

‘When they birthed me, they made a monster’: Sheefy walks us through ten tracks on his new album ‘Murals’



When Tashif Turner a.k.a. Sheefy McFly first popped on the scene several years ago, everyone said, “What is he going to do?” Now, everyone says, “What can’t he do?”

Anti-circumcision protestors demand genital mutilation protections for boys


In April a Detroit doctor was arrested for allegedly performing genital mutilation on several girls between the ages of six and eight. Dr. Jumana Nagarwala is currently awaiting trial for FGM, a practice that’s often done for religious or cultural reasons but is illegal in the U.S.

One of three immigrants detained in Ann Arbor restaurant raid released


One of three immigrants who was detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents at Ann Arbor’s Sava’s restaurant has been released.

The agents raided the kitchen on Wednesday after eating breakfast at the bar, owner Sava Lelcaj previously said.

On Thursday, MLive reported Lelcaj’s account of what happened and the aftermath.…

Millennials crave homeownership but lack financial knowledge and savings, according to study


According to a nationwide study conducted by apartmentlist.com, 80 percent of millennials (the generation born between 1982 and 2004) hope to purchase a home, but are eating too much expensive avocado toast in fancy cafes most lack financial literacy and the substantial amount of cash needed for a down payment.

Forget Mackinac: A Detroit policy conference will take place right in the city



The Mackinac Policy Conference, which takes place next week, is that annual event where the state’s movers and shakers meet to get face time with one another, discuss policy, and meet the press — body slams optional.

Detroit continues to lose people, despite mayor’s efforts



Detroit’s population is continuing its downward slide according to the latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau, marking a setback for Mayor Mike Duggan — who has hinged his success on whether the city’s population will have increased by the time he’s left office.

Duramax diesel trucks owners are suing GM for using defeat devices to cheat on emissions tests


Owners and lessees of General Motors’ Duramax diesel truck Sierra HD and Silverado models filed a class-action lawsuit today accusing the car maker of installing defeat devices in more than 705,000 vehicles in order to cheat emissions testing.

Guns N’ Roses to play Little Caesars Arena in November



We’ve just learned that rock music icons Guns N’ Roses added a series of fifteen additional North American stadium and arena stops on their ongoing worldwide “Not In This Lifetime Tour” produced by Live Nation, including a stop at the Little Caesars Arena on Thursday, Nov. 2 at 8 p.m.