Stories tagged: "detroit"

World Boxing Council's Junior Middleweight champion Tony Harrison, left, stands with former boxer Thomas "The Hitman" Hearns during the second half of an NBA basketball game between the Detroit Pistons and the Utah Jazz, Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019, in Detroit. Harrison (29-3-1, 21 KOs) is fighting Australian Tim Tszyu (21-0, 15-0 KOs) on Sunday, March 12, 2023, in Sydney for the vacant WBO 154-pound title. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
Detroit Boxing Scene Fighting to Make Comeback to Relevance

The best active boxer from Detroit is fighting this weekend on the other side of the world because his hometown does not host big-time bouts these days.

This Dec. 5, 2014 photo shows a class learning about the Detroit Industry Murals at the Detroit Institute of Arts. The murals were done in the 1930s by Diego Rivera as a tribute to Detroit’s manufacturing industry, and  Rivera spent time studying the River Rouge Ford car factory. The museum’s collection was at one point threatened with a sale to help fund Detroit’s pension obligations, but finalization of the city’s bankruptcy last week included a deal that protects the art. (AP Photo/Beth J. Harpaz)
Do You Love the Work of Vincent Van Gogh? Thank the Detroit Institute of Arts.

The country's best art museum has given Michigan more than we might realize.

Jujuan "Funk" Coleman oversees Pincanna's and Funky Extracts' production facility in Pinconning. (Courtesy/Funky Extracts)
Former Medical Marijuana Caregiver Brings the ‘Funk’ Back to Michigan

As a former medical marijuana caregiver, Jujuan "Funk" Coleman had spent more than a decade growing some of the state’s highest quality cannabis—with a particular knack for transforming his harvests into mouth-watering snacks and desserts.

Diana Ross and the Supremes
Daughters of Motown: 5 Michigan Women Who Shaped Music History

These five ladies didn’t need Los Angeles to make it big—all they needed was the Motor City. Relive Motown’s glory days with the stories of these Detroit divas.

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel walks to her seat before the State of the State address, Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023, at the state Capitol in Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)
Nessel Calls Out Utility Companies: Give Customers’ Money Back

Michigan Attorney Dana Nessel is calling on utility companies to cut thousands of customers a break on their bills after an ice storm knocked out power in southeast Michigan.

(Courtesy of Cheriese Gipson via Chalkbeat Detroit)
This Michigan Preschool Teacher has Bottomless Apron Pockets—and Other Superpowers

Spend an hour with Cheriese Gipson, and you can’t help but get a sense of what she’s like as a preschool teacher.

No Hazardous Materials Spill in Train Derailment Near Detroit

A train hauling hazardous materials derailed Thursday near Detroit, but none spilled, officials said.