Tessa Betts (L), Kristina Lakey, and Ahlissa Vaubel as Mary, Winifred, and Sarah Sanderson respectively during a Hocus Pocus shadowcast. (Photo courtesy of Kristina Lakey)
This Flint-Based Performance Artist Became a Full-Time Creative During Quarantine

Michigander Kristina Lakey is creatively thriving during COVID-19.

Is Thrifting During COVID Safe? Answers and Advice From an Industry Expert

The owner of an Ann Arbor thrift store explains how to keep the coronavirus at bay while looking for hot deals at shops like hers.

Ypsilanti-area art teacher Rachel Spall stocks up on hand sanitizer at Blake's Cider Mill in Armada Wednesday
Michigan Teachers Claim Thousands of Free Gallons of Hand Sanitizer Through Blake’s Farms Giveaway

Similar giveaways and discounts for teachers are around the corner from Meijer, Kleenex and Michigan First Credit Union. We've got your list.

“The secret is in the soil,” says White Lotus Farms. “We started with Organic Certification but now go far beyond this. Great produce starts with great soil and our strong focus on soil enrichment produces food that is not only nutritious but also measurably more flavor. White Lotus Farms is a three acre farm 10 mins outside of Ann Arbor, MI owned and operated by a small dedicated group of people committed to flavor and beauty.” (Photos via White Lotus Facebook)
This Beloved Ann Arbor Farm Is Surviving the Pandemic Without PPP

They're crediting the success to figuring "this online thing out" right away. Michigan responded.

Modern-day blueberry farming began in Michigan in the early 1900s, according to the Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development (MDARD), and today this perennial crop is harvested from more than 20,000 acres. (Photos via Shutterstock)
Blueberries, Blackberries, Peaches, Raspberries: Here’s Where to Find U-Pick Farms in Michigan

What better place to socially distance this summer than a big, open field full of fresh fruit and veg ripe for the picking? Here’s where to find farms in your area.

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Follow the Lead of #MaskUpMichigan — Not Trump’s Coronavirus Disinfo Twitter Campaign

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer nominated President Trump to tweet a pic of himself in a mask. Instead, he retweeted a dangerous video touting false coronavirus claims.

The Detroit Free Press is hosting a short documentary that tells the story of unheralded Detroit civil rights hero Sarah Elizabeth Ray, who 75 years ago fought against Boblo segregation. The film, part of a larger, in-progress documentary called “Boblo Boats: A Tale of Two Sisters,” incorporates stop-motion animation sequences alongside insightful interview with historian Desiree Cooper. (Image via the Detroit Free Press)
Watch the Story of the Detroiter Who Fought Against Boblo Boat Segregation

Sarah Elizabeth Ray was the unsung Detroiter who fought for Black people to ride the Boblo Boats. The Freep is bringing her story to viewers living at a modern tipping point.