A Lesson for You: Grasshopper

By Ed Sikov Cocktail Chatter The grasshopper is a delicious dessert cocktail, but I rarely make them because of their repulsive name. I just can't stand the idea of drinking insects. Is that so difficult [...]

By |2018-01-15T16:06:26-05:00August 2nd, 2012|Uncategorized|

My Provincetown Picks

The thick smell of seafood isn't something Michigan offers unless you're in the Red Lobster parking lot. But in Boston, at Bay State Cruise Company's pier at World Trade Center, the lingering aroma of fresh [...]

By |2018-01-16T16:50:55-05:00August 2nd, 2012|Entertainment|

Shakespeare in the Park

Michigan's biggest outdoor theater event, Shakespeare in the Park, will run through August with shows like "Henry V," "A Midsummer Night's Dream" and "Summer Sonnets," presented by Water Works Theatre. Don't miss "Henry V," Shakespeare's [...]

By |2012-08-02T09:00:00-04:00August 2nd, 2012|Entertainment|

Be discreet, Cancer!

By Jack Fertig Q Scopes The sun in Leo aspecting Uranus and Pluto builds confidence, perhaps a bit too much. Sure you can do anything, but not on your own! ARIES (March 20 - April [...]

By |2012-08-02T09:00:00-04:00August 2nd, 2012|Entertainment|

Hope performers sing of new worlds

By Bridgette M. Redman In the true tradition of rock opera, the performers in Hope Summer Repertory's "Songs for a New World" never stop singing, belting their gorgeous voices through a series of challenging songs [...]

By |2012-08-02T09:00:00-04:00August 2nd, 2012|Entertainment|

August 7 Primary: DIA Millage Facts

BTL STRONGLY ENDORSES A YES VOTE AUG. 7 The DIA is seeking a millage in Macomb, Wayne and Oakland counties. The proposed millage rate is 0.2 mils. It would cost homeowners approximately $15 per year [...]

By |2012-08-02T09:00:00-04:00August 2nd, 2012|News|

100-Day Countdown to November

Detroit - The National Weekend of Action kicked off July 28, 102 days before the November presidential election. As part of Team Obama's 100-day push, supporters of President Obama's reelection campaign organized a nationwide, massive [...]

By |2018-01-16T06:16:20-05:00August 2nd, 2012|News|

How Hot Was It?

DETROIT - "How hot is it?" "Hotter Than July!" This is the rallying cry heard throughout the week-long Hotter Than July celebration put on by KICK and the Black Pride Society. For six days Detroit's [...]

By |2012-08-02T09:00:00-04:00August 2nd, 2012|News|

HIV Rages Among Black Gay Men

By Bob Roehr WASHINGTON, D.C. - An alarming 60 percent of black men who have sex with men (MSM) in the U.S. will become infected with HIV by the age of 40, according to the [...]

By |2012-08-02T09:00:00-04:00August 2nd, 2012|News|

Bryan Fischer

Creep of the Week Poor Chick-fil-A. The company's president, Dan Cathy, makes a few disparaging remarks about how marriage equality is basically the same thing as punching God in the nuts and then the Muppets [...]

By |2012-08-02T09:00:00-04:00August 2nd, 2012|Opinions|

Letter: Vote!

The very best part about being an American citizen is that not only do each and every one of us get to voice our opinions and preferences in a vote, but that each of those [...]

By |2018-01-15T22:41:52-05:00August 2nd, 2012|Opinions|

What would Woody do?

Parting Glances Woody Allen - who takes religion, God, get-saved theology with a grain of salt (Epsom, no doubt) - quips , "I don't believe in an afterlife, although I am bringing a change of [...]

By |2012-08-02T09:00:00-04:00August 2nd, 2012|Opinions|

Marriage Equality Plank at DNC

S/he Said "I want you to be one of the first to know: After a unanimous decision on Sunday, the drafting committee for the Democratic National Convention embraced marriage equality as part of our platform [...]

By |2012-08-02T09:00:00-04:00August 2nd, 2012|Opinions|

Grass-Roots Collaboration for State-Wide Action

by Terence J. McGinn Viewpoint This week the Community Center Network focuses the struggle for LGBT rights in Michigan by launching its "Hungry 4 Equality" campaign, calling attention to the state's hostile environment for sexual [...]

By |2018-01-15T22:00:00-05:00August 2nd, 2012|Opinions|

Hungry for Change, Learn and Vote!

Hungry 4 Equality struck a chord as soon as it was announced. During this political season many state and city politicians - in particular extreme Republicans - have been relentlessly attacking our community, it is [...]

By |2012-08-02T09:00:00-04:00August 2nd, 2012|News|

Coldplay in Detroit: The Gay Review

"You know how I know you're gay? You like Coldplay." Paul Rudd might've been onto something when, in "The 40 Year Old Virgin," he declared that admiring Chris Martin and Company meant you had a [...]

By |2018-01-15T20:46:10-05:00August 2nd, 2012|News|

‘Ruby’ Almost Sparks

The idea of love with a make-believe mate isn't a novel concept. (Ryan Gosling, as an awkward loner, was all about his blow-up doll in "Lars and the Real Girl.") Except the concept of "Ruby [...]

By |2018-01-15T21:51:00-05:00August 2nd, 2012|Entertainment|

Lansing Michigan Area: LAHR-PAC Aug. 7 Primary Candidate Ratings

http://www.lahronline.org/Articles/CandidatesAug2012.htm The Lansing Association for Human Rights Political Action Committee (LAHR-PAC) mailed questionnaires to candidates running for office. An asterisk (*) means the candidate did not return the questionnaire, and the rating is based on [...]

By |2018-01-15T18:40:20-05:00August 2nd, 2012|News|