Category: Arts & Entertainment

Snyder signs bills allowing for unlimited political contributions

Gov. Rick Snyder signed a pair of bills Wednesday, effectively allowing for political candidates to solicit unlimited contributions for super PACs.

Public Acts 119 and 120 align Michigan’s laws with the controversial 2010 Citizens United Supreme Court ruling, which held that independent political action committees, or super PACs, can take unlimited contributions from corporations, nonprofits, labor unions, and other groups.

Division of Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway lured to Detroit by luxury real estate market

If you needed more evidence of Detroit’s unequal resurgence, look no further: A division of Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway empire has taken an interest in Detroit’s luxury real estate market.

Berkshire Hathaway Home Services has partnered with Detroit-based real estate agency the Loft Warehouse to help promote its luxury listings to an international audience. The company has about 1,300 offices nationwide.

County orders Como’s to remain closed amid ongoing food safety violations

The latest in a string of health code violations that began last year, the Oakland County Food Service Appeal has once again ordered Como’s to close. According to a report by Oakland County 115, the popular Ferndale pizzeria and bar was ordered to close by noon today and “will have to re-apply with a license once a series of conditions has been met.”

Is Morrissey going on tour and stopping in Michigan?

In case you missed it, your favorite moody as fuck frontman Morrissey joined the Twitter-verse over the weekend, exciting longtime Smiths fans and music afficianados, making us wonder what gems Morrissey could produce in 140 characters or less.

So far, we’ve only gotten three tweets from Moz, but each has been more revealing that the last.…

Everything you need to know about Detroit’s first-ever legal drag racing event

Professional racers know a thing or two about crossing finish lines, but not every race is about speed. The road to getting the necessary approvals to put on Detroit’s first-ever legal drag racing event was a matter of endurance for Detroiter Brian Olatunji.

Detroit Design Festival, Dlectricity, Murals in the Market, and more unite for Month of Art and Design

Tying it all together

In 2015, Detroit earned a coveted designation as a “City of Design” from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization — making it the first such city in the United States to get the distinction, and joining 22 other cities around the world. It’s a well-deserved title.…